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(credit: Bronx River Alliance)

Scientists Launch Study Of Complex Ecosystems In Bronx River

Scientists have launched a study into plant and animal life in the Bronx River, in the interest of improving the river ecosystem and eventually making the river into an attraction.

08/18/2014

View of giant cockroaches (Blaberus giganteus) on display during an exibition at the Explora Park in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on February 5, 2013. This species, usually found in tropical forests of South America, prefer high humidity and low light habitats, live about 20 months and are omnivorous. (Credit: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Non-Native Species Of Roaches Found Among High Line Plants

The High Line Park is known for is the beautiful plants – many of them not native to New York City — but apparently, unbeknownst to anyone who unboxed and planted the plants, some of them brought along a new strain of cockroach.

12/08/2013

Rust Tide

Toxic Tide Worries Residents, Scientists On Long Island’s East End

A toxic tide has been rolling in on the east end of Long Island, and residents have been concerned.

08/20/2013

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Electromagnet To Make Long, Complex Journey From L.I. To Illinois

New York and Chicago are only about 800 miles apart, but moving a 50-foot wide electromagnet between the two metropolises will require a journey four times that long.

06/16/2013

Stephen Scharf

CBS 2 Exclusive: Experts Argue That N.J. Convict Didn’t Push Wife Off Cliff

It was the summer of 1992 when Scharf and his wife, Jody Ann, came to a spot near a cliff in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., to talk about their troubled marriage. But within minutes, Jody Ann would fall 120 feet to her death.

04/09/2013

A Caduceus - Graphic: AP

Is ADHD Genetic?

Children with ADHD are twice as likely to have missing or extra chromosomes – the first evidence that the disorder is genetic, a new study says.

09/30/2010