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.
Battered and Blue Police departments shouldn’t feel under siege. The public just wants better policing.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, Eventually His magic sleigh journey is highly inefficient. So we made him a better itinerary.
How Creative Is Your Computer? The Lovelace test is a better measure of artificial intelligence than the Turing test.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.