Jennifer Walter

Jennifer Walter is a Card Story Editor for Inverse. Prior to this, she was an editor for Discover magazine, where she covered just about every science-related topic under the sun. Her favorite stories to write usually have something to do with tech, psychology, health, or obscure history. Outside of journalism, she makes a zine with her partner called Stuck in the Middle to showcase the work of Midwestern writers and artists. She's a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she studied journalism and German. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @jenngwalter.

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Mind and Body

Six ways processed foods wreak havoc on the body

Chicken nuggets taste so good... why do they have to be so bad?

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Metamorphosis
Gratitude boost

7 ways feeling thankful boosts mental and physical health

Giving thanks is an intentional act — and can lead to some incredible outcomes.

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Neanderthal baby teeth reveal new details about their development

Dental remains are giving researchers insight into how quickly Neanderthals grew.

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7 science-backed strategies to strengthen mental health this winter

While mental health can be complicated, studies suggest these steps can help.

Stardust

Look: 7 strange facts unlocking secrets of nebulae

These space clouds look like art — but they’re more than their beauty.

Double trouble

Look: Scientists discover rare planet orbiting 2 suns

This real-life scenario resembles Tatooine from Star Wars.

bye bye birdie

Look: Birds in the Amazon Rainforest are shrinking due to climate change

Even the most geographically remote species can't avoid the climate crisis.

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Tug of War
Battle cry
I spy
Your brain on joy

Brain wave study reveals why one type of story can connect people

Happy stories cause two positive outcomes more often than sad ones.

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Mind and Body

10 diet decisions that support heart health

Here's how to protect your most important muscle.

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