Martin Boland, Charles Darwin University The substance that could be responsible for the death Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was the VX nerve agent, according to preliminary reports from Malaysian police. Kim Jong-nam died on February 13 from a seizure on...
Cerro Brujo (Finger Hill) on San Cristobal Island The "Cathedral" Rock Formation in Cerro Brujo On the morning of Day 4 (January 31), we were on the northwest coast of San Cristobal at Cerro Brujo, a large tuff cone that has eroded to create caves and a tunnel. Show More Summary
Oh, good lord … this, this, this! From George Neumayr: Whenever editors say that they refuse to acknowledge “two sides” on such matters as “marriage equality” or Darwinism or climate change, they are paying homage to Lenin’s devious politics by shorthand. They pay homage to it whenever they substitute their opinions of the news for […]
Hiking on South Plaza Island on Day 3 of our trip, we saw the over 500 cacti planted on this small island by the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS). They are protected by fencing. This was done because feral goals had eaten down most of the cacti on the island. Show More Summary
Darwin Price and Brandon Figueroa picked up wins as well. PBC regular Miguel Flores came up short last night, suffering an upset loss to Vietnamese bruiser Dat Nguyen in last night’s Houston, Texas main event. Flores (21-1, 9 KO), who...Show More Summary
(University of Bristol) A team of researchers from the University of Bristol studying the 'living fossil' Sphenodon -- or tuatara -- have identified a new way to measure the evolutionary rate of these enigmatic creatures, giving credence to Darwin's theory of 'living fossils.'
Astronomers use a bit of Darwinian evolutionary theory coupled with good-old fashioned genelogy to trace a sampling of stars in our local Milky Way galaxy.
Today’s explorers and scientists are identifying new species at a rate that would’ve amazed Charles Darwin
Miguel Flores 128 vs Dat Nguyen 129.3 Darwin Price 140.3 vs Hylon Williams 140.8 Brandon Figueroa 123 vs Raul Chirino … The post Weights from Houston, Texas appeared first on Boxing News.
The vice president dodges the question of whether he believes in evolution but he has his own version of intelligent design as he rides the wave of a new kind of ignorance.
Senate Resolution 59 expresses "support for the designation of February 12, 2017, as 'Darwin Day' and recogniz[es] the importance of science in the betterment of humanity."
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
Unbeaten super lightweight Darwin Price (11-0, 6 KOs) enters the ring against tough contender Hylon Williams (16-3-1, 3 KOs) while … The post Flores-Nguyen undercard announced appeared first on Boxing News.
Unbeaten Super Lightweight Darwin Price Battles Las Vegas’ Hylon Williams While Undefeated Prospect Brandon Figueroa Faces Miami’s Raul Chirino on Televised Undercard of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 & BOXEO DEShow More Summary
Ironically this was filmed in Darwin, Australia...
To celebrate Darwin Day, a round-up of recent posts on evolution, darwin's most famous book, and the latest in origin of life research.
It's Charles Darwin's birthday today -- and the state of Washington has officially declared it "Darwin Day."
Merry Christmas. Happy birthday. Happy… Darwin Day? In the long list of observed holidays, Darwin Day may seem like a weird one to celebrate. But as the father of evolutionary thought, our buddy Charlie has given us plenty to consider, and changed everything we understand about ourselves and our world. Show More Summary