Chocolate can relieve pain. Surprise, surprise. A study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience by authors Peggy Mason, Ph.D., professor of neurobiology, and Hayley Foo, Ph.D., research associate professor of neurobiology at the University of Chicago, demonstrated the effect of chocolate, and apparently water also, in experiments conducted on rats. If you can’t put your…continue reading.

Scientists studying fruit flies discovered that the elimination of pheromones in these makes the insects attractive to normal male fruit flies–regardless of their sex–as well as other species of fruit fly. This research by the team at the University of Toronto indicates that pheromones are not so much an aphrodisiac as they are part of…continue reading.

Cindy Meston and David Buss, two researchers at the University of Texas wanted to get to the bottom of it: why do women have sex? They conducted an online survey of more than 1,000 women between the ages of 18 and 87 to find–surprise, surprise–that women aren’t all that different from men. The number one…continue reading.

Well, it looks like the oversharing is paying off. A team of applied mathematicians at the University of Vermont analyzed 2.4 million blogs and other web overshares, counting the positive versus negative words as they appeared on individual days of the week. Turns out Tuesdays is when we have the least sex. The good news?…continue reading.

One in three women have cheated on their husbands, concludes the the “Sex and the American Mom” survey of 30,000 stay-at-home moms. Speaking with Details magazine, an expert explained that women feel an “unrelenting need for romance and excitement” that isn’t met during the hour you vegetate next to one another watching television at day’s end.