science

‘We were mesmerized’: 10 women remember the moon landing

July 20, 1969, left an indelible mark on the world — and on these women’s memories

While the men were setting off for the moon, we Apollo families built a capsule of our own

Where the rest of the world measured time by the monthly calendar, we counted the days from space flight to space flight

Suffering from persistent urinary tract infections? These new tests could help many get diagnosed and treated.

UTIs are one of the most common ailments women encounter

Why we need to stop using gendered language when it comes to science

When scientists are imprecise about sex and gender, they may provide a supposedly scientific justification for sexist and homophobic norms and policies

Patricia Bath, trailblazing inventor of a treatment for cataracts, dies at 76

She was the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent

She underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. Instead, doctors found a tapeworm.

Rachel Palma wants people to know that this ‘was such a rare occurrence’

Trump administration stops funding fetal tissue research by government scientists

The policy ‘to protect the dignity of human life’ was ‘the president’s decision’

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