A new study on worldwide crocodilian attacks was launched at Charles Darwin University in Darwin, Australia today. The aptly named CrocBITE group hopes to help with the ongoing and future conservation of these species. Part of the study will deal with...
PULLMAN, Wash.-For more than a century and a half, researchers interested in invasive species have looked to Charles Darwin and what has come to be called his "naturalization conundrum." If an invader is closely related to species in a new area, he wrote in his landmark The Origin of Species, it should find a more welcoming habitat. Show More Summary
A frog named after Charles Darwin has gone extinct because of a deadly amphibian skin disease, scientists reported last week in the journal PLOS One. Darwin’s frogs were named after the father of evolution, who discovered them in 1834 in Chile during his voyage around the world on the HMS Beagle. Read full article >>
Charles Darwin discovered them in 1834, during a stop in Chile by way of the HMS Beagle, a species unique in that "the males care for their young by incubating them in their vocal sacs for at least part of their development." Now, one of the two species found by...
A frog named after Charles Darwin is now extinct because of a skin disease, say scientists. Reuters reports: Darwin's frogs were named after the father of evolution, who discovered them in 1834 in Chile during his voyage around the world...
Darwin’s frogs are likely extinct and scientists are blaming a deadly fungus. Researchers determined the amphibian fungus started impacting the frogs in the 1970s. By 1982, the frogs disappeared. The frogs are named for Charles Darwin, who discovered the species in 1843. Show More Summary
Darwin on the Palouse is a free event that's all about celebrating Charles Darwin’s contributions to the world -- and it's taking place in Idaho early next year. The Humanists of the Palouse are fundraising whatever they can in order...Show More Summary
We made a short commercial for our Atheist Christmas Stocking. You know, so you atheist relatives won’t feel left out. We even suggest some things you can put in it, including our Charles Darwin Ornament. Buy one here
Charles Darwin knew that making the case for evolution would involve more than just a good idea.. Darwin knew the idea of evolution would fall into disrepute if any aspect of it was questionable. Thankfully, dead duck feet provided the answer to one of evolution's biggest mysteries. Read more...
Young animals recover from tissue damage better than adults, and from Charles Darwin's time until now, scientists have puzzled over why this is the case. A study published by Cell Press in the journal Cell has revealed that an evolutionarily...Show More Summary
Young animals recover from tissue damage better than adults, and from Charles Darwin's time until now, scientists have puzzled over why this is the case. A study published by Cell Press November 7th in the journal Cell has revealed that...Show More Summary
Alfred Russel Wallace was the co-discoverer of natural selection, the mechanism that drives evolution. He and Charles Darwin corresponded and agreed to share credit for the theory. But it's Darwin we remember, mainly because he published The Origin of Species. Show More Summary
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King Tut, Charles Darwin, and Vladimir Lenin all suffered from mysterious maladies that confounded the physicians or their day. The ailments that such historical figures suffered from offers much that we can learn from today.
Shakespeare is being digitized, self-published erotica is more scandalous than previously thought, and Charles Darwin once let his son draw
Out of the more than 500 pages that make up the published version of On the Order of the Species, only 28 pages of Charles Darwin's original manuscript survive today.
Those beloved stalwarts of social Darwinism, David and Charles Koch, have again shown their financial largesse — to their own astroturf group, Americans for Plutocracy Prosperity: Conservative advocates funded by the billionaire industrialist...Show More Summary
It's impossible to escape the influence of Charles Darwin: even if you've never paid attention in class, his theory of evolution has influenced everything from science to pop culture—including, yes, the highly popular Pokemon games. Read more...
Appearing on Tony Perkins' radio show in order to promote his upcoming appearance at the Values Voter Summit and to demonize that events' critics, famously anti-gay Congressman Louie Gohmert (To-the-R-of-Bachmann–TX) expressed this take on evolution and gay people's role within...
In partnership with the Directorate of the Galapagos National Park and Charles Darwin Foundation, Google are launching the 360-degree images from the Galapagos Islands that they collected last May with the Street View Trekker. Now, you...Show More Summary