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Is There Life After Sex?

Francis Levy | Posted 11.04.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Sex is the manifestation of the "life force," a term coined by George Bernard Shaw though it is not clear if he ever had any--sex that is. But certain...

Romance and 'Sex Scent Signals'

Taylor Marsh | Posted 09.06.2016 | Home
Taylor Marsh

Meeting someone who turns you on or gets your attention is at least partly because of "sex scent signals." "Airborne chemical messengers" that, well...

Sex Sizzles In The Summer

Meg Lowman | Posted 07.12.2016 | Science
Meg Lowman

I sometimes wish that I never trained to become a scientist, instead retaining my simple childhood notions that a field of wildflowers was a profoundly beautiful application of God's paintbrush. But, science teaches us an overwhelming respect for Mother Nature.

What Makes Someone Sexy?

Renee Fisher | Posted 05.06.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Pheromones are chemical secretions believed to be used mostly by ants and by singles as a way to find each other. In humans, pheromones are secreted by sweat and body fluids, generally released in a singles bar setting. Ants, on the other hand, mostly confine themselves to pantries.

Humans Able To Sniff Out Opposite Sex, New Study Shows

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science

People usually think they can tell a person's gender based on how he or she looks, but humans actually make subconscious judgments based on how a pers...

REVEALED: Weird Way Male Goats Turn On The Females

natureheader | Brian Owens | Posted 02.28.2014 | Science

The distinctive aroma of goats does more than just make barnyards extra fragrant. Male goats can use their heady scent to make female goats ovulate si...

How to Rekindle Your Desire

Dr. Jennifer Pearlman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman

With Valentine's Day soon approaching comes the question, what is the fix to a languishing libido? In contrast to the myriad of over two dozen approved medical treatments for sexual dysfunction in men, not one medical treatment has been approved for use in women.

Paris Journal V: Croque Monsieur

Francis Levy | Posted 12.18.2013 | Travel
Francis Levy

The croque monsieur is a delicious sandwich made from ham and melted cheese. You can also have the jambon which is composed of ham and fresh baguette,...

REVEALED: Strange Link Between Bad Weather, Bug Behavior

LiveScience | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 10.03.2013 | Science

Sex may feel electrifying, but insects may avoid the naughty act when they detect storms are coming, a new study suggests. As the climate changes, in...

Pheromone Study Makes Surprising Sweat Finding

| Posted 06.02.2013 | Science

By Paul Gabrielsen Take a whiff, men. A chemical component of other guys' sweat makes men more cooperative and generous, new research says. The st...

Hungry Bugs Use 'Math' To Find Fastest Route, Study Shows

Posted 04.18.2013 | Science

By: Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/17/2013 02:00 PM EDT on LiveScience Just as light does, ants traveling through different m...

Could Sniffing A Dirty Shirt Help You Find 'The One'?

Natasha Burton | Posted 06.10.2012 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

So, while the science behind the concept is murky at best, the idea of holding these communal "Pheromone Parties," is at least a unique way to meet your future spouse (and would make quite a story for the wedding toast).

Get Scent-ual With A Pheromone Dating Party

YourTango.com | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weird News

Evidently, our brains pump happy, loving chemicals when we pick up the scent of a good genetic match. A southern California woman has decided to p...

Do You Smell A Love Connection?

Posted 02.03.2012 | Arts

A pivotal stage in any relationship is the point where people grow accustomed to each other's smell. But what if you could just skip the awkward court...

Do Brothers Stall Their Sisters' Sex Lives?

Jena Pincott | Posted 12.25.2011 | Women
Jena Pincott

The age at which a teenage girl starts to become sexually active depends a lot on her social environment. It especially depends on the family environment. The hidden influence is the younger sibling.

For Men Only: Why Roses Work

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

Not a pheromone, but the scent of a rose inflamed those loving spots in her brain, / Sharing chemicals with pheromones the rose ensures that love will not wane.

Mr. Tall Dark and Handsome

Sharon Moalem | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Moalem

Some of the physical characteristics, even the scents, that turn you on may be an indicator of future amorous success.

New DNA Dating Services Makes Matches Through Body Odor

thebostonchannel.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If body odor is a key to romantic attraction, a Florida company claims to have the first scientific way of finding true love. A new dating service th...