Sniffing Out Swine FluResearchers hope to create a better way to diagnose swine flu and other ailments.
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.
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