Articles by Roxanne Palmer
- Squishy Robots Evolve Inside Computers At Cornell University
May 22 2013 12:43 PM
To make more robust and adaptable robots, researchers at Cornell are letting an evolutionary computer algorithm take the wheel.
- NASA Gets A Craving For A 3D-Printed Pizza
May 21 2013 4:08 PM
3D-printed food could feed astronauts on long space journeys, tailor snacks to your diet and even make bug protein palatable.
- How Strong Was The Oklahoma Tornado, In Historical Terms?
May 21 2013 11:38 AM
The twister that struck Moore, Okla., was a violent one. Did climate change play a role?
- Many Children Feared Dead In Oklahoma School
May 20 2013 5:20 PM
A massive tornado devastated Moore, Okla., destroying an elementary school.
- 'Mad Men' Experiments With Amphetamines
May 20 2013 4:46 PM
Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce employees got all hopped up on "vitamin shots" on Sunday.
- Why So Many US Tornadoes All Of A Sudden?
May 20 2013 4:05 PM
Weather experts say the sudden outburst of tornado activity is actually more of a return to normalcy after a relatively quiet season thus far.
- 'Game of Thrones' Recap: 'Second Sons'
May 20 2013 7:02 AM
Daenerys tries to woo Yunkai's sellswords away; Melisandre extracts the "king's blood" she needed; Tyrion and Sansa tie the knot.
- LGBT Community Rallies After Greenwich Village Murder
May 19 2013 5:14 PM
The murder of a gay man in Greenwich Village is the latest incident in a flare-up of anti-gay violence in New York.
- Obama To Address Al Qaeda, Drones, Guantanamo In Speech
May 19 2013 3:13 PM
The planned speech on antiterrorism policy may let the U.S. president reframe the national debate after an embarrassing week of scandals.
- Graduating Wisdom From Stephen Colbert, President Obama, And More [VIDEOS]
May 19 2013 1:38 PM
As graduating seniors exit the ivory tower, politicians and media figures will send them off with some parting words of wisdom.
- Golden Gate Bridge-Size Asteroid To Fly By Earth May 31
May 19 2013 11:50 AM
Luckily, the massive asteroid is expected to pass by at a comfortable distance of at least 3.6 million miles away.
- Windy Uranus, Melting Mt. Everest: The Week in Science
May 18 2013 8:45 AM
Scientists examine winds on Uranus and Neptune, "crazy" ants invade the Southwest, and a bright explosion on the Moon is visible from Earth.