Female animals portrayed as 'femme fatales' by researchers
Female animals are unfairly sexually stereotyped by researchers, according to experts at the University of St Andrews.
'Sexual networks' reveal complex mating game
(Phys.org)—Social networks can be used to describe the sexual interactions in animal populations and reveal which individuals are directly competing in the 'mating game', according to new Oxford University ...
Can post-breakup Facebook surveillance delay emotional recovery?
More than 900 million people worldwide are active users of the social networking site Facebook, and it is estimated that as many as one-third report using Facebook to check on the activities of former romantic ...
Research shows that red is not a proxy signal for female genitalia in humans
New research from anthropologists at the University of Kent may have important ramifications for the future study of the role of colour signals in human social and sexual interactions.
Female bonobos use homosexual sex to increase social status
Long sexual duration could be period of male choice
(PhysOrg.com) -- The duration of sexual intercourse differs wildly across the animal kingdom. Now researchers seeking to understand the evolutionary significance of lengthy copulation duration have found evidence ...
A happy life is a long one for orangutans
New research has shown that happier orang-utans live longer which may shed light on the evolution of happiness in humans.
Primate scream: Bonobos make most noise when mating with high ranking partners
(PhysOrg.com) -- Female bonobos are noisy bi-sexual love-makers that call most when mating with higher ranking partners, according to new research.
Contact with dads drops when women ovulate
(PhysOrg.com) -- Through an innovative use of cell phone records, researchers at UCLA, the University of Miami and Cal State, Fullerton, have found that women appear to avoid contact with their fathers during ovulation.
New survey on sex in US, biggest since 1994
(AP) -- The male-female orgasm gap. The sex lives of 14-year-olds. An intriguing breakdown of condom usage rates, by age and ethnicity, with teens emerging as more safe-sex-conscious than boomers.
Allure of avatar to unlock secrets of sex
(PhysOrg.com) -- There's more to what makes a man or woman attractive than mere shape or weight, but what else do we take into account when we make that judgement?
Genetic interactions are the key to understanding complex traits
In recent years, genetic studies have uncovered hundreds of DNA variations linked to common diseases, such as cancer or diabetes, raising the prospect that scientists can gauge disease risk based on information ...