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Miromatrix Medical bioengineers pig kidneys and livers for possible transplant into humans

The Eden Prairie-based company hopes its work will someday ease the shortage of donated organs.


Deluxe Corp. cutting jobs in Georgia, Florida

The Minneapolis-based company, which offers an array of business technology services, said there have been no significant cuts in the Twin Cities.


Medtronic secures FDA clearance for pediatric use of implantable cardiac monitor

Pediatric cardiologists welcomed the news, saying not enough medical devices receive FDA approval specifically for use in children.


Medtronic issues corrective action for insulin pumps vulnerable to hacking

The cybersecurity risk is the latest in a series of issues that the pumps, and Medtronic's diabetes business, have faced in recent months.


Medtronic monitors its Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic operations and employees in hurricane's path

Hurricane Fiona left Puerto Rico without power Sunday and made landfall in the Dominican Republic Monday. The medical device maker has thousands of employees on both islands.


Minneapolis-based Foxo Technologies completes SPAC merger, goes public

The biotech company is the first Minnesota company to go public this year.


Minnesota farmers, businesses relieved after rail strike averted

The state has one of the most robust freight rail systems and use in the nation, moving tons of iron ore and agricultural and food products within and across its borders.


FDA issues urgent recall on Medtronic surgical tubes

The company, with operational headquarters in Fridley, reports two deaths associated with the device's failure.


Class-action suit alleges shareholders hurt by problems with Medtronic's diabetes business

An FDA warning letter in late 2021 resulted in a stock price drop that a lawsuit claims could have been avoided.


Medtronic sales drop nearly 8% due to chip shortage, other macroeconomic issues

The medical device company expects supply-chain jam to ease later this year.