New research suggests the clitoris is equally as important for reproduction as it is for sexual pleasure. But the evidence behind that claim is up for debate.
A new study reveals our collective reluctance to accept that women might be paying for sex.
Relationships with machines can never be a substitute for human contact, a UNSW Grand Challenges discussion heard this week.
An increase in condomless sex in pre-exposure prophylaxis users is predictable as preventing HIV is the key motivator for condom use among gay and bisexual men.
The hyper-sexual world of music videos fascinates so many viewers because it promises that sex is all-around, fast and largely free of charge, writes Rob Brooks.
The motivation to play violent video games is closely connected to people’s desire for sex, write Michael Kasumovic and Tom Denson.
Imagine how easy life would be if you could produce offspring without a mate, write Angela Crean, Nathan Burke and Russell Bonduriansky.
A new range of condoms coated with an antimicrobial chemical are unlikely to offer any more protection from STIs than your average condom, writes Bridgit Haire.
Scientists are a step closer to discovering what determines the sex of Australia’s iconic platypus and echidna, after an international study unravelled new genes contained on mammalian Y chromosomes.
Research on how alcohol affects the behaviour of monogamous prairie voles is providing insights into sex differences in the brain functions of humans, writes Rob Brooks.