Science
feel-good
Scientists learn that cooler days have 1 positive effect on the brain
Susana Ferreira and Travis Smith
Science
4 gardening activities you can do ... while self-isolating
Anthea Batsakis
It's good for your mental health, public health, and the planet.
Science
How to protect your family during coronavirus: 4 questions, answered
Brian Labus, Casey Barber and Shawn Gerstenberger
Strategy
Being more resilient to change is down to 4 factors for most people
Sarah Sloat
It’s what you do when faced with distress that defines your resiliency.
Ear pop
Astronauts experience these common, Earth-like symptoms in space
Passant Rabie
A new study gets scientists closer to understanding the effects of spaceflight on the human body.
just the 5, thanks
The 5 best science podcasts, 2020 edition
Nick Lucchesi
The best science podcasts and podcast episodes from the science writers and editors at Inverse.
Explained
Pangolins: What are they and why are they linked to Covid-19?
Nina Pullano
Meet the curious animal linked to the novel coronavirus.
world, stop
Covid-19: Satellite data reveal global air pollution levels plummeting
Passant Rabie
There is a climate consequence to this outbreak.
Frequent flyer
NASA’s Perseverance rover is "taking" nearly 11 million people to Mars
Passant Rabie
You get a ticket to Mars!
Science
So, can you get coronavirus from the mail? A medical researcher explains.
Euan Tovey
What do we know about how long the coronavirus can survive on a phone or mail?
Back to nature
Coronavirus: 15 stunning photos show how animals are reclaiming human spaces
Nina Pullano
“There's something very beautiful about nature never giving up and showing us that we're temporary in the scheme of things.”
Science
A tiny bone has added insight to how our ancestors got around the jungle
Amélie Beaudet
Science
The impact of Covid-19 on global movement is restoring the planet in one area
Glen Peters
Restrictions in the free movement of people are disrupting economic activity across the world as measures to control the coronavirus roll out.
Recent history
What the 2009 swine flu can tell us about the weeks to come
Jeremy Rossman
The first documented case of COVID-19 is thought to have appeared on December 1, 2019, in Wuhan, China. Four months later, the world is in the middle of a pandemic...
The dark side
Scientists are on the hunt for dark matter in the Milky Way
Passant Rabie
A new study put one key element of dark matter to the test.
Side Effects
Climate scientists are asking an awkward question about Covid-19
Simone Abram
The response to the Covid-19 pandemic has done more to slow climate change than anything. How do we keep it going?
Drugs
COVID-19 treatment might already exist in old drugs – we’re using pieces of the coronavirus itself to find them
Nevan Krogan
We’re using pieces of the coronavirus itself to find them
squiggle
A new look at Voyager’s Uranus flyby reveals something unusual about the planet
Passant Rabie
The spacecraft witnessed something extraordinary.
Something fishy
Neanderthals ate food thought to be crucial to human intelligence — study
Sarah Sloat
A new discovery in Portugal adds weight to the evidence that Neanderthals were an intelligent human species.
Dino days
Meet Dineobellator, a new, fierce dinosaur species from 67 million years ago
Sofia Quaglia
"Its unique features tell us these dinosaurs were still evolving new traits and trying out new things right until the end."