Amazing Life Trapped in an Antarctic Lake for 3,500 YearsThe local microbes and their mad survival skills are a puzzle for scientists.
How Can a Blood Test Tell if You're Schizophrenic?The new method could launch within 18 months.
Protest Nation For a second night, demonstrators march in the streets of Ferguson and several other cities across the U.S.
The People’s Republic of Plymouth The strange and persistent right-wing myth that Thanksgiving celebrates the pilgrims’ triumph over socialism.
Listen to Our November Music Roundup Hot tracks for our fall playlist, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Moses and the American Constitution If Texas wants biblical characters and states’ rights in textbooks, publishers are happy to deliver.
Bad as They Wanna Be Is the Philadelphia 76ers’ lose-on-purpose approach to team-building ingenious or morally bankrupt?