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May 15, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Helping students learn science from the InSciEd Out

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

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 Chris Pierret, Ph.D. That’s because in addition to the great work he’s doing with young Austin McCoy (a story we shared last week), Dr. Pierret and others at Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Chris Pierret, Education


May 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Taking on the world’s challenges, at age 14

By Elizabeth Harty Elizabeth Harty (@meharty)

We don’t know what you were doing at age 14, but if you’re like us, you probably weren’t trying to solve the world’s disease-detection problems. But then, we’re not Austin McCoy, a Rochester, Minn., middle school student who’s making big waves with an impressive device he’s been developing alongside a Mayo Clinic scientist. It all […]

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Tags: Austin McCoy, Chris Pierret, DNA


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