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Stories by Glenn Zorpette

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

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

Sensationalism dogs an animal laboratory upgrade

June 1, 2000 — Glenn Zorpette

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 21, 2000 — Glenn Zorpette

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 21, 2000 — Glenn Zorpette

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

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

August 19, 1999 — Glenn Zorpette

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

Global Surveyor bolsters the theory that water persisited on Mars

April 18, 1999 — Glenn Zorpette

WAITING FOR THE SUPERCAR

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

April 18, 1999 — Glenn Zorpette

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

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

The annual horseshoe crab procession, as seen from Brooklyn

June 1, 1998 — Glenn Zorpette

Seeing the Light

CMOS image sensors are poised to take on CCDs

May 1, 1998 — Glenn Zorpette

A New Fat Pipe

A powerful consortium pushes a new path to the Internet

April 1, 1998 — Glenn Zorpette