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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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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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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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“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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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.
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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.