Claire Cameron

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.
morning joe
Five reasons drinking coffee improves brain power
Claire Cameron
Coffee is a psychoactive substance, which means it has an effect on the brain. Here are five ways coffee may benefit the brain's function and promote longevity.
Inverse Daily
The best way to prepare raw chicken, according to science
Claire Cameron
Plus: Richard Branson triumphs in Virgin Galactic flight and scientists discover a fresh link between diet, the gut microbiome, and disease.
Inverse Daily
A vital aspect of human evolution may be due to climate change
Claire Cameron
Plus: Starlink’s ubiquity problem, and sex differences in intermittent fasting.
Inverse Daily
Why the best advice you can give may be the most infuriating
Claire Cameron
Plus: How to make the summer of 2021 sexy and safe, and an intriguing link between stress and sperm.
inhale
Breathing through your butt could save your life
Claire Cameron
Plus: How to re-enter society in a post-Covid world without losing your cool.
mistaken identity
Ancient Greek warriors may not be who we thought they were
Claire Cameron
Plus: A self-proclaimed UFO expert explains what may be lurking in an upcoming Pentagon report.
dreamscape
The wild story behind one man’s fight to prove there is life on Mars
Claire Cameron
Plus: How five lines of code could revolutionize artificial intelligence.
galaxy quest
A mysterious, subtle signal is emanating from the interstellar medium
Claire Cameron
Plus: Ancient bacteria reveals what early humans actually ate.
in gear
Meet the woman who works the night shift on Mars
Claire Cameron
Plus: The future of work and A.I. may be all in your head.
serve's up
Neuralink monkey video merely shows “rudimentary” demo, says BCI pioneer
Claire Cameron
“It’s a nicely produced movie.”
incredible
Can octopuses dream? A new study hints at a tantalizing answer
Claire Cameron
Octopuses have two sleep states and change colors while they sleep, a new study finds.
kaboom
SpaceX Starship SN10: 5 images reveal pure destruction
Claire Cameron
SpaceX launched the SN10 Starship prototype on Wednesday. These images reveal the scale of destruction from the rocket's fiery landing.
pure fantasy
Why do people have lucid dreams? Study questions the limits of consciousness
Claire Cameron
“Our experimental goal is akin to finding a way to talk with an astronaut who is on another world.”
spicy
Ancient Mediterranean diets were rich in 3 unexpected foods
Claire Cameron
"We are now starting to understand how and when the diverse components of iconic cuisines came to be."
Who are you?
The 20 discoveries redefining 'human' in 2020
Claire Cameron
Check back in all month as we revisit some of the most incredible discoveries about humankind made in 2020 as part of our month-long countdown.
mind blown
The 20 most universe-altering moments of 2020
Claire Cameron
Watch this space all December as we add increasingly glorious moments in our search for truth in the cosmos from 2020 as part of our month-long countdown.
Holy
The 20 Most 'WTF' Science Stories of 2020
Claire Cameron
Watch this space all month long as we add increasingly WTF science memories from 2020 to our countdown.
Science
Sex-swapping fish show what it means to be resilient
Claire Cameron
Transitioning between the sexes allows these five fish species to survive and thrive.
Future 50
Charlotte McCurdy: A world where your clothes fight climate change is possible
Claire Cameron
In her own words: Charlotte McCurdy
Future 50
Designer Charlotte McCurdy weaves a new narrative on climate change action
Claire Cameron
“The future will not be the past. It is going to be different.”