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Microsoft's HealthVault technology will be used as the foundation for Mayo Clinic Health Manager, a personal health record service that the Mayo Clinic will use to allow patients to monitor their conditions and share information with their caregivers. Google already has a number of agreements...

The possibility of a widespread swine flu outbreak is prompting companies to think about business continuity and how options such as telework may become a necessity. Companies that have solid telework plans in place are in good shape, says Chuck Wilsker, president and CEO of The...

Prodesse, Inc. announced today the results of in silico testing of its ProFlu+ Assay that demonstrate the Assay detects the currently circulating swine flu virus. ProFlu+ detects and differentiates Influenza A, Influenza B and RSV. Prodesse is currently attempting to procure isolates so...

If a pandemic hit Madison, canceling a football game at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Camp Randall would protect thousands from exposure to illness. However, the economic cost would be substantial for stadium workers and employees at nearby restaurants and businesses if widespread, prolonged illness forced...

The United Nations on Tuesday will designate Milwaukee as a U.N. Global Compact City, making it one of 13 such cities worldwide, in a move that will help the region promote its image abroad as an international hub of water technology....

Science acting in concert with ethics could help generate a better crop of second generation of genetically modified crops, according to Paul B. Thompson, who argues that biotechnology has made some considerable contributions to the growing discussion about sustainability. “It’s useful to think of sustainability...

BROOKFIELD - IFS, the global enterprise applications company, today announces the first customer deployment of its recently launched Eco-footprint Management tool. IV Produkt, a leading Swedish manufacturer of environmentally friendly air handling units is working to reduce the effect its corporate activities and products have on...