Jennifer Walter

Jennifer Walter is a Card Story Editor for Inverse. Prior to this, she was an editor for Discover magazine, where she covered just about every science-related topic under the sun. Her favorite stories to write usually have something to do with tech, psychology, health, or obscure history. Outside of journalism, she makes a zine with her partner called Stuck in the Middle to showcase the work of Midwestern writers and artists. She's a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she studied journalism and German. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @jenngwalter.

Whole lotta leg

Watch a 14-legged cell waltz around without a brain

How cells move is a longstanding mystery — but new research has some clues.

float on

Look: Chunky, prehistoric "hippo" lived before the dinosaurs

Meet Lalieudorhynchus, a distant relative of today’s mammals.

Look up!
Heads up!

Meet the tiny critter that pollenates seaweed like a bee

It’s one of the only sea creatures known to carry sperm on its body.

Looks expensive
The abyss
Too hot to handle

Europe heat wave: 7 maps show the crisis from space

Most of the Northern Hemisphere is sizzling right now.

Lost and found
Are we alone?

Webb Telescope: 6 Earth-like planets will unlock new secrets about extraterrestrial life

We might not find aliens, but these targets will bring us even closer to an encounter.

gotta bounce
Hammer Time