Elizabeth Shockman is a freelance journalist who lives in the Twin Cities. Previously she worked as a PRI staff member and freelancer, reporting primarily from Moscow and around Russia.
A new study on contestants from “The Biggest Loser” found that dramatic weight loss led to a surprising slowdown in metabolism.
Primatologist Frans de Waal makes a case for animal intelligence.
Satellite imagery can help researchers track destruction of culturally significant sites and uncover archaeological ruins.
The team reports that they’ve figured out how to elude a tumor cell’s defenses.
A team led by biologist Craig Venter found that they only needed 473 genes to create a living, stripped-down version of a cell.
New York sculptor Tom Sachs built “A Space Program” entirely out of materials bought from Home Depot.