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The Daily Beast The Nazi Anatomists Emily Bazelon, Slate How the corpses of Hitler's victims are still haunting modern science—and American abortion politics.
4. Orders of Grief: Newtown, 11 Months Later Lisa Miller | New York Magazine | Nov. 3, 2013 | 26 minutes (6,599 words)The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary brought an outpouring of sympathy and money…
The Daily Beast The Girl in the Closet Scott Farrell, The Dallas Morning News The story of Lauren Kavanaugh, who was locked up, starved and tortured for six years by her birth mother and stepfather…
PUBLISHED: Nov. 2, 2013
LENGTH: 1 minutes (293 words)
An interview with Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, associate director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about entering a new era in which bacteria is resistant to antibiotics:
The more you use an antibiotic, the more you expose a bacteria to an antibiotic, the greater the likelihood that resistance to that antibiotic is going to develop. So the more antibiotics we put into people, we put into the environment, we put into livestock, the more opportunities we create for these bacteria to become resistant. …We also know that we’ve greatly overused antibiotics and in overusing these antibiotics, we have set ourselves up for the scenario that we find ourselves in now, where we’re running out of antibiotics.
PUBLISHED: Oct. 26, 2013
LENGTH: 36 minutes (9234 words)
Obama’s Uncertain Path on Syria Mark Mazzetti, Robert F. Worth, and Michael R. Gordon, The New York Times A riveting play-by-play of the administration’s stumbling, halting move…
5. The Future of the Orgasm IndustryNitasha Tiku | Gawker | Oct. 18, 2013 | 32 minutes (8,147 words)Nitasha Tiku goes inside the world of OneTaste, a San Francisco company dedicated to the practice…