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    Brown researchers testing device to help spinal cord injuries

    Brown University researchers and physicians at Rhode Island Hospital have received a $6.3 million grant from the US Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) to test an "intelligent spinal interface" aimed at helping those who have suffered spinal cord injuries.

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    Warren Alpert Medical School welcomes new faculty

    Across Brown University, dozens of new faculty members have arrived to bring fresh and diverse perspectives to campus. And nowhere is that more true than at Warren Alpert Medical School, where dozens of new faculty are being welcomed to the classrooms and research facilities.

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    Study: Diet can impact body's reaction to antibiotics

    A Brown University study found that helpful bacteria in the digestive system suffer from the use of otherwise helpful antibiotic medications, but diet can have an impact on those changes -- a step toward helping humans better tolerate antibiotics.
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