Author: WTN News

Pierce Biotechnology, a unit of Fisher Biosciences, has contracted with GenTel BioSurfaces of Madison, Wis., to distribute GenTel's trademarked PATH brand thin-film nitrocellulose slides and has licensed the use of GenTel technology in developing new protein arrays for life-science research and drug discovery. GenTel slides...

A free online service, DirectorConnector, that connects businesses and non-profit organizations with potential board members is up to 500 registered users, according to the two firms that started it earlier this year....

On its surface, radio frequency identification technology may seem simple: A data reader gathers information from an information-embedded chip, with an antenna enabling the transfer of data via the radio frequency. Overcoming the challenges of the physics related to the antenna is the key to...

A funny thing happened on the way to pick up a pizza the other night. I ran into Doug Rowan, who I’d first met when he was CEO of Corbis, the massive digital image library. Doug is now the CEO of ZoomAlbum,...

Funny thing about technology assimilation. It almost never occurs prior to the actual rollout of new technology. Users will invent uses we never imagined or intended for our technology creations. So, technology almost never arrives in its final form. ...

Pacific Cycle built a significant presence in the bicycle industry by buying some of the most traditional, old-line brands on the market. But the Madison, Wis.-based company has jumped full speed into the future with the integration of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology into its...

The federal Food and Drug Association today approved GE Healthcare's Lunar iDXA, a new bone mineral density system designed to help doctors detect, diagnose and monitor treatment of osteoporosis, a disease characterized by low bone mass and increased risk of fracture, more accurately and earlier...

From the beginning, the Internet Scout Project has been on the job, providing better tools for finding, filtering and presenting online information. Internet Scout is currently celebrating its first decade on the Web and also looking forward to a future of continuing exploration and service, including a new, four-year...