Why People Ignore Facts in Medical Emergencies, Victorian-Era Credit Cards, and Adding a New Row to the Periodic Table

Learn about why people tune out facts and trust their guts in medical emergencies; a Victorian-era version of credit cards; and how scientists are trying to add an eighth row to the periodic table of elements. 

People tune out facts and trust their guts in medical emergencies by Kelsey Donk

Instead of credit cards, Victorian shoppers had credit coins by Steffie Drucker

Scientists are trying to add the eighth row to the periodic table by Cameron Duke

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