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There's always a buzz around the Alzheimer's Association International Conference -- "the world's largest conference of its kind." One particularly buzzy story line coming out[...]

By In the Loop • July 29, 2014

When you think about entrepreneurs and breakthrough inventions, you might imagine someone tinkering with a gadget (perhaps a doohickey or thingamajig) in a garage. You[...]

By In the Loop • July 22, 2014

Be cool. Stay in school. It turns out that old saying may be relevant even to those of us who are well past school-age. According[...]

By In the Loop • July 17, 2014

Call it a gut reaction. That's essentially what the Chicago Tribune did when reporting on a possible link between "the trillions of microbes living and working"[...]

By In the Loop • July 15, 2014

Seventy-five years ago, Lou Gehrig told New York Yankee fans that he'd been given a "bad break" but still considered himself "the luckiest man on[...]

By In the Loop • July 8, 2014

We don't want to call it a slump, but it's been a while since we've done a story on posture, ergonomics, standing desks or other[...]

By In the Loop • June 26, 2014

When mustache hair meets a home oxygen tank, sometimes sparks will fly. These are the surprising findings of a Mayo Clinic study that evaluated the[...]

By In the Loop • June 24, 2014

Last week, the media world was all abuzz with the news of a certain clinical trial, and we may have given it a bit of[...]

By Hoyt Finnamore • May 20, 2014

While measles has been in the news of late with outbreaks popping up in places it was supposed to be largely held in check, the[...]

By Hoyt Finnamore • May 15, 2014

If K-12 students throughout the southern half of Minnesota do not grow up to be scientists, it will be through no fault of Mayo Clinic's[...]

By Hoyt Finnamore • May 15, 2014