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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...

After two years of pandemic-fuelled disruption and uncertainty, entrepreneurs are pondering their business prospects for the year ahead and anticipating the trends that could impact their plans. Advances in digital technology are a given, particularly around the automation of repetitive processes and workflows to boost...

As 2021 comes to a close, we at PBS Wisconsin Education are thrilled to share some of the most-loved educational media from the past year, including - Wisconsin First Nations, Meet the Lab, Re/sound: Songs of Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Biographies....

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...

Cancer screening company Exact Sciences, one of Madison’s largest employers, announced Thursday that it will lease a space in the forthcoming Black Business Hub and give $500,000 to support the project’s construction. Scheduled to break ground this month at the corner of South Park Street...

With help from a test from Madison-based Exact Sciences, tens of thousands more breast cancer patients may be able to safely forgo chemotherapy, according to a study published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, called RxPONDER, was led by the...

Exact Sciences is investing $500,000 into construction of the Urban League of Greater Madison’s Black Business Hub, the company announced Thursday. Exact Sciences will lease space in the Hub, which will be located on the city’s south side, to connect with job seekers and other...

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