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First chapter in comeback story for rural Maine?

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Maine's struggling forest products industry, which has been hit hard by the closure of six pulp and paper mills in the past three years, is getting a $1 million boost from the federal government to...

PC Construction 'tops out' new Jax Lab research building

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PC Construction celebrated a major milestone in its $14.25 million construction project for Jackson Laboratory when it bolted the final piece of structural steel in place Monday for the...

Executive director of Bigelow Lab dies at 58

Graham Shimmield, executive director of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, dies at 58 after a battle with cancer.

Seven companies receive MTI funding

The Maine Technology Institute has awarded $33,100 in funding that’s intended to advance new products and process development at seven companies across the state.

Falmouth to wait and see on marijuana sales

Unlike other communities around Maine, the town of Falmouth has decided to hold public workshops to explore the topic of the sale and cultivation of marijuana, rather than impose a moratorium.

Jackson Lab pulls in lots of money, but is there ever enough funding for life-saving research?

Lori Valigra |

Despite the $80 million in funding expected in 2016 — the Bar Harbor-based lab has 19 grants awarded through the first three quarters of this year — there's still a dire need for more.

Jackson Lab expanding into China with university collaboration

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A goal several years in the making is finally being realized for the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, as the biomedical lab announced that it will be expanding into China through a partnership with...

ImmuCell's gets OK for Portland expansion tax break

Portland's City Council gave the green light to animal health products manufacturer ImmuCell Corp. to get $375,000 in local financing through a 12-year tax break to help its expansion.

MDI Bio Lab scientists score patent for heart repair medicine

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Three scientists at the Bar Harbor-based MDI Biological Laboratory have been awarded a patent — the first for the lab — for MSI-1436, a potential new heart disease drug that stimulates...

MDI Bio Lab appoints new board member

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The Bar Harbor-based MDI Biological Laboratory's board of trustees appointed Ned Cloonan to its board.

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