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The announcement March 7 that TomoTherapy Inc., a Madison producer of sophisticated cancer treatment equipment, was sold to Accuray, a California maker of equipment for radiation surgery, spotlights the economic impact of the Department of Medical Physics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery Town Center will debut a new monthly series of free science exploration and education programs aimed at kids and families this Saturday March 5. Its first program, Leopold Discovery Day, invites learner of all ages to celebrate the life and discoveries of legendary University of Wisconsin–Madison environmentalist Aldo Leopold, known as the "father of wildlife management."
A panel of experts will discuss the first steps in starting a high-tech business at the WARF Gilson Bootstrapping seminar being held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9 in the Town Center of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.
Allen Dines of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Office of Corporate Relations will be the first speaker featured in WARF's new Gilson Bootstrapping Series. He will discuss the wide variety of resources available to new entrepreneurs, or to those just thinking about starting a business, at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25.
Twin research institutes and a space designed for all to engage in science opened Thursday on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
The perspectives and experiences of a leader in health care technology research will be the focus of WARF's Gilson Discovery Series event to be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at the Fluno Center, 601 University Ave.
An acute shortage of a medical isotope needed by tens of thousands of medical patients daily will be addressed through a federal funding agreement reached Sept. 30 to advance pioneering technology developed at a Middleton, Wis., company and the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The economic climate of the past several years has fueled interest and innovation in investments and philanthropy.
It won’t open until December, but the Town Center now under construction within the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery is already sharing its plans for engaging citizens with world-class science.
Today the National Institutes of Health reapproved the WiCell Research Institute's H9 (WA09) human embryonic stem (ES) cell line, the most used and cited in scientific research, for ongoing use in federally funded research.
Get a sneak peek at the design, attractions and menus of Town Center at “Journey to the Center of the Institutes,” a preview May 6 in the Memorial Union’s Tripp Commons and Deck.
Recent disasters in Haiti and Chile have shown once again that the rapid delivery of needed relief to people in crisis often means the difference between life and death.
After getting its start during a time of pessimism and doubt, the UW–Madison Research Park has turned into an engine of high-tech economic development.
Steven Mixtacki, the longtime senior vice president and chief financial officer of American TV and Appliance of Madison, has joined the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) as chief financial and operating officer.
The Morgridge Institute for Research has finalized its inaugural team of top scientists selected to bring to life the institute's mission of accelerating discovery to delivery to improve human health.
The Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Jan. 5 affirmed the 2006 decision of U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Crabb's award to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) for licensing fees from Xenon Pharmaceuticals, a Canadian biotechnology company.
Four advanced pieces of scientific laboratory equipment with a total value of approximately $1 million now are available for use by University of Wisconsin–Madison stem cell and other researchers at several campus departments and centers due to a donation by the private nonprofit WiCell Research Institute.
Aova Technologies Inc., a startup company that produces animal feed additives based on University of Wisconsin–Madison technology and licensed through the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), has completed two key goals in its efforts to capture part of the $70 billion global aquaculture market.
In a presentation today (Aug. 19) to the American Chemical Society meeting, Ankit Agarwal, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, described an experimental approach to wound healing that could take advantage of silver's anti-bacterial properties, while sidestepping the damage silver can cause to cells needed for healing.
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and Cargill have entered into a license agreement for patented canola breeding technology.