Tara is a freelance writer and multimedia storyteller based in Los Angeles. She is Inverse's nature science writer.
Son of man
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Counterintuitive study reveals 1 strange result of human evolution
Prominent noses may explain a critical difference between humans and other apes.
3.4.2021 7:00 PM
An eyeless worm has upended scientific understanding of color
New research suggests roundworms can perceive color without eyes, raising questions about the evolution of color discrimination in animals.
3.3.2021 12:00 AM
This surprising cephalopod challenges our understanding of human evolution
New research shines a light on the origins of intelligence.
3.2.2021 1:00 AM
What diet is worst for the environment? Carbon footprint study reveals
"Human food systems are a key contributor to climate change."
3.1.2021 8:00 PM
New study pinpoints 1 essential way Neanderthals were like us
Scientists have found yet another similarity between these ancient peoples and modern humans.
2.25.2021 7:30 PM
This animal uses a brutal catfishing method to entice sex
Male songbirds are canceled.
2.25.2021 12:00 AM
4-million-year-old hand debunks a popular theory of human evolution
New research reveals insight into the common ancestor of humans and chimpanzees.
2.24.2021 11:30 AM
The best adventure game on Apple Arcade will change the way you think about nature
Reconnect with Mother Nature through a simple swipe of your phone.
2.24.2021 1:00 AM
The secret to cancer research may lie in this 1 marine mammal
New research finds that whales express a high turnover rate of tumor suppressor genes, which could be the key to their long life.
2.24.2021 12:05 AM
10,000-year-old dog bone changes what we know about the first Americans
New research conducts a genetic analysis of an 10,150-year-old dog bone, revealing the oldest confirmed dog remains in the Americas.
2.22.2021 9:07 PM
Single-cell organism's memories change our understanding of intelligent life
Even the simplest of creatures may be able to make memories.
A Dog's World
2.20.2021 1:00 PM
Are dogs self-aware? A new study reveals what canines think
Dogs likely understand "the consequences of their own actions."
2.18.2021 5:59 PM
Honeybees use 1 clever trick to solve numerical problems
Your grade school math teacher would not approve.
2.18.2021 1:30 PM
Neanderthal DNA may influence your Covid-19 risk — here’s why
Recent scientific research shows how two different Neanderthal genes can confer protection against Covid-19 — as well as higher risks for severe Covid-19.
Ice, Ice Baby
2.16.2021 10:13 PM
Unexpected life found deep beneath the Antarctic ice shelf — study
It's still unknown how the lifeforms got there.
The Sound of Music
2.10.2021 7:09 PM
Listen to the haunting music of ancient peoples for first time in 18,000 years
Sound on, people.
2.10.2021 12:30 PM
Netflix's best drama of 2021 reveals how 1 ancient grave changed human history
You need to watch this prestige picture ASAP.
2.10.2021 12:00 AM
Scientists debunk long-held theory about loving nature
A new study of the Amazon explores what it means to appreciate the outdoors.
2.8.2021 11:00 PM
Does climate change cause allergies? Pollen study reveals a drastic switch
People in certain regions may be more vulnerable to allergy spikes.
2.8.2021 4:00 PM
Otherworldly fairy circles reveal "optimistic signal for recovery"
These strange circles may be an important ecological sign.
Mind and Body
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