Mind & Body
Vita-win
A “remarkable” finding links a common vitamin to fighting brain cancer
Grace Browne
A new study serves as a step towards better treatment for glioblastoma.
Boundary Breakers
Dame Jean Macnamara: The polio doctor planted seeds to fight our biggest medical battle yet
Ali Pattillo
The life of Dame Jean Macnamara shows science can prevail against unknown, terrifying viral threats.
Look everywhere
How can you donate PPE to hospitals? The Find the Masks founder explains
Sarah Sloat
Founder Rachel Popkin explains how you can help American doctors now.
Location sharing on
Striking maps highlight how location data could be used to trace coronavirus
Emma Betuel
Travel data may be a treasure trove for scientists studying Covid-19.
What are we missing?
Is diarrhea a Covid-19 symptom? Coronavirus' reach may extend beyond the lungs
Ali Pattillo
It may be time to rethink Covid-19 as strictly a respiratory illness. Emerging data suggests digestive symptoms may be signs of the novel coronavirus, too.
We can work from home
A new downside to working long hours should encourage you to log off
Emma Betuel
New research adds another health complication to workplace woes.
let's talk about sex
Men with erectile dysfunction may face higher risk of death -- study
Ali Pattillo
But there's good news: The study on 1,913 men has indirectly pointed at a solution, too.
Just like us
Sex is stressful: A new chimp study has revealed something human in them ... and us
Grace Browne
try to relax
Stress "restructures" the brain by stopping production of a crucial protein -- mice study
Grace Browne
Production of a 1 crucial element comes screeching to a halt, study shows
Strong swimmers
New stem cell research could lead to better treatments for male infertility
Grace Browne
The success of the experiment took researchers completely by surprise.
Recompose
Human composting could revolutionize how we deal with death
Sofia Quaglia
States and scientists are paving the way for bringing green burial options, and human composting, to a town near you.
Sunday scaries
Psychologists answer 4 important questions for couples self-quarantining
Sarah Sloat
"Don’t feel obligated to do everything together."
Sunday Scaries
Psychologists recommend combining 2 strategies to combat daily stress
Sarah Sloat
The key is to balance "plans for the future with living in the moment.”
SOS
Doctors fighting Covid-19 tell Inverse they feel “hung out to dry”
Emma Betuel
"I know it's going to get worse."
Mind and Body
The Dos and don'ts of coronavirus sex
Gonzalo R. Quintana Zunino
There is no evidence that kissing through a mask — as depicted in this image— is a safe practice!
Immune boost
Coronavirus: 4 food types a healthy gut needs to fight deadly disease
Tim Spector
Build up your defenses from the inside by strengthening your immune system.
Strategy
Being more resilient to change is down to 4 factors for most people
Sarah Sloat
It’s what you do when faced with distress that defines your resiliency.
Mind and Body
Exercise in a time of coronavirus: Try the "exercise curve"
Tamara Hew-Butler and Mariane Fahlman
just the 5, thanks
The 5 best science podcasts, 2020 edition
Nick Lucchesi
The best science podcasts and podcast episodes from the science writers and editors at Inverse.
Mind and Body
COVID-19 tests: how they work and what’s in development
Alexander Edwards
One of the key factors in tackling the spread of COVID-19 across the globe is testing.