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Tag Archive | "Science"

What Do We Want? An Affordable, Non-Hormonal, Long-Lasting Contraception Option for Men!

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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When do we want it? Now! Of course, these kind of things take time and money. And if these things don’t fit the Big Pharma money-making model (take a pill, day after day, year after year, and keep shelling out the dough for it), then getting backing and support is an uphill battle. But¬†Vasalgel¬†seems to [...]

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“Losing Control”: Can Scientific Principles Help You Find Love?

Thursday, March 22, 2012

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photo courtesy of PhD Productions Losing Control (opening tomorrow, March 23rd, at the Quad Cinema in NYC) is a romantic comedy about a female scientist who decides she wants scientific proof that her boyfriend is the One. Oh yeah, and her science lab day job involves studying an obscene amount of semen. But this is [...]

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Naked News: Prosthetic Testes, Abortionplexes, and “Honest Rape”

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

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photo via Flickr (real eggs, not prosthetics) In sci-fi news, scientists are working on¬†a prosthetic testicle that creates and ejects human sperm¬†for men missing one or both testicles who want to procreate. Yale Sex Week, once banned, is in full swing right now. Ron Paul says abortion is okay only when it’s an “honest rape,”¬†you [...]

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How Different Are Girls’ and Boys’ Brains?

Monday, November 21, 2011

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It’s a favorite question of ours…okay, of mine (i.e. Lo’s). And my personal answer is that yes, there are differences, but not as many or as great as our culture likes to assume or presume. And that bias we have as a society actually influences the development of boys’ and girls’ brains (which are elastic) [...]

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Study Shows Active Parenting Reduces Testosterone in Men

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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Guy A: How are things going with your new baby? Guy B: Oh, you know, that’s pretty much Amy’s deal. We swear to god, this is an exact transcript of a conversation that took place between a friend of ours and one of his college buddies. Sure, it’s an extreme example, but it’s not an [...]

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Why Is Sex Fun?

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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The Discovery Channel is in the middle of airing a series called¬†Curiosity. Current and upcoming episodes include “What Sank the Titanic” and “Is There a Parallel Universe?” Not sure how we missed the last one, “Why Is Sex Fun?” hosted by Maggie Gyllenhaal. We couldn’t find any upcoming airings listed in our Tivo, but you [...]

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Take This Porn Survey

Thursday, March 24, 2011

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Whether you’re not really into porn and only enjoy the occasional romance novel sex scene or you’re an addict whose love of Barely Legal Asian Sluts is jeopardizing your career and family life, there are three researchers who’d love to hear from you. Clarissa Smith, Feona Attwood and Martin Barker have put together an online [...]

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Supermoon This Saturday, Expect Amore

Friday, March 18, 2011

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photo via Flickr When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore! So brace yourself for love this Saturday night (March 19th) when, according to Space.com, “the moon will swing around Earth more closely than it has in the past 18 years, lighting up the night sky from just 221,567 miles [...]

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Research Shows a Woman’s Tears Kill a Man’s Libido

Monday, January 10, 2011

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photo by David Blackwell Scientists have long pondered the mystery of why humans, unlike other species, cry emotional tears. A new study provides a few answers — as well as raising a whole bunch of new questions. Basically, researchers found that men who sniffed drops of women’s emotional tears became less sexually aroused than when [...]

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The Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences

Thursday, November 18, 2010

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One of our biggest pet peeves is our society’s automatic acceptance — the giddy embrace, even — of the theory that men are from Mars and women are from Venus, with nary a space shuttle between them. We’ve written before on the lazy scientists who are suckers for a sexy headline about the “innate” differences [...]

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