September 1, 2014|
September 2014's selection of notable quotes
July 17, 2014|
An online reconstruction makes the library from Darwin’s famed ship more accessible.
May 7, 2014|
Darwin’s finches use pesticide-treated cotton to line their nests and unwittingly protect themselves against parasitic fly larvae.
November 22, 2013|
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute this week released three short films to teach students about evolution and speciation.
November 1, 2013|
Biologists have struggled for centuries to properly define what constitutes a “species.” They may have been asking the wrong question—many smaller organisms might not form species at all.
In Chapter 4, “Darwin’s Barnacles, Agassiz’s Jellyfish,” author Christoph Irmscher describes his subject’s obsession with marine organisms.
May 1, 2013|
Alfred Russel Wallace, Darwin’s unheralded codiscoverer of the theory of evolution by natural selection, found inspiration in the specimens he collected on his travels.
May 1, 2013|
American naturalist Louis Agassiz had a zeal for collecting that encouraged a nation to engage with nature.
November 13, 2012|
Nominated as a write-in candidate as a protest against the anti-science incumbent, famed naturalist Charles Darwin won 4,000 congressional votes in a Georgia county.