Do you know the science behind falling in love, kissing, and all those other things associated with Valentine's Day? We've found 10 articles and videos to help catch you up before you go out for your romantic evening!
Oxytocin, dubbed the love hormone, helps prairie voles stay monogamous. It may work in humans too.
Is human love special? Let's take a look at some other "loving" animals.
The Chemistry of Love involves three stages, and each stage involves different chemical triggers.
Although it is common to say “he/she is so cute,” researchers have found that smell plays an important role in the art of attraction for both animals and humans.
Scientists have found that your nose is very much helping you decide who your partner should be. This phenomenon is linked to our immune system and a part of our body’s DNA known as the major histocompatibilty complex (MHC).
About 90% of all human societies participate in some sort of kissing behaviour.
Whether you're pecking granny's cheek or tangling tongues with that special someone, there's a lot of biology in a kiss. From lip action to brain power, kissing is a coordinated affair of chemicals, electricity, and fireworks.
Dr. Dennis McCormac answers 'If somebody shares DNA (sharing drinks/kissing) how long does the other person's DNA stay in your body for?'
Is it really possible to lock lips, literally? Well, you can all breathe a little easier now. Locking braces is extremely rare.
Flash learns the hard way that science matters in love as it does in everything!