8:55am

Fri August 10, 2012
Morning Trail Mix

Natural gas prices leave nuclear energy up the proverbial creek

Let's end the week in fine style with this wrap-up from the Innovation Trail team.

Apple are free to appeal a Kodak patent decision says the presiding judge.

Which states are legislating their renewable energy requirements?

Lower natural gas prices mean the future is looking bleak for nuclear energy.

Lake Champlain's water quality is under scrutiny.

Government

RenewableEnergyWorld.com is monitoring which US states are legislating for more renewable energy.

Energy

MIT's Technology Review gazes into the crystal ball of nuclear energy and sees gloom.

Education

Undergraduate research students get to show their wares at an RIT event today.

Rochester will launch a new teacher incentive program in the Fall reports WXXI News.

Technology

Telecom Windstream is still investing in fiber optic (even though we thought that $200 billion we paid out ages ago to get decent broadband was supposed to have delivered that already.) Democrat and Chronicle.

Saranac Lake officials are working with the Trudeau Institute to create a cluster of biotechnology companies reports Chris Knight for NCPR.

Judge Allan Gropper tells Apple they are free to appeal a patent ruling before it's set in stone reports the Democrat and Chronicle.

Environment

Parts of Lake Champlain are showing higher levels of phosphorus pollution at algae blooms reports North Country Public Radio.

Syracuse looks set to get some much needed rainfall reports The Post-Standard.