A startup summer for Brown’s student entrepreneurs

Now in its third year, Brown’s Breakthrough Lab — one of the premier programs of the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship — offers students time, money and mentorship to launch their next big ideas.

Brown neuroscientists earn fellowships to study biomedical technologies

The Pew Charitable Trusts will support Gilad Barnea in a project to apply his neural circuit tracing method to tracking the spread of cancer, while a National Science Foundation fellowship will enable Scott Cruikshank to master an advanced technology for controlling brain cells with light.

Clear tactics, but few easy solutions, for hospitals combating ransomware

Hospitals facing the prospect of ransomware attacks like the one that afflicted British hospitals in May can take many concrete steps to better protect themselves, but some of the most important measures — such as a national policy not to pay ransoms — may be tougher to formulate.