News Stories relating to "sex"
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
What if more women were in leadership positions? Things still wouldn't be perfect, but things might be better: for one thing, we would probably have less war
. Women often experience life differently, and that experience affects the way they see--and solve--...
Friday, October 12, 2012
Both men and women seem to believe that men are funnier than women. And men are particularly responsive to other men's humor. Women, however, find men funnier because they mistakenly attribute funny things to men
. Women often say they prefer a man who...
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Male DNA is commonly found in the brains of women, most likely derived from prior pregnancy with a male fetus. While the medical implications of male DNA and male cells in the brain are unknown, the harboring of genetic material and cells that were exchanged between fetus and mother during pregnancy has been linked to autoimmune diseases and...
Thursday, July 26, 2012
is the ability to "sense" whether or not someone is gay. While it can be used to reinforce a person's animosity towards homosexuals, it can also save someone time--it's no use flirting with someone of the other sex who is only interested in...
Friday, June 15, 2012
We all think we know why sex is good
, but not the way biologists do. These scientists
have speculated for a long time on why all living things don’t simply reproducing by splitting like amoebas. It doesn'...
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
In the past, we've warned men that riding a bike can ruin your sex life
. Now it turns out this is true for women too: Spending time on a bicycle seat, which has been linked to erectile dysfunction in men, may also be a hazard to a woman’s sexual health. With...
Friday, March 23, 2012
Red is the color of "stop,"
but it's also the color of love, and a woman wearing red is often seen as giving "go" signals--either intentionally or unintentionally--to the men around her, and it makes men feel more amorous towards women too: When...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Over the centuries, many different foods have been touted as aphrodisiacs
. Some of these are ridiculous, like rhino horns
(which simply have the right, er, SHAPE). Others are downright dangerous...
Friday, February 10, 2012
Science is finally studying what happens after sex--sleep or cuddling. It's not that men sleep and women cuddle, it's more subtle than that. A recent study shows that the tendency to fall asleep first after sex is associated with a greater in your partner for bonding and affection (so try to stay awake and cuddle for awhile).
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
When Christopher Columbus and his crew landed on our shores in 1492, he brought many things with him--among them, the dreaded sexual disease syphilis, which can damage the heart, brain, eyes and bones, and can also be fatal.
This is shown by recent Indian skeletal evidence. In LiveScience.com, Charles Q. Choi quotes evolutionary...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
A middle-aged woman
was admitted to an emergency room with amnesia, unable to remember anything about the past 24 hours EXCEPT having had sex with her husband an hour earlier. Does this mean the sex was very good--or very bad? Probably neither--what's called "transient...
Friday, October 7, 2011
After a drink or two
, having sex is a natural inclination. Will the lack of gravity be a problem? (It could lead to some interesting "positions"). A trip to even one of our closest stars would take decades and possibly even hundreds of years, spanning...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
This is something that all single men yearn to know, as they practice the "lines" they'll use when they meet a new woman. But it turns out that it's not so much what you SAY that matters, but your tone of voice when you say it (and there's not much you can do about that).
Women are turned on by low male voices. In the same...
Friday, August 26, 2011
The portrayal of women in the popular media over the last several decades has become increasingly sexualized, even "pornified."
The same is not true of the portrayal of men. This could be a reflection of...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
It doesn't matter how old he is
, cuddling and caressing are important ingredients for long-term relationship satisfaction and (surprise!) they are MORE important for men! Also contrary to expectations of researchers, men were more likely to report being happy in their...
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
We told you that there are spies on Facebook
, but what's dangerous is sex offenders lurking on social media sites. Students and young adults are highly susceptible to being contacted by internet sex offenders from the very first time a chat session is initiated. A recent...
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
During the recent whirl of the royal wedding in the UK, much attention was focused on the bride's dress. Wedding gowns are getting sexier lately (i.e. going strapless), but that NEVER would have happened during the era of the Queen who STARTED the trend for brides wearing white. And a new study shows that Hollywood continues to be a difficult...
Thursday, April 21, 2011
An aphrodisiac is a substance that increases sexual desire (libido), but not necessarily sexual function. Viagra can't help ED until a man is "turned on." Lots of surprising things
can affect your sex life. Stress is one of the main causes of erectile...
Friday, November 19, 2010
Here's an unfortunate allergy
! While sex can be good for you (in many ways
), it turns out that even brushing your teeth or waiting hours after eating may not prevent some partners of people...
Thursday, October 7, 2010
What happens afterwards? - There's evolution at work when she wants to cuddle after sex (and he, well, doesn't).
That's the conclusion of a new study, anyway. Psychologist Susan Hughes says, "The vast majority of the research on the evolutionary psychology of human reproduction focuses on what's before and leading up to...
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
As might be expected, sex was the main driving force in evolution (although not all prehistoric creatures were sexy). In today's world, how fast we modern humans can judge whether or not someone of the opposite sex is looking at us depends on how masculine or feminine they look.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
AT LAST: Male birth control may actually become a reality. And it will (of course) be reversible.
A blast of ultrasound to the testicles can safely stop sperm production for 6 months. BBC News quotes researcher James Tsuruta as saying, "We think this could provide men with up to six months of reliable, low-cost, non-hormonal...
Thursday, April 30, 2009
Ladies: we can wear their shirts and use their cologne. Now we can use their sex drugs too!
One needs only turn on the television to understand that significant advances have been made in the cure and treatment of male sexual dysfunction. Less visible progress has been made in understanding and treating female sexual disorders (FSD), a...
Monday, March 23, 2009
Why do we keep our belly buttons all our lives, while in most mammals who nurse their young, these disappear when they mature? Scientists think they indicate the mating potential of fertile women.
During pregnancy, the umbilical cord supplies a baby with nutrients and oxygen from the mother. After birth, it's clamped and snipped, leaving...