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Eggs of Common guillemot (Uria aalge), delicatessen, Reykjavik, Iceland

Eggs, Chatbots, and Oklahoma!

Well-researched stories from Smithsonian Magazine, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Beethoven’s Hair, Underwater Women, and Future Food

Well-researched stories from Vox, Knowable Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Boating Birds, Insect Farms, and Wooden Clubs

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

The Sweet Sixteen of Sneakers on JSTOR

Why should basketball fans have all the March Madness fun? We're running a basketball sneaker bracket. Play along on Twitter.
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Nose Smarts, Apologies, and Haiti’s Meaning in America

Well-researched stories from Smithsonian Magazine, Black Perspectives, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Sacred Grove, Ayyanar temple at Oorappatti near Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu.

Sacred Groves, Medieval Babies, and Army Ants

Well-researched stories from Hakai Magazine, The Conversation, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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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.
Jane Avril by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1899

Hysteria, Indigenous Identities, and Cocaine Bear

Well-researched stories from Vox, Lampham’s Quarterly, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Venice’s Carnival, Brain Tech, and African Energy

Well-researched stories from Atlas Obscura, Yale Environment 360, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Chocolate, Earthquakes, and Imposter Syndrome

Well-researched stories from Hakai Magazine, The New Yorker, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Cannabis Science, Mutual Aid, and Black Sci-Fi

Well-researched stories from SAPIENS, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Earth’s Core, Anti-Obesity Drugs, and Cosmic Mystery

Well-researched stories from Wired, Black Perspectives, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Black and white studio photograph of Mahatma Gandhi wearing a white robe, looking directly at the camera and gently smiling, London, 1931

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

In a 1931 lecture, Mahatma Gandhi described a potential future for India, if only it could move beyond the caste system and communal tensions.
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Tiny Worlds, Bike Helmets, and a Unique Sign Language

Well-researched stories from Nursing Clio, Smithsonian Magazine, and and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Rats, Gas Stoves, and the Birth of the Universe

Well-researched stories from The Guardian, Hakai Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Achilles Lamenting the Death of Patroclus by Gavin Hamilton

Pain, Fitness, and AI Art

Well-researched stories from Aeon, OpenMind Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Words for Birds

From the meaning of birdsong to the history of birdwatching, from the effects of climate change to the cunning of crows—our bird stories have it all.
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Ants, Thanks, and Lab-Grown Meat

Well-researched stories from The Guardian, Polygon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Our Most Popular Stories of 2022

Personality tests, street dogs, underwater treasures, and a natural history of dragons.
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Editors’ Picks of 2022

Poetry, Polonius, and Prison: a collection of this year’s greatest hits from JSTOR Daily.
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Mistletoe, Deep Talk, and Nuclear Fusion

Well-researched stories from The Verge, Knowable Magazine, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
A Sandwich

Underwater Sandwiches, Black Radio, and Pest Traps

Well-researched stories from Wired, Black Perspectives, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Seals, Spy Moms, and Chinese Protest

Well-researched stories from Hakai Magazine, Nursing Clio, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
Menschenfresserin (female cannibal) by Leonhard Kern, c. 1650

Cannibalism, Climate Change, and Identical Twins

Well-researched stories from Slate, Aeon, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.
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Peppers and Spice and Everything Nice

How humans have acquired, used, and assigned cultural value to spices, from sage to cinnamon, chili pepper to salt.