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G. Randall Durnell has been named vice president of commercial operations for GenTel Biosciences, a Madison-based protein chip maker. Durnell brings more than 25 years of experience to GenTel, including previous stints at several major life science companies. ...

Nerites Corp. of Madison has completed a $5.7 million round of funding led by Venture Investors of Madison and Black Mountain Ventures of Foster City, Calif. The company is developing new tissue repair products and coatings for medical devices. ...

The workplace lessons of the hit show "Celebrity Apprentice" continue for columnist Melanie Holmes of the Milwaukee-based Manpower, Inc. In this edition of Contemporary Working, she boils down the technological jungle that is the modern workplace to a case of survival of the fittest and...

Not many people believed Wisconsin, even with its open primary system, would be a factor in the 2008 presidential race. Yet as the close race in the Democratic Party has given the Wisconsin result no small measure of relevance, Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still recalls...

Standard Networks, a Madison technology company, has been purchased by Ipswitch of Lexington, Mass., which reportedly plans to keep the company in Madison and double the size of its staff. Standard Networks develops products that are used to protect Internet transactions from hackers. ...

Despite record revenue, new orders, and backlogs, TomoTherapy reported lower net income in the fourth quarter of 2007 than it did in the same period of 2006. The Madison-based medical device manaufacturer, which faces new competition for its Hi-Art cancer treatment system, still reported $4.8...

Kyron Clinical Imaging has announced that it has changed its name to Prism Clinical Imaging to better reflects its core mission. The West Allis company develops magnetic resonance imaging, treatment planning, and management tools for brain tumors and other neurological disorders. ...

Promega Corp. has developed an advanced detection system designed to help scientists to improve lab performance. The Madison-based company, which has developed more than 2,000 research products for scientists, said the upgraded tool allows scientists to run experiments on their schedule and then transfer data...