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Imago Scientific Instruments has sold one of its atom probe microscopes to Iowa State University's College of Engineering for use later this fall. According to the company, the microscope could lead to advances in energy, healthcare, and anti-terrorism efforts....

Johnson Controls, Inc., has struck a preliminary deal to buy the automotive battery business of Fiamm, a global automotive components manufacturer. If approved, the deal will allow Johnson Controls to expand its automotive aftermarket presence in fast-growing Eastern European nations....

The beta test, once used only to test and prepare products for the "prime time" of market competition, is cynically being used as a mechanism to woo investors and lock out competitors, according columnist Chris Shipley. In this edition of DEMO Letter, Shipley calls out...

Madison's bioscience business community is widely known as one of the premier locations for research collaboration and growth, but the arrival of Northwestern University's Caden Biosciences could be a sign that Madison has reached a "critical mass" of talent and technological resources....

Wisconsin may never be Silicon Valley when it comes to entrepreneurial churn, but it has the capacity to become less risk averse. That was one of several messages to come out of the ninth annual E-Business Best Practices and Emerging Technologies Conference....

When it comes to network security, many business executives are talking a good game, but too few actually are walking the walk, according to a panel of technology executives. They may want to entertain their next move, however, because security neglect is likely to be...

Orion Energy Systems, a designer and manufacturer of energy management products and services, will use capital from The Technology Transformation Venture Fund and the Capvest Venture Fund to develop new technologies for U.S. businesses in search of large energy efficiency solutions. The Plymouth, Wis.-based energy...

Federal approval has been given to GE Healthcare's new SnapShot Cine, an imaging feature that compensates for patient heart rates to enable clinicians to obtain images of the heart. It captures images with a 70 percent reduction in radiation dose per exam, which is an...

The obviousness of inventions is an issue in the challenge to stem cell patents held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, and it's the subject of a case now before the United States Supreme Court. At stake, according to Madison attorney and Guest Columnist Chris...