1. Pope Francis.
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Tuesday 24 November 2009
Tuesday 24 November 2009
In 1869, 10 years after the publication of On the Origin of Species, Darwin wrote to his close friend, the great botanist Joseph Hooker, as follows: "If I lived twenty more years and was able to work, how I should have to modify the Origin, and how much the views on all points will have to be modified! Well, it is a beginning, and that is something".
Monday 23 November 2009
A first edition of Charles Darwin's groundbreaking Origin Of Species, which languished for years in a toilet, will go under the hammer this week, on the 150th anniversary of the book's publication.
Monday 05 October 2009
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Friday 24 July 2009
Lonesome George, the world's most inveterate bachelor, may finally be about to settle down.
Monday 29 June 2009
British conservationists are to launch an ambitious project to safeguard the future of a colony of Galapagos finches which inspired Charles Darwin to formulate his radical theory of evolution.
Thursday 11 June 2009
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Tuesday 14 April 2009
"Darwinism" is often associated with a quite narrowly defined scientific picture. Central to this are the view of evolution as change in the frequency of genes; evolution as overwhelmingly driven by competitive natural selection; and the assumption that living things can be arranged on a branching tree, the branches of which are genetically isolated from one another.
Friday 10 April 2009
Sunday 15 March 2009
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