Boer Deng

Boer Deng writes for Nature. Follow her on Twitter.

 

Space: The Next Generation
Dec. 17 2014 10:31 AMAcross the Ideological UniverseRepublicans and Democrats agree about one thing: very expensive space flight.
Science
Nov. 24 2014 2:29 PMThe Secrets of the “Secret Science” BillWhat House Republicans really mean when they call for reform of the EPA.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 19 2014 1:55 PMMassive Failures of JusticeWhy Texas is about to execute a profoundly mentally ill man.
Moneybox
Nov. 10 2014 5:49 PMLet Them Eat LunchAmerican workers don’t take enough breaks. That’s why every company needs a cafeteria.
Future Tense
Oct. 24 2014 11:10 AMDoes the Internet Sleep? Depends on Where You Are.
The Slatest
Oct. 15 2014 3:29 PMTexas Presbyterian's Infection Rates, Overall, Are Typical of Other Hospitals
Science
Oct. 9 2014 11:00 AMBeaming With PrideThe winners of the Nobel Prize in chemistry made possible these gorgeous, glowing microscope images. 
Science
Oct. 2 2014 12:53 PMThe Panic VirusHow public health officials are keeping Americans calm about the Ebola threat.
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 2:38 PMScientists Use Electrical Impulses to Help Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
Politics
Sept. 26 2014 5:58 PMCan Texas Republicans Make a Red State Redder?They may if they keep convincing the state’s Hispanics to switch sides.
Weigel
Sept. 19 2014 5:19 PMWashington’s Acting Roles
Food
Sept. 18 2014 9:34 AMHow to Order Chinese FoodFirst, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”
Weigel
Sept. 12 2014 6:07 PMSteve Southerland’s Remarks Should Spur Florida Women to Vote
Weigel
Sept. 5 2014 10:52 AMWendy Davis Should Talk About Abortion
Weigel
Aug. 27 2014 1:58 PMMitch McConnell’s Non-Flub Flub
Moneybox
Dec. 3 2014 1:38 PMThe Girl Scouts Keep Getting Better at Selling Cookies. It’s Not Saving Them.
Politics
Nov. 20 2014 1:01 PMWho’s In and Who’s Out?Obama is offering a reprieve to millions of unauthorized immigrants. Exactly who gets one will be determined by a string of wonky details.
Space: The Next Generation
Nov. 13 2014 9:42 AMDodgeball in SpaceHeading to low Earth orbit? Watch out for all the high-speed flying junk.
Slate Picks
Oct. 30 2014 6:03 PMListen to Our October Music RoundupYour autumn playlist to put on repeat, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
Medical Examiner
Oct. 17 2014 12:24 PMOperation Stop DiseasePublic health looms large in American foreign intervention, not just when it comes to Ebola.
Explainer
Oct. 14 2014 11:13 AMKnowledge Gaps and NervousnessWhy is it so hard to prevent Ebola from spreading in hospitals?
Future Tense
Oct. 7 2014 1:54 PMThe Controversy Over a Virtual Hajj for Muslims
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 10:27 AM3,000 French Scientists Are Marching to Demand More Research Funding
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 10:59 AM“For People, Food Is Heaven”Boer Deng on the story behind her piece “How to Order Chinese Food.”
Politics
Sept. 25 2014 11:55 AMThe One Issue Everyone Supports—Except the Republican Party
The Slatest
Sept. 19 2014 12:59 PMLeader of Scotland Independence Push Resigns
Weigel
Sept. 17 2014 7:03 PMOnce Again, a Climate Policy Hearing Descends Into Absurdity
Science
Sept. 11 2014 12:27 PMTrench WarfareThe feds want to define “waters of the United States” scientifically. Farmers are freaked out.
Future Tense
Sept. 2 2014 6:12 PMThe Sad Conclusion to the Tale of the Sex Geckos Lost in Space
Weigel
Aug. 26 2014 10:49 AMDan Page’s Deeply Disturbing Views on Race, Sexual Assault, and Government 

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Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.