Elana Spivack

Elana Spivack reports on science and health for Inverse from New York City. Other bylines include Popular Science, Lady Science, BitchMedia, and more. Elana has a Masters in Journalism from NYU Science Health Environmental Reporting Program. When not reporting, she contributes satire to McSweeney's, Reductress, and others. You can find her published work at elanaspivack.com and her tweets under @elanaspivack.

Future Of Sleep
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Future Of Sleep

These scientists sleep in the world's most extreme environments. Here's how they get a good night's rest

Inverse spoke to three experts about how they get a decent slumber deep in caves, high in the treetops, and even in orbit around Earth.

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A nutrition scientist reveals the missing piece of the Mediterranean diet

Is the popular diet just about food? A nutrition scientist digs into the details.

Bones

Giving birth permanently alters your bones — fossil records reveal

Evidence of giving birth and lactation are visible in a fossil record.

The horror!

How watching horror movies can make medical students better doctors

You can follow the films and commentary on the class’ sub-Reddit.

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This unusual behavior from sheep and goats could reveal future climate troubles

Humans can take a cue from clashing mountain goats and sheep.

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Nobel Prize

Three physicists win the Nobel for groundbreaking work on quantum entanglement

Alain Aspect, John Clauser, and Anton Zeilinger share the Prize in equal parts.

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