Longform


23 And You: Does that commercial DNA test you just bought violate somebody else’s privacy? Matter

(A year after publication, this story got a new ending.)

Wake No MoreWhat if you could sleep 50 hours straight and still never feel truly awake? Welcome to the totally exhausting world of the hypersomniac. Matter
Arrested DevelopmentA handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: aging. Mosaic
On Detachment: How can scientists act ethically when they are studying the victims of a human tragedy? Aeon

News Features


Pregnant Women Are Finding Out They Have Cancer From A Genetic Test Of Their Babies BuzzFeed News
Meet The Senior Dogs Trying The Latest Anti-Aging Pill BuzzFeed News
Epigenetics: The Sins Of The Father Nature

Why Police Lineups Will Never Be Perfect The Atlantic

Is This Doctors App A Digital Classroom — Or Medical Porn? BuzzFeed News

Are Video Games The Future Of Brain Medicine? The Verge

How Damaged Are NFL Players’ Brains? The New Yorker
The Big Fat Truth Nature
The Roots Of Resilience Nature

A Gut-Wrenching Question Nature

Our Body The Ecosystem Popular Science
Ovary Banks: Frozen In Time New Scientist
The Education Of An Animat New Scientist

Reviews & Essays


Book Review: “Reaching Down The Rabbit Hole” The New York Times
Death’s Eternal Logistics The Last Word On Nothing
Book Review: “The Invisible History Of The Human Race” The New York Times
On Losing A Dog National Geographic
I Asked My Mom Why She Didn’t Vaccinate Me BuzzFeed News
The Sexual Politics Of Autism National Geographic
It’s Time To Stop Obsessing About the Dangers of Genetic Information Slate
How To Sell A Big Science Project Slate

Breaking News


Author Of Tainted Gay Marriage Study Admits To Destroying Data BuzzFeed News

This Case Of A Phantom Pooper Is Hugely Important For Genetic Testing Laws BuzzFeed News

Scientists Are Terrified Of Talking About The Planned Parenthood Videos BuzzFeed News

Return Of The Neanderthals National Geographic

Bill Maher Just Promoted Unproven Goat Milk HIV Therapy BuzzFeed News

Were The First Artists Mostly Women? National Geographic

Ben Carson Once Did Research On Fetal Brain Tissue BuzzFeed News

Mice Inherit The Fears Of Their Fathers National Geographic