Minnesota tries to keep a med tech edge If you work in the medical technology or bioscience field, chances are you work for a small company. An alliance of the state and private sector attempts to nurture smaller companies with the next big ideas. But do these incubators really work?9:06 a.m.
Dale Wahlstrom: CEO and acting chairman of the board of the BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota.
Steve Mertens: Senior vice president, research and development at Boston Scientific.
Bob Hansen: CEO and founder of Electromed, based in New Prague.
U pursues bioscience facilities funding The University of Minnesota is hoping this is the year a new biosciences complex receives $233 million in bonds, that would be considered outside the state's bonding limit.9:45 a.m.
Art Hughes: Covers higher education for Minnesota Public Radio News.
A son's addiction, a father's agony A child's addiction transforms a family. Two new memoirs with different perspectives show how a child's meth habit nearly destroyed a son and almost devastated his father.10:06 a.m.
David Sheff: Author of "Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction."
Nic Sheff: David's son and author of the young adult book, "Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines."