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EraGen Biosciences Inc., a Madison biotechnology firm, has entered into a strategic partnership and licensing agreements with San Diego-based, Illumina that will give each firm access to the other's technology. EraGen, whose products focus on detecting infectious diseases and genetic disorders, will use Illumina’s analysis...

Space shuttle Atlantis and its six-member crew began an 11-day delivery flight to the International Space Station on Monday with a 2:28 p.m. EST launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The shuttle is transporting spare hardware to the outpost and return a station...

Security researchers have detected a massive blackhat SEO (search engine optimization) campaign consisting of over 200,000 compromised web sites, all redirecting to fake security software (Inst_58s6.exe), commonly referred to as scareware. Read full article>>...

Weeks after an embarrassing security breach revealed details of dozens of ethics investigations, a House committee chairman introduced legislation Tuesday that would forbid federal employees to use popular file-sharing technology that was involved in the leak. Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.), who chairs the House Oversight and...

New technology is helping elderly patients and those with chronic diseases monitor their condition from the comfort of home. Every morning at 10 a.m. sharp, Juanita Wood, 87, taps "okay" on a screen to start up a device that takes her blood pressure and transmits...

A small Madison company seeks funds to bring to market two technologies it believes will make flu vaccine production less costly and more efficient, and will increase the effectiveness of vaccines once they are administered....

Federal authorities arrested two computer programmers who worked for convicted Ponzi patriarch Bernie Madoff (pictured), charging them with several criminal counts for their alleged role in the massive $60 billion scam. George Perez and Jerome O'Hara appeared in federal court Friday and faced charges...

The Department of Commerce has authorized Next Generation Manufacturing grants to help Wisconsin manufacturers improve performance, stimulate growth and respond to new challenges as the economy recovers from the recession. “Wisconsin manufacturers who adopt Next Generation Manufacturing principles can improve their competitiveness, win a greater...