“Run, Don't Walk.” “Don't Run, Walk."Flip-flopping advice on exercise may not be as contradictory as it seems.
The Curious Incidence of Dogs in PublishingIf kittens rule the Internet, why do puppies reign in print?
The Mouse Trap
Septic ShockYears of research into inflammatory disease, costing billions of dollars in research funding, has been wasted on the lowly mouse.
A-Rod Hearts HGHWill a crackdown on (supposedly) performance-enhancing growth hormone just make the drug more popular?
Bone Thugs-N-DisharmonyWas forgotten paleontologist Joseph Leidy a casualty of the famous dinosaur wars?
Gambling With Gun ViolenceIs the structure of Florida’s legal system to blame for Trayvon Martin’s killing?
Did Concussions Make Him Do It?The debate over whether to test former boxer Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s brain for CTE.
How Do You Pronounce Dzhokhar?An audio guide to the Boston Marathon bombing suspects' names.
He Didn't Eat Anyone. He's Still Guilty.The “cannibal cop” has been convicted of a crime he only dreamed of committing.
Jonah Lehrer’s Mea Sorta CulpaHis problem cannot be solved with “standard operating procedures.”
An Israeli Insult Benjamin Netanyahu is risking U.S.-Israeli relations on partisan politics. It’s revolting and dangerous.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
House of Cards Showrunner Beau Willimon on Morality, Netflix Leaks, and Frank Underwood’s Presidency