Mind & Body

Longevity Hacks
Longevity hacks

Scientists calculate the number of take-out meals that increase chance of death

On the bright side, the quality of “outside” food has improved over time.

Longevity hacks

Longevity hack: Study supports an extra workout perk from coffee

Coffee before exercise helps you feel the burn (literally).

Longevity hacks

Longevity hack: One kind of food might be risky for brain health

To keep your brain healthy, avoid this staple of Western diets.

Longevity hacks

Gut discovery explains another crucial aspect of health

Cells that help us absorb nutrients change based on what we eat.

longevity hacks

Exercising leads to unexpected benefits deep in your bones

Movement stimulates bone regeneration and strengthens the immune system.

Longevity hacks

To live longer, scientists recommend eating this ‘5-a-day’ mix

Cheat death with the correct amount of fruits and vegetables.

Live long and prosper

Scientists may have finally figured out how to reverse aging in the brain

Just one more piece of evidence that a bowl of fruit won’t do you any harm.

Longevity hacks

Lab-grown human muscle is teaching us how to live longer

Researchers discover exercise can counteract the toll of chronic inflammation.

Longevity Hacks

Landmark study reveals 1 factor links gut health and long life

Longevity hack

To physically age slower, show some self-control

For healthy aging, self-control appears to be an "active ingredient."

Longevity hacks

Two tweaks to the Mediterranean diet make it especially healthy for men

The green Med diet may be even better than its precursor.

Longevity Hacks

Protein study reveals a powerful effect on fat-burning

Extra protein could give people a "metabolic advantage."

Leg Day Observer
Leg Day Observer

Why weight lifters need to pay more attention to their feet

A foot can't grow like a bicep, but it can become stronger.

Leg Day Observer

Need to take a weight lifting break? Use these ‘eccentric’ exercises instead

All exercises contain three phases of movements.

Leg Day Observer

Can you lift weights too much? How to get stronger, sustainably

In a technical sense, it’s impossible to lift too much. But over time it’s unavoidable.

Leg Day Observer

How to solve the muscle problem that’s coming for us all

Leg Day Observer

Can athletes weight lift too much? Tom Brady’s workouts trigger a debate

Most in the NFL workout with serious weight — except the league's most famous player.

Leg Day Observer

How to keep weight lifting, even when life gets in the way

You can create a workout plan compatible with your schedule.

Leg Day Observer

Intermediate lifters: Why the awkward stage of strength can mean freedom

Knowing even if you're an intermediate weight lifter is half the challenge.

Leg Day Observer

Weight lifting progress: What to do when you're ready to level up

Progress becomes more complicated when you're no longer a beginner — but the next stage is more fun.

Leg Day Observer

A beginner's guide to weight lifting: How to get started and what to expect

The choice is easy and there’s no downside.

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Deload weeks: Why rest can be as important as exercise

Rest doesn't need to be a dirty word.

Leg Day Observer

What a superstar marathoner can teach powerlifters about gear

Gear can be endless.

Leg Day Observer

Vegan powerlifting is the next chapter of a protein-dominated sport

A meat and potatoes discipline can survive without the meat.

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Coronavirus

B.1.1.7 variant: Expert explains what new data means for overall risk

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Why so many young people are just now getting Covid-19

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Covid-19 vaccines could unlock treatments for 5 other deadly diseases

Soon, scientists could have a vaccine for cancer. But really.

Breakthrough

An unlikely combination of drugs may work together to fight Covid-19

This study confirms Prozac may help treat Covid-19 in concert with remdesivir — and brings a surprising new candidate to the table.

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Covid-19 and CBD: Why scientists are excited about the possibilities

We still need better treatments for cytokine storms.

One Year Later

The evolutionary reason all your friends made babies during the pandemic

Carded

Vaccine passports are our inevitable future

Vaccine passports are already here.

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13 Covid-19 vaccine facts every millennial needs to know ASAP

You have questions, and we have answers.

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How effective is the first shot of the Covid-19 vaccine?

Extreme ways

Does eating meat cause pandemics?

A controversial tweet revived the debate.

Nature Nightmare

Why peanut butter could trigger the next pandemic

There’s a deadly link between pandemics, forests, and peanut butter.

One Year Later

How has streaming changed in the pandemic? 3,300 Inverse readers reveal 6 big trends

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Seared

How pumpkin spice flavor was created in a lab

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How to make scientifically perfect ice cream

It's all about balancing the equation.

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How yeast makes bread bubbly and delicious

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How to make fluffy, delectable meringue using science

A scientific look at the power of eggs.

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The Science Behind Crunchy Fried Chicken

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How flavor chemists designed the controversial pumpkin spice

A little nutmeg has caused so much drama.

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How to create the perfect scoop of ice cream — with science

When one element goes up, the other must come down.

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Mastering sourdough with the science of yeast

How to use the magic microorganisms that make bread rise to create a golden brown loaf.

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Why science is so important for the decadent pavlova

Pavlovas are a decidedly retro dessert named after a Russian ballerina.

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How to get the crunchiest, juiciest fried chicken using science

A food scientist lays out the process of “flash evaporation” to achieve a crispy, dry exterior with a satisfying bite.

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Beer + Chicken = Slammable Chicken

Cooking with beer can be easy — if you follow a few basic scientific laws.

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How to turn the volume way up on a classic ceviche using science

A culinary scientist talks about the power of cooking with acid in the kitchen.

Leg Day Observer

Why weight lifters need to pay more attention to their feet

A foot can't grow like a bicep, but it can become stronger.

Essay

It's time for men to start talking about male infertility. I'll go first.

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Four ways fasting may help your brain

Time without food benefits the mind, not just the body.

Coronavirus

B.1.1.7 variant: Expert explains what new data means for overall risk

Runny nose

The weird connection between exercise and antihistamines

Blocking one process in your body can dampen the benefits of exercise.

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The six human screams

Longevity hacks

Scientists calculate the number of take-out meals that increase chance of death

On the bright side, the quality of “outside” food has improved over time.

Sunday Scaries

Can’t sleep? These two science-backed tips will help

Scientists find an association between boredom and poor sleep quality.

get your shot

Covid-19 vaccines could unlock treatments for 5 other deadly diseases

Soon, scientists could have a vaccine for cancer. But really.

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Keto may help you stay sober for longer

Unexpected benefits are linked to the internet’s favorite diet.

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Male brains show a chaotic aging process compared to females

Animal brains reveal aging differences in male and female brains.

Breakthrough

An unlikely combination of drugs may work together to fight Covid-19

This study confirms Prozac may help treat Covid-19 in concert with remdesivir — and brings a surprising new candidate to the table.