The Amazing Inner Lives of Animals

Dolphins may have the capacity for mourning, and elephants sometimes bury their dead.


A Criminal Mind

Dr. Joel Dreyer was a respected psychiatrist. Then he took a sudden turn to a life of drug dealing. Medicine might be able to explain why.

Tuesday, September 29


The Museum of Menstruation

The Maryland man who houses antique feminine hygiene products.

Sunday, September 27


What Will I Hear When My Ears Stop Working?

On going deaf as a result of Ménière’s Disease.

Tuesday, September 22


The Man Who Made Animal Friends

Life at a roadside zoo with ligers, orangutans, and an elephant in Florida.

Sunday, September 20


Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Wives

Inside the political battle over reproductive rights in Texas.

Saturday, September 19


The Age of Loneliness

On the decline of nature, and our wonder at it.


Telling JJ

The delicate process of telling a ten-year-old she is HIV-positive.

Wednesday, September 16


Cattle Calls

There’s a new endangered species in rural America: veterinarians.

Sunday, September 13


A Dying Young Woman’s Hope in Cryonics and a Future

Kim Suozzi, who died at 23, chose to have her brain preserved for future revival. It’s not as far-fetched a prospect as you’d think.

Saturday, September 12


Homo Naledi

The discovery of a new human ancestor, hidden in a hard-to-access cave.


Slipping Away

Jo Aubin has Alzheimer’s. He’s 38.