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Reproduction, Sexualities and Sexual Health Research at The Open University article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Reproduction, Sexualities and Sexual Health Research at The Open University

Exploring the personal, social, and political dimensions of reproduction, sexuality, and sexual health.

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Do animals have sex for fun? article icon

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Do animals have sex for fun?

How was it for Fido? Do animals approach sex in more than a - well, animalistic - way?

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Sperm counts

How much sperm does a man make? Would you explode if you don't release your sperm? Explore the male reproductive system in this article and video.

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A brief history of evolution

Where are we now along the evolutionary path? Have we stopped evolving? And what does it mean if we have? 

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A brief history of sex education

Michael Reiss looks at sex education, and how it has changed from the second world war to the modern day

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The science of sperm

Mike Leahy - writing with Hilary McQueen - gets to grips with the numbers behind the man's part of the reproductive system - sperm.

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Studying mammals: A winning design

The term mammal encompasses a huge variety of animals, including humans. But what makes a mammal a mammal? This free course, Studying mammals: A winning design, explores some of the features, such as reproduction, lactation and thermoregulation methods, that mammals have in common. It is the first in a series of ten Studying mammals courses. NOTE: The Studying mammals series is gradually being updated and replaced. You can study an improved freestanding version of this course, titled Introducing mammals, here: https://www.open.edu/openlearn/nature-environment/introducing-mammals/co...

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10 hrs
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Life Story: First Steps

The first episode of Life Story follows stage one of the journey - surviving infancy.

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Darwin Now pod 7: Evolution and the human family

What can evolution tell us about falling birth rates, the menopause or the role of parents in childcare? Biological anthropologist Ruth Mace highlights the interplay between biology and culture in evolving family structures.

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15 mins
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Reith Lectures 2009: A New Citizenship - Genetics and morals article icon

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Reith Lectures 2009: A New Citizenship - Genetics and morals

The third of the 2009 Reith Lectures tackles the debate over genetic engineering which, says Michael Sandel, requires us to rethink the proper stance of human beings toward nature, and toward the given world: Genetics and Morals

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Half a billion to one…

We uncover the science behind just one sperm being able to penetrate an egg

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History & The Arts 

The right to have babies

As IVF technology has developed, so have ethical questions surrounding its use have grown. Does everyone have the right to have babies?

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