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

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.
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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.

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Iran Missile

Iran Working On New Fighter Jet, Missiles

A new fighter jet would be launched Aug. 22, and the navy also said it mounted a locally built advanced defensive weapons system on one of its warships for the first time.
Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan Dead At 80

Annan and the United Nations shared the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to reform the world body and give priority to human rights issues.