Cobalt mining: Dark side of the electric car revolution.

Cobalt mining: Dark side of the electric car revolution.

Electric cars are causing a boom in cobalt mining, but most of the resource is mined in dangerous conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Breakthrough as scientists grow sheep embryos containing human cells

Breakthrough as scientists grow sheep embryos containing human cells

Growing human organs inside other animals has taken another step away from science-fiction, with researchers announcing they have grown sheep embryos containing human cells. Scientists say growing human organs inside animals could not only increase supply, but also offer the possibility of genetically tailoring the organs to be compatible with the immune system of the patient receiving them, by using the patient’s own cells in the procedure, removing the possibility of rejection.

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McGill student jumps into action after finding suicide note in bathroom stall

McGill student jumps into action after finding suicide note in bathroom stall

Avleen K Mokha sprung into action after seeing an ominous note scrawled on a stall of the third-floor bathroom at McGill University’s Sherbrooke 688 building. The writing, in what looked like eyeliner, says: I’m going to kill myself tonight. 15/02/18. xx peace McGill.

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Professionals vs Amateurs

Professionals vs Amateurs

The amateur checks email, Facebook, and Twitter first thing in the morning. The professional avoids them as much as possible.

The amateur gives into these distractions multiple times a day. The amateur craves dopamine like a junkie craves heroin. The professional recognizes that sources of distraction are toxic rocket fuel for resistance.

The amateur engages trolls and argues with critics. The professional gets back to work.

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A Free Ride With Lyft Didn’t Reduce Skipped Medical Appointments

A Free Ride With Lyft Didn't Reduce Skipped Medical Appointments

Transportation problems routinely stymie people when it comes to keeping medical appointments. According to a 2006 study, 3.6 million people miss doctor visits every year because they have trouble getting to the clinic or office. But does removing some transportation barriers enable patients to keep their appointments? Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania recently conducted a study to learn just that.

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Inside the Minds of Hardcore Trump Supporters

Inside the Minds of Hardcore Trump Supporters

New research finds the president's earliest and strongest followers embody a particularly belligerent strain of authoritarian thinking. Given the meteoric rise of Donald Trump, and the ill-defined phenomenon known as Trumpism, it's vital that we understand the psychology that attracted Americans to the real estate mogul in the first place. Research suggests such voters are driven by a combination of racial resentment and authoritarianism.

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Florida suspect said he heard voices telling him to carry out massacre, sources say

Florida suspect said he heard voices telling him to carry out massacre, sources say

The 19-year-old who is accused of killing 17 people and injuring dozens more when he opened fire on a South Florida high school Wednesday afternoon told investigators that he heard voices in his head, giving him instructions on what to do to conduct the attack, law enforcement sources told ABC News.

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