Chemistry of Love

Friendships have a genetic component

Drinking buddies? DRD2 gene correlates with our friends and with a tendency to alcoholism
Opposites attract? CYP2A6 gene associated with an Open Personality has a negative correlation with our friends.





An older view



Martha McClintock class of 69

Nature Paper

MHC and mate selection

Pill helps women pick faithful mates, not sexy ones

Don't pair up with matching genes

Cuddle Hormone Oxytocin and Love and Mice

NGF and Love

Your Brain on love


More Brain Love

Matchmaking based on Chemistry

The Nature of Love

Drugs and Female Desire



Women's Homuculus

MRI of Orgasm




Bremalanotide (PT-141) flibanserin

Sunday Times

The architecture of human kin detection


Smelling a Single Component of Male Sweat Alters Levels of Cortisol in Women

nytimes link

Ogden Nash and two womenwine and chocolate

Was Ogden Nash Right?

Science of Sex Appeal