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Darwin Day Special: Bicentennial of the Birth of Charles Darwin

Darwin Day Special: Bicentennial of the Birth of Charles Darwin

In part 1 of this special Darwin Day podcast, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Darwin on February 12th, Richard Milner performs part of his one-man show about Darwin; Scientific American Editor in Chief John Rennie and Darwin descendant Matthew Chapman read from The Origin of Species; and Chapman talks about his book 40 Days and 40 Nights, about the Dover intelligent design trial as well as about his efforts to get presidential candidates to discuss science--a project called ScienceDebate

February 11, 2009 — Steve Mirsky
Seeing the World in Half-View

Seeing the World in Half-View

Victims of a disorder called neglect just don't get the whole picture

February 1, 2009 — Vilayanur S. Ramachandran and Diane Rogers-Ramachandran
Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Darwin

Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Darwin

The evolution of the most powerful idea in science, originated by a man who was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12, 1809. Here's how Darwin's theory survives, thrives and reshapes the world

February 11, 2009
Darwin Speaks: "How faithlessness stalked me"

Darwin Speaks: "How faithlessness stalked me"

An "interview" with Charles Darwin in which he describes how he became a student of nature, his initiation into the theory of evolution, and his religious scruples. It seemed he knew the trouble he was getting into

February 11, 2009
Providing Psychotherapy for the Poor

Providing Psychotherapy for the Poor

Innovative counseling programs in developing countries are repairing the psyches of civil war survivors and depressed mothers alike

February 10, 2009 — Mason Inman
Humidity Helps Fight Flu

Humidity Helps Fight Flu

In a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers found that high absolute humidity can help kill flu virus particles in a given environment. Adam Hinterthuer reports

February 10, 2009
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