Computers are pretty good at stocking shelves and operating cars, but are not so great at writing poetry.
Males who evolve in male-dominated populations become far better at securing females than those who grow up in monogamous populations, according to new research into the behaviour of fruit flies at the University of Sheffield.
Female mammals, including humans, may try to outcompete one another by producing bigger babies, ground-breaking research conducted by scientists at the University of Exeter has suggested.
MIT student engineers won a competition to transform SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk's idea into a design for a Hyperloop to move pods of people at high speed.
Promiscuity could reduce benefits of successful mating, research shows.
Male fruit flies could find their chances of fathering offspring radically reduced if they are last in the queue to mate with promiscuous females before winter arrives, according to new University of Liverpool research.
This election year has produced 17 Republican presidential candidates, which on its surface may appear to give the party a competitive advantage. Evolution, however, disagrees.
Human intelligence and knowledge depends on how we collect and use sharable resources, according to scientists from The University of Manchester.
Strain of living with competitive males: Males age faster than females due to brawling in early adulthood
Male badgers that spend their youth fighting tend to age more quickly than their passive counterparts according to new research from the University of Exeter.