Sex and sexuality is about more than just two people, a bed, and a few aphrodisiacs. Scientists study why humans have sexual intercourse (it is good for you and good for the species) and how sex is driven by evolution, genes, emotions and more. There is also much to learn about the differing roles of men and women in the whole mating game. Yes, there's lots of science to explore. Not that an aphrodisiac isn't more fun.
A new study reveals the importance of specific cells in triggering erections in mice, and the finding could someday help treat erectile dysfunction in people.
Exposure to cosmic radiation and weightlessness in space could increase the risk of astronauts developing erectile dysfunction, according to research in rats.
In a mouse study, scientists identified a collection of neurons that regulate sexual behavior in males, and they think humans may have a similar circuit.
Men and women's personalities are worlds apart, a new study says, but other researchers say it ain't so.
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