Meredith Rizzo

Meredith Rizzo appears in the following:

A Woman Uses Art To Come To Terms With Her Father's Death

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 ...


Rise In Measles Cases Marks A 'Wake-Up Call' For U.S.

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 ...


Why We Published A Photo Of A 16-Year-Old In A Diaper

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The series on family caregivers that NPR ran over the Fourth of July weekend sparked an extraordinary response, with tens of thousands of comments and likes on Facebook and

Many people responded to the intimate photographs of families caring for sick or disabled parents, siblings and children.



Trapping And Tracking The Mysterious Snowy Owl

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

This winter's unexpected arctic bird invasion has given owl researchers a rare opportunity. They're fitting a few of the errant owls with GPS backpacks to track their return to the Arctic.

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Before Drone Cameras: Kite Cameras!

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 ...


The View From The Largest Window In Space

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 ...


Revisiting Superstorm Sandy: One Year Later In Photos

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 ...