Researchers aim to improve rare disease care through Epic database

Epic’s research division aims to improve treatments for rare diseases through a large database drawing from millions of patients’ electronic health records.  Panelists representing the Verona-based company discussed Epic’s rapidly growing Cosmos database during a Wisconsin Technology Council luncheon held

UWRF researchers studying impact of robotic milking tech

Two researchers at UW-River Falls have been awarded a $250,000 grant to explore the impacts of dairy farms adopting robotic milking technologies.  According to a release from the university, Luis Peña-Lévano and Shaheer Burney from UW-River Falls’ Agricultural Economics Department

Fusion startup aims to help offset greenhouse gas emissions

A Madison-based startup called Realta Fusion aims to develop commercially viable fusion technology that could help offset global greenhouse gas emissions.  Kieran Furlong, the company’s CEO, said the UW-Madison spinoff company is working to create the “lowest capital, least complex

Trade experts tout benefits of Canada’s non-resident importer program

International trade experts say Canada’s non-resident importer program reduces costs, improves delivery times and streamlines operations north of the border for U.S. exporters.  Chris Borecky, senior business development manager for a Canadian customs broker called Frontier Supply Chain Solutions, spoke

ManpowerGroup announces 39 percent emissions reduction

ManpowerGroup says it has cut operational emissions 39 percent from 2019 levels, bringing the company over halfway to its goal of 60 percent reductions by 2030.  This reduction was highlighted in the Milwaukee-based company’s 2021-2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance report.

Exact Sciences announces research results

New research from Exact Sciences shows screening for multiple cancer indicators at the same time can improve detection in earlier stages of the disease. That’s according to Dr. Tom Beer, chief medical officer and vice president multi-cancer early detection for

Destination Kohler pays tribute to Herb Kohler Jr.

Destination Kohler has created a website honoring the legacy of Herb Kohler Jr., who passed away earlier this month at the age of 83. The site highlights his dedication to family, business accomplishments and impact on the Kohler Company as

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