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Amy Nordrum

Amy Nordrum is a science writer who has published in Scientific American, Popular Mechanics, The Atlantic, InsideClimate News, Psychology Today, Men’s Journal, and American Cowboy. She was previously based in Alaska and holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University. Amy is currently completing here fifth NYC-based media internship with Scientific American.

September 18, 2014

The answer is at the heart of a multi-million dollar advertising campaign by the veterinary industry

September 5, 2014

How a season of cheap shrimp stirred up a new sales model for struggling fisheries

July 18, 2014

Their “Think Fish” campaign aims to refresh an outdated, unhealthy model — but can it be saved?

July 9, 2014

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

June 9, 2014

It was all the rage back in the roaring 1920s, but this high-flying hobby has since faded into obscurity.

June 6, 2014

As the FDA takes its first regulatory steps, state and local governments opt for a cautionary approach toward a controversial product that looks (too much?) like the real thing

May 16, 2014

One man’s mission to fix a steamy New York energy problem

May 12, 2014

With 24 years of business under his belt, Maury Rubin of The City Bakery thinks New York City should take a few cues from the West Coast in grading its restaurants

May 7, 2014

A grouchy baker would love to serve you — unless she kicks you out first

March 27, 2014

Brian Barnes has studied questions like this for decades in Alaska — and he’s getting warmer

February 6, 2014

Early warning systems are real — and making their American debut

January 24, 2014

The National Park Service knows climate change is coming early and will hit hard in the 49th state – so is taking steps to prepare

December 23, 2013

Seismologists can track earthquakes faster, and in more detail, than ever before

December 4, 2013

Why the technology that could have averted the Metro-North crash is stalled

November 13, 2013

Scientists find new digital ways to decipher genomic data

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