Jon Cohen

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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.



The Democrats’ War at Home

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

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

Animal manure.

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps

Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.

  News & Politics
Sept. 30 2014 2:36 PM This Court Erred The Supreme Court has almost always sided with the wealthy, the privileged, and the powerful, a new book argues.
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 30 2014 1:23 PM What Can Linguistics Tell Us About Writing Better? An Interview with Steven Pinker.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 6:44 PM Ebola Was Already Here How the United States contains deadly hemorrhagic fevers.
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.