The Abstract

The Abstract is a round-up of the latest and greatest scientific discoveries and technological innovations. Inspired by the editorial spirit of Inverse, The Abstract doesn’t just expand on our trending stories; it amplifies them.

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The Abstract Podcast
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.
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Shin-kicking, lawn mower racing, and the surprising athleticism of Not Sports
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we talk about the weirdest competitive sports you’ve never heard of.
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The rise of robots fighting Covid-19
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss robots’ increasingly helpful role in the age of Covid-19.
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The archaic you
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss what our own biological records can reveal about who we are in modern life.
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Xbox Series X vs. PlayStation 5: The battles inside the gaming world
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss key issues shaping the future of video game culture.
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Comic-con and the future of conventions
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss the future of fan communities and what’s in store for LGBTQ superheroes.
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Covid-19: Staying ahead of the game
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how ”smart ring” technology and “human challenge trials” can emerge as key scientific tools.
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The science behind your (anxious, lonely) state of mind
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss what newly identified patterns of brain activity says about why some people are more prone to anxiety and loneliness.
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The strange evolution of the male sex drive
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss what the latest research says about this surprising new data.
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Science brings sea monsters to life
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how the latest scientific discoveries have reignited the hunt for sea monsters.
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Healthy body hacks
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss new scientific methods to stay healthy and reverse aging.
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Quarantine quitters and quarantine dreams
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss how lockdown became the perfect time to quit smoking and turn dreams into new realities.
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How healthy are you?
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss what the latest science has to say about how healthy you are.
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Undiscovered stories of weird space discovery
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss the unexpected surprises in the universe that astronomers continue to find.
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Life lessons from untold Covid-19 stories
Inverse Staff
In this episode, we discuss “vet detectives” and NASA recruiting participants for isolation studies.
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Tech’s Next Disruption: The emotional mind
Inverse Staff
In this episode of The Abstract, we dive into two mind-expanding pieces of research.
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Science of Catching Covid-19: Men, Women, Cats and Dogs
Nicole Dalessandro
In this episode, we discuss how Covid-19 can impact our beloved canines and felines.