Donation to Dr. Peng Wang’s Family Is Urged after Tragic Accident

By David Li, with reference information from U.R.I. Department of Chemical Engineering website. Dr. Peng Wang, a 2004 PhD graduate from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Columbia University was involved in a fatal automobile accident on his way to work in Rhode Island on February 6, 2012. He was the husband of Ran […]

MIT Scientist Yingxi Lin on Brain and Memory Research

By David Li, There was another Lin working hard at Harvard’s Boston Children’s Hospital when Jeremy Lin was playing basketball for Harvard. In December 2011, journal Science published a long research paper titled Npas4 Regulates a Transcriptional Program in CA3 Required for Contextual Memory Formation, which revealed the key controlling factor of the Npas4 […]

Iris Zhao Defends Her Title at Bay State Games

By David Li, Recently, in figure skating competition of the 2012 Bay State Games, 10-year-old Acton resident Irsi Zhao won the junior figure skating championship for the second year in a row. The winter games were held at Williams College, and  attracted  more than 500 contestants from New England. Iris Zhao (middle), second place […]