Re Dobbs vs. Jackson, Beware the Originalists   

July 13, 2022

With all their emphasis on the importance of the founders’ intentions in creating the U.S. Constitution as the foundation of federal law, the Constitutional “Originalists” and their enthusiastic cheerleaders might […]

Profs & Pints DC: The Fertility Industry through a Microscope

June 20, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Fertility Industry through a Microscope,” a look at how new means of human reproduction have given birth to big questions, with Sonia Suter, professor […]

Profs & Pints DC: How Mad Scientists Are Made

June 12, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “How Mad Scientists are Made,” a look at monstrous experiments and quests for forbidden knowledge in literature, folklore, and film, with Sara Cleto and Brittany […]

Editorial: Sound and Fury 

April 13, 2022

Forget the calendar. It may say Spring, but we seem to be stuck in a “winter of discontent” that plays on and on in an endless loop.   From Ukraine, where […]

Smithsonian Focuses on the Future with New Exhibit (photos)

November 21, 2021

The Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building came back to life on Saturday Nov. 20 with “Futures,” an exhibition scheduled to run until July 6, 2022. It will be part of […]