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Many children
28 May 2013

The results from a study based on the association between number of children and mortality of mothers published late last year prompted Rob Brooks to write the following story in The Conversation...

23 May 2013

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.

22 May 2013

Five early-stage researchers have taken part in the NSW state finals of the Fresh Science competition, learning how best to communicate their science to journalists, business and the public.

Evolution of lying
16 May 2013

Ultimately, our ability to convincingly lie to each other may have evolved as a direct result of our cooperative nature.

7 May 2013

New analysis, by lead author Stephen Wroe, suggests that Australian megafauna were wiped out by climate change in the late...

Body size
29 April 2013

Study led by E&ERC's Barnaby Dixson has found that men with heavy stubble (10 days growth) to be the most attractive.

27 April 2013

Wonderful article in SMH by Nicky Phillips, discussing the animals and plants that have thrived in our city as a result of human settlement.

12 April 2013

It’s probably a truism to suggest that the study of human evolution gets more that its fair share of media attention and hype.

9 April 2013

Genitalia tend to vary more dramatically than other physical traits and evolutionary biology has made stunning progress in resolving why, writes Professor Rob Brooks.

20 March 2013

A new study on the dispersal of fish larvae has reignited a debate on the science behind marine parks.

E&ERC's Emma Johnston provides comment for this article in ABC Science.