Tagged: sex

The Joys of Language Acquisition

Arguably the key to modern humankind’s evolutionary success, the ability to communicate effectively through language is a wondrous skill. But why are we so keen to learn new words? And how does our brain...

The origins of sex

It has been revealed that the first species to engage in sexual intercourse existed approximately 385 millions years ago, and occurred in a lake in modern day Scotland.   The fish, Microbrachius dicki, relied...