Author: WTN News

Madison, Wis. – Civic and industrial representatives were treated to a unique viewpoint Thursday at the Governor’s Conference on Economic Development, thanks to the speech by columnist and former Episcopal priest Richard Thieme. Tying situational context with technology, Thieme emphasized how seeing what is not...

MADISON-Mutations that allow AIDS viruses to escape detection by the immune system may also hinder the viruses' ability to grow after transmission to new hosts, scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison announced this week in the journal Nature Medicine....

The computer has replaced the kettle of molten steel as the representative symbol of a growing economy. The assembly line has given way to the cubicle farm. Instead of coke and iron ore, information is now our critical raw material. We transform data and information...

Madison, Wis. – When Gov. Jim Doyle took office last year he faced the largest budget deficit in the history of Wisconsin – a gap of nearly 3.2 billion dollars and a challenge that seemed insurmountable for a first-term governor....

Madison, Wis. -- A collapsible ice-fishing net, a polymer sorting machine and a BMX-to-ski bike conversion kit took top honors out of a field of 22 inventions University of Wisconsin-Madison undergraduates presented at Innovation Days, Feb. 12 and 13....

MADISON – South Korea is a nation deeply imbued with Confucian values, such as the belief that human bodies are inherited from ancestors and should never be tampered with. So there was understandable culture clash in Seoul last week when South Korean researchers announced they...

Madison, Wis. – Alfalight, Inc., a manufacturer of diode lasers, announced today the appointment of Mohandas Warrior as its president and chief executive officer. Warrior brings Fortune-50 semiconductor manufacturing and operational experience as well as entrepreneurial leadership to the Madison-based company. ...

Madison, Wis. -- Kenneth Poole, an economic and community development specialist, presented a hopeful outlook for Wisconsin manufacturing Friday at the 2004 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development. Abstaining from morbid statistics and pessimistic views, Poole emphasized ways to keep and grow businesses in Wisconsin. ...