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The model is that the ownership of a patent right initially goes to the inventor. But who owns the rights to inventions made in the workplace? The company? The inventing employee? It depends on the circumstances....

We have the opportunity to transform healthcare and improve patient safety by better leveraging information technology to improve the efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness of our healthcare system. But adoption has been slow, and the results have been mixed....

Expert performers. Pavarotti hitting the high C. Lance Armstrong vanquishing the Tour de France field. Yo Yo Ma becoming one with the cello. Wayne Gretzky piling up the points. We've all seen these stars in action, reaching the penultimate in their fields, doing things that...

CHICAGO - While I have touted using fiber-optics for years because of its high-speed capacity, it now also appears to be the more cost-effective way to go for network infrastructure as the pricing for copper continues to skyrocket, writes adjunct Northwestern professor James Carlini. ...

I always look forward to writing this particular article with great anticipation! Why, you say? It is part of an annual ritual that I have followed with eagerness as I grew up in the pharmaceutical industry, starting with my 10 years at Pfizer....

Surely you've experienced this: the awkward experience when people have been talking about something or someone for a long time assuming you were in the know. You then have to pretend to understand, even when you have no idea what they're talking about....

While having the best web site in your industry is a noble goal, a far more satisfying one is to have the most popular site.The best means of measuring your web site's popularity is by determining its link popularity....

Don't suggest to UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Carlos Santiago that research projects on his campus will get ahead by pilfering from programs at UW-Madison. He'll probably laugh at you. "Let's get real," said Santiago at a recent forum....