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Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still recommends a little “back to the future” as he explains the many ways Wisconsin can use its technological expertise to launch a proposed space camp on the moon. Whether America will book a return trip to its only satellite remains...

A Wisconsin information assurance company has accepted a mission to dramatically cut the quantifiable risk and damages from cyber attacks to critical information infrastructure. In his zeal to build the world's leading provider of information assurance research, technology, and engineering services, Cyber Defense Agency chief...

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have demonstrated in mice that neural stem cells have the ability to mimic the blood-brain barrier, which acts as a gatekeeper for the brain. The next step will be to produce similar results using human cells, which could lead...

The University of Wisconsin-Madison laboratory that was formed to provide an “experimentation sandbox” for radio frequency identification technologies is doing just that as part of a project with local and out-of-state blood banks. UW-Madison's RFID Lab is focusing part of its applied research mission on...

With the changing rules of search, the highest bidder may get into the game, but there is no guarantee of a winning hand, according to Tech/Know columnist Troy Janisch. To make sure your ads reach the top, he recommends that you pay close attention to...

In her most recent column, DEMO Letter author Chris Shipley asked her readers for their 2007 predictions, and they really delivered. From forecasts of an electronic privacy meltdown to a louder wake-up call for Web 2.0, their unpredictable predictions make for required - and entertaining...

During the past 20 years, patients have been called upon to play an increasingly active role in acquiring, coordinating, and managing their own health care - and now a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor has been enlisted in the effort. Patricia Flatley Brennan will direct a...

The link between education and earnings has been acknowledged for some time, but the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance has given it a local emphasis, writes Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. The disparity in educational attainment between residents of Madison and Milwaukee, and the resulting wage gap...