Author: WTN News

Yet another discovery has roiled the ongoing debate over the use of human embryonic stem cells in scientific research. This time, researchers believe they have eliminated the main objections to stem cell research - the destruction of embryos. ...

Sony Media Software has announced its new Vegas Movie Studio DVD Platinum Edition software, which promises to make it easier for users of any skill level to create and share videos on any platform....

Scientific Protein Laboratories, a manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients, has been purchased by a publicly traded buyout firm with $8.4 billion in capital resources. The acquisition will allow SPL to expand production....

Selling keywords to competitors of JR Cigar landed GoTo.com in court, but is the practice of selling such sponsored links to any purchaser an example of trademark infringement? Even after several court cases, that remains to be seen, writes legal columnist Deborah Wilcox. ...

A recent Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association breakfast raised the question of research park expansion to accommodate more life-science businesses. But the director of Milwaukee County Research Park says the demand is just not there. ...

Covance, the drug development firm with facilities in Madison, would like to build a drug testing research facility in Chandler, Ariz., but it must contend with more than the usual zoning and traffic issues. Standing in its way is a determined protest from the People...

Dr. Alfred Tector has completed the state's first implant of a "total temporary artficial heart" at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee. The patient, who is from the Madison area, has a real chance to survive after suffering from end-stage heart failure....

Under a 15-year agreement, GE Healthcare has won the exclusive worldwide rights to distribute a stem cell harvesting technology developed by ThermoGenesis of Rancho Cordova, Calif. GE Healthcare also will distribute the California company's computer-controlled cryopreservation and storage system for cord blood....