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How to Report Science During an Anti-Facts Administration

Slate science editor Susan Matthews on the exasperating battle against misinformation and apathy.

May 18 2017 3:38 PMThe Rhetorical Tricks of Climate Change DeniersThe Culture Gabfest deconstructs a controversial column by New York Times columnist Bret Stephens.
Jan. 21 2016 3:07 PMClimate of FearWhat it’s like to think about climate change all day, every day.
Nov. 6 2015 11:24 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Rachel E. Gross rounds up a very direct, matter-of-fact week.
Sept. 10 2015 9:04 AMBone DeepWhat it’s like to discover a brand new species of hominid.
Aug. 21 2015 2:50 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?The best part of the week? Meeting members like you at happy hours in New York and D.C.
July 15 2015 2:39 PMSlate Voice: “Unhealthy Fixation: The Misleading War on GMOs”Listen to Will Saletan explain why labeling won’t make you safer in his investigative study of the anti-GMO movement.
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.
Feb. 3 2015 7:30 AMSlate Voice: “James Watson Throws a Fit”Listen to Laura Helmuth read her piece about the tarnished legacy of a Nobel laureate.
Aug. 21 2014 12:38 PMI Sensed That Many Had Never Told Their Story to an Outsider”The story behind “What Do Talking Apes Really Tell Us.”
July 4 2014 6:03 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Slate’s science editor on her favorite reads from Slate this week.
May 17 2016 1:11 PMDecoding DickinsonEmily Dickinson’s cryptic biological references have fooled many readers. Here’s how to interpret her poems with a naturalist’s eye.
Dec. 15 2015 10:00 AMSlate Voice: “Plush Life”Listen to Mark Joseph Stern reads his study of why people lost their minds over Beanie Babies. 
Sept. 15 2015 3:06 PMSlate Voice: “The Case Against the Case Against Air Conditioning”Listen to Daniel Engber read about the moral justification for using air conditioning and why it isn’t bad for you or even (relatively) for the planet.
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Aug. 5 2015 11:33 AMPubMed All Day, Captain Awkward All NightEvery website a Slate science writer visits more than 20 times a month.
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? 
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AMSlate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?”Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
July 31 2014 8:56 AMSlate Voice: “Does This Make Me Sound Insecure?”Listen to Katy Waldman read her most popular article from the month of July.
June 23 2014 7:36 AMSlate Voice:Who Is Middle Class?”Listen to Joshua Keating read his most popular post from the month of June.