Future Love

How advancements in science, technology, and culture are changing love, sex, and dating.

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Pet Science

Why Does My Dog Sit Facing Away From Me? A Pet Expert Explains

ByTara Yarlagadda

Their behavior might not be as strange as you think.

The Future of Love

The Emerging Science of Touch Reveals How Much We Don’t Yet Know About Pleasure

ByElana Spivack

Perhaps the beauty of love is that one doesn’t need a unified scientific theory in order to feel it.

The Future of Love

In the Metaverse, the Perfect Date Might Actually Exist — If You Can Find It

ByBecca Caddy

First we get legs, then we find love.

The Future of Love

The Final Frontier of Human Sexuality May Be in Space

ByTatyana Woodall

Can love survive in the cosmic void? And if so, should it?

Sunday Scaries

Why the Antidote to Heartbreak May Lie in the Power of Stories

BySarah Sloat

The end of a relationship doesn’t have to cause you long-term harm.

Ruff Ruff

Why can’t I understand my dog? Recent research may offer an answer

ByTara Yarlagadda

A new study suggests you may not know Fido as well as you think.

Mind and Body

When anxiety gets you down, Viagra may not be the answer

ByChantal Gautier and The Conversation

Anxiety may have unwelcome sexual health side effects in young men.

Pet Bonds

We need to start treating grieving for our pets seriously — therapists can help

ByTara Yarlagadda

There's a social stigma against grieving pets, but researchers say therapists can help break it.


Massive new study disproves a common assumption about human mating habits

ByThe Conversation, Richard Border and Noah Zaitlen

People don’t mate randomly.

Pet Science

How to make a cat and dog get along: 5 tricks to do the seemingly impossible

ByTara Yarlagadda

It’ll take some work, but it’s not an impossible challenge.

Here, Kitty

How should you talk to your cat? A new study reveals a genius hack

ByTara Yarlagadda

It's the feline equivalent of baby talk.


Swearing study reveals cursing’s powerful cognitive effects

ByKaryn Stapleton, Catherine Loveday, Kristy Beers Fägersten, Richard Stephens and The Conversation

Swearing isn’t just cathartic.


An antidote to heartbreak? Science reveals how to hack loneliness

ByAli Pattillo

“Heartbreak is an opportunity.”

Man's best friend

Want a better relationship with your dog? Neuroscientists say these 7 factors are key

ByTara Yarlagadda

A better understanding of human-fur baby relationships could even pave the way for robotic pups.

Mind and Body

Is someone you care about going through a medical crisis? Here’s how to best support them

ByKatie MacBride

Trauma experts explain common challenges and how to avoid them.

Sunday Scaries

Emotional intelligence might make you more resilient, but there’s a catch

BySarah Sloat

Here’s why a better way to measure emotional intelligence could improve relationships.