May 3, 2016
A UW spinoff is advancing an audacious effort to convert biomass into three profitable streams of industrial chemicals.
April 28, 2016
BluDiagnostics co-founder Katie Brenner says the idea came directly from her own difficulty with conception.
April 25, 2016
Silatronix, a UW–Madison spinoff, says its formulation will lead to safer lithium-ion batteries used in phones, laptops and tablets.
March 7, 2016
WeightUp is a unique weightlifter monitoring system that not only counts reps, but also can detect sloppy form that can undermine the benefits of lifting.
February 26, 2016
Early diagnosis for autism can allow quicker, better treatment. In the best case, it could pinpoint ways to reduce the symptoms or even prevent the disorder.
February 25, 2016
This is the first time since 1961 that the NRC has issued a permit for a facility to make the life-saving isotopes.
February 4, 2016
Unlike many young biotech spinoffs, Fritz Schomburg's company — Lytic — earns its income not from federal research grants, but from shipping product.
January 22, 2016
As radiation sources used to attack cancer grow in number and complexity, a UW–Madison center offers the last word on accurate radiation doses.
January 4, 2016
Will Caldwell was riding his bike and didn’t see the car coming. But the lasers in his prototype "Safe Cycle" warning system did, and the handlebars vibrated in warning.
December 21, 2015
Since Gilson's founding in the 1940s by a UW–Madison doctor who built instruments for his own research, the family-run company has thrived thanks to its tight customer focus.
November 12, 2015
As Abraham Lincoln said: "A lawyer's time and advice are his stock in trade."
November 11, 2015
A small Madison publisher focused on the use of radiation in medicine has just celebrated 30 years in business. Medical Physics Publishing focuses on technology used to diagnose and evaluate disability and disease - X-ray, CT, MRI, PET and ultrasound - and on radiation treatment for cancer.
November 6, 2015
When Jeremy Neren claims to know online grocery ordering and delivery from the inside out, he's not kidding. Shortly after graduating from UW–Madison in 2005, he opened Madtown Munchies and started to deliver groceries around Madison - on a bike.
November 5, 2015
Thomas “Rock” Mackie, a scientist, entrepreneur and educator, has been honored with the 2015 Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education award for career-long assistance to students and faculty interested in starting businesses.
October 27, 2015
When Wes Schroll moved from a dorm into an apartment and began grocery shopping, he hated it.
October 19, 2015
A Madison startup created in 2012 soon after two Wisconsin natives graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison is introducing the first free "personal assistant" to aid renters in the difficult search for a new apartment.
October 6, 2015
Shine Medical Technologies of Madison is moving ahead with an effort to make a vital medical isotope at a new plant in Janesville.
October 2, 2015
Earthling Interactive of Madison does produce websites, but calling the 16-year-old firm a "website developer" is like comparing a Boeing 777 pilot to a kid who hurls paper airplanes. Sure, they both achieve flight, but that's the end of the similarities.
September 25, 2015
To physics professor Duncan Carlsmith, a student's proposal to make a four-rotor helicopter drone was fine fodder for what he calls "garage physics." But why stop at a quadcopter, he told the University of Wisconsin–Madison undergraduate. Make one that is mind-controlled, so a person with severe movement impairment could think: "Go open the fridge and show me what's inside," and that would actually happen.
September 24, 2015
Many people assume that electronic medical records would simplify doctoring, helping medical staff retrieve symptoms, diagnoses and prescriptions at computer speed. But Jonathan Baran, a Madison entrepreneur who began developing medical automation software while a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, says providers often don't see the promised efficiencies.