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May 6 2015 2:11 PMNicholas Kristof Is Not Smarter Than an Eighth-GraderAmerican kids are actually doing decently in math and interpretation, but he’s not.
May 5 2015 6:23 PMYour Beard Is Covered in BacteriaSo is everything else. Don’t fall for the latest viral freak-out.
May 1 2015 10:46 AMScience Needs a New RitualWe should take a few days a year to reflect on the dark parts of our history.
April 30 2015 7:59 AMWhat Happens When You Taste Wasabi and Sriracha?Inside your tongue’s panicked, excited reaction.
April 23 2015 11:18 AMThe Underground CityExploring a subterranean hideaway in Turkey that may be the largest in the world.
April 22 2015 2:12 PMThe First SuperfoodOne miracle fruit can cure disease and make people lose weight? That’s bananas.
April 21 2015 10:00 AMThe Logical Failures of Food FadsWhy studying the humanities can help you live a healthy life.
April 16 2015 12:30 PMThe Longest Mammal Migration EverHow a Russia-to-Mexico journey complicates everything we know about gray whales.
April 14 2015 10:15 AMGod’s Chosen PlanetWhy creationists are praying we never find alien life.
April 9 2015 12:20 PMBurn After EatingHow unlocking the secrets of wasabi could lead to better pain meds.
April 8 2015 12:34 PMHas Environmental Journalism Failed?Five lessons from Gallup’s latest survey.
April 2 2015 2:23 PMThe Tide of Every 18 Years or SoHow the Mont Saint-Michel Abbey gets its stunning perennial moat.
April 1 2015 11:01 AMSlate Voice: “Why Don’t We Have a Better Condom?”Listen to Slate’s L.V. Anderson read her story on the world of condoms.
April 1 2015 11:00 AMI Owe a Great Deal of My Health and Happiness to Latex CondomsSo why did I spend months on a story about why they suck? 
April 1 2015 8:08 AMThis Is a Timed TestHarvard is historically resistant to progress. With climate change, we can’t wait.
May 6 2015 10:59 AMBed Bug PanicThe bloodsuckers are everywhere, but their shadowy threat shouldn’t rule your life.
May 1 2015 3:17 PMBlessed Are the Climate AdvocatesThe Vatican and United Nations present the beatitudes of a new movement.
April 30 2015 10:09 AMAnimals Are TerrifyingPeople who love them just do not understand.
April 29 2015 3:45 AMThe Joy of ScentsSmelling a happy person may make you happy.
April 22 2015 2:12 PMLosing GroundThe Everglades is the site of America’s biggest battle against climate change.
April 21 2015 12:39 PMDismissing DarwinRecords show teachers and school board members conspiring to teach creationism in public school science class.
April 17 2015 12:46 PMEinstein’s Brain HeistWhy are we so obsessed with famous dead bodies?
April 15 2015 11:52 AMScary Smart Do intelligent people worry more?
April 9 2015 12:42 PMThe Great Goldfish Invasion of 2015In Colorado, a reminder why it’s a bad idea to release unwanted pets into the wild.
April 9 2015 10:00 AMA Very Bad Day on VenusWhat happens when a solar storms slams into another planet?
April 6 2015 7:22 PMDrama at SeaAfter a 110-day pursuit, a pirate fishing vessel sinks with its illegal haul.
April 2 2015 3:15 AMWe Should Have a Better Condom by Now. Here’s Why We Don’t. 
April 1 2015 11:01 AM“I’m Going to a Condom Conference in New Orleans!”L.V. Anderson and her editor Allison Benedikt talk about the challenges of reporting on condom development, conducting lambskin experiments, and more.
April 1 2015 10:25 AMScience’s Big ScandalEven legitimate publishers are faking peer review.
March 30 2015 9:43 AMDid Dark Matter Doom the Dinosaurs?A weird and wobbly theory links two of the biggest mysteries in science.

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