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English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)

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Paul Johnson retells the story of Darwin's life in a book that is breezy and highly readable.
Richards makes clear that Darwin's original principle of natural selection, as he formulated it, and the auxiliary ideas associated with it, ill-conform to our present knowledge of evolution.
In the opening pages of his book, Bowler defends the idea that a counterfactual history can shed light on the contributions of a historical figure and rejects the view that Darwin's theory of selectionism was "in the air" and would have emerged regardless.
Their work is based not only on their firsthand experiences in Galapagos, but also on their thorough examinations of Darwin's extensive letters, notes, journals, and related documents (e.
Prodger's meticulous study of the Darwin archive in Cambridge (including Darwin's notebooks, letters, and collection of photographs) enables him to depict the visual contexts, technologies, and conventions in which Expression was produced.
The married couple, who conned insurance companies after they staged Mr Darwin's death in a bogus canoeing accident, have now had their assets confiscated.
The first section of the book offers an overview of Darwin's life as he evolved from an adolescent obsessed with shooting birds to a young man engrossed in the studies of geology and natural history.
The nature of Charles Darwin's lifelong ill-health, The New England Journal of Medicine.
London, July 15 (ANI): A groundbreaking new study, supported by The Bonita Trust, that will look at Charles Darwin's impact on attitudes to gender and sexuality, has been announced by Cambridge University.
Darwin's Sacred Cause: How a Hatred of Slavery Shaped Darwin's Views on Human Evolution
This year also marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's most famous book, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
It is a clear account of the development of Darwin's theory of natural selection and its role in evolution.
Collections manager Mathew Lowe said: "To have rediscovered a Beagle specimen in the 200th year of Darwin's birth is special enough, but to have evidence Darwin himself broke it is a wonderful twist.
This is a really beautiful book which gives a detailed account of Charles Darwin's activities and visits during his two month stay in Australia in 1836.