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Researchers in upstate New York have created an app that will allow users to test their cholesterol levels in a blood sample directly through their smartphone. “What’s been really transformative over the last few years is that now...
NY braces for snow, wind; possible road closings ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - As a pair of winter storms head for New York state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging downstate commuters to leave their cars home in case major highways are closed for Thursday's...
The old Air Force base in Rome will become the new headquarters of upstate New York’s unmanned drone testing program. As The Innovation Trail’s Ryan Delaney reports, officials hope it will be the center of an expanding drone industry in...
Health care costs continue to rise around the globe. In the US alone, spending has reached nearly 3-trillion-dollars each year. But, a new study shows very few general medicine programs around the country are teaching new physicians to practice cost...
Pa. ends pursuit of hiring British lottery firm HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Corbett is ending his pursuit of the British national lottery operator to run the Pennsylvania Lottery in a privatization deal promising $34 billion in profits over 20...
One of the top issues of the 2014 legislative session will be taxes. While Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to cut taxes, some, including New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, want to raise them. In a year where Governor Cuomo and all 213 of the...