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Hundreds of millions of dollars in information technology failures is apparently enough to turn ideology on its head. In the aftermath of expensive state IT failures, Republicans are recommending more bureaucracy in the form of a State CIO or "technology czar," and ironically some Democrats...

The Midwest has scored some impressive gains in the nanotechnology area, including the second largest (after TomoTherapy) initial public offering in the Midwest and the luring of a star nanotech researcher away from UCLA. Whether or not that holds the promise of whittling away the...

Patent law just took another turn, as the Federal Circuit Court has made it more difficult to prove willful infringement - and apparently, ignorance of the law is an excuse. According to Guest Columnist David De Bruin, an attorney and partner with Michael Best &...

Stratatech Corp., a Madison company that is developing a treatment for chronic skin ulcers, has secured a $1.45 million grant from the National Institute on Aging. The money will be used to further develop the company's skin-tissue product, which promotes wound healing by stimulating the...

Nanotechnology and other ultra small technologies will be the focus of the recently opened NanoRite Center for Innovation on the campus of Chippewa Valley Technical College. The center, which was developed to support and attract industry to Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley, has officially opened. ...

One idea that should survive the failed presidential bid of former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson is his idea for medical diplomacy, says Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. Say what you want about Thompson's quixotic campaign for president, the former governor was right about one thing:...