Professor Rob Brooks


Sex, humility, the power of the sun, travelling to outer space, poverty, and more sex – just some of the topics to be covered at the 2nd UNSW UNSOMNIA event on Friday.


What disappoints most about the Ashley Madison uproar is how the exposure of 30 million people is being shoe-horned into a one-size-fits-all view of sex and relationships, writes 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

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Research shedding new light on the battle of the sexes has earned Professor Rob Brooks one of the Australian Academy of Science's highest accolades for an early-career researcher.