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Fossey-Fosse: Let's Get Animal

Erich Origen | Posted 03.27.2014 | Comedy
Erich Origen

Fossey-Fosse's unique childhood, spent with both the gorillas of Rwanda and the dancers of Broadway, paved the way for his pioneering work in mating dance science. In his Dance Lab, he tests the effectiveness of specific dance moves from the animal kingdom on arousal levels in human females.

Happy National Orgasm Day

Rob Brooks | Posted 10.02.2013 | Science
Rob Brooks

It seems more likely that genuine orgasm is either a happy cause or a thrilling consequence of relationship satisfaction. So far so good, but it also seems that a high rate of both true and faked orgasm makes for an especially high chance of infidelity.

Penis Size May Be Driven By Women (Oh, and It Matters)

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.09.2013 | Science
Rob Brooks

Critics of this type of study love to point out that women usually decide if they will have sex with a man well before ever sighting his genitals. And, if so, then how can penis size influence choice?

Gene Study Upends Popular Notions About Y Chromosome

Posted 11.13.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/12/2012 02:24 PM EST on LiveScience SAN FRANCISCO — The Y chromosome may have gotten a bad ...

Let's Be Honest, We're All Liars

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 01.09.2013 | TED Weekends
Paul Spector, M.D.

2012-11-09-TEDmeyerpullNature has no love of truth. It's about winning, which is to say living to reproduce. Because we are not biologically designed for integrity, we must actively attempt to prevent the social cultivation of dishonesty.

The Truth on Lying

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Traditional psychological theories have considered a close relationship with truth as an essential ingredient of mental health. We're no longer so sure.

Sexy Spider Loses Penis To Gain Big Advantage

Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/12/2012 07:17 PM EDT on LiveScience After leaving its detachable penis to finish inse...

Sparrow Study Yields Surprise About Female Infidelity

| Posted 06.07.2012 | Science

By Sarah Fecht  | June 6, 2012 | Infidelity is easy to explain in males. By sleeping around, a guy can potentially impregnate more females ...

Panda Sex Secrets Revealed By Not-For-The-Squeamish Research

| Ferris Jabr | Posted 04.05.2012 | Science

There is perhaps no mammal that is less often in the mood for sex than the female giant panda. Each spring, female pandas enter estrous (aka "...

What I Think About When I Think About Sex

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.03.2012 | Science
Rob Brooks

It takes something as profound as love to trick us into putting aside our conflicting interests and mistrust long enough to mate, and sometimes even to raise a family together.

Detachable Penis Lets Spider Escape Cruel Fate

Posted 02.01.2012 | Science

Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer First Published 01/31/2012 07:24 PM EST Sex can be dangerous, even deadly if your partner has pl...

How Randy Rodents Lure The Ladies

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.30.2012 | Science

They're no good at poetry. They don't buy flowers. But scientists are reporting that male mice have their own special way of impressing the ladies: ...

Speak, Penis: Erecting the American Male

Mark Matousek | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
Mark Matousek

For the past few months, I've been talking to men about their penises. White men, black men, gay men, old men, youngsters, transgender men, singlet...

Men Like To Impress Women With Money, Says Study/Many Pop Songs

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 03.18.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

In the tradition of "No Scrubs," "Single Ladies" and "Gold Digger," researchers have found scientific "proof" that when men compete for women, money and status are key.

Better Gifts, More Sex?

Posted 11.15.2011 | Women

If you've ever felt that it is not just the thought that counts, you're not alone, according to a new study. Female spiders expect decent gifts, too. ...

Money Makes The Mouth Water, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

For all the reasons to pursue wealth that seem to be rooted in rational self-interest -- money gives you more opportunities and greater freedom; it re...

Attention Men: Even Among Salmon, Polite, Gentle, Males Get More Sex

Sophia Yin | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green
Sophia Yin

Overall, both the hooknose and the jack strategies are effective, and having two strategies increases the genetic variation in the salmon population. But this slight preference for the little guy says something important.

Latest Survey of Singles: This Is How Stereotypes Are Perpetuated

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Bella DePaulo

Have you heard about the latest survey of single people? It is based on a nationally-representative sample of more than 5,000 Americans, ages 21 to 65...

A 'Girl's Guide' to Dating and Mating

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

Right now all three of my girls are fairly obsessed with watching reruns of "Sex and the City". As I watch the shows with them, (and marvel at the ph...

Neanderthal Genes: The Hidden Thread in Our Tapestry

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

The just-published draft sequence of the Neanderthal genome may reveal that Neanderthals and Homo sapiens indeed interbred when the latter first came out of Africa.

The Most Promiscuous Animals (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we've been hearing an awful lot about love, romance, and couples. While it's sweet, the truth is that wh...

A Batty Tale of Oral Sex

The Guardian | Marc Abrahams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A new study helps to answer the question raised in Thomas Nagel's 1974 philosophy essay "What Is It Like to Be a Bat?" A team of Chinese and British r...

The Sex Lives Of Sea Horses Where Males Get Pregnant

The Guardian | Helen Scales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The [seahorse] couple halt in the open water column and hold their bodies close, forming a heart shape with their touching snouts and bellies. Their f...

Tiger Woods Sex (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Interested in Tigers having sex in the woods? Or maybe Tiger Woods having sex? Well, we don't have video of the latter, but we do have a tiger mating ...

Is The Hot Italian Man Extinct?

Times Of London | Fabio Capello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Pity us poor Italian men, said Andrea, my barber in Rome, as he gave me my new year haircut. The other customers nodded. "Listen," said one as he leaf...