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Ending the Great Pill Price HikeCongress, step up for college women before the year ends.
America's Got Science TalentThe biomedical research community goes bananas for $200 million in stimulus funding.
The Tissue of YouthIs human placenta a wonder drug, or is it just another Japanese health fad?
Sunny DazeIs tanning addictive? Does sunscreen really help prevent skin cancer? And other burning summer questions.
What Hillary Clinton’s New Batch of Emails Actually Reveals This Clinton controversy—like all Clinton controversies—will never be resolved.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
The Danish Hit Show Borgen Is Finally Available to Stream in Its Entirety in the U.S. Go Watch It!
Idris Elba Just Got Called “Too Street” to Play Bond. Here’s Why That’s Even Crazier Than it Sounds.
Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.
Of Flying Squirrels and Yard Goats Meet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.