Browsing Tag

evolution

10 Things You May Not Know About Charles Darwin

Check out 10 things you may not know about the famed evolutionary biologist. 1. Darwin was born on the same day as Abraham Lincoln. Both Darwin and Lincoln were born on February 12, 1809, but in much different settings. While America’s…

Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

The theory of evolution by natural selection, first formulated in Darwin's book "On the Origin of Species" in 1859, is the process by which organisms change over time as a result of changes in heritable physical or behavioral traits.…

How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Evolved

The skulls and bones of extinct mammals were the crowning glory of Charles Darwin’s fossil collecting in South America, not only for him but for the eager recipients of the cargoes he sent home. They were the discoveries that made his name…