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Deadly Virus Hits Popular Lake in US

...ed closure of the lock that separates Lake Winnebago from the smaller one. Little Lake Butte des Morts is the first occurrence of the virus in wisconsins inland waters. The state is now testing suspect fish from Winnebago. The virus has already killed thousands of fish in the Great Lakes, a grou...
Wisconsins in Biological News

Starting university may be hazardous to your health: study

...sity and eating problems," says Erin Barker, who conducted the research while completing her PhD at the University of Alberta and current professor at wisconsins Beloit College. One-hundred-and-one (101) full-time female first-year students at a large North American university completed a web-based daily che...
Wisconsins in Biological Technology

TAKING WISCONSINS BIOTECH MESSAGE TO THE WORLD

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation is in the top six nationally in licensing fees received and in total royalty payments. In 2001, UW-Madison ranked 11th out of 143 U.S. universities in royalties and other license income collected on university discoveries. Recent measures rank Wisconsin in t...

Dynamics of Wisconsins Real-Time Economy Part 3

This week a leading information technology publication named four traditional Wisconsin companies as the best places in America to work in IT. All four placed in the top 50 out of 100. Harley-Davison was ranked number 2, higher than MasterCard, Wal-Mart, Ford, and UPS. American Family Insurance was...

Conferences Underscore Wisconsins Role in the Health Technology Revolution

Editors Note: "FORWARD VISIONS" Today we begin three weeks of special articles, interviews and columns that will appear on the Wisconsin Technology Network (WTN). This series called, "FORWARD VISIONS" is designed to stimulate awareness, discussion and debate that will help to illustrate some of ...

Barriers Outlined for Wisconsins Biotech Growth

MILWAUKEE, WI. - Research presented at the Wisconsin Economic Summit in Milwaukee suggest that while the biotechnology industry in Wisconsin shows promise, barriers still exist for the sector to reach its full potential. A study presented by the Wisconsin Association for Biomedical Research and...

Support Regulatory Change to Boost Wisconsins Biotech Sector

Wisconsins business leaders in biotechnology and genetic testing know well the importance of federal regulations on analyte-specific reagents (ASRs), essentially the active ingredients of many genetic tests. Recent efforts to reform to these regulations could provide exciting opportunities for Wis...

In 2004, Can Wisconsins Economy Keep Pace with the National Recovery?

FITCHBURG -- The rule of thumb about Wisconsins economic boom-and-bust cycle has always been that the booms werent as high as the nation as a whole and the busts werent as low. The recession that began in 2003 proved half of that equation wrong. Wisconsin suffered every bit as much as the rest o...

GM Choice is Great News, But Wisconsins Economy Must Keep on Truckin to Prosper in a New Era

MADISON It was all cheers and high-fives in Janesville last week as General Motors announced it will continue to roll trucks off the citys GM assembly line, a decision that will keep high-wage manufacturing jobs in southern Wisconsin. The news that GM will invest $175 million in the Janesville ...

A Vote Against Free Trade is a Vote Against Wisconsins Long-Term Interests

MADISON Among the reasons North Carolina Sen. John Edwards polled well in last weeks Wisconsin presidential primary is that he thinks the North American Free Trade Agreement has been a raw deal. It was a semi-protectionist message that resonated with voters who are eager to blame the states econom...

An analysis of Wisconsins new venture capital and early stage finance programs

If high tech is the engine of future economic growth, Wisconsin is running low on investment fuel. A recent study by the California-based Milken Institute ranks our state 32nd out of 50 in availability of the risk capital that technology entrepreneurs need to turn innovative ideas into marketplace...

Tax consumption over production to reform Wisconsins tax system

MADISON The supporters of the Taxpayers Bill of Rights are right about one thing: Wisconsin needs a new way of raising and spending money on state and local government. Our tax system hampers economic growth and theres too much overlap between units of government. But the opponents of TABOR ar...

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