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Stories by Glenn Zorpette

Blue Chip

Blue Chip

Shuji Nakamura beat the titans to blue LEDs and lasers, potentially revolutionizing lighting and data storage.

August 20, 2000 — Glenn Zorpette
Blue Chip

Blue Chip

Shuji Nakamura beat the titans to blue LEDs and lasers, potentially revolutionizing lighting and data storage

July 5, 2000 — Glenn Zorpette
A Plum of an Island

A Plum of an Island

Sensationalism dogs an animal laboratory upgrade

June 1, 2000 — Glenn Zorpette
All Doped Up--and Going for the Gold

All Doped Up--and Going for the Gold

Miscues by the International Olympic Committee frustrate scientists developing tests for the performance-enhancing drugs erythropoietin and human growth hormone.

May 1, 2000 — Glenn Zorpette
Why Go to Mars?

Why Go to Mars?

In the first of this group of articles about human missions to Mars, staff writer Glenn Zorpette examines the main goal: looking for life

March 1, 2000 — Glenn Zorpette
The Nobel Prizes for 1999

The Nobel Prizes for 1999

Explanations of the science underlying the world's most prestigious awards for physics, chemistry and physiology plus a look at the prizes for peace, won by a physicians organization, and economics

January 21, 2000 — Carol Ezzell, Glenn Zorpette, Graham P. Collins and Sasha Nemecek
A POUND OF FLESH

A POUND OF FLESH

For a Danish study of human athletic performance, our reporter donates some muscle to the cause

August 1, 1999 — Glenn Zorpette
Chasing the Ghost Bat

Chasing the Ghost Bat

On jungle rivers in Belize, two zoologists catch the ultrasonic cries of bats--and fish for a big one

June 1, 1999 — Glenn Zorpette
A PROBING PRELUDE

A PROBING PRELUDE

Global Surveyor bolsters the theory that water persisited on Mars

April 1, 1999 — Glenn Zorpette
WAITING FOR THE SUPERCAR

WAITING FOR THE SUPERCAR

Overly ambitious goals may have hurt the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles

April 1, 1999 — Glenn Zorpette
Andro Angst

Andro Angst

Should the U.S. regulate over-the-counter sports supplements as anabolic steroids?

December 1, 1998 — Glenn Zorpette

Patent Blunder

Terrorists' recipe for making the nerve agent VX in Sudan apparently came from a U.S. patent

November 1, 1998 — Glenn Zorpette
Deadly Secrets

Deadly Secrets

As India and Pakistan demonstrated, military nuclear know-how is spreading with frightening ease

August 1, 1998 — Glenn Zorpette and Tim Beardsley
Mesozoic Mystery Tour

Mesozoic Mystery Tour

The annual horseshoe crab procession, as seen from Brooklyn

June 1, 1998 — Glenn Zorpette
Seeing the Light

Seeing the Light

CMOS image sensors are poised to take on CCDs

May 1, 1998 — Glenn Zorpette
A New Fat Pipe

A New Fat Pipe

A powerful consortium pushes a new path to the Internet

April 1, 1998 — Glenn Zorpette
Stories by Glenn Zorpette

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