A University of Minnesota idea for fighting mosquito-borne diseases such as Zika through editing the insects’ genomes shows broad commercialization potential, at least in the estimation of National Science Foundation funders.
When the University of Minnesota announced in April it had achieved a technological breakthrough by printing an electronic circuit directly onto the skin of a human hand, it made international news as readers and media viewers around the globe pondered its implications.
A new medical device being co-developed by the Mayo Clinic to treat an especially deadly type of stroke is on target for an initial U.S. Food and Drug Administration application in the next quarter, according to newly filed documents.
Mayo Clinic spin-off company Vyriad Inc., maker of genetically-engineered viruses designed to destroy cancer tumors, is raising $9 million to fund an expansion at the former IBM building in Rochester where it plans to hire and house up to 30 new employees.
The Mayo Clinic and a nonprofit genomics research group based in Phoenix have applied for patent protection on a promising drug-and-radiation method for treating deadly brain cancer, which they have hailed as a breakthrough.
The Mayo Clinic’s Biobank program, fresh off the launch of a nationwide government program to store 35 million donated bio-samples to advance the science of individualized medicine, has now also attracted a private-sector collaboration targeting Alzheimer’s disease.
Reinforcing recent concerns about a shortage of skilled construction labor, a newly released survey found the squeeze is indeed being felt by a vast majority of contractors in Minnesota.
With plans advancing for a new bus rapid-transit line from downtown St. Paul to the eastern suburbs, a prominent developer has placed a bet on its potential to attract housing and jobs with a land buy near a future station in Oakdale.
The city has hired engineers to determine if a long-closed tunnel can be opened for public use to complement the planned renovation of the mill into lofts. As impressive as the historic Pillsbury A Mill is above ground, a big part of its history remains unseen below — a massive water tunnel with high, vaulted ceilings running 500 feet just beneath SE. Main Street.
With the August opening of the new St. Croix bridge and its direct connection into western Wisconsin, the Hwy. 36 corridor through Stillwater became a more attractive location for businesses and developers. Count among them Stillwater-based Lakeview Health System.
The Twin Cities medical office building market has seen quite a lot of construction activity in the past two years, highlighted by projects such as the new Hazelwood Medical Building, adjacent to the St. John's Hospital campus in Maplewood.
Sustainable energy firm remakes the Jemne Building,...
After seven years, a couple reaches a turning point in reviving St. Paul’s oldest commercial structure — into the Stone Saloon