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For several years, researchers have been working to develop a wide range of potential medical applications for RNA interference, which acts as a genetic "silencing switch." Until a new delivery platform was developed by Mirus Bio Corp., a Madison biotechnology company, there has been no...

State leaders believe Wisconsin is rich in biofuel potential, and they have provided a $39,000 grant to help Marquette University's Renewable Energy Research program advance the production of methane. Dr. Daniel Zitomer, leader researcher and associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Marquette, says...

In a post 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina environment, and with frequent warnings about more domestic terrorist attacks, one would think states, counties, and municipalities would be prepared for emergencies, including the deft use of technology. That's not necessarily so, according to columnist James Carlini, and...

Ronald Kraemer, the deputy CIO and associate director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Division of Information Technology, has been appointed the chief information officer for the university. Kraemer, who succeeds interim CIO Ken Frazier, will officially take over on Aug. 15....

Magazines and think-tanks are busy with their annual summer ritual - their “best places” rankings - and their ratings of Wisconsin's business climate are mostly negative, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. The mediocre-to- poor business rankings are a cause for concern, especially because...

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has named Colin Scanes as its vice chancellor of research and economic development. Scanes will have the task of advancing university research and maximizing its job-creating potential. ...

All of us at some point during our careers have worked with someone who is unpleasant, difficult to get along with, and maybe even has undermined our efforts, stolen our ideas, or taken credit for our work. Even worse is working in an organization with...