The one about vaginas #600

April 11, 2022

Vagina. Clitoris. Uterus. Ovary. These are body parts that about half the population is born with. And yet, there are so many questions about them that scientists have never answered. But there's also more new science about the vagina than you've ever, ever dreamed. We're talking with Rachel Gross about her new book Vagina Obscura: An Anatomical Journey.


  • Rachel Gross

Guest Bios

Rachel Gross

Rachel E. Gross is a science journalist and author of Vagina Obscura, which tells the story of how anatomists mapped the female reproductive organs, and how a new generation is wresting them back. She was a 2018-2019 Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and most recently served as science editor for Smithsonian magazine. Her work has appeared in the BBC Future, the New York Times, Scientific American, and Slate.

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