Wisconsin Cannot Dawdle if it Wants a Healthy State of the State
MADISON Heres a quote that may sound familiar if youve listened to Gov. Jim Doyle over the last year or so: My goal is to create the very best business climate possible for technology firms so we can develop and attract the good-paying jobs they provide.
That speaker wasnt Doyle, however. It ...
"You're fired!" Trump wants trademark rights
Donald Trump is the living legend with one of the greatest surnames of our period. Trump, a superb name brand that fits like a glove his personality and his business empire, is also my hero. Don is a savvy global marketer with a great personality and now with the recent success of "The Apprentice",...
Facing shortage of U.S. scientists, UW wants to boost math enrollment
MADISON - On the surface, math may seem less glamorous than biology or engineering, but the field, which deals with abstract concepts and equations, is integral to all other scientific fields.
As the United States faces a critical shortage of American scientists, the University of Wisconsin-M...
State CIO wants to unify electronic government
As Wisconsin pushes ahead with its goal of extending electronic government and consolidating its behind-the-scenes information-technology infrastructure, questions remain about how such a massive undertaking can take place given the political realities.
The importance of sharing information an...
Governor wants $2 million for biofuels in budget
Madison, Wis. Governor Jim Doyle announced Wisconsins next energy move would be away from oil on Friday with the creation of the Biofuels Initiative. The initiative opens up funding to develop new fuel sources, such as ethanol from corn, and research where they would be most effective.
Interview: New commerce secretary wants to keep momentum on jobs and business programs
Burke Stevens Point, Wis. I sat down recently in Stevens Point with new Wisconsin Secretary of Commerce Mary P. Burke during her third full day on the job to talk about the foremost issues at hand for Commerce, Governor Jim Doyles budget proposals and Wisconsins business scene.
WTN: What ...
Brown Deer start-up wants to serve up foreign film through broadband box
Brown Deer, Wis. Anil Gupte plans to refine the niche of independent, foreign films as the U.S. improves its broadband service.
He forsees a new wave of media through broadband Internet access, which reached a majority of U.S. homes mid-2004, according to a survey by NetRatings, and serves a ...
State wants to encourage industrial biotechnology
Most of the biotech companies you'll hear about are developing new drugs, genetic tests or similar life-science advances. But some are merging biotech with Wisconsin's old signature industries: agriculture and forest products.
"Neither of those is exactly rolling in cash right now. They're tough...
Senate wants state involved in healthcare-IT partnership
Madison, Wis. A bill passed by the Wisconsin Senate attempts to unite public and private interests in a new effort to improve health care in the state using information technology.
Bill AB 907, which was introduced by state representative Gregg Underheim and approved unanimously by the Senate...
Researcher wants to commercialize adult stem cell discovery
Wauwatosa, Wis. - Maya Sieber-Blum doesn't even have a patent and she's excited about the commercial possibilities of her discovery involving adult stem cells.
Sieber-Blum, a professor of cell biology, neurobiology, and anatomy at the Medical College of Wisconsin , leads a research team that ...
UWM chancellor wants two new research campuses
Milwaukee, Wis. - Long overdue facility improvements are viewed as an enabler of increased research output at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee , and Chancellor Carlos Santiago says he is making a pitch to investors to help finance two new research campuses away from the university's east si...
Doyle wants sales tax applied to digital downloads
Madison, Wis. - Tucked away on page 417 of the executive budget book outlining the 2007-09 spending blueprint introduced this week by Gov. Jim Doyle is another attempt to apply the state's five percent sales tax to online purchases of digital content.
The proposed tax, put forth two years af...
Patton Medical Devices Partners With Unomedical to Develop and Market the i-port Advance(TM) Injection Port for People Taking Multiple Daily Injections
...ubcutaneous injections of physician-prescribed medications, including insulin. The i-port(R) may be a helpful treatment delivery tool for anyone who wants
to minimize the intrusion of daily injections.
The i-port(R) should not be worn for longer than 72 hours. The most serious risks when using t...
Informex Rebrands Into Separate Pharmaceutical and Specialty Chemical Segments to Better Serve Exhibitors and Attendees
...x is committed to providing the most valuable trade show for the fine and custom chemical industry and will continue to evaluate the current needs and wants
of its exhibitors and attendees.
