science

He won the Nobel prize, but she made the discovery. Decades later, she gets her due — $3 million worth.

Jocelyn Bell Burnell recently won a lucrative, prestigious science award

NASA took away Jeanette Epps’s chance to make history. Now, she’s focused on inspiring the next generation.

‘I didn’t just wake up doing this stuff’

Women were ‘terrified’ of telling empathy researcher Tania Singer they were pregnant, former colleagues say

She created an intimidating work environment, some said

Can you define what’s ‘desirable’ in online dating partners? This study did.

Here are five key takeaways from the research

These are the astronauts who will relaunch human space flights from the U.S.

‘It’s absolutely an opportunity of a lifetime,’ says astronaut Nicole Mann

New studies look at why and how Alzheimer’s disproportionately affects women

A woman’s reproductive history may predict her risk for the disease

HPV test is better than Pap smear at detecting precancerous cervical changes, study says

The Pap test could eventually be replaced by the HPV test, some experts say

New finding will change breast-cancer treatment for thousands

‘We have been waiting for these results for years’

Yes, the U.S. birthrate fell. No, it’s not time to panic.

There are some logical explanations for the biggest population dip in decades