Sunlight Could Solve Drinking Water's Biggest Problem in 30 Minutes

Chemical engineers have developed a solar-powered way to efficiently desalinate drinking water in just 30 minutes using a special material. | Continue reading


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Dune 2020 Could Reshape Pop Culture, Just Like Lord of the Rings

Peter Jackson's ambitious adaptation of 'Lord of the Rings' changed movies and pop culture in 2001. It might happen again with the debut of the new 'Dune' movie. | Continue reading


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Scientists Discover Brain Hack That Improves Language Abilities by 13%

Researchers have designed a way to improve language learning in adults using painless brain stimulation. | Continue reading


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Octopuses Rolling on MDMA Reveal Unexpected Link to Humans (2018)

“They just embraced with multiple arms.” | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 9 days ago

Sleep Tech Allows Scientists to Influence Dreams

Researchers in Boston have designed a sleep wearable called Dormio to explore how to improve creativity in our sleep. | Continue reading


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A person we choose is not nearly as important as the relationship we build

Romantic relationships research reveals that happiness has little to do with your partner's personality and far more to do with the nature of your partnership. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 13 days ago

Study on over 17,000 Black women shows how racism changes the brain

New research on 17,000 Black women links high levels of daily and institutional racism with poorer cognitive function. | Continue reading


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Socially Distant Surgery

Researchers in Italy have successfully completed a telesurgery on a cadaver nearly 10 miles away using 5G and robotic tools. | Continue reading


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Why Cats Slow Blink at Humans, According to Science

Animal behaviorists explain. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 27 days ago

Robot scientists have solved the biggest challenge in chemistry

Scientists have designed a new robot chemist to help make discoveries in the lab, but they say it won't be replacing humans anytime soon. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 1 month ago

Scientists develop new way to get hydrogen from seawater

This could mean way more hydrogen, which could brings prices way down. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 1 month ago

Scientists estimate there are around 30 intelligent civilizations in the galaxy

A new study estimates that there should be around 30 intelligent civilizations on other planets in the Milky Way that are currently active. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 1 month ago

The vet detectives searching for the next Covid-19

Thousands of animal disease detectives are hunting the next Covid-19 and tracking the world's "staggering" zoonotic diseases. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 2 months ago

Vaping creates a “slime-cloak” in the mouth in record time, experiment shows

Vaping can cause the bacteria in the mouth to form a "slime-cloak" which can trigger an immune response. These slime cloaks make the mouth "pathogen-rich." | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 2 months ago

Tesla Solar Roof: Elon Musk outlines plan to reach 1k homes per week

Tesla is about to make the sun shine on its solar roof project, with a plan to boost production and installations. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 3 months ago

Mutated Coronaviruses Strains Are No Reason to Panic

Based on the current research, the novel coronavirus is mutating. Scientists explain why mutations are not a reason to panic. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 3 months ago

Brain-decoding computer can partially restore touch

Researchers have found a way to decode neural signals and transform them back into movement and touch sensation for paralyzed patients. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 3 months ago

Machine learning can now tell the difference between dog and human ancient poop

Scientists developed a new way of scanning fossilized feces. This can help solve an archeological riddle: the difference between dog and human poop. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 3 months ago

How to Evaluate “Promising” Coronavirus Treatments Like a Scientist

Three scientists explain how to avoid falling prey to Covid-19 pseudoscience | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 3 months ago

Andrew Yang says the coronavirus outbreak shows why we need basic income

Andrew Yang says a Universal Basic Income program would greatly help individuals and their communities during the coronavirus outbreak. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 4 months ago

Why are humans conscious? An integral relationship in the brain is revealed

The "neurobiology of consciousness" is one step closer to being understood. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 4 months ago

The source of peanut allergies has been found in a surprising place

A new study points to how allergy-causing antibodies could be hijacked. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 5 months ago

Unhealthy aging could be thwarted in the future by new molecular discovery

"This could lead to interventions that can be started later in life." | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 5 months ago

Human missions to Mars will use lasers to communicate with Earth

The new technology is a much needed upgrade for deep space communication. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 5 months ago

AI has Disrupted How We Think About the Human Brain

Artificial neural networks are computational models that loosely mimic the integration and activation properties of real neurons. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 5 months ago

Wood Could Be the Next Petroleum

Not quite green energy, but a step in the right direction | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 5 months ago

A Tiny Area of the Brain May Enable Consciousness, Says “Exhilarating” Study

Scientists examine the "engine for consciousness." | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 5 months ago

A Tiny Area of the Brain May Enable Consciousness, Says Study

Scientists examine the "engine for consciousness." | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 5 months ago

NASA brings Voyager 2 fully back online

Thanks to some (very) remote engineering work by NASA, the intrepid explorer's science mission is back on. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 6 months ago

Anti-solar panel can generate electricity at night, researches say

Solar panels generate electricity by taking in light, but what if you could generate electricity by putting out light? | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 6 months ago

Why the Plant-Based Impossible Whopper Has as Many Calories as a Beef Burger

"Impossible meat is meant to mimic beef as much as possible, but made entirely from plants." | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 6 months ago

Curiosity rover after 7 years on Mars

A photo comparison from 2012 and 2019 show what Martian weather has done to the Curiosity rover. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 6 months ago

Can new tech protect us from space radiation?

New technologies that shield against space radiation could make exploring the cosmos and establishing space colonies safer. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 6 months ago

Single dose of psilocybin improves anxiety, depression

For cancer patients who also have anxiety and depression, psilocybin could offer some solace. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 6 months ago

Watch the first-ever video of individual atoms bonding and breaking

The incredible new footage shows the atoms bonding, separating, then bonding again. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 6 months ago

An ancient viking stone has revealed fears over a problem that still looms

This is still a major cause for concern today. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 7 months ago

Did we accidentally allow tardigrades to colonize the Moon?

These hardy microscopic creatures crash landed on the lunar surface in April 2019 -- and they might still be there. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 7 months ago

Brain scans show how “collective narration” shapes our memories

The "themes" of memories leave distinct patterns on the brain. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 7 months ago

The Cybertruck is not brutalist

One of America's leading brutalism experts examines the idea. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 8 months ago

Boston Dynamics says robot dogs aren't meant to harm, in wake of police lease

A three-month trial with the state bomb squad had raised concern. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 8 months ago

Tesla Cybertruck: Elon Musk explains why its design looks so weird

Tesla has gone for a very angular design with the Cybertruck. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 8 months ago

Big differences between expert and novice brains reveal a better way to learn

"That process causes big changes in the brain." | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 8 months ago

Getting less than 7 hours of sleep associated with premature telomere attrition

FitBit data is shining a light on just how much we lose when we don't get enough shut-eye. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 9 months ago

Scientists discover 'holy grail' approach to renewable energy

By using a supercomputer it will now be easier for researchers to find the right compounds for renewable energy creation. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 9 months ago

All Your Memories Are Stored by One Weird, Ancient Molecule (2018)

It's all random, man. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 9 months ago

Quantum computer processor made entirely of lasers offers ‘extreme’ scale

A light-based machine could hold the answers. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 9 months ago

Space X Astronauts Training for 'Demo-2' Flight

"Houston, do we have a problem?" | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 10 months ago

Improving your diet can reduce depression symptoms and improve your mood

Replacing beer and pizza with fish and fruit made young people less depressed. | Continue reading


@inverse.com | 10 months ago