Author: WTN News

The University of Wisconsin-Stout recently received a grant that will be allocated as scholarships for students studying science. The National Science Foundation awarded a Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics grant of $567,000 to UW-Stout’s applied science program for support of the project...

The first federally funded research in almost eight years involving new lines of human embryonic stem cells will be restricted to embryos created by in vitro fertilization and no longer needed by the couples who made them, according to draft guidelines announced by the National...

The U.S. pharmaceutical industry took a quantum leap in growth during World War II when the U.S. government requested several key companies like Pfizer and Squibb to help in the development of the first major antibiotic, which was used to help injured troops at the...

Over the past few months, more and more start-up entrepreneurs and small business clients have been struggling to get up and running or make ends meet. Obviously, the current economy is the main catalyst for most of these struggles. However, another commonly cited reason for...

There's a new CTO in town. President Obama selected Aneesh Paul Chopra, Virginia's secretary of technology, to serve as the country's chief technology officer (CTO). "In this role, Aneesh will promote technological innovation to help achieve our most urgent priorities – from creating jobs and reducing health...

In early April, Adam Wilson posted a status update on the social networking Web site Twitter - just by thinking about it. A University of Wisconsin-Madison biomedical engineering doctoral student, Wilson is among a growing group of researchers worldwide who aim to perfect a...