On the BrainThe Checkup from Slate and WBUR explores a brain implant for PTSD, dyslexia research, and a connection between musical training and language development.
Talking Back to Your DoctorThe Checkup from Slate and WBUR on why it’s so hard, and so important, to question your physician.
The Not-So-Insane WorkoutThe Checkup from Slate and WBUR on when a fitness routine can get too intense.
Scary Food StoriesThe Checkup from Slate and WBUR on sugar risks, chia seeds, and a second look at the benefits of kale.
Vaccine Facts and Fictions The Checkup from Slate and WBUR with an update on when to get the flu and HPV vaccinations.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of March 23, curated by Slate writers and editors.
One Direction Was an Inside Job The nutty, paranoid, maaaaaybe plausible fan conspiracy theories for why Zayn “quit.”
Could Better Psychological Testing Prevent a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash? Probably not.
Best Loss Ever A Duke-hating aficionado’s guide to the sweetest Blue Devils tournament defeats of all time.