An unsung patron of science whose deep pockets and passion for exploring led to the founding of two influential natural history museums.
Nineteenth-century biologists employed some outrageous arguments in order to keep women confined to the home.
This French scientist conducted a series of gruesome experiments in his quest to discover the true limits of life and death.
In the era of Louis XV, it was fashionable to drench oneself in “animal scents.”
When government wouldn't fund female fieldwork, Agnes Chase pulled together her own resources.
In the Middle Ages, the legend of Aristotle and Phyllis exemplified the “Power of Women” trope.