Jane C. Hu

Jane C. Hu has a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California–Berkeley and is a 2014 AAAS Mass Media Fellow. Follow her on Twitter.

Behind the Scenes
Aug. 21 2014 12:38 PMI Sensed That Many Had Never Told Their Story to an Outsider”The story behind “What Do Talking Apes Really Tell Us.”
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Science
Aug. 6 2014 11:17 AMWhy Do Scientists Commit Fraud?The latest stem cell research misconduct investigation ends in tragedy.
Medical Examiner
Aug. 4 2014 3:37 PMCan My Keyboard Spread Ebola?Myths and misunderstandings about Ebola in the United States.
Wild Things
July 23 2014 2:46 PMDo Dogs Get Jealous?
Medical Examiner
July 21 2014 1:58 PMAutism Linked to Common GenesEnvironmental causes and specific mutations aren’t as much to blame.
The Slatest
July 11 2014 4:17 PMCDC to Halt Shipment of Most Hazardous Materials During Anthrax Incident Review
Wild Things
July 9 2014 1:00 PMCommon Pesticide Is Linked to Declining Bird Populations
Wild Things
July 2 2014 2:00 PMNightmare Wasps Build Nests With Corpses
The XX Factor
June 30 2014 3:40 PMBirth Control Coverage Is Great for Business
Wild Things
June 25 2014 5:01 PMThe Real Paleo Diet: 50,000-Year-Old Feces Show What Neanderthals Ate
Wild Things
June 24 2014 7:01 PMDisco Clams Shoot Light Using Nanoparticles; Nature Is Awesome
Science
June 17 2014 1:39 PMFalling for Familiar NarrativesThe New York TimesWashington Post, and Time contribute to a week of spectacularly bad social science reporting.
Wild Things
June 11 2014 1:01 PMFossil With Proto Jaws Finally Found. In the Burgess Shale, Naturally.
Science
Aug. 20 2014 11:50 PMWhat Do Talking Apes Really Tell Us?The strange, disturbing world of Koko the gorilla and Kanzi the bonobo.
Wild Things
Aug. 12 2014 12:10 PMHow Many Legs Does a Lobster Have? Even Red Lobster Gets This Wrong.
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 5 2014 1:45 PMThe Free Enclopaedia That Awbody Can Eedit: Scots Wikipedia Is No Joke
The XX Factor
July 29 2014 2:46 PMOne Reason Women Fare Worse in Negotiations? People Lie to Them.
Science
July 22 2014 7:14 AMHow to Use More Than 10 Percent of Your BrainBe alive. Lucy perpetuates a strangely persistent myth.
Wild Things
July 15 2014 11:00 AMHow the World’s Largest Flying Dinosaur Avoided Crash Landing
Science
July 11 2014 7:37 AMHow Not to Build a BrainNeuroscientists are battling over exceedingly ambitious EU and U.S. brain projects.
Wild Things
July 7 2014 4:31 PMThe World’s Largest Flying Bird Had a Wingspan the Length of Four People Laid Head to Toe
Wild Things
July 1 2014 7:00 PM“You Have the Memory of a Fish” Is Sort of a Compliment
Doublex
June 30 2014 3:15 PMOld Boys’ LabWhere are the women in America’s greatest scientific laboratories?
Science
June 25 2014 7:09 AMDevelopmental Psychology’s Weird ProblemAre we measuring basic facts about children? Or basic facts about rich kids?
Wild Things
June 17 2014 7:00 PMThe Outlaw Chimps of Gishwati Forest
History of Innovation
June 12 2014 10:40 AMWhat in the World Does That Invention Do?Quiz: Match these gorgeous 18th- and 19th- century patent models to their purpose.