Charles Darwin

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Dame Phyllida Barlow obituary
British sculptor determined to turn convention on its head to create vast, uncontainable works of art

Charles Darwent

13, Mar, 2023 @6:12 PM

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Country diary: The holly and meadowsweet are flowering out of time | Phil Gates
Egglestone, Teesdale: Unseasonal blooming could be the norm if we have more summer droughts and mild autumns – how closely is this being recorded?

Phil Gates

07, Dec, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Charles Darwin autograph manuscript could fetch £700,000 at auction
Naturalist penned document in response to request for sample of his handwriting to reprint in magazine

Aina J Khan

23, Oct, 2022 @3:10 PM

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An Intimate History of Evolution by Alison Bashford review – Darwin’s outriders
A sprawling history of the illustrious Huxley family charts the evolution of science and society over 200 years

Stephen Buranyi

22, Sep, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Rare orchid flourishes in Charles Darwin’s gardens after two-year project
Unusually the violet helleborine is only pollinated by wasps and is thriving thanks to nectar that is irresistible to the insects

Flo Cornall

22, Aug, 2022 @5:54 PM

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How Charles Darwin got sexual selection wrong | Letter
Letter: The theory needs to be updated by incorporating recent genetic breakthroughs and viewing the process through a female lens, says Heather Remoff


08, Jul, 2022 @5:15 PM

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Evolutionary biologists are ever adapting to progress in science | Letter
Letter: Many discoveries since the modern synthesis have been incorporated into evolutionary biology without substantially changing its major tenets, write Brian Charlesworth, Deborah Charlesworth and Jerry Coyne


05, Jul, 2022 @4:55 PM

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Scientists are still fleshing out Darwin’s theory of evolution | Letters
Letters: There can be no one unifying theory, writes Prof Jonathan Bard, while Nicholas Maxwell looks to the role of purposive actions and Pete Bibby says the fittest theory will survive


01, Jul, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Do we need a new theory of evolution?
The long read: A new wave of scientists argues that mainstream evolutionary theory needs an urgent overhaul. Their opponents have dismissed them as misguided careerists – and the conflict may determine the future of biology

Stephen Buranyi

28, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Control by Adam Rutherford review – a warning from history about eugenics
To know the story of this dark science is to inoculate ourselves against its being repeated, argues the science writer and broadcaster

Katy Guest

10, Feb, 2022 @2:19 PM

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More than a feeling: why our emotions are crucial to the way we think | Leonard Mlodinow
Emotions enhance our process of reasoning and aid decision-making, says the author and physicist Leonard Mlodinow

Leonard Mlodinow

05, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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I will walk 500 miles … in search of Darwin’s ship on the Essex coast
The third leg of the Beach of Dreams walk comes to the historic River Crouch, and the baffling disappearance of HMS Beagle

Kevin Rushby

30, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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