Doris Elín Urrutia

Doris is a science journalist born in the Bronx, New York and currently based in Brooklyn. Doris writes stories for Inverse that bridge archaeological and paleontological discoveries with modern life. She also writes about astronomy and spaceflight for and on marine life for Scientific American. Doris is bilingual and a first-generation child of South American immigrants. When she isn't writing from her childhood love for all things science, she takes music classes at Juilliard's Evening Division and performs with her husband.


5,000 years ago, a group of people left Taiwan and changed the world

Genes and history unite for a story of an ancient ocean voyage.


Ancient men and women in Italy had one key difference in their diets — study

Before it all went to hell, one dietary difference explained a lot about the roles of men and women some 2,000 years ago.


Stonehenge: Travelers who love ancient legends should visit this enigmatic site

For centuries still, the rocks have held onto these secrets — but now a pioneering study reveals the answer to at least one of these mysteries: How Stonehenge has managed to stand the test of time.


Why "a really exciting story is unfolding right now” in Tibet

Why travelers who love ancient human history should visit the “roof of the world.”


A 96 million-year-old fossil is the best reason to visit Texas

A single fossil casts fresh light on the Lone Star State.