science

Ovarian cancer is deadly and underfunded. But new tests and treatment plans are ushering in hope.

Doctors say that, for now, all women should take advantage of new genetic sequencing tools

Jerrie Cobb, trailblazing pilot once in line to become the first female astronaut, dies at 88

She spent much of her life battling those who said no woman was fit to fly

Researchers have identified risk factors for postpartum depression, one of the most common complications of childbirth

The longitudinal study included 507 women diagnosed with postpartum depression

‘Lost and Wanted’ is a spooky tale that explores friendship, loss — and physics

Nell Freudenberger’s new novel begins with a mysterious phone call

These women didn’t know they’d be harmed by their breast implants

‘If I had known cancer was linked to implants, I would never have gotten them’

He’s remembered as a Revolutionary War hero. He may also have been intersex.

There was a disconnect between what researchers saw in Gen. Casimir Pulaski’s skeleton and what they knew about his life

Four bees were living in this woman’s eye, eating her tears

She went to the hospital for an infection. Doctors found something much more surprising.

Meet the 29-year-old scientist behind the first image of a black hole

Katherine Bouman had been working on the algorithm that gave us the black hole picture for almost six years

You heard the all-female spacewalk was canceled. Here’s some context to better understand the last-minute flop.

Despite NASA’s recent efforts to improve diversity, exploring space was always a profession built for men

‘People like me can bring life’: First living HIV-positive donor provides kidney for transplant

The surgery represented a medical breakthrough for patients with HIV