Claire is the Managing Editor at Inverse. She also writes stories about science from time to time. Previously, Claire was an editor at Nautilus Magazine, where she was part of a multi-award-winning team. She has also worked as a writer and editor at Spectrum, DNAInfo, and UtilityDive, although her journalism career began in breaking news reporting back in Scotland. She is passionate about using digital media to tell deeply reported and intriguing stories that make readers think differently about their world.
The best time to make a major life decision, according to science
Plus: The tarantula nebula is worth a look!
Discovery of a cosmic vagabond helps solve an astronomical mystery
Plus: Time to rewatch Star Wars.
Milky Way galaxy map mission reveals existence of previously unknown starquakes
Plus: Human settlements on the Moon depend on answering two questions.
NASA loses 2 cyclone-tracking satellites after launch company Astra rocket fails
Plus: A sensor hopes to remove the stink from Boston’s transit elevators.
Drinking coffee one of two ways could boost longevity — study
Plus: Protect your bunnies, people.
NASA’s hunt for life on Europa hits a major milestone
Plus: What’s up with Paxlovid?
NASA wants to send a space probe to Venus by 2030 for one specific reason
Plus: Hubble’s still got it.
A micrometeor just smacked into the Webb Space Telescope — it wasn’t the first
In deep space, no one is coming to Webb’s rescue. And that’s ok.
DNA study takes aim at a common misconception about chickens
Plus: Were dinosaurs warm or cold-blooded?
137 years ago, an Italian visionary changed the way we consume coffee forever
Plus: Is cracking your knuckles bad for you?
Scientists invent an edible solution to fake alcohol
Plus: A crucial component of sending humans to live at the Lunar Gateway is completed.
Incoming! Webb Space Telescope first science images release date revealed
Plus: Can ginger really cure nausea? We investigate the belief.
The pee of mother mice smells like bananas and their male peers can’t handle it — study
Plus: Another landmark flight for Ingenuity!
Unable to fly high, this jewel-colored creature may be in peril — study
Plus: Space gas stations are on the horizon.
NASA’s plan to put humans back on the Moon reveals a more fundamental ambition
Plus: Dogs benefit your gut health (because they are flawless).
Ancient Roman man lived in agony before Vesuvius eruption killed him — DNA analysis
His death in the volcanic eruption may have been a relief.
In a bizarre new experiment, scientists threw salamanders into a wind tunnel
Plus: Get the untold history of Encino Man as told by the folks who made the cult film.
Behold! A “cosmic cataclysm” reveals a strange sight in the Milky Way’s satellite galaxy
Plus: NASA is sending a micro-organism to space.
What your cat is really trying to tell you if they pee everywhere
Plus: A critical anniversary for SpaceX happens this week.
How a genetically-engineered tomato could help solve a global health crisis
Plus: A massive driving headache could soon be a thing of the past.