For more information on the upcoming show, please visit www.informex.com , or call Tom Leahy at 609-759-...
Scientists identify gene vital to early embryonic cells forming a normal heart and skull
...nital malformations. Abnormal heart development is the most common human birth defect, affecting about 1 percent of newborns. The researcher team also wants
to explore the exact alterations in neural crest cell migration, expansion and differentiation that contribute to birth defects of other organ systems...
NeurogesX Provides U.S. Regulatory Update for Qutenza(TM)
...etic neuralgia (PHN) following pretreatment with an FDA-approved topical anesthetic. As part of its ongoing new drug application (NDA) review, the FDA wants
to determine whether pretreatment with an FDA-approved topical anesthetic would provide similar tolerability to the topical agent used as a pretreatme...
AIT Laboratories Announces Name, Brand Identity for New Division
"Bioanalytical testing is closely aligned with what AIT Laboratories already does in terms of processes and equipment. AIT Bioscience wants
to take those resources and apply them to the pharmaceutical industry in ways other CROs only wish they could," Shoup explained. "Our talent and lack ...
US Oncology Encourages Your Right to Decide
... having these same conversations with parents and grandparents to ensure understanding of what they want their care to look like later in life. No one wants
to have to guess at another's decision for healthcare.
"Advance care planning is the best gift you can give to your family," says Dr. Russell ...
Fitting pieces for biosensors
...er with PhD student Sren Linkorn and researchers from the Institute of Food Technology and Bioprocess Engineering at TU Dresden, Dr Regina Stoltenburg wants
to select aptamers that can recognise pathogenic bacteria. These aptamers are supposed to develop a biosensor-based detection method for pathogens in ...
Xmark Requests That Icagen Oust Its CEO and Pursue Strategic Alternatives, and Calls on Board Members to Resign
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Lady and Gentlemen:
There are four words that no one ever wants
to say: I told you so. For almost a year, we have been telling you to pursue strategic alternatives; we told you so when Icagen had a higher stock pr...
Cytopia Letter to Progen Shareholders
... meaning additional cost and inconvenience to shareholders.
General meeting on 11 March 2009
At this meeting the Progen board wants
you to vote for a merger with Avexa. We oppose this because:
The proposed share buy-back will be capped at $20 million, insufficien...
Charlotte Anti-Aging Expo & Symposium Supports Free Clinics
...vices in over 10 years. Sally Gilbert, the creator of
Charlotte's premier health & wellness event, the Charlotte Anti-Aging Expo &
to do something about that.
"We can all have a vibrant and healthy lifestyle. But that scenario is
becoming increasingly difficult for resident...
Famed IT Investor and Director of 23andme Esther Dyson Identifies on IdeasProject.com Genetic Information as an Extremely Disruptive Force
...rie Buckingham, director of technology marketing, Nokia. "In the same way that Esther has been an ongoing catalyst for IT companies, IdeasProject wants
to deposit those themes into the human dialogue to facilitate understanding, discussion and innovation around the globe. We're honored that our charte...
New General Manager, Transition to New Raleigh Offices Highlight Datatrial's Expansion of North American Operations
...and North America, Datatrial offers the seamless global coverage necessary to achieve aggressive timelines and guarantee data presented how the client wants
it, as well as meet quality assurance and security requirements. For more information about Datatrial, please visit www.datatrial.com .
Rice rolls out new nanocars
...same way proteins are built to carry out tasks in nature.
"In terms of computing, having these single molecules be addressable is a goal everybody wants
to reach," said Link. "And to understand and emulate biophysics and biomechanics, to build a device based on what nature gives us, is of course one of...
A supercharged metal-ion generator
... is, "that the power supply can keep up."
Which is why, says Anders, "we use a special power supply, up to 500 kilowatts peak power. If the system wants
power, we give it power!"
Using a copper target in their HIPIMS system, Andersson and Anders found that the ion current to the collector increased...
LifeNet Health Introduces New Sports Medicine Bio-Implants
...ament, as well as augmenting tendon instability.
"The KinetiGraft Tendon or the Triple Bunch Tendon presents a solution to an individual who wants
to remain physically active after a sports injury. Our implants provide the safety record of Allowash XG(R) technology and offer that extra level of ...
