Claire Maldarelli

Claire Maldarelli is the senior science editor at Inverse.

She enjoys covering all areas of science but has a particular interest in personal health, medicine, and exercise science.

Previously, Claire was the Science Editor at Popular Science Magazine and hosted the magazine's science explainer podcast, Ask Us Anything, answering everything from why not everyone can touch their toes to what would happen if you fell into a black hole. Her work has also appeared in Scientific American, The New York Times, and Scholastic’s Science World and Super Science Magazines, among others.

She has a bachelor’s degree in neurobiology from the University of California, Davis and a master’s in science journalism from NYU.


SpaceX’s Starship Rocket Reaches Space But Explodes In Second Test Flight

The world’s largest rocket reached space, which was a success for the company.

ByClaire Maldarelli

NASA’s Psyche Mission Launches to a Metal-Rich Rock in the Asteroid Belt

The mission lifted off via a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia and Claire Maldarelli
Editor’s Letter

The Future of Mental Health

An Inverse special issue.

ByClaire Maldarelli
Future Of You

Why It’s Finally Time To Stop Obsessing Over Counting Steps For Health

Counting steps isn’t the secret to good health, and while we’ve become obsessed with counting our steps, we should probably stop.

ByClaire Maldarelli

Thomas Oxley Wants to Transform Our Brains’ Relationship With Computers Forever

Will the next wearable device live in your brain?

ByClaire Maldarelli

The Future of You

This week, Inverse explores the future of personal health. Is menstruating finally optional? What’s the most optimal way to work out? And will the next computer live inside our brains? Welcome to the future of you.

ByClaire Maldarelli
Breakthrough Awards

Four researchers who changed science in 2022

ByClaire Maldarelli
The Future of Sleep

The future of sleep

The future of sleep innovation HUB

ByClaire Maldarelli
in and out

The baby poop of hunter-gatherers could unlock better gut health

The Hadza are known for their exceptional microbiomes.

ByClaire Maldarelli
Einstein Week

107 years ago, Albert Einstein created new physics — and a new cult of celebrity

Einstein became the world's most iconic scientist seemingly overnight. Here's how.

ByClaire Maldarelli