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2011-05-05 23:01:00

Doctors Investigate Long Illness and Death of Scientist Known as 'Father of Evolution' BALTIMORE, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now, 200 years after the birth of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, doctors are putting modern medicine to the test to unravel the mystery of the painful illness that plagued the scientist for much of his life.

2011-02-10 15:49:20

Evolution is not a steady march towards ever more sophisticated beings and therefore the search for the living "missing links" is pointless.

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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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2010-08-24 09:30:00

The amount of available living space--not competition, as Darwin believed--may have been the catalyst of evolution.

2010-06-16 06:45:00

GROSSE POINTE, Mich., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Evolution Revisited (published by iUniverse) by Donald Austin offers a new way of thinking about evolution by combining various elements from differing philosophies. In the late 1800's, there were two competing theories regarding evolution: Natural Theology held by William Paley, and Darwin's theory of evolution.

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2009-12-10 10:20:02

Two articles about Darwin cap off his bicentennial by providing new historical perspectives.

2009-11-24 09:25:00

150th Anniversary of Origin of Species TODAY LOS ANGELES, Nov.

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2009-11-21 09:03:03

Honoring 150 years of "On the Origin of Species;" Noor is recipient of Darwin-Wallace Medal.

2009-11-09 06:35:00

LACEY, Wash., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The evolution controversy rages hot as ever, with aggressive initiatives from popular secular scientists and best-selling authors like Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins in fighting deep-seated religious beliefs of Creationism and Intelligent Design.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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