Daniel Sarewitz

Daniel Sarewitz co-directs the Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes and is professor of science and society at Arizona State University. 

Future Tense
April 24 2014 11:59 AMIt’s the End of the World as We Prefer It, and I Feel … Stupid
Future Tense
July 30 2013 9:15 AMA Future in DenialWhat sci-fi isn’t telling us about surveillance today or tomorrow.
Future Tense
Oct. 30 2012 5:05 PMThe L’Aquila Earthquake and the Importance of Scientists Saying “I Don’t Know”
Future Tense
April 4 2012 7:15 AMIs Science Really Moving Faster Than Ever?Are scientists interested only in satisfying their own curiosity, or do they want real-world results?
Science
Dec. 8 2010 10:41 AMLab PoliticsMost scientists in this country are Democrats. That's a problem.
Future Tense
Nov. 11 2013 2:39 PMYour Smartphone Has Officially Hijacked Your Life
Future Tense
Dec. 27 2012 9:52 AMWho Really Benefits From "Big Data"?
Future Tense
June 20 2012 7:15 AMThe Gambler and the ScientistA day at the races teaches us about our unscientific notions of “science literacy.”
Future Tense
April 3 2012 7:10 AMIs Science Really Moving Faster Than Ever?What Chairman Mao and a malaria drug can teach us about the societal benefits of science.
Green Room
March 10 2010 5:18 PMThe Trouble With Climate ScienceMore research makes the controversy worse.

TODAY IN SLATE

Technocracy

Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad

Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again

The XX Factor

I’m 25. I Have $250.03.

My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.
Politics

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM The Global Millionaires Club Is Booming and Losing Its Exclusivity
  Life
The Eye
Oct. 21 2014 1:47 PM How Designers Use Creative Briefs to Better Their Work
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 1:47 PM The Best Way to Fry an Egg
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 21 2014 10:43 AM Social Networking Didn’t Start at Harvard It really began at a girls’ reform school.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.