Discoveries around how humans have evolved since the Stone Age provide troubling insights into where we may be headed as a species, writes Darren Curnoe.
We still face a major chasm in knowledge about how our thinking and behaviour evolved to be so different from other apes, writes Darren Curnoe.
Research suggests the beard styles embraced by hipster culture are likely to grow less attractive as they become more popular, writes Rob Brooks
Questions of paternity tap a deep well of human insecurity, writes Rob Brooks, who has consulted on a new documentary series on the issue.
Research on how alcohol affects the behaviour of monogamous prairie voles is providing insights into sex differences in the brain functions of humans, writes Rob Brooks.
UNSW scientists have developed a new evolutionary theory on why consuming a diet that is very low in nutrients extends lifespan in laboratory animals – research that could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans.
Charles Darwin was one of the greatest scientists of all time and his 205th birthday today is worth celebrating, but he should not be treated like a messiah or deity, writes Rob Brooks.
Conflict and cooperation between the sexes will be discussed at an unprecedented gathering of economic experts and evolutionary biologists at UNSW next week.
One of the world’s strangest animals – a legless, leaping fish that lives on land –uses camouflage to avoid attacks by predators such as birds, lizards and crabs, new research shows.
Perhaps the explanation for why women orgasm is as simple as it's a pleasant reward for doing what's good for the species, argues Rob Brooks.