Author: WTN News

Is your school system still teaching the classic three Rs - rote, repetition, and routine? Chances are, it is, and columnist James Carlini believes that is tantamount to preparing children for the Industrial Age. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he joins the bandwagon of...

The Medical College of Wisconsin has joined four other institutions in a $5 milion National Cancer Institute study into the structure, processes, and clinical outcomes of care among hospitalized persons with advanced cancer....

A $250 million agreement to develop a revolutionary supercomputer will have a profound impact on the Seattle-based Cray, Inc., but the role of the company's Chippewa Falls location has yet to be determined. Under the agreement with the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency,...

Madison businesses Weather Central and MyWeather have joined forces to develop a pilot data platform that combines weather and traffic forecasting information in a variety of information channels, including on-air, online, and mobile. The companies combined with a third Madison business, TrafficCast International, to...

The first order of business for Scott VanderSanden, the new president of AT&T Wisconsin, will be to implement Project Lightspeed, the company's highspeed Internet initiative. VanderSanden also will oversee the launch of U-verse, which is AT&T's new Internet-protocol video service....

TeraMedica Healthcare Technology, a Milwaukee-based medical informatics company, has announced the launch of its new Evercore-VisLite Information Manager, which promises to improve interoperability between healthcare clinics....

Law professors from the University of Michigan and Duke University would like to modify Bayh-Dole, the 1980 law that gave universities the right to patent their inventions. Rebecca Eisenberg and Arti Rai said they are not interested in comprehensive reform, but they suggest one very...

As is the case with most rankings, California dwarfs most Midwestern states in various measures of nanotechnology activity, but the Midwest is still a player in nanotech, writes columnist Michael Rosen. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, Rosen takes measure of the Midwest's role...

The Marshfield Clinic, a central Wisconsin private medical system that spends $25 million per year on research, has officially partnered with the WiSys Technology Foundation for patenting and licensing its discoveries, and collaborating with researchers in the University of Wisconsin System. ...

Sonic Foundry, the Madison-based producer of the rich media product Mediasite, has filed a shelf registration that will allow it to sell up to 12 million shares of common stock to raise up to $42.6 million. Proceeds could be used for a variety of business...