Dr. Paine was described as a naturalist “in the tradition of Charles Darwin.”
The unique lizard had one notable hater: Charles Darwin.
It was taken from the Smithsonian Institution Archives and returned last week. [ more › ]
An 1875 handwritten letter by Charles Darwin that was stolen from the Smithsonian Institution Archives more than three decades ago was recovered by special agents on the FBI’s Art Crime Team and returned to the care of the Smithsoni...
Charles Darwin made the Galápagos Islands synonymous with the idea of change as a means of survival. In the 19th century, the scientist marveled at how similar endemic finches, mockingbirds and giant tortoises across the 19-island archipelago were uniquely adapted to individual islands and later...
Charles Darwin made the Galápagos Islands synonymous with the idea of change as a means of survival. In the 19th century, the scientist marveled at how similar endemic finches, mockingbirds and giant tortoises across the 19-island archipelago...Show More Summary
That the morphology of many pollinators corresponds strikingly to the shape of the flowers they pollinate was observed more than 150 years ago by Charles Darwin. He described this perfect mutual adaptation of flowers and pollinators as the result of a co-evolutionary process. Show More Summary
If you're reading this on the toilet (hey, no judgment), better relocate fast. Earlier this week, rangers on a cleaning run at Australia's Charles Darwin National Park discovered an unexpected patron in the park's restrooms — an olive...Show More Summary
When Medgadget was offered a chance to test drive a new direct to consumer personal audio amplifier from Audicus, we picked up on the invitation. You see, one of our editors, just like Charles Darwin, is a life long sufferer from Ménière’s disease, with the resultant tinnitus and bilateral low-pitch hearing loss. Show More Summary
In a study published today in the journal PeerJ, scientists from the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) and the National Geographic Society revealed that the northern Galapagos islands of Darwin and Wolf are home to the largest shark biomass reported to date (12.4 tons per hectare). read more
In his autobiography, Charles Darwin (who would have rocked OneNote like a boss) said “If I had my life to live over again, I would… listen to some music at least once every week”. If he had done this in the 19th Century, Darwin’s paltry music collection would have been a been an overplayed playlist in no time. Show More Summary
Galápagos finches, also known as Darwin’s finches, are famous for their contribution to biological science. Charles Darwin observed and collected the animals while visiting the islands aboard the HMS Beagle in the 1830s, and later theorized...Show More Summary
by Charles Mudede On the sleeve of Prince's second album Prince. God This lovely line is from Charles Darwin's The Voyage of the Beagle: "A naked man on a naked horse is a fine spectacle; I had no idea how well the two animals suited...Show More Summary
Nearly 200 years ago, based on observations of finches in the Galápagos Islands, Charles Darwin proposed that a species may diverge in traits when competing for resources, and now, supporting this concept, a new study identifies the genetic locus that controls changes in beak size of these finches. Show More Summary
How Darwin classified minerals for his geological work.
Charles Darwin famously imagined evolution as a tree full of branches, a metaphor that biologists have since used to depict how life is structured. Now, researchers have given the tree of life another overhaul. Read more...
Dr Simon Park, a senior lecturer in molecular biology at Surrey University, has created the first ever cover of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species made entirely from bacteria. The seminal text, first published in 1859, laid the...Show More Summary
You know how you've always imagined Charles Darwin and Nikola Tesla in an all out Fight Club-level brawl? (Just me?)Then you're gonna love Science Kombat:
We all know Charles Darwin, the English naturalist who so famously contributed to the theory of evolution. But today the Department of Awesome Parenting learned that Darwin was also a father, a father who let his kids doodle all over his manuscript draft of On the Origin of Species. Show More Summary
From fish with legs to carrot cavalries, an endearing testament to the human life of science.