Darwinian

12.11.12 9:45 PM ET

Ask Jesse Bering Anything

Readers ask science journalist Jesse Bering about the evolutionary advantages to believing in God, the mysteries of female ejaculation—and why the penis is shaped like that.

A reader asks Jesse Bering: What evolutionary advantage did the belief in God give early humans?

A reader asks Jesse Bering: Is there an evolutionary advantage to being a gay man?

A reader asks Jesse Bering: Why is the penis shaped like that?

A reader asks Jesse Bering: To what extent do you feel homosexuality is nature or nurture?

A reader asks Jesse Berring: Why is the vagina shaped like that?

A reader asks Jesse Bering: Is there an evolutionary reason that the prostate gland is a source of sexual pleasure?

A reader asks Jesse Bering: What's the evolutionary advantage to female ejaculation?

A reader asks Jesse Bering: What role does foreskin play in your explanation for why the penis is shaped the way it is?

A reader asks Jesse Bering: Has writing about the science of sex affected your own sex life?

A reader asks author and sex writer Jesse Bering: What's the most controversial thing you've ever written?