Catching the attention of females in a darkened rainforest amid a blur of windblown vegetation is no easy task, but male Anolis lizards on the island of Jamaica have evolved an ideal visual technique.
A new study has found a link between the upper-body strength of men and their attitudes to the redistribution of income and wealth in modern society, writes Professor Rob Brooks.
A better understanding of how lying evolves might help constrain the worst dishonesties in politics, public relations and propaganda, writes Professor Rob Brooks.
Genitalia tend to vary more dramatically than other physical traits and evolutionary biology has made stunning progress in resolving why, writes Professor Rob Brooks
The idea that homosexuality arises not out of traditional genetics but out of epigenetics might, in time, shake up the science of sex differences and our understanding of how gender arises, writes Rob Brooks.
We're due to endure months of chatter about Royal babies and morning sickness. But there is an evolutionary tale to tell, writes Rob Brooks.
The diverse and surprising ways we use human intelligence today suggest that we owe it to more than a handful of simplistic evolutionary scenarios, argues Rob Brooks.
A new study of ancient shoulder bones from Ethiopia has important implications for understanding the course of our evolution, writes Darren Curnoe.
A modest amount of 'grandmothering' can lead to the evolution of an extended lifespan, suggests Rob Brooks.
Professor Rob Brooks considers the profound effect of the "opium of the masses" - rock and roll - and questions whether the art form has seen its final days.