Research News

Heidi Henson was young, a marathon runner who took good care of herself, and she nearly died of a heart attack at age 35. Judy Alico[...]

By In the Loop • November 6, 2014

Capt. Matthew Bacik talks with a KSTP-TV reporter about his experience testing an new type of prosthetic device. It's something most of us take for[...]

By In the Loop • November 6, 2014

All they wanted was a name. Something -- anything -- to call the mystery condition that plagued their young son. But appointment after appointment with[...]

By In the Loop • October 21, 2014

We don't really want to talk about  cold weather. But last week, the good folks at Minnesota Public Radio gave us a bit of a[...]

By In the Loop • October 2, 2014

Clifford Jack, M.D., is best known for his work in Alzheimer's disease research – specifically brain imaging research in cognitive aging. But as a recent[...]

By In the Loop • September 25, 2014

The statistics are staggering. According to The Wall Street Journal, "some 5.2 million people in the U.S. had Alzheimer's disease in 2014, a number that[...]

By In the Loop • September 25, 2014

If initial testing results hold up, a drug called Keytruda just may end up becoming a lifesaver for some patients suffering from stage IV melanoma.[...]

By In the Loop • September 18, 2014

If you're the parent of a school-age child, congratulations. You made it. You survived another summer. And for many, today is the day you've been[...]

By In the Loop • September 2, 2014

There's nothing quite like looking through the viewfinder of a two-ton transmission electron microscope and beholding the "secrets of the universe reduced to angstroms." We[...]

By In the Loop • August 12, 2014

While it may not be quite the same thing as the "computational challenge" issued by Netflix in 2009 to find the "best collaborative filtering algorithm"[...]

By In the Loop • August 5, 2014