Claire Cameron

Mind and Body
1.24.2020 9:57 PM
The number 1 way to predict longevity might be in your number 2
Claire Cameron and Ali Pattillo
A provocative new study suggests the microbes that live in your gut could reveal critical details about your health — and your death.
Science
1.22.2020 1:00 PM
Sex-swapping fish show what it means to be resilient
Claire Cameron
Transitioning between the sexes allows these fish species to survive and thrive.
Science
1.13.2020 6:18 PM
The 2020s: 20 science and tech predictions for the new decade
Claire Cameron
Here's what the future really could look like.
Science
1.10.2020 6:20 PM
An ancient viking stone has revealed fears over a problem that still looms
Claire Cameron
This is still a major cause for concern today.
Mind and Body
1.1.2020 6:44 PM
The 25 most surprising stories of human potential in 2019
Claire Cameron
Here are the ways we learned to live better, happier, and longer in 2019.
Science
1.1.2020 6:43 PM
2019's 20 most incredible stories about our planet
Claire Cameron
From feral hogs to sustainable diets, these stories are unmissable.
Science
1.1.2020 6:42 PM
The 25 most “WTF” science stories of 2019
Claire Cameron
Things got weird this year. Real weird.
Mind and Body
12.23.2019 12:00 PM
'Cats' is undeniably creepy, and there's a psychological reason for it
Claire Cameron
They're sexy. They're creepy. They live in the uncanny valley.
Mind and Body
12.21.2019 12:00 PM
Study reveals what happens to the brain on LSD
Claire Cameron
The psychedelic experience has a lot in common with sensory overload.
Science
12.11.2019 10:46 PM
Prevailing theories about planet formation are contradicted by new data
Claire Cameron
"Nature is fundamentally trying to tell us something that we haven’t considered in our planetary models."
Mind and Body
12.10.2019 8:00 PM
Study: As they age, people become more narcissistic in one positive way
Claire Cameron
Time to retire several tired stereotypes about how young people are self-centered snowflakes.
Mind and Body
12.6.2019 5:00 PM
Study: MDMA may have a surprising effect on our ability to learn
Claire Cameron
The drug may return the brain to a teenage "critical period,' re-opening neural plasticity.
Science
12.6.2019 12:30 PM
WARNING: “Miracle Mineral Solution” is not safe for human consumption
Claire Cameron
This so-called miracle tonic, marketed as a ‘treatment’ for myriad health conditions, has the FDA worried.
Science
12.4.2019 4:47 PM
A beloved animal almost driven to extinction is making a comeback
Claire Cameron
Finally, a species we managed to save rather than annihilate. For now.
Science
12.3.2019 8:29 PM
Scientists discover most massive black hole in the local universe
Claire Cameron
At 40 billion solar masses, this black hole breaks records.
Science
11.29.2019 1:00 AM
These 6 images capture some of the stunning diversity of life on Earth
Claire Cameron
Our planet is home to some truly fantastic beasts.
Science
11.25.2019 8:00 PM
Scientists have discovered something big in the heart of a blue whale
Claire Cameron
The first-ever recording of a blue whale's heart rate reveals why they win the size game -- and why they aren't even *bigger*.
Science
11.20.2019 7:17 PM
Study finds math anxiety can equal bad decision-making
Claire Cameron
"You can’t even pay math-anxious individuals to do hard problems."
Science
11.9.2019 12:00 PM
Monday's rare transit of Mercury will be the last for at least 13 years
Claire Cameron
Here’s how you can catch a fleeting glimpse of our Solar System’s smallest planet on its orbital journey.
Mind and Body
11.8.2019 10:00 AM
A tired stereotype about men and women's brains has been debunked
Claire Cameron
No, the sexes are not hard-wired to process mathematical information differently, scientists say.