Entries in evolution (8)
The influence that Charles Darwin has had on modern science, how we understand the natural world, and even popular television such as The Big Bang Theory is a testament to a man that, at his heart, had a deep running interest in nature.
Charles Darwin Day, on the 12th February each year, is dedicated to celebrating the alternative theory which is overwhelming in its evidence. This Darwin Day we’re paying homage to the man by exploring and countering arguments in opposition to evolution.
Humans have often felt a kind of kinship and bond with elephants due to the level of emotion they sometimes seem to express, but it seems that there is another similarity between us and them – our chins.
Today as part of our evolution week, Into the Wild is going to be looking at those scientists that were instrumental in the formation of the modern theory of evolution. Without a doubt the discoveries and musings of these individuals changed the face of modern science forever and dramatically transformed how we look at the natural world.
We're looking at evolution this week on Into the Wild. Ask someone to name a venomous animal and they'll probably say some kind of snake or frog. But there are a whole host of creatures which have seemingly kept their use of venoms and poisons quiet. So who are these secret assasins?
We’re taking a look at evolution this week on Into the Wild. It is a complex concept which unifies multiple areas of biology and stands as the most convincing opposition to the idea of creationism. Everyone is familiar with Darwin and the phrase ‘survival of the fittest’. But what exactly is evolution and why is it so important?