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What We Learned From Studies In 2012

Reproductive health, online dating, Republican sex — this year, studies brought us new information on everything from the onset of puberty to how “Sex and the City “affects our real-life relationships.

Pop Sugar | December 27, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Want To Protect Your Liver This New Year’s Eve? Eat Some Asparagus

If you’re planning to party like a rock star this New Year’s Eve, you might want to take a break from pounding Jagerbombs to pounding a plate of sauteed asparagus.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 26, 2012 - 4:30 pm

6 Things We Didn’t Know We Should Be Doing To Our Boobs

You knew you should be examining them every month and plucking your nipple hair, but a new study found that squeezing your breasts regularly may prevent cancer. The study done…

Ami Angelowicz | December 20, 2012 - 2:00 pm

This Cheese Is Made From Human Noses, Feet And Armpits

I feel like I’ve been writing/talking about cheese a lot lately. I have no idea why. I barely even eat cheese. I need to explore this new cheese obsession more…

Ami Angelowicz | December 4, 2012 - 11:20 am

Women With Endometriosis Are Seen As More Attractive, Study Claims

Women with the most severe forms of endometriosis are seen as more attractive than those with mild forms or no form of the disease, according to a new study conducted…

Daley Quinn | November 28, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Shocker: Study Finds Sex More Pleasing Than Facebook

A recent study has concluded that, believe or not, people enjoy having sex more than using Facebook! Crazy, I know.

The frightening news for our collective sex lives, though,…

Daley Quinn | November 25, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Keys To A Longer Life: A Puppy And A Spouse

The ticket to a longer life: happiness, reports the Daily Mail. In 1940, Harvard researchers reviewed 200 young, white, healthy men; they checked back in on that group every two…

Newser | November 17, 2012 - 10:30 am

It’s Impossible To Empathize And Analyze At The Same Time, Study Says

A study done at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio found that the parts of our brains that empathize and the parts that analyze are essentially unable to function at…

Ami Angelowicz | November 2, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Do Blondes Really Cheat More?

Recently, dating and social media site Cheaterville released a survey of its users on the topic of hair color and cheating. The website is a place where you can publicly call out cheating partners — their slogan…

YourTango.com | November 1, 2012 - 11:50 am

We Don’t Want To Break Up, We’re Just Ovulating

A new study done at UCLA explored women’s changes in behavior toward their mates during ovulation. As you may guess, it was erratic, because lots of bizarre things happen to…

Ami Angelowicz | October 29, 2012 - 3:20 pm

5 Insignificant Things That Determine If Someone Likes You

Anyone who has ever been unpopular, which we’re thinking is approximately all of you, knows how unfair the system can seem — it’s all about looks and money and some…

Cracked | October 21, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Study: Female Genital Mutilation Ruins Sex Lives

Today in No Duh News: women who are forced to have their genitals cut as young girls have more sexual dysfunction as adults, according to a new study in…

Jessica Wakeman | October 19, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Five-Second Rule Pretty Much Bogus

If you were laboring under the delusion that the “five-second rule” had any basis in scientific fact, well, keep dreaming. Germs latch onto food a lot faster than that, according…

Newser | October 18, 2012 - 11:50 am

10 Surprising Health Benefits Of … Semen?

A study recently published by Dutch psychologists showed that when women are sexually aroused, their disgust tolerance increases — not just regarding sex, but across the board.

In the…

YourTango.com | October 16, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Philadelphians Wear More Sweats Than Any Other City

In between staging riots on behalf of the Eagles and perfecting lager and cheesesteaks, the city of Philadelphia found the time to accomplish something truly exceptional. According to a new…

Julie Gerstein | October 8, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Candy Physics Is My New Favorite Branch Of Science

Finally a team of physicists has devoted the proper time and effort to answering the age old question, “Is it better to bite into a round piece of candy, or…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 10, 2012 - 9:20 am

9 Most Useless Research Studies

I’m sure these researchers had their reasons for conducting these very real studies. We just don’t know what those reasons were.

How Long Can A Shrimp Run On

TruTV | August 27, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Married Women Drink More Than Married Men, Study Finds

New research has found that married women are drinking more than married men after tying the knot. Presented at the American Sociological Association meeting in Denver, the findings were derived from…

Daley Quinn | August 23, 2012 - 9:20 am

Stomach Sleepers Have Sexier Dreams

Snoozing on your stomach may increase dreams about sex, says a new study. Hong Kong researchers surveyed 670 students, collecting data about sleep postures and dream content and found that…

Newser | August 12, 2012 - 11:30 am
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