Meet the Smart Smoke Detector That Talks Instead of Endlessly BeepingProtect’s creators say its alert system is both more effective at waking sleeping children and less confusing than random beeps.
How Can a Blood Test Tell if You're Schizophrenic?The new method could launch within 18 months.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash