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Barnstorming may not be the precise word, but advocates of stem cell research, representing the confederation known as Wisconsin Edge, have been touring the state to educate citizens about stem cell research and its benefits. While the core message is that stem cell research has...

In a cost-cutting move that anticipates another round of venture funding, the Madison-based OpGen Technologies has let go of an unspecified number of employees. The company, which provides DNA analysis technology to researchers, also said former CEO Joe Shaw now is serving as a consultant...

Mad City Broadband will add access points inside of apartment buildings to improve the signal reliability and speed of its wireless Internet service. During the initial months of the service, weak signals and slow speeds have been a frequent complaint of would-be customers in multi-tenant...

Wisconsin has the resources and expertise necessary to become the home of one of the bio-energy research and technology centers now under consideration by the Department of Energy, writes columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still notes that if the state's story...

Not all health information technology is visible to patients or represents a glamorous example of highly publicized technology. At Children's Hospital and Health System in Milwaukee, a simple portal has been employed to tie patient data together, and present caregivers a full picture of their...

With annual sales of $174 million, GE healthcare has achieved the number one market share position in the compact ultrasound industry. The company, which has a major facility in Waukesha, was listed as No. 1 by Klein Biomedical Consultants, which tracks ultrasound market trends. ...

New companies struggle to raise capital, often because they don't understand the legal complexities of doing so, writes columnist Joe Boucher. Anytime an entrepreneur sells an ownership interest in an entity, that share of ownership is considered a security. So in this ninth installment of...

The all-digital Saint Clare's Hospital has provided caregivers with real-time access to patient information, and its information technology officer was able to design its technological profile from the ground up. Before St. Clare's treated its first patient, Tanya Townsend and a multi-disciplinary team were laying...

There has been much talk over the past couple of years about the risks and threats posed by the aging workforce in the U.S. and parts of Europe, notes Next Generation columnist Tony DiRomualdo. In this edition of Next Generation, he breaks down two new...

Neural progenitor cells derived from human fetal stem cells have been found to protect the vision of animals with degenerative eye diseases, similar to the kinds that afflict humans, according to a new study co-authored by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers David Gamm and Clive Svendsen....