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Viruses can be wily adapters, changing their identities to find new hosts and thwart efforts to stop them. That’s why University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers and their collaborators are making progress toward developing universal vaccines against some the planet’s most harmful pathogens, including the virus family...

Seven small businesses in Wisconsin will receive up to $600,000 to commercialize their innovations, thanks to the SBIR Advance program’s latest round of funding. The state matching grant program provides assistance to companies in the process of completing a project in the federal Small Business...

If you’ve driven by University Research Park lately, you might have noticed the huge hole in the ground at the corner of Mineral Point Road and Whitney Way. That’s the future site of Element Labs, a five-story, 142,000-square-foot laboratory building where up to 20 bioscience...

At the west end of University Research Park on Madison’s West Side, workers brew a potion with a powerful purpose. Their flasks and tanks resemble those at breweries, but these workers aren’t fermenting yeast to make beer. They’re using harmless strains of E.coli bacteria to...

An independent panel of judges selected the winners from a field of six finalists drawn from several hundred invention disclosures submitted to WARF over the prior 12 months. The winning teams each receive an award of $10,000, with the funds going to the named UW-Madison...

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) has nominated six outstanding UW-Madison technologies for its top prize in innovation, with the two winning teams set to be announced mid-month....

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