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A Mars Miracle, Medical Racism, and Murderous Humans

Well-researched stories from The New Yorker, Pens and Needles, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Wealth Taxes, Embodied Words, and Ancient Comedy

Well-researched stories from Aeon, Public Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Ice, Measles, and Genocide

Well-researched stories from BBC, Nature, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Celebrating Black History Month

JSTOR Daily editors pick their favorite stories for Black History Month.
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Cold Animals, Venezuelan Crisis, and Rethinking Health

Well-researched stories from The Conversation, The Washington Post, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Asian Families, the RAND Book, and Science Fiction

New books and scholarship from Stanford University Press, University of Minnesota, and MIT Press.
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Suicide, Spirits, and Sexy Voices

Well-researched stories from The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Editors’ Picks 2018: Sustainability and the Environment

Wildfires in California, floods in Venice, robot-bees, and cows that mitigate climate change.
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Unsafe Food, Masculinity, and the Nature of Beauty

Well-researched stories from The Verge, Tufts Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Animal Actors, Kids’ Jokes, and Pickup Artists

Well-researched stories from Vox, NPR, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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The Best of Suggested Readings from 2018

Every week we compile well-researched stories that bridge the gap between news and scholarship. These were the ones you clicked on most in 2018!
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Austen Fans, Modern Belief, and Environmental Politics

New books and scholarship from Oxford University Press, Princeton University Press, and the University Press of Colorado.
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Ten Poems about Travel

Poetry about all kinds of travel—from grand adventures to family vacations—by Elizabeth Bishop, Rita Dove, and more.
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Saturn’s Rings, Anger, and Snowmen

Well-researched stories from Forward, Wired, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Our Best Stories of 2018

Victorian librarians, Mister Rogers, queer time, and Jane Austen's subversive linguistics, oh my!
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“Silent Night,” Cookie Dough, and Alpha-Gal Allergies

Well-researched stories from America Magazine, Mosaic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Social Drama, China Relations, and a Tree of Blood

Well-researched stories from Slate, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Civil Rights and New Deal America, Bruno Latour, and Bad Environmentalism

New books and scholarship from University of North Carolina, Harvard University Press, and University of Minnesota Press.
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Bees’ Thoughts, Disappearing Bugs, and Giant Snails

Well-researched stories from The Boston Globe, Pacific Standard, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Digestion, Hangovers, and Sinister Magic

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

Winter Holidays

Celebrate with some seasonal scholarship from JSTOR Daily for the winter holidays.
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Wildfire, Stopping Suicide, and Marshmallow-Topped Casserole

Well-researched stories from Wired, Quartz, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Thanksgiving Stories

Americans are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, the middle entry in the Halloween-Thanksgiving-Winter holidays trifecta. Plate up with some ...
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Real Placebos, Brutal Progress, and Paleolithic Myths

Well-researched stories from Longreads, The Atlantic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Moms United, Caribbean Slavers, and Powerful Bacteria

Well-researched stories from Harvard Magazine, The New York Review of Books, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.