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Resilient Flowers, Time Sense, and the Antarctic Accent

Well-researched stories from The New Yorker, Longreads, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Ten Stories about Trees for Arbor Day

They talk to each other via underground networks, grow shy, migrate across the Earth's surface, and reverse some of the damage caused by climate change.
Sarah Bernhardt, 1899

To Be or Not to Be Hamlet

The drama of playing the famous prince. In pictures.
Contagion

Immunity, Contagion, and Talking Squid

Well-researched stories from Wired, CNBC, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Medical workers take in patients at a special coronavirus intake area at Maimonides Medical Center on April 07, 2020 in the Borough Park neighborhood of the Brooklyn, NY

Viral Racism, Universal Antivirals, and Weird Dreams

Well-researched stories from Slate, The New Yorker, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks to reporters following a meeting of the coronavirus task force at the White House on April 6, 2020

Anthony S. Fauci on Pandemic Preparedness

Before he led the effort to contain COVID-19, the nation's top infectious disease expert published several papers about pandemic preparedness. Here are two.
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Toilet Paper, Handwashing, and Labor Unrest

Well-researched stories from Marker, FiveThirtyEight, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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COVID-19, Locusts, and Elephant Minds

Well-researched stories from The Atlantic, The Guardian, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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We Have All the Cute Animal Posts

Phylum away for safekeeping, and have fauna!

“The Public Health” in 1840

A pamphlet published in 1840 advocates a four-pronged approach to public healthcare that sounds remarkably like our own.
A woman wearing a protective mask sits in a subway car at Grand Central Terminal on March 12, 2020 in New York City.

Economic Danger, Health Precautions, and Vampire Bats

Well-researched stories from FiveThirtyEight, Forge, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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How the Public Health Community Prepares for Pandemics

Public healthcare experts have been anticipating and planning for a pandemic like COVID-19 for years. These research reports and scholarly articles explain how.
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Triage, Altruism, and Thoughts Without Words

Well-researched stories from The Atlantic, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

P.S., Mushrooms Are Extremely Beautiful

American mycologist Violetta White Delafield painted over 600 stunning watercolors of mushrooms as part of her fieldwork. Here they are in all their glory.
Der liebe Augustin erwacht in der Pestgrube by Adam Brenner

Plagues, Dung Beetles, and Historical Romance

Well-researched stories from The New Yorker, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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African-American Journal Freedomways on Reveal Digital

Ninety-eight issues of the influential journal are part of the open access, “Independent Voices” collection from Reveal Digital. Scholars of Black history, take note.
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Virus Paradox, Men at Work, and Electronic Chores

Well-researched stories from The Atlantic, Harvard Business Review, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Celebrate Women's History Month all March with JSTOR Daily. We hope you'll find the stories below, and the scholarship they include in full, a valuable resource for classroom or leisure reading.
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Democracy, Beauty, and West Side Story

Well-researched stories from The New Yorker, Smithsonian Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Autobiography, Chemical Love, and Virtuous Chocolate

Well-researched stories from FiveThirtyEight, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Crowded Skies, Disappearing Bees, and Romney’s Vote

Well-researched stories from The Atlantic, The Verge, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Parchman Penal Farm. Male prisoners hoeing in a field, 1911

Pandemics, Prison Violence, and Problem Drinking

Well-researched stories from The Conversation, The Washington Post, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
JSTOR Daily celebrates Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

JSTOR Daily editors pick their favorite stories for Black History Month.
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Quarantines, Jumping Worms, and Trashing Margaret Mead

Well-researched stories from Wired, The Atlantic, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.