Entrepreneurs

With apologies to filmmaker Michael Moore, Wisconsin is no "Sicko" when it comes to quality healthcare, but there is always room for improvement, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. One case in point is a new and improved data-management and claims-processing system for Medicaid....

For several years, researchers have been working to develop a wide range of potential medical applications for RNA interference, which acts as a genetic "silencing switch." Until a new delivery platform was developed by Mirus Bio Corp., a Madison biotechnology company, there has been no...

State leaders believe Wisconsin is rich in biofuel potential, and they have provided a $39,000 grant to help Marquette University's Renewable Energy Research program advance the production of methane. Dr. Daniel Zitomer, leader researcher and associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Marquette, says...

In a post 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina environment, and with frequent warnings about more domestic terrorist attacks, one would think states, counties, and municipalities would be prepared for emergencies, including the deft use of technology. That's not necessarily so, according to columnist James Carlini, and...

Magazines and think-tanks are busy with their annual summer ritual - their “best places” rankings - and their ratings of Wisconsin's business climate are mostly negative, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. The mediocre-to- poor business rankings are a cause for concern, especially because...