How Will Language Change if Humans Travel the Stars?
A Bizarre 1970 Arctic Killing Offers a Road Map for How Not to Deal With Murder in Space
What Can We Learn About Farting From the World’s Most Famous Flatulence Artist?
Why Would I Write About Phineas Gage? A Slate Writer Explains the Story Behind His Story.
The True Story of Phineas Gage Is Much More Fascinating Than the Mythical Textbook Accounts
Farewell to One of the Most Important Amnesia Patients in the History of Memory Research
Is Junk DNA Really Junky? A Fish-Eating Plant Weighs In.
According to His DNA Sequence, James Watson Should Be Blind, Deaf, and Have a Tiny Head. Why Doesn’t He?
Did Lincoln Have Marfan Syndrome? Did Darwin Have Smoldering Hepatitis?
How Yam Farming Contributed to the Rise of Sickle-Cell Anemia
How a Daughter Inherited Her Mother’s Cancer
Why a Mother Can’t Give Cancer to Her Fetus—Usually
Chim-chim-cheroo: Why So Many London Chimney Sweeps Suffered Scrotal Cancer
The Chromosomal Evidence That Mankind Nearly Went Extinct
Humans Have Long Enjoyed Nonhuman Lovers—the Proof is in Our DNA
Did STDs Help Human Beings Evolve?
Possible Genetic Proof That Cannibalism Was Disturbingly Common in Our Past
How a Mutation on Chromosome 16 Gave Elizabeth Taylor Her Amazing Double Eyelashes
Muscular Dystrophy, Cri du Chat, “Immigration Delay Disease”: When DNA Fails.
The Nasty Fight Between Scientists That Resulted in the Sequencing of the Human Genome