Bonobo Sex and Society
The behavior of a close relative challenges assumptions about male supremacy in human evolution
Disturbing Behaviors of the Orangutan
Studies of these great apes show
that some males pursue an unexpected and
disquieting evolutionary strategy
Bisexual Species: Unorthodox Sex in the Animal Kingdom
Homosexual behavior is common in nature, and it plays an important role in survival
The Orgasmic Mind: The Neurological Roots of Sexual Pleasure
Achieving sexual climax requires a complex conspiracy of sensory and psychological signals—and the eventual silencing of critical brain areas
Sex and the Secret Nerve
Could a little-known cranial nerve be the route by which human pheromones turn us on?
His Brain, Her Brain
His Brain, her Brain
It turns out that male and female brains differ quite a bit in architecture and activity. Research into these variations could lead to sex-specific treatments for disorders such as depression and schizophrenia
Affairs of the Lips: Why We Kiss
Researchers are revealing hidden complexities behind the simple act of kissing, which relays powerful messages to your brain, body and partner
The Truth about Online Dating
The hype is huge, and the findings are somewhat disturbing—but the future of online dating looks good
Do Gays Have a Choice?
Science offers a clear and surprising answer to a controversial question
December 2008/January 2009
Why Do Men Buy Sex?
Some researchers say johns seek intimacy on demand; others believe these men typically want to use and dominate women
Most people are repulsed by the idea of sex with children. But keeping children safe from pedophiles means trying to discover how this disastrous craving comes about--and how to tame it
Once a sex offender, always a sex offender?