Jon Cohen

Jon Cohen writes for Science magazine. Follow him on Twitter.

Medical Examiner
Sept. 23 2014 11:37 PMHow to Stop EbolaCould survivors safely care for the infected?
July 19 2012 6:09 PMA History of Heckling at the International AIDS ConferenceWho showed up to and who snubbed one of the strangest but most important scientific meetings?
April 27 2009 3:15 PMDo Surgical Masks Stop Swine Flu?Probably not.
Medical Examiner
Feb. 21 2006 3:00 PMPharmanoiaComing to a clinical trial near you.
Medical Examiner
Oct. 27 2004 6:43 AMA Silent EpidemicWhy is there such a high percentage of HIV and AIDS among black women?
Medical Examiner
April 3 2003 3:42 PMTravel BugShould you cancel your trip to the Orient because of SARS?
Medical Examiner
Oct. 10 2002 6:16 PMThere's a Safer Smallpox Vaccine ...And thanks for asking, but you can't have it.
Sept. 25 2001 3:00 AMVax PopuliA viable anthrax vaccine exists. Why aren't we making it and other defensive vaccines available to the public?
Wine's World
Jan. 20 2000 3:30 AMJabberwineyA professor of viticulture puts a stopper on wine hooey.
July 19 2012 6:09 PMWhy Won’t Obama Attend the AIDS Meeting?If Obama skips the International AIDS Conference in D.C. next week, he’ll miss a historic opportunity.
Aug. 26 2011 7:02 AMRisibility of the Planet of the ApesOn the great divide between humans and chimpanzees.
Medical Examiner
May 15 2007 3:00 PMSex NetsThe puzzling rise and fall and rise of HIV and AIDS in Africa.
Medical Examiner
Nov. 16 2004 4:00 PMAnthrax ScareDid the military secretly doctor its anthrax vaccine?
April 7 2003 5:41 PMDo surgical masks stop SARS?
Medical Examiner
March 21 2003 5:01 PMOutbreakWhy a deadly disease might be coming your way soon.
Oct. 29 2001 8:19 PMAnd Now, the Good News About SmallpoxIn the event of a terrorist attack, we’re not all toast.
April 13 2000 3:00 AMMy Genetic Cousin, I Presume?In which a Cohen of the American variety meets his Bantu kinsman. 
Hey, Wait A Minute
Nov. 23 1996 3:30 AMAIDS Isn't OverPronouncements of its death are greatly exaggerated.


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PM What Happened at Slate This Week?  Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Space: The Next Generation
Oct. 19 2014 11:45 PM An All-Female Mission to Mars As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.