The Most Ridiculous Scene in Jurassic ParkIt’s not the “bringing dinosaurs back to life” bit that makes paleontologists snort.
What Really Killed the Dinosaurs?“An asteroid 65 million years ago” is no longer enough.
Why Are Bigfoot Rumors So Persistent?Inside the search for North American’s supposed Sasquatch man-ape.
What Happened to My Brontosaurus?The scaly, dimwitted monsters of our childhood have been killed off by fluffy, feathered, sprightly dinosaurs.
Did We Doom the Mammoths?The end times of saber-toothed cats, giant wombats, and carnivorous koalas.
The Million-Dollar Dinosaur ScandalMeet the crooks, smugglers, and counterfeiters who run the most brazen fossil scams.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of March 23, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Could Better Psychological Testing Prevent a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash? Probably not.