sex research
Fast-Tracking Sexual Maturation
Fast-Tracking Sexual Maturation
Ruth Williams | Oct 31, 2017
The brains and bodies of young female rats can be accelerated into puberty by the presence of an older male or by stimulation of the genitals.
Sexual Touch Promotes Early Puberty
Sexual Touch Promotes Early Puberty
Ruth Williams | Sep 21, 2017
The brains and bodies of young female rats can be accelerated into puberty by the presence of an older male or by stimulation of the genitals.
Sex on the Brain
Sex on the Brain
Margaret M. McCarthy | Sep 30, 2015
Masculinization of the developing rodent brain leads to significant structural differences between the two sexes.
“Female Viagra” Approved
“Female Viagra” Approved
Jef Akst | Aug 19, 2015
The US Food and Drug Administration OKs the first drug for female sexual dysfunction.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Jun 30, 2014
Sex on Earth, Wild Connection, The Classification of Sex, and XL Love
Speaking of Sex
Speaking of Sex
The Scientist Staff | Jun 30, 2014
July 2014's selection of notable quotes
Sex and Drugs
Sex and Drugs
Kerry Grens | Jun 30, 2014
Did 20th-century pharmaceutical and technological advances shape modern sexual behaviors?
To Study Unfettered
To Study Unfettered
Michael Bailey | Jun 30, 2014
Researching the causes of sexual orientation should be guided by scientific, not social, concerns.
Going Beyond the Lab
Going Beyond the Lab
Dean Hamer | Jun 30, 2014
Scientists who study the biological roots of sexual orientation should continue working with educators, policy-makers, and the public to put their data to good use.
Sari van Anders: Sexy Thoughts, Sexy Data
Sari van Anders: Sexy Thoughts, Sexy Data
Daniel Cossins | Jun 30, 2014
Assistant professor, Psychology and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan. Age: 36