Viking ships at sail

L’Anse aux Meadows and the Viking Discovery of North America

Vikings traveled to the New World centuries before Columbus, setting up the establishment that is L'Anse aux Meadows.
Signage reading, "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada"

What Happens in Vegas is None of Your Business

You know that slogan? It was implemented as tourism marketing in 2003 after being developed by the ad agency R&R Partners.
Close-up of a dial pack of birth control pills

Birth Control’s Slow Path to the Mainstream

A look at changing public opinion of birth control.
Side-by-side comparison of Kennewick Man's skull and a reconstructed head.

A New Chapter to the Controversial Case of Kennewick Man

Kennewick Man is indeed most closely related to modern Native Americans. New results bolster the argument for repatriation and reburial.
Scientist holding a leopard frog.

Tracking the Atlantic Coast Leopard Frog

A new species of Atlantic Coast leopard frog has appeared in industrial wetlands, surprising herpetologists.
Satellite orbiting Pluto

Pluto Gets a Close-Up

What the New Horizon voyage tells us about Pluto.
Still from the film "Ex-Machina" depicting Ava examining potential faces

Ex Machinations in the Turing Test

Artificial Intelligence and the Turing Test.
Extra Credit Suggested Readings from JSTOR Daily Editors

Suggested Readings: Dangerous Kale, Polar Bear Worries, All the DNA in the World

JSTOR Daily Suggested Readings from around the web.
Landing page for the International Monetary Fund website

The IMF in Context

Governments and the IMF enter into an agreement for shadier reasons.
A father kisses his toddler on the cheek

Gender Roles in Early Parenthood

Parenting roles have changed enormously over a generation, but gender roles are still being propped up in some ways.