Woebot, the AI therapist

An AI chatbot is offering to be your therapist, for free — for now

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates two-thirds of people needing professional help never access it. A team of clinical research psychologists decided to address this gap with artificial intelligence (AI). This is how Woebot, the robot therapist was born.

MMA fighter Connor Rideout.

How CTE research is hastening the evolution of mixed martial arts

As his head snaps back from a stiff left jab, 22-year-old mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Connor Rideout gives his sparring partner a half smile, acknowledging the good punch. Rideout then bites down on his mouth piece and returns the favour with a strong right cross of his own.