How did lockdown affect people's sex lives in Britain?

Lockdown affected people's sex lives in a variety of ways, with young people and those not living with a partner reporting the greatest changes, according to researchers from UCL, the University of Glasgow and the National ...

Why has same-sex sexual behavior persisted during evolution?

Same-sex sexual behavior may seem to present a Darwinian paradox. It provides no obvious reproductive or survival benefit, and yet same-sex sexual behavior is fairly common—around 2-10% of individuals in diverse human societies—and ...

More focus needed on female travelers' needs

A James Cook University researcher has called for travel medicine organizations to focus more on the needs of women, who face a particular range of challenges when they travel.

Why some straight men have sex with other men

Sexual identities and sexual behaviors don't always match because sexuality is multidimensional. Many people recognize sexual fluidity, and some even identify as "mostly straight."

Fishing selects small, shy fish for survival

Fishing primarily removes larger and more active fish from populations. It thus acts as a selection factor that favors shy fish, as a recent study by the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) ...

Sex, flies and videotape

On a hot summer day, in a darkened chamber, a video camera follows a couple as it engages in nature's oldest game—courtship. The male sings and chases after the female when suddenly a long tubular organ emerges from her ...

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