Claire Maldarelli is the senior science editor at Inverse.
She enjoys covering all areas of science but has a particular interest in personal health, medicine, and exercise science. Previously, Claire was the Science Editor at Popular Science Magazine and hosted the magazine's science explainer podcast, Ask Us Anything, answering everything from why not everyone can touch their toes to what would happen if you fell into a black hole. Her work has also appeared in Scientific American, The New York Times, and Scholastic’s Science World and Super Science Magazines, among others. She has a bachelor’s degree in neurobiology from the University of California, Davis and a master’s in science journalism from NYU.
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