Inverse Staff

The Abstract Podcast
How to navigate Covid-19's “infodemic” and stay sane
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss where the latest science stands on the mind and body’s best defense against Covid-19.
The Abstract Podcast
Exercise vs. stress: How working out affects our mental health
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss why working out is beneficial for depression and stress resilience.
The Abstract Podcast
Solar storms, anti-solar panels, and the future of clean energy
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss what the Sun’s energy is capable of — and how solar power technology can improve on its limitations.
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How psychedelic science is changing life and death
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how magic mushrooms and LSD could transform the way we treat cancer patients’ crushing mental health symptoms and people’s chronic pain.
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Persuasion and pushback: How to change someone's mind
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how applying key scientific strategies can help win arguments and change someone’s mind.
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Inside the lives (and bellies) of ancient predators
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how a mummified puppy and fish reptile managed to turn science on its head.
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Dogs and dating apps: The latest in relationship science
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss what the latest scientific research reveals about cultivating the happiest, healthiest relationships.
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From 'Space Invaders' to 'Floor Is Lava': The evolution of gaming
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss the many ways gaming continues to reinvent itself.
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Telehealth, contact tracing: How health providers are fighting for a pandemic-free future
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss the meteoric rise of telehealth and the emotional toll of contact tracing.
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Inside the movement revolutionizing gaming culture
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss the brewing social issues plaguing the gaming community.
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House pets and the evolution of domestication
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how an evolutionary view of domestication is helping us understand our favorite house pets.
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Hate, justice, and 'The Umbrella Academy': The science of social consciousness
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how the science behind hate crimes could help us stop them from happening in the first place.
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Pet science: The truth about cats and dogs
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss what science has to say about our relationship with our pets.
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Women in science: A historically bumpy ride
Nicole Dalessandro and Inverse Staff
Female scientists motivate us all to advance in whatever field we choose, thanks in part to the painstaking pioneers who helped blaze the trail.
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Happier together: How to live with predators and your partner
Nicole Dalessandro and Inverse Staff
The latest science suggests that humans need to learn how to coexist, for both our neighbor’s sake and our own.
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The stellar search for life in the universe
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how the latest findings in space have astronomers pondering life in distant galaxies.
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A unique approach to space flight with SpaceX, Virgin Orbit
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how SpaceX and Virgin Orbit are shaking up the small satellites industry.
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How marijuana really affects the brain
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss the impact of weed on the developing brain and the long-term effects on our overall behavior.
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Tesla's roadmap to the future of driving
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss what the future holds for electric cars and autonomous driving technology.
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How to boost your immune system to combat Covid-19
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how to “boost” the immune system at home to fight Covid-19.