Stories by David Epstein

David Epstein covers energy and environment issues as well as sports science. Prior to joining ProPublica, he was a senior writer at Sports Illustrated, where he co-authored the 2009 report that Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez had used steroids. subscribe to David Epstein's feed

Posted on: Oct 11, 2013, Source: ProPublica

Pets have gotten so plump that there’s now a National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, and animals in research labs are ballooning. The reasons why are complex.