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A Second Course at Seven

Angry partners. Broke investors. A flawed business plan. But the former R. Norman and 7 Sushi survived. Now David Koch is taking the restaurant in a new direction.

Could This Start-Up Change the Face of Medicine?

Doris Taylor’s groundbreaking U of M research on how to build hearts and other organs is now the core of a fledging start-up, Miromatrix. It could be a sign that technology transfer at the university

One Word: Biopolyols

With soy-based BiOH, Cargill makes its next move into a greening polymers industry.


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Bio Building Boom

The University of Minnesota’s new Biomedical Discovery District aims to innovate and fuel the growth of the state’s bioscience industry.

Framing a Bike Business

Northfield-based Rawland Cycles boasts practical, versatile bicycle frames—and a catalog of Norwegian monikers.

Solid Base

Anchor Block has succeeded by changing with the times.

The New Normal

Local small businesses make the most of limited resources.

The Nose That Knows

How PureChoice evolved from a seller of air filters to selling air quality—digitally.