Tue October 28, 2014

Implantable biosensor developed at upstate medical center

Credit Raland Therapeutics


Full interview with Spencer Rosero, UR Associate Professor of Medicine and creator the Living Biosensor System


A new device created at the University of Rochester could provide physicians with real time information about the health of their patients.

The implantable biosensor can be customized for each patient and the part of the body it is monitoring.

Spencer Rosero, Associate Professor of Medicine, created the device—about the size of a watch battery.

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Sat October 25, 2014

Connections: Innovation Friday - Health Benefits in ROC and How Bad Data Can Disadvantage the Poor

Originally published on Fri October 24, 2014 3:26 pm

The Rochester Business Alliance's 2014 Health Benefits Survey is out and it shows that more employers are offering high deductible health plans. What does this mean? We'll discuss this with Eric Bond, CEO of Bond Financial Network and an RBA member.

Then we talk with Daniel Castro, the director of Center for Data Innovation about how poor quality data can disadvantage poor and underrepresented communities.


Tue October 21, 2014

Farming app for upstate distributor

Sen. Charles Schumer at Field Goods Farm.
Jenna Flanagan Innovation Trail

Want to know what crops local farmers are producing? There’s an app for that or at least there will be one soon. 

Sen. Chuck Schumer announced federal funding for Greene County food distributor, Field Goods to integrate technology into their business model.

Donna Williams’ company Field Goods connects many of the Capital Regions and Hudson Valley farms with a larger diverse consumer base, but it can be tricky.

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Mon October 20, 2014

Start-up space mission comes to New York: New York NOW

Story Starts at 10:35

The aerospace industry is commonly associated with Florida or Texas, but New York’s own technology sector has been playing a major role in our ability to see and understand the cosmos.

As federal spending on projects for NASA flat lined, former NASA employee Jon Morse started BoldlyGo, a private company that hopes to help breathe new life into missions in space.

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Wed October 15, 2014

TEDxBuffalo focuses on empowering change

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 3:13 pm

TEDxBuffalo presenters Aaron Krolikowski and Darren Cotton

Empowering community citizens to make change was the focus of the 2014 TEDxBuffalo conference at Canisius College Tuesday. The theme of the event was ‘In Motion.’ It allowed speakers to discuss grassroots action taking place across the city.

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