Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow

Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow is a writer in Somerville, Mass.

Feb. 1 2012 7:00 AMAre Women Better at Living Alone?Sociologist Eric Klinenberg’s new book, Going Solo, explores the question.
Medical Examiner
April 29 2011 1:20 PMAlzheimer's AlertWhen's a good time to diagnose an incurable disease?
Green Room
Jan. 3 2011 10:12 AMThe Little Green PillHow can we make pharmaceutical drugs less toxic to the environment?
Green Room
Dec. 7 2009 6:24 PMBuy Local, Act EvilCan organic produce and natural shampoo turn you into a heartless jerk?
June 24 2011 1:00 PMThe End of Jewish Men?Some professors and rabbis are concerned that liberal Judaism is becoming too female. Is this a real crisis?
April 11 2011 8:22 PMWhy Won't This New Mom Wash Her Hair?The fascinating postpartum customs of women from around the world.
Green Room
Oct. 18 2010 7:09 AMSeeing Double-GreenCan biodiversity conservation reduce poverty?
Green Room
Nov. 4 2009 1:30 PMDon't Sweat the InvasionWhy foreign plants and animals may not be that bad.


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
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The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
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Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.