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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
June 30 2014 3:15 PMOld Boys’ LabWhere are the women in America’s greatest scientific laboratories?
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.



The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

How Did the Royals Win Despite Bunting So Many Times? Bunting Is a Terrible Strategy.

Catacombs Where You Can Stroll Down Hallways Lined With Corpses

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.


Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.


How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

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Oct. 1 2014 1:25 PM Japanese Cheerleader Robots Balance and Roll Around on Balls
  News & Politics
Oct. 1 2014 4:15 PM The Trials of White Boy Rick A Detroit crime legend, the FBI, and the ugliness of the war on drugs.
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 3:02 PM The Best Show of the Summer Is Getting a Second Season
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 4:46 PM Ebola Is No Measles. That’s a Good Thing. Comparing this virus to scourges of the past gives us hope that we can slow it down.
  Health & Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?