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.

Where Biotech’s Deals Get Done

Workers from 300 companies will forge the agreements to propel the lucrative industry at next week’s JP Morgan Healthcare Conference.

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.


Human contact -- Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin greet one another with a traditional handshake at their summit in Geneva

Biden Speaks With Putin Amid Standoff Over Ukraine

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden held a two hour long video call with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin amid a new standoff over Ukraine. The president imparted on Putin the United States and its...
Chris Cuomo

Chris Cuomo Says CNN Suspension 'Hurts'

Chris Cuomo said it “hurts” to even talk about his CNN suspension, adding that while it is an “embarrassing” situation, he understands the media company’s decision.