Sea Stachura Feature Archive

Researchers found that a receptor on the skin called the cannabinoid receptor absorbs UV light and causes sun-induced skin cancer. (05/16/2008)
The former CEO of Polaris Industries has given the Mayo Clinic $27.5 million. The gift helped open the Mayo Clinic's new musculoskeletal center. (05/16/2008)
A Minnesota company wants to build an ethanol plant in Eyota, a tiny suburb of Rochester. (05/13/2008)
Rochester schools superintendent Romaine Dallemand says the district will start a new program next year to close the academic gap. The five year plan will train parents, teachers and administrators on ways to motivate students (05/09/2008)
Snails and several parasites are killing thousands of ducks each year on the Mississippi River. (05/06/2008)
Sen. Norm Coleman said he would work to override a threatened presidential veto. (05/01/2008)
The chief executives of Delta and Northwest on Thursday tried to assuage skeptical lawmakers' concerns about the carriers' proposed combination, defending it as the best way to cope with surging fuel prices. (04/24/2008)
U.S. Representative Jim Oberstar is publicly urging the National Transportation Safety Board to reverse its decision not to hold a public hearing on last year's deadly bridge collapse in Minneapolis. (04/23/2008)
The NTSB's handling of the 35W bridge collapse investigation will be a large part of a congressional hearing today. Morning Edition's Cathy Wurzer speaks with MPR reporter Sea Stachura in Washington about the hearing. (04/23/2008)
The Mayo Clinic will develop new medical treatments for Americans injured in war. The Mayo Clinic has joined a consortium called the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine. (04/18/2008)
The Dalai Lama's visit prompted demonstrations outside of Mayo Clinic by both Tibetan and pro-China demonstrators. (04/16/2008)
The Dalai Lama will give a talk entitled, "compassion in Medicine" in Rochester today. He will also hold a panel discussion with the Mayo Clinic's CEO Glenn Forbes. (04/16/2008)
Doctors at the Mayo Clinic have found that young people who develop dementia often don't actually have Alzheimer's, which means doctors can help patients make some recovery. (04/16/2008)
A study at the Mayo Clinic finds that people who exercised consistently over 15 years were less likely to lose cognitive function. (04/16/2008)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking the public to help clean up the flood plain from last year's flash floods. (04/09/2008)