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 ...
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. 
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...
George Willis Kirkaldy
George Willis Kirkaldy (1873 – February 2, 1910) was an English entomologist who specialised on Hemiptera. He was a Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society from 1893.Kirkaldy, born in Clapham, in Gr...
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Augustus Daniel Imms
Augustus Daniel Imms FRS (14 August 1880, Moseley, Worcestershire – 3 April 1949 Tipton St. John near Sidmouth, Devon) was an English educator, research institution administrator and entomologist.
Richard B. Dominick
Richard Bayard Dominick (September 17, 1919 - May 4, 1976) was an ophthalmologist, outdoorsman, and amateur lepidopterist. He is best known for his extensive collection of moths and butterflies in Sou...
Alfred Hudd
Alfred Edmund Hudd (1846 – 7 October 1920) was a native of Clifton, Bristol, England. An accountant as a young man, his means were such that he was able to pursue his interests as a naturalist and ant...
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Edward Meyrick
Edward Meyrick FRS (24 November 1854 – 31 March 1938) was an English schoolmaster and amateur entomologist. He was an expert on Microlepidoptera and some consider him one of the founders of modern Mi...
Lionel de Nicéville
Charles Lionel Augustus de Nicéville (1852 in Bristol – 3 December 1901 in Calcutta from malaria) was a curator at the Indian Museum in Calcutta (now Kolkata). He studied the butterflies of South Asia...
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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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Claude Fuller (entomologist)
Claude W. Fuller (1 October 1872 Castle Hill, New South Wales - 5 November 1928 Lourenço Marques) graduated from Australia's Melbourne University. He worked as an entomologist in Australia but worked ...
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Charles de Worms
Baron Charles George Maurice de Worms (1903–1979) was an English chemist and lepidopterist.
Charles de Worms was born in Egham, Surrey in 1903. He was the son of Baron Anthony Denis Maurice George...
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Winifred Brenchley
Winifred Elsie Brenchley OBE, DSc (Lond), FLS, FRES (1883 – 1953), an agricultural botanis, was the first woman in the UK to break into the male dominated sphere of agricultural science. She has bee...
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James John Walker (entomologist)
John James Walker (16 May 1851, Sheerness – 12 January 1939) was an English entomologist.Walker was a marine engineer trained at the Royal Navy dockyard in Sheerness and voyaged around most of the wor...
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John Heath (entomologist)
John Heath (18 January 1922 – 6 July 1987) FRES was an English entomologist, specialising in lepidoptera. He helped to established data banks as a tool for conservation policy, both at a nationa...
Francis Buchanan White
Francis Buchanan White (20 March 1842, Perth - 3 December 1894, Perth) was a Scottish entomologist and botanist.He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. After doing a Grand Tour in 1866, he...
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William Joseph Rainbow
William Joseph Rainbow (1856–1919) was an entomologist and arachnologist whose work includes the first catalogue of Australian spiders.
Rainbow was born in 1856 in Yorkshire, England. His father w...
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James Hutton
James Hutton FRSE (/ˈhʌtən/; 3 June 1726 OS – 26 March 1797) was a Scottish geologist, physician, chemical manufacturer, naturalist, and experimental agriculturalist. He originated the theory of unif...
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Edward Saunders (entomologist)
Edward Saunders FRS (1848–1910) was an English entomologist, who specialised in Coleoptera, Hemiptera and Hymenoptera.
He was born at East Hill, Wandsworth, on 22 March 1848, the youngest of seven...
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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Gervase Frederick Mathew
Gervase Frederick Mathew (11 February 1842 – 10 February 1928) was an English naval officer and entomologist.Gervase Mathew was born in Barnstaple and educated at Barnstaple Grammar School and Blunde...
Horace Donisthorpe
Horace St. John Kelly Donisthorpe (17 March 1870 – 22 April 1951) was an eccentric British myrmecologist and coleopterist, memorable in part for his enthusiastic championing of the renaming of the gen...
George Thomas Bethune-Baker
George Thomas Bethune-Baker (20 July 1857, Birmingham - 1 December 1944, Eastbourne) was an English entomologist who specialised in Lepidoptera, especially Lycaenidae.His collection is partly in the M...