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(där′wĭn), Charles Robert 1809-1882.
British naturalist who revolutionized the study of biology with his theory of evolution based on natural selection. His most famous works include Origin of Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871).
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Bergman cites Loren Eiseley as evidence that Darwin had known of Blyth's research and ideas, especially his concept of "natural selection," (2) but Eiseley's argument has been refuted by numerous scholars since his article appeared in 1959 and his book came out in 1979.
In fact, Darwin learned of geographic variation in the archipelago from mockingbirds, not finches.
Darwin encouraged her botanical observations and sent her a copy of one of his papers to read at a ladies' 'literary' - in reality scientific - society meeting.
24, 1832, letter from Darwin to his sister Caroline, the trip did present its bright spots: "Our chief amusement was riding about & admiring the Spanish ladies.
JAILED FOR FRAUD John Darwin disappeared for six years.
Darwin is a specialty insurance group based in Farmington, Connecticut.
You would in all likelihood have got away with it if you, John Darwin, had not decided to return to the UK and try to brazen it out with a further false story of amnesia.
Darwin is accused of deception and money laundering, in relation to the staged death of former Derwentside teacher Mr Darwin.
Before Darwin formulated his thoughts on the subject, advanced thinkers of the 18th century had speculated about evolution but did not understand how it worked.
Today detectives will set about trying to piece together the mystery of where Mr Darwin has been for the last five and a half years.
Darwin went on a five-year voyage around the world and returned with preliminary evidence for a theory that would set the world on end.
This radical transformation in biological sciences, wrought by Darwin and his successors, was to produce a windstorm of definitions of species.