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Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison, Mass Shootings, and Mothering

Well-researched stories from WBUR, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
David Berman

David Berman

Three poems by writer and musician David Berman.
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Dementia, Trauma, and a Weird Tumor

Well-researched stories from the Atlantic, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Banana Peels, Chronic Lyme, and Presidential Immunity

Well-researched stories from the Cut, the Atlantic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Astronaut Karen Nyberg looks at Earth through a cupola on the ISS.

Space, Seaweed, and Self-Awareness

Well-researched stories from Quanta, the New Yorker, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A nuclear mushroom cloud

New Nukes, AI Researchers, and Women’s Soccer

Well-researched stories from Vice, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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TV Fireworks, Bare Feet, and Childish Professors

Well-researched stories from Scientific American, the Harvard Gazette, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Stories to Inspire Summer Fun

Some insights and tips to prepare for a summer of fun from JSTOR Daily.
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Skull Spikes, Concentration Camps, and Reparations

Well-researched stories from Time, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A woman in pain, standing beside a window

Pain, Prohibition, and #CursedImages

Well-researched stories from NPR, the Washington Post, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
An Omaha Beach landing craft on D-Day

D-Day, Cricket Gourds, and Modern Lesbians

Well-researched stories from Longreads, the New York Times, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
James Baldwin

LGBTQ Pride Month

June is LGBTQ Pride Month, so JSTOR Daily gathered some of our favorite stories to celebrate. All with free and accessible scholarly research.
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Hospital Bills, Intersectionality, and Civilizational Collapse

Well-researched stories from The Conversation, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Chocolate Science, Boy Trees, and Robot Artists

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, Slate, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A Diffusion MRI, also referred to as diffusion tensor imaging or DTI, of the human brain

Inception Machines, Weird Ice, and a Post-Roe World

Well-researched stories from Quanta, Wired, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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The Delicate Science-Art of the Blaschka Invertebrate Collection

The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Invertebrate Models includes hundreds of glass models of sea creatures, making it both a teaching tool and a metaphor.
Japanese Knotweed

Knotweed, Scary Sounds, and Mass Extinctions

Well-researched stories from NBC News, National Geographic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A giant panda eating bamboo

Pandas, Potlucks, and Planetary Cooling

Well-researched stories from The New Yorker, Quartz, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A dead whale being cleaned by whalers

Germs, Charisma, and the Legacy of Whaling

Well-researched stories from Vox, The Atlantic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
John Ashbery by Steve Pyke

Poetry from Independent Voices

Reveal Digital's open access "Independent Voices" collection includes many digitized literary magazines. Those interested in poetry should take note.
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Root Canals, Cargo Cults, and Laser Mapping Notre Dame

Well-researched stories from Topic, Scientific American, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
First image of a black hole by the Event Horizon Telescope. The object M87* is located at the heart of distant galaxy Messier 87.

Black Holes, Plastic Bags, and AI Diets

Well-researched stories from The Cut, Hakai Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Cat Names, Doubt Machines, and Christianity’s Future

Well-researched stories from Scientific American, Fivethirtyeight, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Border Walls, Trigger Warnings, and Tantra

Well-researched stories from Scroll.in, the Washington Post, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Celebrating National Poetry Month

Our best stories about poetry and poems offer free links to poems from contemporary and classic American poets.