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Stories with person: Louise Slaughter
  • NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 5:12 pm

    ROCHESTER, New York - Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic technologies from former powerhouses like Xerox and Kodak, is looking for its next big breakthrough in the field of integrated photonics, a light science with the potential to transform communications, medicine and national defense.

  • Shrinking Kodak takes on new role: startup landlord story has photos
    Updated: Jul-18-15 3:34 pm

    ROCHESTER, New York - The chemical know-how and machines that spooled out countless miles of film are being eyed for medical marijuana and solar cells, while the private rail line now carries tomatoes alongside coal as photography pioneer Kodak, its bankruptcy behind it, embraces a new role: startup landlord.