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The Madison region is vying for a chance to house Amazon’s second headquarters — one of more than 100 communities across the U.S. hoping to land the online retail giant and its promise of 50,000 high-tech jobs....

MADISON, Wis. – At a ceremony honoring several of the year’s most outstanding inventions, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) announced that it has granted the university $61.9 million for the 2017-18 academic year. WARF also announced $19 million in grants to the Morgridge Institute for...

UW-Madison’s new Alumni Park opened at a special ceremony on Friday, and the rain failed to inhibit enthusiasm for the new green space and story park that’s been under construction for more than a year. Exhibits tell the stories of more than 200 alumni, and...

Invenra, a Madison startup on a cancer-fighting mission, is boosting its treasury by $3.1 million.The money, from more than two dozen investors, according to documents filed with federal regulators, is part of a $6 million round the company plans to raise, co-founder and CEO Roland...

After an hour of celebration and exploration of UW-Madison’s Alumni Park, visitors at Friday’s grand opening gathered for the unveiling of the new Bucky Badger statue. The statue, titled “Well Red,” represents the forward-thinking vision of alumni and students who ponder what’s to come. Designed by Douwe...

October 3, 2017 By Jennifer Smith Today’s announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded to researchers Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kip Thorne and Barry Barish of the California Institute of Technology, bears University of Wisconsin System connections. The three researchers led...

By Eric Hamilton | UW Madison As the floodwaters recede in Houston following Hurricane Harvey, millions of mosquitoes have emerged to blanket southeastern Texas, hampering recovery efforts and raising public health concerns about mosquito-borne diseases. To assist ongoing mosquito-control efforts, two University of Wisconsin–Madison students, Melissa Farquhar...

by Brian Mattmiller | Morgridge Institute In Jan Huisken’s zebrafish imaging lab, it takes a lot of data to capture a tiny fish. Assembling a time-lapse video of the first 24 hours of development of a zebrafish — from a ball of cells to a fully-formed embryo...