Articles by Amy Nordrum

Amy Nordrum is a science writer at International Business Times. In the past, her work has been featured by Scientific American, Smithsonian Magazine, IEEE Spectrum and The Atlantic. Amy holds a master's degree from the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program at New York University. 


Oil Prices Plunge — Again

The Tuesday slide sets a new 12-year low for the price of crude at just above $30 per barrel. Some analysts say prices could drop even more.
Donald Trump, Ottumwa, Iowa, Jan. 9, 2016

Donald Trump’s Spelling Lesson

Paging Dan Quayle: The campaign of the front-runner in the race for the Republican U.S. presidential nomination misspelled the name of a town in Iowa.

HGH, Sports And A Billion-Dollar Industry

Human growth hormone, which generates more than $1.4 billion in U.S. sales each year and is allegedly linked to NFL quarterback Peyton Manning, is banned for all but a few uses in the U.S.


Shopko Store closing

Full List Of 2019 Store Closures

Several retailers have closed their brick-and-mortar stores as customer shift to online shopping. Here's a complete list of store closures for 2019 so far.