Shayla Love is a staff writer at Vice covering science, medicine, health, and drugs.
Southerners Are Scared of the Climate Crisis, and Their Politicians Are Ignoring Them
The states that will be most affected by the climate crisis are the ones with the least political action.
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The Vaccine That Could Prevent Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
As mental health disorders run rampant, scientists are trying to make an immunization from bacteria that could help.
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If Everyone Tripped on Psychedelics, We’d Do More About Climate Change
Scientists are looking into what psychedelics do to inspire people to act pro-environmentally.
The Chilling Mystery of High-Altitude Suicides
U.S. counties above 4,000 feet have twice the suicides as counties at 2,000 feet. Is it because there's less oxygen in the air, or is something else going on?
The Case for an 8-Hour Work Week
Robots may be coming your job, but a new study finds we don’t need to work that much anyway.
The Pursuit of High Self-Esteem Is Making Us Miserable
“We think of boosts to self-esteem as analogous to sugar: tasty but not nutritious.”
Some Compelling Reasons Not to Give Up on Solving Climate Change
Reports that say we’re all doomed in the face of the climate crisis ignore a history of survival—and the opportunity to make the future better.
Black Children at White Schools Are More Likely to Be Told They Have a Learning Disability
Disability classifications in the U.S. are subjective and inconsistent, and prone to bias based on context.
The Radical Plan to Save the Planet by Working Less
The degrowth movement wants to intentionally shrink the economy to address climate change, and create lives with less stuff, less work, and better well-being. But is it a utopian fantasy?
Writing About Trauma Can Help You Heal
"Two days after the murder, I told a friend in my playwriting program that I would never write about it. Here's why I changed my mind."
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?
The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study
Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?