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The ‘Masters of Sex’ Trailer Explores “Impolite Science”

Dildos, “coochie medicine,” fake orgasms, “impolite science,” and Beau Bridges calling Lizzy Caplan and Michael Sheen a bunch of perverts — yes, the</i> …

The Sexologists Who Turned Sex into a Science

A new exhibition looks at the pioneering work to quantify and qualify sexual behaviour.<p>​You might not think of sex as a science, but over the past 150 years a few intrepid researchers have lent their academic expertise to the subject others still blush at. They are sexologists.<p>Around the 19th …

The 7 weirdest things science has taught us about sex

Corpses can be brought to orgasm, turkeys will mate with a head on a stick, and other bizarre factoids<p>Science has made many groundbreaking discoveries through research and experimentation (and sometimes guessing and getting lucky). But sometimes we wonder how certain experiments came to be in the …

The best science images of the year are all about life, death, sex, and disease

This week, the Wellcome Trust — a UK-based biomedical research charity — announced the 2015 finalists for their annual photography competition. The 20 images span a range of disciplines and imaging techniques, from a simple photograph of an elderly woman with a curved spine, to a composite image of …

Welcome To Throb, A Site All About The Science Of Sex

Welcome to Throb, a new site exploring the intersection of science and sex. Here you’ll find news and explainers on sex and romance, touching on …

Biology

Fire science instructor pleads not guilty to having sex with student

A one-time fire science instructor from Oswego recently pleaded not guilty to nearly two dozen charges alleging he had a sexual relationship with a student, according to court records.<p>Glen Baum, 43, of Oswego, was indicted by a grand jury in March on a total of 22 counts that include criminal …

Crime

Science Wants You to Get Enough Sleep So You Can Have More Sex

On it.<p>Scumbag science has been on the warpath recently trying to take away the things we love (strawberries, not moving, Jamie Dornan, the whole <i>Fifty Shades</i> franchise, etc.), but for once, it's <i>not</i> being a jerk. In fact, now it's encouraging you to sleep more so you can have more sex. Cool!<p>According …

The science is clear: Children raised by same-sex parents are at no disadvantage

But what about the children?<p>The debate over gay marriage—addressed this week by the US Supreme Court but by no means settled—frequently turns to concerns about the emotional well-being of children raised by same-sex parents. But science tells us the fears are overblown.<p>In January, researchers from …

Science Confirms the Existence and Purpose of Rebound Sex

Study shows that the recently-dumped are more likely to use sex with someone new to cope with negative feelings.<p>Science can teach you new things, or it can provide official validation for things you’ve long known to be true. And with things like love and sex, it’s sometimes nice, comforting even, …