Jon White

New Scientist
Aug. 3 2014 7:08 AMUnexpected Genetic HeroesDid you inherit a childhood disease that you somehow conquered?
New Scientist
Feb. 8 2014 7:30 AMHow Do You Make an Ocean?Why I’m drilling for rocks beneath the South China Sea.
New Scientist
Sept. 2 2013 9:45 AMIt’s Time for a National Park on the Moon“You can do archaeology in all places. This place happens to be off Earth.”
New Scientist
Jan. 20 2013 8:00 AMHalf a Million Plus Three to Five YearsAn ambitious plan to drill into an ancient Antarctic lake failed on Christmas.
New Scientist
Sept. 29 2012 8:06 AMFloating Cities? Bon Voyage, Rich Libertarians.Seasteads will be communes for the wealthy.
New Scientist
July 7 2012 7:00 AMJesus WeptA skeptic faces possible charges for debunking Mumbai’s miracle statue.
New Scientist
March 30 2014 7:17 AMWhere Are People Moving?The first estimates of global migration shows it’s surprisingly steady.
New Scientist
Jan. 18 2014 7:15 AMNeutrino TimeThe quirky particles come from some of the most violent phenomena in the universe.
New Scientist
March 24 2013 8:33 AMCan Your Phone Tell You You’re Stressed?It may sense tense moments better than you can.
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Nov. 24 2012 8:30 AMRisking Life and Libel Suits To Expose FraudThe blogger who uncovers plagiarism, false claims, and faked research in China.
New Scientist
Aug. 5 2012 7:00 AMThe End of the Age of AquariusThe world’s only undersea lab may be sunk.
New Scientist
June 17 2012 9:12 AMThe Agony of Banning Ecstasy A former adviser to the U.K. government says the ban on drugs is hampering neuroscience.



Slate Plus Early Read: The Self-Made Man

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The XX Factor

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada

Now, journalists can't even say her name.


Lena Dunham, the Book

More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.

What a Juicy New Book About Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric Fails to Tell Us About the TV News Business

Does Your Child Have Sluggish Cognitive Tempo? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

  News & Politics
Sept. 29 2014 11:45 PM The Self-Made Man The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.
Sept. 29 2014 7:01 PM We May Never Know If Larry Ellison Flew a Fighter Jet Under the Golden Gate Bridge
Dear Prudence
Sept. 30 2014 6:00 AM Drive-By Bounty Prudie advises a woman whose boyfriend demands she flash truckers on the highway.
  Double X
Sept. 29 2014 11:43 PM Lena Dunham, the Book More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 29 2014 8:45 AM Slate Isn’t Too Liberal, but … What readers said about the magazine’s bias and balance.
Brow Beat
Sept. 29 2014 9:06 PM Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Looks Like a Comic Masterpiece
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:36 AM Almost Humane What sci-fi can teach us about our treatment of prisoners of war.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath The Methane Lakes of Titan?
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.