The Gendered BrainResearchers investigate the difference between male and female brains.
Menstrual Cups Are a Feminist IssueThey’re also good for lazy people.
Space: The Next Generation
The Battle for SpaceRussia, China, and the United States are developing “dual use” technologies. One use is peaceful. The other isn’t.
Drowning in JamHow to conquer “decision fatigue.”
What Do Talking Apes Really Tell Us?The strange, disturbing world of Koko the gorilla and Kanzi the bonobo.
How Many Legs Does a Lobster Have? Even Red Lobster Gets This Wrong.
The Free Enclopaedia That Awbody Can Eedit: Scots Wikipedia Is No Joke
The XX Factor
One Reason Women Fare Worse in Negotiations? People Lie to Them.
How to Use More Than 10 Percent of Your BrainBe alive. Lucy perpetuates a strangely persistent myth.
How the World’s Largest Flying Dinosaur Avoided Crash Landing
How Not to Build a BrainNeuroscientists are battling over exceedingly ambitious EU and U.S. brain projects.
The World’s Largest Flying Bird Had a Wingspan the Length of Four People Laid Head to Toe
“You Have the Memory of a Fish” Is Sort of a Compliment
Old Boys’ LabWhere are the women in America’s greatest scientific laboratories?
Developmental Psychology’s Weird ProblemAre we measuring basic facts about children? Or basic facts about rich kids?
What’s the Best Way to Get Ahead in a Female-Dominated Profession?Be a man.
These Scientists Can Shrink Ants. Marvel Is Missing a Great Opportunity.
Don’t Just Sit ThereHow to be more productive during your commute.
Behind the Scenes
“I Sensed That Many Had Never Told Their Story to an Outsider”The story behind “What Do Talking Apes Really Tell Us.”
Songs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Why Do Scientists Commit Fraud?The latest stem cell research misconduct investigation ends in tragedy.
Can My Keyboard Spread Ebola?Myths and misunderstandings about Ebola in the United States.
Do Dogs Get Jealous?
Autism Linked to Common GenesEnvironmental causes and specific mutations aren’t as much to blame.
CDC to Halt Shipment of Most Hazardous Materials During Anthrax Incident Review
Common Pesticide Is Linked to Declining Bird Populations
Nightmare Wasps Build Nests With Corpses
The XX Factor
Birth Control Coverage Is Great for Business
The Real Paleo Diet: 50,000-Year-Old Feces Show What Neanderthals Ate
Disco Clams Shoot Light Using Nanoparticles; Nature Is Awesome