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Cora Henry

is a journalism graduate student at Indiana University. She majored in English at Oberlin College and loves studying new subjects. She also enjoys canoeing, playing clarinet, and reading Renaissance poetry.

Recent posts by Cora

December 20, 2014



Exercise for Healthier Epigenome

Several recent studies show that exercise improves gene expression.

December 13, 2014


Water covers seventy percent of Earth's surface.

Searching For Water In Outer Space

Data from the Rosetta mission, the Mars rover and the Herschel space observatory point to water's extraterrestrial origins.

December 6, 2014


Fill the prescription for your cold symptoms in the kitchen with a bowl of chicken soup.

Chicken Soup for the Common Cold

Study proves that chicken soup helps alleviate cold symptoms.

November 22, 2014


Image of young star HL Tauri and the protoplanetary disc that surrounds it, taken by ALMA, a telescope in Chile.

Baby Pictures of a Solar System

Detailed images of a young solar system reveal how the planets in our solar system may have formed.

November 15, 2014



The Science Behind the China–U.S. Climate Pact

How will China and the U.S. reach their new goals for emissions reductions?

November 8, 2014


One-Of-A-Kind Singer Discovered in NYC: A New Frog Species

Genetic analysis has confirmed that a frog living in New York City wetlands is a new species.

November 1, 2014


This hexagonal lattice depicts graphene, a single-atom-thick sheet of carbon.

Move Over, Duct Tape! Graphene Is New In Town

An ultra-thin carbon material, graphene's potential uses are many and varied.

October 25, 2014


Love coffee? A recent scientific study shows that it might be in your genes.

Coffee Debate Brews

Before you grab your next cup of coffee, check out these latest scientific studies.

October 18, 2014


Natural fires like this one at Yanartas near Çıralı Olympos in Turkey inspire awe and fear.

Earth’s Eternal Flames

One of the world's oldest eternal fires gets demystified.

October 12, 2014


Volunteers at Monroe Lake will look for golden eagles like this one during the winter. The data the volunteers collect will be used by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Bloomington’s Ripe With DIY Science

Calling all science enthusiasts of Bloomington, Indiana! Get bonafide and have fun with these volunteer projects.

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