Featured in women
The tangled and messy science of medicating female sex drives
Understanding desire isn’t easy, and studies that have attempted it have been thoroughly criticized.
Why birth rates are falling, and why it’s no big deal
Fewer women are having children, and for the most part that's a good thing.
Don’t let influencers tell you how to get rid of cellulite
Magical potions and expensive lasers won't make your cellulite dissapear.
Best gifts for women: Truly unique gift ideas for her
No more flowers and bad jewelry! We’ve rounded up some of the best gifts for women who love fitness, tech, the outdoors—and the indoors, too.
What archaeologists got wrong about female statues, goddesses, and fertility
Our modern ways of understanding gender don’t always prevail in history.
What we can learn from Scotland’s free period products
Improving the lives of people who menstruate is a win for public health.
A volcanologist shows what makes magma go boom
Kayla Iacovino loves scaling active volcanoes as much as she loves modeling them in her NASA lab.
The best sports bra uses non-Newtonian fluid
Reebok’s vice president for apparel talks about how researchers perfected compression technology in a sports bra.
How to travel solo, according to an adventurous biker
Lessons from a female rider who's covered 135,000 kilometers over three continents.
The fastest woman on Earth died setting her record
She shattered her own 2013 milestone by upwards of 100 miles—an achievement that's now Guinness official.