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Medical Startups Raise $300 Million So Far in 2014

LifeScience Alley sees a strong year for Minnesota startups

October 21, 2014

Report: New lawsuit challenges Medtronic plan to cover top execs' tax hit

A new lawsuit filed by a Medtronic shareholder challenges the company’s plan to cover additional taxes its CEO and other top executives would face as part of the medical device maker’s...

October 06, 2014

Matt Kreilich and Julie Snow

The Creatives: 7 Of MN’s Most Successful Innovators

Seven of Minnesota’s most successful innovators share how they foster and lead creativity within their organizations.

August 22, 2014

FDA approves colonoscopy alternative developed at Mayo Clinic

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new, noninvasive test that screens for colon cancer. KARE reports the screening test, called Cologuard, was developed by the Mayo Clinic and...

August 12, 2014

Gene Rebeck

A Greener Dream

If it can unlock the potential from its timber, the Iron Range could become a center for biochemical production.

July 25, 2014

Cargill phasing out growth-promoting antibiotics in turkeys

One of the nation’s largest turkey producers will stop feeding growth-promoting antibiotics to its birds. The Star Tribune reports that Cargill’s signature Honeysuckle White and Shady Brook...

July 21, 2014

Two Big Deals Help MN Medical Investments Climb 68%

Investments in Holaira and Inspire Medical helped drive the strong quarter.

July 17, 2014

M&A

Bio-Techne Acquires Yet Another Bio-Tech Firm

The Minneapolis-based biotechnology company bought Novus Biologicals for $60 million, less than a month after spending $300 million on a protein analysis company based in California.

July 03, 2014

St. Jude headquarters

St. Jude Addresses Regulators' Concerns At Mftg. Plant

St. Jude Medical, which had received a warning letter about operations at a California facility, said that it has now addressed regulators' concerns.

July 02, 2014

TV series travels the globe with Minnesota humanitarian foundation

An inspiring new 10-part television series on the work of the Eden Prairie-based Starkey Hearing Foundation has its debut Monday night on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). The Pioneer Press reports...

June 23, 2014

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