VIDEO: Project QueensWay

A neighborhood is divided over proposed park

Deep in the heart of Queens is a three mile abandoned stretch of the Long Island Railroad that could soon become the borough’s newest green space – a Highline-style park called The QueesWay. But residents are split on what the new park, if built, will do for the community. While some argue The QueensWay could benefit young families and civic organizations, others worry the park will bring undo negative attention to their sleepy neighborhoods.


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VIDEO: Saving slow lorises using DNA

VIDEO: Saving slow lorises using DNA

Scientist Mary Blair is using genetics to track these Southeast Asian primates rescued from the illegal wildlife trade