To mark the 200th anniversary of Wallace’s birth, an article exploring the friendship between Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace.
Writing tagged: ‘natural selection’
Book review: ‘On the Origin of Species’ by Charles Darwin (1st ed., 1859)
…or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.
Newsletter No. 8: ‘Reading for amusement’
Darwin reads Malthus · mass extinctions · earthworms · Gilbert White · Lonesome George · lichen · zebras · Neanderthals · life on Venus? · bats · book reviews · and more…
Book review: ‘Animal Behaviour’ by Tristram D. Wyatt
A very short introduction.
06-Mar-1860: Darwin on how to read ‘On the Origin of Species’
On 6th March 1860, Charles Darwin advised a scientist he correctly believed to be sceptical of his views how to go about reading ‘On the Origin of Species’.
Natural Selection still in action in the Pennines
In which I take an early-spring walk.
Nunatak plays a blinder
The Beagle Project Blog: 'Detecting natural selection: a pika's tale'.
On the evolution of giraffes' necks.