How to Fix the Organ Transplant ShortageThe chaotic, ethically murky case of a 10-year-old girl in need of lungs.
A Kidney for a KidneyLet prisoners donate organs. It could be done ethically and serve justice.
Cutting Human LivesWhat should we make of Arizona's new law for rationing organ transplants?
Good News for LiarsNew technologies for detecting untruths are as problematic as polygraphs.
Yuan a Kidney?China's proposals to pay organ donors flout the status quo. That's a good thing.
Measuring the Psychic Pain of WarPTSD among Vietnam vets is less common than we thought.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Smash and Grab Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Tom Hanks Has a Short Story in the New Yorker. It’s Not Good.
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy
It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?
Even After College, Some Poor Students Stay Poor
You Should Be Optimistic About Ebola Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Bio-Inspiration Is Finally Delivering Inventions Based on Porcupines, Parasites, and Of Course Geckos
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.