Charles Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin, FRS (/ˈdɑrwɪn/; 12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory. He established...
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Calls vs. Balls: "Monkey Balls" Show Why Men Overcompensate
Howler monkeys are about the size of a small dog, weighing around seven kilos, yet they are among the loudest terrestrial animals on the planet, and can roar...
The Man Who May One-Up Darwin
At 33, he's already being called the next Charles Darwin. Source: Rachel Tine for OZY A young MIT physicist may be close to figuring out the scientific origins of life. And he thinks God had a hand in...
In Evolution, “House Of Cards” Model Wins
Using sophisticated modeling of genomic data from diverse species, Yale Univ. researchers have answered a longstanding question about which competing model of evolution works best. Their research sugg...
New Species May Arise From Random Mutations
This controversial proposal stems from efforts by Hedges and collaborators to build the world’s most comprehensive tree of life — a chart plotting the connections among 50,000 species of Earth’s vast ...
Scientists pinpoint the genes that give Darwin’s finches their distinct beaks
The finches of the Galapagos Islands were crucial in the development of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
By not evolving, deep sea microbes may prove Darwin right
In the muddy sediments beneath the deep sea, scientists have found ancient communities of bacteria that have remained virtually unchanged for 2.3 billion years. 
10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew about the Creation vs. Evolution Debate
ike Lehmann edits Jesus & Dawkins, a blog that looks at the intersection of Christianity, science, and atheism. Recently, Lehmann had an exchange with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham about the creatio...
Charles Darwin
Discover how Darwin's curiosity, his passion for natural history, his voyage on the Beagle, and his use of the scientific process led to the publication of h...
History of evolutionary thought
Evolutionary thought, the conception that species change over time, has roots in antiquity, in the ideas of the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Chinese as well as in medieval Islamic science. With the beg...
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Second voyage of HMS Beagle
The second voyage of HMS Beagle, from 27 December 1831 to 2 October 1836, was the second survey expedition of HMS Beagle, under captain Robert FitzRoy who had taken over command of the ship on its fir...
Second voyage of HMS Beagle - Wikipedia
Inception of Darwin's theory
The inception of Darwin's theory occurred during an intensively busy period which began when Charles Darwin returned from the survey voyage of the Beagle, with his reputation as a fossil collector and...
Inception of Darwin's theory - Wikipedia
Development of Darwin's theory
Following the inception of Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection in 1838, the development of Darwin's theory to explain the "mystery of mysteries" of how new species originated was his "prime h...
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Reaction to Darwin's theory
The immediate reaction to On the Origin of Species, the book in which Charles Darwin described evolution by natural selection, included international debate, though the heat of controversy was less th...
Reaction to Darwin's theory - Wikipedia
Eugenics
Eugenics (/juːˈdʒɛnɪks/; from Greek εὐγενής eugenes "well-born" from εὖ eu, "good, well" and γένος genos, "race, stock, kin") is the belief and practice which aims at improving the genetic quality of ...
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Social Darwinism
Social Darwinism is a modern name given to various theories of society that emerged in the United Kingdom, North America, and Western Europe in the 1870s, and which are claimed to have applied biologi...
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Creation–evolution controversy
The creation–evolution controversy (also termed the creation vs. evolution debate or the origins debate) involves a recurring cultural, political, and theological dispute about the origins of the Eart...
Creation–evolution controversy - Wikipedia
Charles Darwin's religious views
Charles Darwin's views on religion have been the subject of much interest. His work which was pivotal in the development of modern biology and evolution theory played a prominent part in debates about...
Charles Darwin's religious views - Wikipedia
Charles Darwin's health
For much of his adult life, Charles Darwin's health was repeatedly compromised by an uncommon combination of symptoms, leaving him severely debilitated for long periods of time. However, in some ways ...
HMS Beagle
HMS Beagle was a Cherokee-class 10-gun brig-sloop of the Royal Navy, one of more than 100 ships of this class. The vessel, constructed at a cost of £7,803, was launched on 11 May 1820 from the Woolwi...
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Scientists pinpoint the genes that give Darwin’s finches their distinct beaks
The finches of the Galapagos Islands were crucial in the development of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
Facts and Arguments for Darwin
Facts and Arguments for Darwin is an 1864 book on evolutionary biology by the German biologist Fritz Müller, originally published in German under the title Für Darwin ("For Darwin"), and translated in...
The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species
The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species is a book by Charles Darwin first published in 1877. It is the fifth of his six books devoted solely to the study of plants (excluding The ...