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That Time Mayovox Predicted Computers Were One Step Behind Microwave Ovens

January 9, 2020

That Time Mayovox Predicted Computers Were One Step Behind Microwave Ovens

By In the Loop In the Loop

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


Wax Models Combine the Art and Science of Medicine

October 30, 2018

Wax Models Combine the Art and Science of Medicine

By In the Loop In the Loop

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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