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Hundreds of embryonic stem cell lines, whose use in the United States had effectively been curtailed by the Bush administration, can be used to study disorders and develop cures if researchers can show the cells were derived using ethical procedures, according to new rules issued...

A committee of UW-Madison officials recently selected the five research themes and faculty leaders that will guide UW-Madison’s new research facility, the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. The institute, which is currently under construction on University Avenue, will focus on research intended to improve human health. The...

Alnylam leads a short list of some of the fastest-growing biotech stocks where analyst estimate revisions continue to rise. BioHealth Investor began by analyzing 171 stocks in the biotech sector based on revenue growth over the trailing four quarters, identifying 30 stocks in the sector with...

We expect government to protect certain virtues as it regulates business: safe products and workplaces, a clean environment, and fair competition. Giving "innovation" similar protection -- with its own agency, like the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- is a notion I dismissed out of hand...

A senior senator yesterday demanded a federal probe of alleged anti-competitive practices in the wireless industry, escalating recent congressional concern that too much power is concentrating in the hands of a few carriers. Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee, sent...

For candidates seeking employment at a job fair, an initial interview with a company may last only five minutes. While a job seeker has to be qualified in order to get the job, there will always be several other people who are equally qualified as...

A Boston company wants to build a data center in the Menomonee Valley that developers say will use less energy, offer lower costs and help spur area economic growth. Source IT Energy LLC has been negotiating with land owners on two sides of We Energies' Menomonee...

Viewing profiles? Capturing recent information? Tracking communications? Building lists? Predicting activities? The Customer Relationship Management (CRM), processes a company uses to track and organize its contacts with its current and prospective customers are a one-way road on the social media landscape....