Shayla Love

Shayla Love is a staff writer at Vice covering science, medicine, health, and drugs.

healthcare

Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers

Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?
Shayla Love
5.16.19
psychedelics

The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study

Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?
Shayla Love
5.15.19
mind

The Anatomy of Empathy

Joel Salinas can literally feel his patients' pain. But as scientists are learning, there's more to empathy than just mirroring someone else.
Shayla Love
5.8.19
mind

Offices Can Be Hell for People Whose Brains Work Differently

Work spaces today come with strong smells, harsh light, lots of chatter, and constant messages on email or Slack. For neurodivergent people, this can be a big ask.
Shayla Love
5.7.19
climate change

Climate Change Could Mean More Kids, Not Less

The effects will vary across the globe and could worsen inequality.
Shayla Love
5.7.19
This Week in Science

Having Frequent, Terrifying Dreams Could Mean You Have Nightmare Disorder

This week in science: a lot of people don't feel much when they take CBD, the effects of microdosing, and what goes on in the brains of people with nightmare disorder.
Shayla Love
3.4.19
This Week in Science

This Is the Best Kind of Disguise to Conceal Your Identity

This week in science: using brain imaging to predict who will respond to antidepressants, how your personality rubs off on your cat, and a disguise that is surprisingly effective.
Shayla Love
2.26.19
This Week in Science

We're Getting Closer to Turning People’s Thoughts into Speech

This week in science: genetically modified, drug-producing chickens, the health benefits of being a morning person, and using artificial intelligence to read minds.
Shayla Love
2.5.19
This Week in Science

This Is Why You Can't Tickle Yourself

"It actually feels better when someone else is touching you."
Shayla Love
1.28.19
This Week in Science

Birth Control Might Change Who Women Feel Attracted To

Women may be drawn to certain men because of the way they smell, and hormonal birth control could interfere.
Shayla Love
1.16.19
mental health

The Dark Truths Behind Our Obsession With Self-Care

What this growing trend reveals about the flaws in mental healthcare.
Shayla Love
12.12.18
This Week in Science

Scientists Have Made Mini Brains That Behave Like Real Human Brains

It’s the first time that brain organoids have spontaneously produced brain waves similar to human brain activity.
Shayla Love
12.3.18
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