Queen Victoria and Charles Darwin helped create today's wide variety of purebred dogs
An insect known as the kissing bug has the ability to pass along Chagas’ disease to unsuspecting people. While it affects more people in Latin America than in this country, this parasitic disease can still be a problem in the southwestern United States. Show More Summary
It's Charles Darwin's birthday today -- and the state of Washington has officially declared it "Darwin Day."
Two hundred and eight years ago this day, Charles Darwin was born. The vision of life that he created and expounded on transformed humanity's perception of its place in the universe. After Copernicus's great heliocentric discovery, it...Show More Summary
Today is the birthday of Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln, who were born on this day in 1809. It is also "Galapagos Day," because on February 12, 1832, there was a formal ceremony to mark Ecuador's formal acquisition of the Galapagos...Show More Summary
A new outdoor exhibition of 40 images by Magnum photographers will explore Charles Darwin?s legacy in modern society. Inspired by Darwin?s links to Shrewsbury and to coincide with International Darwin Day on 12 February, Evolution Explored...Show More Summary
He declared that women’s brains were “analogous to those of animals”, but conducted scholarly personal correspondence with women, new book reveals Charles Darwin may have held less hostile views about women than previously thought, according to a new book out this month. Show More Summary
When Charles Darwin developed his theory of natural selection, the role of chromosomes would not be discovered for another fifty years, the structure of DNA would not be determined for another century (Watson and Crick released their...Show More Summary
In The Origin of Species (the shortened title of his book from the second edition onward), Charles Darwin devotes his first chapter to the diversity observed in domesticated plants and animals. One might wonder why such a well-traveled...Show More Summary
We don't get a lot of nice news in politics these days, so enjoy this one while you can.
Born in Shrewsbury, England, in 1809, Charles Darwin initially planned careers in medicine and theology before joining the crew of the HMS Beagle in 1831. Over the next five years, he explored natural ecosystems across the globe, including...Show More Summary
(Penn State) Alan Walker, Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Biology was awarded the Charles R. Darwin Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 by the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.
Charles Darwin once said, "It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one most adaptable to change." If there was ever a time to be adaptable to change it is NOW. Driven by...Show More Summary
January 16, 1832 the Beagle arrives at Santiago, Cape Verde Islands, and a young Charles Darwin went ashore exploring its geology.
A new study has used information theory techniques to analyse the order in which Charles Darwin read books through his career. By Christian Jarrett
In honor of Charles Darwin's 208th birthday on February 12, an atheist is asking churches to invite science advocates to speak to their congregations.
Did Charles Darwin's thirst for skulls contribute to the near-extinction of the Aboriginal Tasmanian people? If you believe certain creationists, Darwin sought examples of Tasmanian skulls in order to prove that this unfortunate race was a 'missing link' between humans and apes. Show More Summary
Within the salty lakes of the Bahama's San Salvador Island is an amazing diversity of fishes that may rival Charles Darwin's finches in the Galapagos.
Follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin on this holiday to the Antarctic
We know that since Charles Darwin's time. Based on observations made during the Beagle's voyage, he correctly formulated that sinking islands start to be fringed by rings of coral reefs, leading to atoll formation.