How Intelligence Leads to Stereotyping
A new study complicates the trope of the stupid bigot.
The Skinny Repeal Gets a Score
The Congressional Budget Office offered an estimate of Republicans’ last-ditch attempt to roll back Obamacare.
What It Takes to Mentor Poor Kids
“I know that everything is stacked against my scholars,” says Nadia Lopez, a principal featured in Humans of...
The GOP Escalates Its Battle With the CBO
In an 11th hour push to repeal Obamacare, Republicans are leaning on a murky analysis that supports their...
The Lonely Lives of Dolphin Lice
Crustacean parasites are common on whales, but how they survive on smaller, speedier ocean animals is a mystery.
Pictures of Death
When photography was new, it was often used to preserve corpses via their images. An Object Lesson.
Resurrecting Ancient Wines That Can Survive Climate Change
A Catalan winery is preparing for the industry’s future by reviving its past.
The Atlantic Daily: Health Care and Hack-Backs
More revelations about Don Jr.’s meeting, expert advice on cyberattacks, the U.S.’s performance in health care, and more
Can a Sideways Elevator Help Designers Build Taller Skyscrapers?
ThyssenKrupp’s design travels horizontally and diagonally, in addition to up and down, freeing up square footage that would...
How Mentorship Looks Different in the Sciences
A conversation with two immunologists about the “little digressions” that shape their research and careers