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There’s a secret room in the basement of the female body
And other weird things we learned this week.
The complicated truth about testosterone’s effect on athletic performance
It’s hard to know exactly how much the hormone affects any given body, but what we do know suggests it’s not the end-all be-all.
Apple Watches and iPhones want to track your period to make reproductive health better for all
But what does it mean for data privacy and marginalized people?
‘Virginity tests’ are violent, unnecessary, and without medical merit
There are much better ways to support teen health and safety than hymen checks and two-finger tests.
Watch the first all-female spacewalk live
NASA will stream the historical event early on Friday morning
Gender and class inequalities haven’t really changed for 4,000 years
DNA from tooth enamel helped scientists trace where humans grew up and how they spent the rest of their lives.
How to know if your heavy period is a sign of a bleeding disorder
Though rare, many women with undiagnosed disorders don't realize they're unusual.
How did Heist engineer such magical tights? They bothered to try.
Women have waited far too long for companies to pay attention to their needs.
The myth of the man-flu: Do men really get sicker, or are they just whinier?
One scientist set out to find the truth (sort of).
Female orgasms aren’t all that mysterious
A new study suggests it's pretty easy to figure out.