Heterosexual Necrophilia in the Frog

What with homosexual necrophilia in the mallard duck monopolizing attention, heterosexual necrophilia in frogs — especially functional necrophilia — has gotten scant mention. That imbalance is changing, largely due to this study: “Functional necrophilia: a profitable anuran reproductive strategy?” J.T. Izzo, D.J. Rodrigues, M. Menin, A.P. Lima and W.E. Magnusson, Journal of Natural History, vol. 46, […]

Bicycle helmets on bisexuals vs. heterosexuals

Bicycle helmets [one of which is pictured here] are possible keys to understanding many problems. A new study features both provocative data and a long title: “Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9-12  — Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, Selected Sites, United States, 2001-2009,” Laura Kann, Emily O’Malley Olsen, […]

Learning: To Have Orgasms

Learning, as demonstrated in different ways in this study (below) and in the unrelated image displayed (right), sometimes leads to fulfillment. “Sexual Practices at Last Heterosexual Encounter and Occurrence of Orgasm in a National Survey,” Juliet Richters, Richard de Visser, Chris Rissel and Anthony Smith, Journal of Sex Research, August 2006, vol. 43, no. 3 […]