Prominent Urologist Dr. David B. Samadi Presents Breakthrough Robotic Surgery Techniques on OR Live Webcast
...us nerves preserves sexual potency. There are treatments for erectile dysfunction resulting from radical prostatectomies but every patient, of course, wants
to retain natural sexual function after prostate surgery .
The robotic surgery technique inadvertently spares the nerves responsible for sexual ...
FSU scientific computing department hosts international conference
...composites, act under different conditions, at both the atomic or molecular level and at the macroscopic level; in other words, multiscale.
"If one wants
to use a material in, say, a jet engine, how the material reacts to high temperature and mechanical forces may depend on what is happening at the mole...
Stuart Parkin first 'distinguished professor' at Eindhoven University of Technology
... available for consultations with staff members about important developments within their area of expertise. In this way TU/e is demonstrating that it wants
to be an international meeting place for the best researchers.
The field of spintronics is critical in enabling new developments in hard disks and...
RSCI Announces Two Additions to Its Science Advisory Board, Calling for More Stem Cell Research on Diabetes
...standard cardiology and improving their lives at a
70% success rate. Now he wants
to get involved in the fight against the
"Deputy Chair...ll therapy
including about two years of pre and post treatment care. Now he wants
help in the battle against diabetes, and we are delighted to have his
Excalibur - 'Transforming' Biotech Deals can Still be Achieved
...UR28.5 million financing package to fund the acquisition,
Professor Sir Christopher Evans, chairman of Excalibur, said: "This is
exactly what everyone wants
to see in the UK biotech sector, where a
loss-making company can be turned into a revenue generating and profitable
operation offering products to the...
Carbon Nanoprobes, Inc Announces Production Agreement With Leading MEMS Foundry
...e (approximately one 10,000th the diameter of a human hair)."
Ruby further explains, "This is what our clients demand…every client wants
an assurance of tip supply. Realistically, you can't build a business in this industry with manual, labor-intensive manufacturing processes (the ...
Liko Introduces Two Additions to Its 'Stat' Family of Low Friction Sheets
... is offered in three sizes: short, long, and wide. The
wide model features sewn-on handles to provide extra grip when, for
example, a single caregiver wants
to turn or reposition a patient in bed.
For more info: http://www.liko.com/web/show_page.asp?pageid=8253 .
Certain models of the new sheets feature...
Biovail Concerned Shareholders Welcome Glass Lewis Evaluation
...ce D. Brydon, CEO of Biovail during some of its most successful
years, who will return as CEO if the Concerned Shareholders' slate is
elected, said he wants
to get the company back on the right track. Mr.
Brydon said: "We believe that Biovail needs a complete change in its board,
senior management and dire...
Biovail Concerned Shareholders Want Open Debate
...want a Board and management team that is
afraid to show shareholders what they know and what they don't know? Or do
they want a Board and a leader who wants
an open debate?"
All shareholders are urged to vote the YELLOW proxy in favour of the
Concerned Shareholders slate of nominees. Copies of the proxy ...
Citrate appears to control buckyball clumping but environmental concerns remain
... an antioxidant we dont know how they will react. There are many organic acids in the environment.
He concludes, There are uncertainties. Everyone wants
to prevent future problems.
PacifiCare Capitulates to Latest Patient Revolt
...rofound thanks to CNA/NNOC
and all who helped organize the protests for his son. "I am touched that
Ricky has the love he has for his brother, that he wants
to do what he can
to get Nick the best treatment possible. Getting PacifiCare to reverse its
decision, and doing whatever it takes to get Nick the car...
A Community's Fight to Preserve its Historical and Rural Culture in Virginia: Biotechnology CEO Gets Involved
...uiet rural community in Aylett, Virginia to preserve the town's rural
character and natural resources (wetlands, wildlife, and water).
"Morrison LLC wants
to place a motocross raceway in the middle of an
agricultural and residential area. Many working folks and retired seniors
who live in King William Co...
NASA MidSTAR-1 successful technologies may be revolutionary
... like this, the size of a postage stamp, you could lick and stick it to monitor chemicals and environmental constituents anywhere," Powell said. "NASA wants
to put this in the International Space Station to monitor contaminants, and the Federal Aviation Administration may build hand-held NCSU systems so ai...