Sex & Science

In the name of progress, researchers are forever discovering the reasons behind why we do the strange things we do. Here and updates and explanations of the newest science around sex.

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Thank you: moving from casual to committed relationships

Do you want to take your relationship to the next level? Gratitude – for who your partner is, and what they do for you – might be what you need, say romance researchers.

Revealed: how to have the ultimate orgasm

What drives a woman wild in bed? Over 1000 gals weigh in on multiple orgasms, the pleasure of delayed orgasms, and the kind of touch that feels amazing.

Make-up: what do men find sexy?

When women want to woo someone, they often put on red lipstick and lots of make-up for sexy, smokey eyes. But what do they guys actually find attractive?

What a new woman does to a guy's orgasm

A new woman can literally change the way a guy ejaculates, according to a US study. Read on to find out how someone new can affect his orgasm.

Sexual afterglow: why it's good for you and your love

Do you feel great for days after you’ve had sex? That’s the sexual afterglow. Recent research reveals why it’s so important to your relationship.

Sexual assault on social media: how to deal with it

Almost half of women have been sexually assaulted online, according to UK research. Here’s what you can do about it.

Contraception: goodbye unwanted pregnancies

How often do I take the pill? Can I have sex and get pregnant if I take an e-pill? Is it safe to have sex during my period? What about the pull-out method?

Make up, don't break up!

What’s the best way to make up after a fight? That depends – at least in part – on whether your partner’s a guy or girl, according to recent research.

How to pick the right Tinder date

Tired of awful Tinder dates? Research reveals the trick to sifting through dating profiles and picking the right one for you. Tip 1: don’t look at the photo.

Dropping out of school: why girls do it

Education is good for self-worth, health, and productivity. Especially for girls. So why do so many girls in Kenya leave school early?

Friends with benefits – a win-win situation?

‘Friends with benefits’ – a sexual relationship without commitment – isn’t just every guy’s dream. The ladies don't mind those, either.

Revealed: the top 10 relationship killers

Is there something you simply won’t put up with in a partner? If so, you’re not alone. Recent research reveals the most common relationship dealbreakers.