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January 9, 2020 · Leave a Comment

That Time Mayovox Predicted Computers Were One Step Behind Microwave Ovens

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

A recently uncovered Mayovox article from 1982 explains how a handful of Mayo staff banded together to buy Apple computers and form a computer club, where they began exploring the new timesaving device.

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Tags: Karen Koka, Mayo History, Mayovox, technology


October 30, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Wax Models Combine the Art and Science of Medicine

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

In the early days of Mayo Clinic, before film and video were readily available, Mayo’s art department created thousands of lifelike wax sculptures to use for medical education.

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Tags: 3D printing, Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center, Karen Koka, Peter McConahey, W. Bruce Fye Center for the History of Medicine


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