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Water-colour portrait of Charles Darwin painted by George Richmond in the late 1830s.

Conversations from the Darwin Festival - Brian Rosen

Darwin's first book was on coral reefs. Brian Rosen, from the ... Natural History Museum in London,& takes up the story... Darwin's first book was on coral reefs. Brian Rosen takes up the story... Conversations from the Darwin Festival - Brian Rosen ...

Charles Darwin, from a photograph by Elliott & Fry.

The Daily Darwin - Friday - From The Naked Scientists

We tie up the Darwin Festival with predictions on global warming and the ... an exhibition on science and fine art! We tie up the Darwin Festival with predictions on global warming and the ... together an exhibition on science and fine art! The Daily Darwin - Friday - From The Naked Scientists ...

A Woodburytype carte de visite photograph of Charles Darwin, published by John G. Murdoch.

The Daily Darwin - Thursday - From The Naked Scientists

... day brings together geologists and an exploration of Darwin's early scientific forays. We also find out how we ... day brings together geologists and an exploration of Darwin's early scientific forays. We also find out how we ... Obama government will promote science research. The Daily Darwin - Thursday - From The Naked Scientists ...

Darwin cartoon - Originally published in The Hornet magazine; this image is available on University College London Digital Collections (18886)

Conversations from the Darwin Festival - Sandra Herbert

This week historian Sandra Herbert tells how she retraced Darwin's footsteps to the Galapagos in search of rock samples ... This week historian Sandra Herbert tells how she retraced Darwin's footsteps to the Galapagos in search of rock samples ... his volcanic theories were right... Conversations from the Darwin Festival - Sandra Herbert ...

Water-colour portrait of Charles Darwin painted by George Richmond in the late 1830s.

The Daily Darwin - Tuesday - From The Naked Scientists

... festival attendees and speakers on the second day of the Darwin Festival at Cambridge. Today we search for the origins ... festival attendees and speakers on the second day of the Darwin Festival at Cambridge. Today we search for the origins ... to Sir Terry Pratchett about shaved cats... The Daily Darwin - Tuesday - From The Naked Scientists ...

Baba Brinkman & Charles Darwin

The Darwin Festival

This week we bring you the highlights from the 2009 Darwin Festival to meet the man behind the Human Genome ... week! This week we bring you the highlights from the 2009 Darwin Festival to meet the man behind the Human Genome ... and brave the tattoo parlour for Question of the week! The Darwin Festival ...

Barrel sponge (Xestospongia testudinaria)

Sponges push back date of first animals

... the week marking the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Darwin, scientists have solved a mystery that troubled the ... far back as 635 million years have turned up, vindicating Darwin's initial scepticism, but the trail to the origins of ...

Ernst Haeckel sea squirts

Revealing ocean wonders before underwater photography

... one of the key promoters of Darwinism in Germany. He took Darwin's ideas and popularised them there, but he popularised ... way, it was a way that actually slightly baffled Charles Darwin. He had an idea, I suppose, that all life is guided by ...

The Plight of Lonesome George

... in 1971 on a very remote island in the Galapagos. Charles Darwin passed through in 1835. This island was thought to ... they do. I can't say I've tried or would try them. Darwin noted in his writing that the young ones in particular ...

The truss structure of the Mathematical Bridge

The bridge that Newton didn't build

... to have their tours begin. But we’re also next to Darwin College just over there. One of the newer colleges on the river, of course named after Charles Darwin. And then to my right hand side we have the old Anchor ...

Photograph of English Ivy (Hedera helix) growing on a red brick wall. The photo was taken in the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, by Derek L. Ramsey.

Ivy makes nanoparticles

... or disks, hundreds of micrometres long.  And as Charles Darwin first reported in 1876 in his monograph Movements and ... and how it helps ivy to climb, has remained unclear since Darwin's time.  Mingjun Zhang of the University of Tennessee ...

Galápagos Giant Tortoise

Giant tortoises not gone yet

... extinct Floreana Island tortoises are still with us. When Darwin visited the Galapagos Islands in 1835 he was inspired ... are thought to have gone extinct within 15 years of Darwin's visit. What Ciccone and her team have discovered is ...

Evolution, ape skeletons. Gibbon now shown at natural size.

Survival of the least unwell

In 1859 Charles Darwin published “ On the origin of species ”, arguably ... is, essentially, hedging its bets. Five years after Darwin published his magnum opus, Darwin's contemporary, the biologist and evolutionist Herbert ...

Egyptian wooden model of beer making in ancient Egypt; located at the Rosecrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose, California.

The Natural History of Beer

... I went to the Natural History Museum for one of their Darwin Live events, where the theme of the evening was the ... Meera went to the Natural History Museum for one of their Darwin Live events, where the theme of the evening was the ...

Dan Meyer

Your Questions and the Science of Sword Swallowing

... Walk' with Sir David Attenborough to learn about Charles Darwin, and Dave seems to defy physics by making bubbles that ... walk' with Sir David Attenborough to learn about Charles Darwin, and Dave seems to defy physics by making bubbles that ...

A green turtle, Chelonia mydas in Hawaii

How the Turtle Got its Shell

... best from statins. Also how the turtle got it's shell and Darwin meets hip hop in the rap guide to evolution. Plus we ... best from statins. Also how the turtle got it's shell and Darwin meets hip hop in the rap guide to evolution. Plus we ...

Fat Dinosaurs and the Descent of Man

... and we delve into science history on the anniversary of Darwin's 'Descent of Man'. In this NewsFlash we find out how ... and we delve into science history on the anniversary of Darwin's "Descent of Man". Fat Dinosaurs and the Descent of ...

A jellyfish at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, California 2004

Jellyfish stirring things up.

... This was an idea first reported 50 years ago by Charles Darwin - grandson of famous author of On the Origin of ... out that up to 90% of the water movement came down to Darwin's theory and not because of a turbulent wake streaming ...

Cows

Genes jump from snakes to cows

... results must be wrong. It's really weird. Kat - So, either Darwin was completely wrong, evolution isn't true, or there's ... is going on here? This is nuts! Nell - Well, we think Darwin wasn't wrong, so that's a relief at least, but what it ...

The Tide of Toads Plaguing Australia

... at the movement patterns of toads up in the bush near Darwin, we've found that longer legs help toads to move ... mostly studying the snakes at an area not too far from Darwin for about 20 years. We've got a study site that we ...

Fluid mixing behind Mastiagas jellyfish

The Jellyfish Effect

... researchers found that a theory developed by Sir Charles Darwin actually described the effect of these jellyfish quite well. Sir Charles Darwin was in fact the grandson of the more famous ...

The solar powered car designed and built by the Cambridge University Eco Racing team

World Solar Challenge: Across Australia

... 26 countries racing across the Australian outback from Darwin to Adelaide in purpose-built solar-powered cars. To ... all the time? Stephen - We're mainly driving from Darwin in the north, to Adelaide in the south and so, the sun ...

Fit Fathers, Unfit Daughters

... have relatively low breeding success. Chris -   Because Darwin would have us believe that as you breed populations ... is expected to favour only the best adapted individuals; Darwin's survival of the fittest.  What we're suggesting is ...

Impact crater in Algeria

Did Life on Earth Begin in an Asteroid Crater ?

... A hole in the ground, full of water and heat really is Darwin's proverbial warm little pond, the ideal place for ... micro-organisms. Charles Cockell, Open University Was Darwin's little pool, where life began, in an impact ...

Plane in flight

Why do I get travel sick?

... - Have you ever had thing actually where you get, Erasmus Darwin who was Charles Darwin's uncle I think, first described it and said, he ...