sexual behavior
Speaking of Sex
Speaking of Sex
The Scientist Staff | Jul 1, 2014
July 2014's selection of notable quotes
Sex and Drugs
Sex and Drugs
Kerry Grens | Jul 1, 2014
Did 20th-century pharmaceutical and technological advances shape modern sexual behaviors?
The Love Bug
The Love Bug
Jef Akst | Jul 1, 2014
A mysterious iridovirus outbreak in a lab colony of crickets reveals the virus’s ability to spur increased sexual activity.
Accidental Orgasms
Accidental Orgasms
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jul 1, 2014
Meet the researcher struggling to gain approval for his medical device, which was originally designed to relieve back pain, but turned out to be an orgasm inducer.
A Rock and a Hard Place
A Rock and a Hard Place
Bob Grant | Jul 1, 2014
Meet the retired chemical engineer who has made quite the impression on paleoentomology by uncovering ancient secrets of insect coitus.
Sari van Anders: Sexy Thoughts, Sexy Data
Sari van Anders: Sexy Thoughts, Sexy Data
Daniel Cossins | Jul 1, 2014
Assistant professor, Psychology and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan. Age: 36
Geni-Tales
Geni-Tales
Menno Schilthuizen | Jul 1, 2014
Penises and vaginas are not just simple sperm delivery and reception organs. They have been perfected by eons of sexual conflict.
 
Let’s Talk About Sex
Let’s Talk About Sex
Megan Scudellari | Jul 1, 2014
In lieu of a career in punk rock, James Pfaus opted to study the brain signals underlying sexual behavior and then see what happened when he manipulated them.