Meredith Rizzo appears in the following:
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Monday, April 04, 2016
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
When Ryan Green's son Joel was 1 year old he was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer. Over the next few years, he underwent rounds of chemotherapy and radiation, only to have the cancer return.
Feeling helpless, Ryan turned to what he knew as a video game developer. He began ...
Friday, December 25, 2015
Do you remember cutting paper snowflakes in school? Artist Rogan Brown has elevated that simple seasonal art form and taken it to science class.
These large-scale paper sculptures may evoke snow, but actually trade on the forms of bacteria and other organisms. The patterns may feel familiar, but also a ...
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Hispanic people much are less likely to get cancer than non-Hispanic whites, but it's also their leading cause of death.
Beneath that puzzling fact lie the complexities and contradictions of the Hispanic health experience in the United States. Since we're talking about 17 percent of the U.S. population, it has ...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
When it comes to sports, there seems to be something for everyone.
There are team sports and activities you can do alone. There's exercise that requires equipment, or none at all.
But how much benefit you get from each one depends on a lot of factors, including how much you ...
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Sure, playing in the women's World Cup burns a lot more energy than watching the women's World Cup. But the number of calories expended in sports and daily activities isn't always so obvious.
To figure it out, we dove into this database compiled by Arizona State University. It charts ...
Monday, June 01, 2015
It wasn't until Deborah Svoboda dated someone who is trans that she understood how little she understood about being transgender. "I realized how very misunderstood they were, including by me," she says. And that comes from someone who identifies as queer and has lived and worked in diverse communities.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
When Erik Christiansen started smoking pot, he became fascinated by the look of different marijuana strains. But the photographs of marijuana he saw didn't capture the variety.
So he went to the hardware store and picked up two lights and a cardboard box. "I didn't even have a macro lens ...
Monday, May 04, 2015
A month after her father died of sepsis, Jennifer Rodgers began creating maps.
She took a large piece of paper, splattered it with black paint and then tore it into pieces. Then she began to draw: short black lines mimic the steps she walked in the hospital hallway during her ...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
After a few cases here and there, measles is making a big push back into the national consciousness.
An outbreak linked to visitors to the Disneyland Resort Theme Parks in Orange County, Calif., has sickened 67 people in California and six other states according to the latest count from the ...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Many people responded to the intimate photographs of families caring for sick or disabled parents, siblings and children....
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
These days, getting an aerial shot is as simple (although maybe illegal) as strapping a camera to a drone. Back in the day, though, it wasn't so easy.
George R. Lawrence, a commercial photographer at the turn of the last century, was known to tinker. (His Chicago studio advertised "The ...
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
More than 230 miles above Earth, aboard the International Space Station, is a seven-window observatory module called the Cupola. It's a relatively new addition to the ISS, which made its debut just three years ago, and it happens to be the largest window in space.
That's where Italian ...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
It's been a year since Superstorm Sandy tore up the Atlantic coast — one of the biggest and most expensive hurricanes in the region's history. The images at the time were remarkable: rows of homes washed from their foundations; New York City's Hugh Carey Tunnel completely flooded; a ...