fizkes/iStock(NEW YORK) — Many of those who’ve exhibited lifelong antisocial, aka sociopathic, behavior — lying, impulsiveness, aggression, lacking concern for others — have abnormal brain structures, according to a new study. MRI scans on the brains of 672 people with lifelong antisocial behavior showed a particular thinning of cortex andRead More →

City of Cayce(CAYCE, S.C.) — Faye Swetlik, the 6-year-old whose disappearance launched a frantic, three-day search in her South Carolina neighborhood, was abducted and killed by asphyxiation, allegedly by a 30-year-old neighbor, authorities said Tuesday. At a Tuesday news conference, Lexington County coroner Margaret Fisher wept, expressing her condolences forRead More →

jarun011/iStock(WUHAN, China) — The director of a hospital in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, died on Tuesday after contracting the virus. Liu Zhiming, 51, was a neurosurgeon and director of the Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, according to the Wuhan health commission. Zhiming’s death follows last week’sRead More →

Medley of Photography/iStock(LONDON) — A British government job ad calling for “weirdos and misfits” has apparently backfired as an adviser hired resigned after a string of controversial statements emerged. The original job was advertised on the blog of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, who is widely seenRead More →