An exhibit at the Grolier Club in New York City includes "tantalizing and little-known details" from the lives of 32 women who lived during the 1600s and into the 1900s and made major contributions to a variety of areas of science, the New York Times reports.

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New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.