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Latest Alfred Russel Wallace Stories

Patrick matthew
2015-04-21 08:01:40

In 1858 Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace presented their paper “On the Origin of Species” to the Linnean Society. The two men had set out the theory of evolution and secured their place in the history books. But 27 years earlier a Scottish landowner and horticulturist, Patrick Matthew, came up with the very same idea of "evolution by natural selection".

Scientists Discover New Rat Genus In Birthplace Of The Theory Of Evolution
2013-09-21 08:22:52

The story of evolution sometimes circles back to its roots as biologists announced they have recently discovered a new species in the very location that gave birth to what we now know as the Theory of Evolution.

Victorian-Era Map Helps Researchers Redraw Distribution Of Biodiversity
2012-12-21 13:36:25

Ecologists have used a wealth of information to redraw a Victorian-era map illustrating distribution of biodiversity.

2011-01-25 14:33:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evolutionary theory's co-founder ultimately rejected Darwinism on scientific grounds in favor of an understanding similar to modern intelligent design (ID).

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2010-11-09 14:08:41

Charles Darwin's theory of gradual evolution is not supported by geological history, New York University Geologist Michael Rampino concludes in an essay in the journal Historical Biology.

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2009-10-27 10:22:24

When Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species 150 years ago, he deliberately avoided the subject of the origin of life.

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2008-11-13 11:30:45

A team of Princeton University scientists has discovered that chains of proteins found in most living organisms act like adaptive machines, possessing the ability to control their own evolution.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.