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  • Lehigh Valley right fit for plastics manufacture

    The onset of the Great Recession might not seem like the ideal time to launch a manufacturing business. But that's exactly what Christina Wong did, and today her business — Ecopax in Forks Township, maker of single-use, take-out food containers...
  • A scampering, hypothetical ancestor causes an evolutionary stir

    A scampering, hypothetical ancestor causes an evolutionary stir
    What's cute and furry and has a name only a paleontologist could love? A tiny theoretical creature dubbed the hypothetical placental mammal ancestor is stealing the hearts of some evolutionary biologists -- and annoying others -- as it raises new debate...
  • 17-year study shows sharks return to give birth where their moms did

    There’s no place like home – especially for lemon sharks about to give birth. Despite absences as long as 17 years, the pregnant sharks returned to the exact spot in the Bahamas where they were born when they were ready to become mothers,...
  • West Coast radiation from Fukushima disaster poses no risk, experts say

    Radiation detected off the U.S. West Coast from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan has declined since the 2011 tsunami disaster and never approached levels that could pose a risk to human health, seafood or wildlife, scientists say. Experts...
  • Sandy Hook Panel To Receive Lanza Treatment Records

     Sandy Hook Panel To Receive Lanza Treatment Records
    HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission secured a promise Friday from Peter Lanza to turn over at least some of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's treatment records, and heard from two of the foremost autism experts on what the disorder isn't, as...
  • Is cheating in your genes?

    Is cheating in your genes?
    Why do some men and women cheat on their partners while others resist the temptation? To find the answer, a growing body of research is focusing on the science of commitment. Scientists are studying everything from the biological factors that seem to...
  • XIP NEWS: SBU's Rugby Team Making Big Moves

    XIP NEWS: SBU's Rugby Team Making Big Moves
    STONY BROOK, N.Y (XIP NEWS) -- It's a sport that has somewhat of a worldwide appeal and now Rugby is gaining much popularity on the campus of Stony Brook University. SBU's Ryan Famulari talks to the coach and players of the University's Rugby team, and...
  • Brentwood Man Charged With Beating Girlfriend's Son

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y (WPIX) -- A man on Long Island is under arrest for assault after Suffolk County police say he beat his girlfriend's 7-year-old son so brutally he couldn't even breathe. Police responded to a call at a Brentwood home Friday night and...
  • Two Hurt in Ronkonkoma School Bus Crash

    Two people were injured Monday morning in a crash involving a Chevrolet Suburban and a mini-bus carrying 13 special needs adults in Ronkonkoma, Suffolk police said. Both of the drivers suffered minor injuries, Suffolk County Police said. None of the...
  • Fire Rips Through LI Home; Kills Mother, Daughter

    Fire Rips Through LI Home; Kills Mother, Daughter
    A mother and daughter on Long Island were killed early Saturday morning after a fire tore through their Centereach home, according to Suffolk County police. Dorothy Reinhard, 77, and Elaine Moore, 60, who were long-time roommates, perished in the blaze...
  • Fossil of giant 'Devil Toad' found

    A frog the size of a bowling ball, with heavy armor and teeth, lived among dinosaurs millions of years ago -- intimidating enough that scientists who unearthed its fossils dubbed the beast Beelzebufo, or Devil Toad. But its size -- 10 pounds and 16...