Shannon Palus
Shannon Palus

Shannon Palus is a science journalist. Find her work at shannonpalus.com. Follow her on Twitter.

Medical Examiner
Aug. 24 2016 4:42 PMSearching for a Straight Shot to a Zika VaccineThe fastest way to get a vaccine is by injecting volunteers to better learn how the disease works.
Science
Aug. 4 2016 8:00 AMCan Young Blood Make You Live Longer?The science doesn’t need fact-checking as much as the ethics do.
Moneybox
July 1 2016 12:58 PMFixing Expiration Dates Won’t Solve Food WasteWe toss food because we’re bad planners, not just because we meticulously adhere to incorrect expiration dates.
Science
Aug. 12 2016 5:26 PMWhy Doesn’t Anyone* Fact-Check Science Books?*This story was not fact-checked, either.
Science
July 8 2016 5:51 PMTheranos’ Downfall Isn’t Just Elizabeth Holmes’ FaultThe other people who helped build the company should be held accountable, too.
Future Tense
July 10 2014 8:53 AMThe Military Is Funding the Creation of Adorable RobotsThat’s creepy.