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2009-09-14 12:51:00

Intelligent Design Author Will Also Speak at OU NORMAN, Okla., Sept.

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2009-09-08 13:50:28

On Tuesday, London's Natural History Museum unveiled an eight-story extension to house the collections of Charles Darwin.

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2009-09-04 06:40:00

The French sailing yacht Tara is set to embark on an 81,000-nautical mile, three-year journey of the world’s oceans, tracing out the route that revolutionary evolutionist Charles Darwin sailed between 1831-1836, and assaying the effects of climate change on some of the ocean’s most primitive forms of life.

2009-04-17 13:02:05

Denver safety Brian Dawkins has won the NFL's 43rd annual Byron Whizzer White Award for his work in the community and his team. Dawkins, a seven-time Pro Bowl pick during his 13 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, was named the 2009 honoree Thursday night at the Players Association Gala in Washington. In Philadelphia, he was the regional spokesperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, worked with the Burn Prevention Foundation, which sponsors an annual golf tournament to raise...

2009-04-10 12:51:04

The Zoology Museum at Britain's University of Cambridge said it has discovered an egg collected by Charles Darwin during a South American expedition. Researchers at the museum said Darwin was known to have collected 16 bird eggs during his 1831-1836 expedition on the HMS Beagle, but all of the specimens were believed lost until a volunteer discovered one of the eggs in the museum's Darwin collection, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The brown egg, belonging to the Tinamou bird of Uruguay,...

2009-02-13 11:23:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 200th birthday of Charles Darwin may have grabbed the headlines yesterday, but it was a new book by a Christian that stole the show.

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2009-02-12 13:05:00

Fans everywhere are celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin, the man whose controversial book "On The Origin of Species" captured the mind of some of the world’s most important thinkers.

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2009-02-08 11:15:00

The name Charles Darwin is synonymous with the infamous theory of evolution that infuriated many because it conflicted with the Biblical view of creation.

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2009-02-02 16:05:00

Controversy continues to surround scientists' use of Charles Darwin's evolutionary theory to develop improved technologies, even in the days before marking the 200th anniversary of the English naturalist on Feb. 12.

2009-02-02 13:30:00

With most mammals, the biggest and most aggressive male claims the alpha male role and gets his choice of food and females. But a new study from the University of Minnesota suggests that at least among chimpanzees, smaller, more mild-mannered males can also use political behavior to secure the top position.


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Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.