To mark the 200th anniversary of Wallace’s birth, an article exploring the friendship between Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace.
A contentious gong · loads of links · book recommendations · Alfred Russel Wallace’s missing ‘L‘
In which Darwin gets to work on species, and I disappear down a research rabbit-hole. With loads of links to recent Darwin- and evolution-related stories.
A very short introduction.
Our fifth newsletter marks the anniversary of Charles Darwin setting sail aboard HMS Beagle.
On 10th January 1860, Charles Darwin wrote to his good friend the geologist Charles Lyell, humorously describing mankind’s ancestor.
I've just finished reading 'Your Inner Fish: a Journey into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body' by Neil Shubin.
But I can't see it convincing everyone.
How evolutionary bottlenecks can help preserve disadvantageous traits.