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...
On the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birthday two myths persist about evolution and natural selection
200 years after the birth of Charles Darwin, his theory of evolution still clashes with the creationist beliefs of some organized religions. For him personally, it meant the end of his belief in creation by God...
Charles Darwin and Associates, Ghostbusters
When the scientific establishment put a spiritualist on trial, the co-discoverers of natural selection took opposing sides
Portrait of Darwin as a young (flatulent) scientist: Natural selection serves as the theme of an incoherent reality show
Six Things in Expelled That Ben Stein Doesn't Want You to Know...
...about intelligent design and evolution
Better late than never? Clergyman says church owes Darwin an apology
Galapagos Invaders Actually Native Species
Fossil remains show that some plant species believed to have invaded the Galapagos islands about 500 years ago are in fact natives. Ecologists can examine fossil remains to determine what really belongs in a given habitat...
Individual versus Group in Natural Selection
Does natural selection drive evolution at levels higher than selfish genes and fertile individuals?
The Evolution of Evolution
Scientific American Editor in Chief John Rennie discusses the special January issue of the magazine, which focuses on evolution--2009 being the 200th anniversary of the birth of Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species ...
Dynamic Darwinism: Evolution Theory Thrives Today
The naturalist would approve of how evolutionary science continues to improve
Darwin: Ghostbuster, Muse and Magistrate
Darwin historian Richard Milner shares some of the lesser known aspects of Darwin's life. And Scientific American columnist Michael Shermer talks about the stock market, religion and other belief systems...
Putting Evolution to Use in the Everyday World
Understanding of evolution is fostering powerful technologies for health care, law enforcement, ecology, and all manner of optimization and design problems
The Human Pedigree: A Timeline of Hominid Evolution
Some 180 years after unearthing the first human fossil, paleontologists have amassed a formidable record of our forebears
Darwin 200 years later: Evolution by selection of quotations
Darwin's Living Legacy--Evolutionary Theory 150 Years Later
A Victorian amateur undertook a lifetime pursuit of slow, meticulous observation and thought about the natural world, producing a theory 150 years ago that still drives the contemporary scientific agenda...
An Australian city named for Darwin is already celebrating his birthday
If you can’t wait until tomorrow to celebrate Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday, just call someone in Darwin, Australia. That northern Australian city, nine and a half hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time – near Darwin’s birthplace of Shrewsbury, England – has already begun celebrating the 200th birthday of its namesake...
50 Years Ago: A Witness at the Scopes Trial
In 1925 a Tennessee teacher of biology named Thomas Scopes was tried for teaching the theory of evolution. An expert witness at the trial relates how evolution lost in court but won in the eyes of the nation...