Sports Betting And The Rise Of DraftKings

Sports Betting And The Rise Of DraftKings

Sports betting in the U.S. is booming. During the 2021 NFL season an estimated 45 million Americans are expected to wager at least $12 billion. Since a 2018 Supreme Court ruling, sports betting is now legal in more than 30…

Why The HIV Vaccine Is Closer Than Ever

Why The HIV Vaccine Is Closer Than Ever

Scientists are hopeful that the mRNA technology used in the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccines could be a turning point in HIV vaccine development. Watch the video above to learn why mRNA technology seems so promising, how this research is…

Why Volkswagen Is Beating Tesla In Europe

Why Volkswagen Is Beating Tesla In Europe

In the U.S., Tesla dominates the conversation around electric vehicles, but in Europe, it’s a different story. Germany-based Volkswagen Group has risen from the ashes of its 2015 emissions scandal to become the EV market leader in Europe, where it…

How Major League Soccer Plans To Overtake Baseball

How Major League Soccer Plans To Overtake Baseball

Soccer in the U.S. has not always had the best track record. Its popularity wavers and interest is usually tied to significant events, such as the World Cup or the Olympics. Major League Soccer has spent over 25-years trying to…

Why Airport Security Is So Slow And How The TSA And Airlines Are Trying To Fix It

Why Airport Security Is So Slow And How The TSA And Airlines Are Trying To Fix It

There once was a time when getting through airport security was quick and easy. But after the attacks on 9/11, the TSA, or Transportation Security Administration, was created and security screenings became much more thorough. With millions of people passing…

Why Turkey Prices Are Rising

Why Turkey Prices Are Rising

With inflation at a 30-year high and turkey prices rising, Thanksgiving dinner in 2021 might end up being one of the priciest holiday meals on record. U.S. turkey farmers have been battered by a range of supply chain issues including…

Can The National Guard Fix The Labor Crisis?

Can The National Guard Fix The Labor Crisis?

The National Guard has recently been used in some states to help with labor and supply chain issues including everything from bus driver shortfalls to Covid testing and treatment. Some want the National Guard to do even more to help…

How Corning Borrowed Gorilla Glass Tech To Make Covid Vaccine Vials

How Corning Borrowed Gorilla Glass Tech To Make Covid Vaccine Vials

Corning just opened a new pharmaceutical vial manufacturing factory in Durham, North Carolina, where it said it can produce 500 million glass vials per year to deliver Covid-19 vaccines and other drugs to the U.S. and abroad. The factory was…

Are Airlines A Risky Investment?

Are Airlines A Risky Investment?

Passenger airlines are a crucial industry in the global economy, but the sector is also extremely volatile. Running a passenger airline is an asset-intensive industry with narrow profit margins. Despite the risks, the industry has experienced some periods of consistent…

How Removing Cobalt From Batteries Can Make EVs Cheaper

How Removing Cobalt From Batteries Can Make EVs Cheaper

Cobalt has been getting a lot of attention lately because it is one of the most expensive materials found in lithium-ion batteries, which power everything from laptops and cell phones to electric vehicles. Cobalt extraction is largely concentrated in the…