Mary Mycio

Mary Mycio is a Slate contributor. Her most recent book is Doing Bizness: A Nuclear Thriller, about Ukraine’s nuclear disarmament in the 1990s.

Wild Things
May 16 2014 12:46 PMLynx Are Thriving in Chernobyl’s Radioactive Exclusion Zone (Video)
Brow Beat
Jan. 29 2014 11:13 AMWhatever You Do, Don’t Fry Your Chicken Wings
Brow Beat
Nov. 20 2013 1:20 PMYou’re Doing It Wrong: Beef Stew
Feb. 14 2013 5:30 AMThe World’s Oldest PornographyIt’s at least 3,000 years old, and it’s bi-curious.
July 30 2012 6:20 AMThe First 1 PercentHorses may be the source of humans’ oldest social stratifications.
March 1 2014 5:43 PMCrimea and PunishmentVladimir Putin is miscalculating how easy it will be to control a Crimean mini-state.
Dec. 2 2013 10:54 PMOrange CrushWhy Viktor Yanukovich may not survive this revolution.
April 26 2013 8:30 AMHow Many People Have Really Been Killed by Chernobyl?Why estimates differ by tens of thousands of deaths.
Nuclear Power
Jan. 21 2013 5:33 AMDo Animals in Chernobyl’s Fallout Zone Glow?The scientific debate about Europe’s unlikeliest wildlife sanctuary.
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.