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Is There a "Female" Brain?

The debate over whether men and women have meaningfully different brains could have profound implications for health and personal identity

By Lydia Denworth

Lessons from before Abortion Was Legal

Before 1973, abortion in the U.S. was severely restricted. More than 40 years later Roe v. Wade is under attack, and access increasingly depends on a woman's income or zip code

By Rachel Benson Gold and Megan K. Donovan

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September 2017

Science for the Modern World