Dr Laura Wilson is an ARC Future Fellow and the Head of Biological Anthropology at the ANU School of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Dr Wilson is primarily interested in how growth and development have shaped morphological diversity in mammals.



Why do animals living with humans evolve such similar features? A new theory could explain ‘domestication syndrome’

In the 19th century, Charles Darwin was one of the first to notice something interesting about domesticated animals:…


Study shines new light on animal domestication

Domesticated animals often show the same collection of changed features when compared to their wild ancestors, an effect…


Women are 50–75% more likely to have adverse drug reactions. A new study helps explain why

Compared to men, we know much less about how women experience disease. Biomedical research helps us understand the timeline…

13 December 2022

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