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The disproportionate burden of autoimmune diseases in women

The disproportionate burden of autoimmune diseases in women

Nearly 80 percent of autoimmune sufferers are female — the X chromosome might hold the secretImage: Generated with Bing AIThe immune system heals wounds, detects and destroys aged cells, fights off a broad range of microbial cells, and clears out toxic and allergenic...

India’s nuclear power overhaul

India’s nuclear power overhaul

How the country plans to add 20 new nuclear power reactors to its green energy arsenal.Illustration: Generated with Bing AIIndia is pouring billions of dollars — received primarily through pledges from private investors and international alliances — into its nuclear...

Is the world prepared for a “Disease X” deadlier than COVID?

Is the world prepared for a “Disease X” deadlier than COVID?

Disease X is hypothetical, but there's no denying that another viral pandemic is brewing out there.Image: Generated with Bing AIThe twenty-fourth letter of the alphabet is a mysterious rebel, a long-standing representative of the unknown. This limitless potential of...

The AI-powered Rabbit R1 wants to save you from your phone

The AI-powered Rabbit R1 wants to save you from your phone

Enthusiast-grade technology like the Rabbit R1 isn't good enough to replace smartphones, but it can get you some time off scrolling.Image: Rabbit, Edited by The LamenOwning a smartphone gave us access to a global limitless of information. The technology has become...

The science of living longer is getting serious

The science of living longer is getting serious

Tech royalty is heartily pumping millions into the science of living longer while others hope to coax regulators.Image: UnsplashGrowing older is inevitable, and only a select few get to spend their late life free of deteriorated bodies and minds. Pop a handful of...

How BYD beat Tesla

How BYD beat Tesla

Even with its iconic vehicles and even more polarizing boss, Tesla Motors is losing its dominance as the top EV maker.Image: BYD AutoMuch of the attention Tesla Motors attracts comes from, at least in recent memory, having Elon Musk as its chief executive. So is the...

Why an adult ADHD diagnosis is more common than ever

Why an adult ADHD diagnosis is more common than ever

How adult ADHD is misunderstood, exploited and stigmatized.Illustration: Generated with Bing AIDrug shortages are becoming increasingly common in the U.S. and are lasting longer than usual. The persistent Adderall shortage, however, hints at something beyond supply...

People aren’t as worried about getting COVID anymore

People aren’t as worried about getting COVID anymore

Uptake of the updated COVID shots has been lagging, and surveys report that several American adults don't plan on getting vaccinated. Many experts consider this to be the recipe for crisis.Illustration: Generated with Bing AIThe Covid-19 pandemic was an eye-opener....

A vibrating pill promises “gentler” weight-loss

A vibrating pill promises “gentler” weight-loss

Experts are looking for alternatives to perpetual Ozempic injections, and a vibrating pill might be just that.Image: PexelsEngineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a vibrating pill, called Vibrating Ingestible BioElectronic Stimulator...

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People aren’t as worried about getting COVID anymore

Uptake of the updated COVID shots has been lagging, and surveys report that several American adults don't plan on getting vaccinated. Many experts consider this to be the recipe for crisis.Illustration: Generated with Bing AIThe Covid-19 pandemic was an eye-opener....