Author: WTN News

Researchers from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, using Comparative Genome Sequencing (CGS) from NimbleGen Systems, have identified evolutionary changes in the human pathogen Helicobacter pylori—a bacterium that infects the lining of the stomach. The technology can be used to track the movement of...

The City of Madison has been awarded the top ranking for a mid-size city in the Center for Digital Government's 2005 Digital Cities Survey, an annual review of how city governments are utilizing information technology. The annual survey is conducted by the Center for Digital...

The case for biofuels, or renewable energy, is compelling given the recent ramp-up of the cost of gasoline in the U.S. Because Illinois is one of the top states in the U.S. for corn production, and the Midwest has the highest concentration of both corn...

A $130 million package of legislative incentives proposed recently by state Republicans is designed to build on efforts to transform Wisconsin’s economy into a knowledge-based, innovation economy. The package of 20 bills, dubbed “Invest Wisconsin,” seeks to encourage the creation of high-technology businesses, and is...

Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) will receive a $500,000 grant from the Department of Commerce to establish a $5.5 million nanotechnology incubator on their Gateway Manufacturing Technology Center in Eau Claire. Nanotechnology is the study and design of systems at the scale of the atom....

Pundits and marketers have been hyping “any time, anywhere” computing for years, but a popular perception remains that if you are starting a technology company, “anywhere” needs to be spittin’ distance to one of the nation’s technology centers: Silicon Valley, Seattle or Boston. You might...

Neurognostics, Inc., a Milwaukee area company specializing in functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) products and services, was voted by radiologists as one of the top five companies in the "best new radiology vendors" category. ...