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Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive Species

A scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.


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Insects Feast On NYC Trash, Play ‘Bug’ Role In Garbage Disposal

Researchers suspect some of the biggest eaters are ants, who are chowing down on food that might otherwise go to rats and other vermin.


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Allergy Shots Could Help Take The Sting Out Of Bee And Wasp Attacks

A deadly type of allergic reaction is on the rise and more than a million Americans may be at risk.


Hudson River (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass/ WCBS 880)

State Recruits ‘Citizen Scientists’ To Collect Bugs From Stream Beds

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has recruited citizen scientists to collect bugs and other invertebrates from stream bottoms, as part of a project to assess water quality in the Genesee, Delaware, Hudson, and Mohawk River watersheds.


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Keeping Mosquitoes At Bay: Which Bug Spray Is Best For Your Family?

With so many kinds of repellants out there, it can be tough to know which is the right kind for you and your family. A study found details on which bug spray is best to stop the bite, CBS 2’s Katie McGee reports.


AMC Empire Theater Latest To Tackle Bed Bug Menace

Bed bugs are taking over Manhattan, and it is getting worse as the creepy crawlers turn up in more locations — including the AMC Empire Movie Theater in Times Square.


The AMC Empire 25 movie theater was the setting for the latest infestation of bed bugs in New York City.

Bed Bugs Invade NYC

Did you see the story on bed bugs springing up in public establishments across the city? For more information on how to protect yourself from infestation, click here. For more on bed bug-sniffing dogs, click […]