hormones

SEX

Some Women Get Horny as Hell Right Before Their Periods

There are biological as well as psychological factors at play here.
Wendy Wisner
7.26.19
Women's Healthcare

We’re Finally Starting to Take Women’s Hormones Seriously

A new wave of books about women's bodies looks set to turn 'that time of the month' from a punchline to properly understood reality.
Hannah Ewens
7.3.19
Broadly

How to Bio-Hack Your Brain to Have Sex Without Getting Emotionally Attached

Scientists have isolated the hormones and brain structures that may be responsible for romantic attachment. Is it possible to manipulate them to have sex without all those annoying post-coital feelings?
Sirin Kale
6.20.19
Pregnancy

'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.
Olga Oksman
4.21.19
birth control

Your DNA Could Affect How Well Your Birth Control Works

New research suggests that people with an uncommon genetic variant make an enzyme that breaks down the hormones in birth control too quickly—which could put them at risk of unintended pregnancy.
Jessica Migala
3.20.19
This Week in Science

Birth Control Might Change Who Women Feel Attracted To

Women may be drawn to certain men because of the way they smell, and hormonal birth control could interfere.
Shayla Love
1.15.19
MASTURBATION

I Can’t Get Out of Bed Without Masturbating

I’m comatose until I cum. I decided to find out why.
Isabelle Kohn
1.14.19
Phys Ed

The Complicated Relationship Between Testosterone and Muscle Growth

It's not the levels of testosterone that men have that matters, but rather how sensitive they are to the hormone.
Christian Finn
11.27.18
Whale Poop

The Scientists Who Study Whale 'Defecation Events'

Whale poops fertilize ocean ecosystems, and also contain a wealth of information for marine scientists.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
VICE TONIC

'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.
Olga Oksman
4.24.18
battle of the sexes

Men Don't Survive Harsh Conditions As Well As Women Do

Even as babies, females survived more during famine and epidemics than males.
Shayla Love
1.24.18
Pregnancy

'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.
Olga Oksman
10.23.17
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