To mark the 200th anniversary of Wallace’s birth, an article exploring the friendship between Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace.
Writing tagged: ‘human evolution’
Newsletter No. 11: ‘Give that man a medal!’
A contentious gong · loads of links · book recommendations · Alfred Russel Wallace’s missing ‘L‘
Newsletter No. 10: ‘Attending a very little to species’
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.
Book review: ‘Human Evolution’ by Bernard Wood
A very short introduction.
Newsletter No. 5: ‘Discovery and adventure’
Our fifth newsletter marks the anniversary of Charles Darwin setting sail aboard HMS Beagle.
10-Jan-1860: Darwin to Lyell
On 10th January 1860, Charles Darwin wrote to his good friend the geologist Charles Lyell, humorously describing mankind’s ancestor.
Your Inner Fish
I've just finished reading 'Your Inner Fish: a Journey into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body' by Neil Shubin.
Support for 'Out of Africa' hypothesis
But I can't see it convincing everyone.
The blue moon butterfly bottleneck
How evolutionary bottlenecks can help preserve disadvantageous traits.