Claire is the Managing Editor at Inverse. She also writes stories about science from time to time. Previously, Claire was an editor at Nautilus Magazine, where she was part of a multi-award winning team. She has also worked as a writer and editor at Spectrum, DNAInfo, and UtilityDive, although her journalism career began in breaking news reporting back in Scotland. She is passionate about using digital media to tell deeply reported and intriguing stories that make readers think differently about their world.
How an endangered animal’s song mirrors an iconic rock beat
Plus: Scientists think they have found a planet in another galaxy.
We need to talk about the ultimate science hack for making cookies
Plus: Five thousand years ago, a group of people left Taiwan and changed the world.
Scientists can hear Saturn roar in space — and you can listen, too
Plus: A possible connection between diet and cancer
We come from the land of the ice and snow
Plus: Where did domestic horses come from?
Covid-19 vaccine booster shot: Schedule, side-effects, concerns, and effectiveness
Covid-19 booster shots are set to be released to the U.S. public. Here's everything you need to know.
Two vitamins found in meat may help treat an incurable brain disease
Huntington’s is a neurodegenerative disease, but it strikes young.
This is what actually happens to caffeine when you reheat coffee
Plus: The actual ingredients in the Covid-19 vaccines and the latest in the Blue Origin vs. SpaceX saga.
Bone study reveals what ancient peoples on the Mediterranean coast really ate
Plus: There may be hyper-advanced aliens hiding in one of these two places in the universe.
What color would Earth look like to aliens?
Plus: New research illuminates a surprising brain-body connection.
Brain study hints at why some people drink alcohol even though it will hurt them
“Everybody has these neurons.”
Did scientists find evidence of alien life 25 years ago?
Plus: Leaping squirrels could be the next big thing in robotics.
What even is cannabis hyperemesis syndrome? Medical experts answer 5 big questions
Plus: You can now procreate by postcard (sort of).
Olympic skateboarding doesn’t defy physics — it perfects it
Plus: Slime-coated mice lead to an unexpected discovery.
Ancient humans: Neanderthal cave discovery reveals a surprisingly modern connection
Plus: Pollinator politics take center stage.
Magic mushrooms: Why cancer patients are suing the DEA
Plus: the diet your memory needs now.
For terminally ill people, mushroom legality may come too late
A doctor and two cancer patients are suing the DEA in an attempt to receive therapeutic access to psilocybin, one of the compounds in magic mushrooms.
5 reasons drinking coffee improves brain power
The best way to prepare raw chicken, according to science
Plus: Richard Branson triumphs in Virgin Galactic flight and scientists discover a fresh link between diet, the gut microbiome, and disease.
A vital aspect of human evolution may be due to climate change
Plus: Starlink’s ubiquity problem, and sex differences in intermittent fasting.
Why the best advice you can give may be the most infuriating
Plus: How to make the summer of 2021 sexy and safe, and an intriguing link between stress and sperm.