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Northern Territory-based Charles Darwin University could take over Berwick Monash campus

Herald Sun - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Casey mayor Sam Aziz met Charles Darwin University vice-chancellor Prof Simon Maddocks on May 24 to discuss the possibility of that university taking over the Monash University Berwick Campus.

Charles Darwin's wife Emma was also his first cousin.

Seeker - ‎May 23, 2016‎
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A tortoise that Charles Darwin collected died at age 176 in 2006.

Seeker - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A tortoise that Charles Darwin collected died at age 176 in 2006. 0. RELATED stories. Female pandas are only "in the mood" for sex at the most three days each year.

Charles Darwin University quiet on plan to head south

NT News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
CHARLES Darwin University has gone coy over its plan to expand into Melbourne. CDU Vice-Chancellor Simon Maddocks met with City of Casey Mayor Sam Aziz this week to discuss the possibility of the university taking over the former Monash University ...

Charles Darwin and the Republican Party's Lincoln legacy

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The wisecracks are pouring in. “The Republicans have gone from Abraham Lincoln to Teddy Roosevelt,” says Fred Reiss, “to Dwight Eisenhower to Donald Trump.

Perthshire Charles Darwin claims are 'so silly', claims leading international academic

The Courier - ‎May 16, 2016‎
As revealed by The Courier, Dr Sutton claimed that when Darwin published Origin of Species in 1859, he had been heavily influenced by Patrick Matthew's book 'On Naval Timber and Arboriculture', published in 1831, which contains the complete hypothesis ...

Python snake slithers out of ladies toilet in Charles Darwin National Park

Daily Star - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Rangers on cleaning duties at the Charles Darwin National Park in the Northern Territory came across the huge olive python at the weekend.
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Ein Schädel für Charles Darwin

STERN - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Dezember 1912 präsentierte die Londoner Geographical Society das vermeintliche «Missing Link»: ein Schädel, der ein Bindeglied zwischen Mensch und Affe sein sollte - und damit nicht viel weniger als die Evolutionstheorie von Charles Darwin bestätigt ...
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Wind turbines on Galapagos replace millions of liters of diesel since 2007, meet 30 percent of energy needs

Phys.Org - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Galapagos, an archipelago of 19 islands in the Pacific Ocean 1,000 kilometres off the coast of Ecuador, is home to an array of unique, exotic plant and animal species and famed as the site of Charles Darwin's research of the evolution of species by ...
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Fears crocodile has taken woman in Queensland

SBS - ‎4 hours ago‎
David Ramage said a croc had overturned his father's boat, but crocodile expert Dr Adam Britton, a researcher at Charles Darwin University, told AAP he'd never heard of such a thing. He said the croc may have been attracted by the men's crab pots and ...

The Selfish Gene turns 40

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
We had, of course, by the grace of Charles Darwin and a century of evolutionary biologists who had been trying to figure out how natural selection actually worked.

The man behind the name

Daily News & Analysis - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) is one of those treasures that time forgot. And yet, primarily in the 19th century, which is really not so very long ago, and well within the reach of documented history, Humboldt was almost a household name in the ...

Westminster Abbey's Gucci show is like 'selling our soul for trousers' - ‎May 28, 2016‎
It was rebuilt in 1245, and is where notable figures such as Geoffrey Chaucer, Isaac Newton, William Wilberforce, Charles Darwin, Lewis Carroll and Sir John Betjeman are buried. The abbey was the site of Diana, Princess of Wales's funeral and of ...

Skating the streets of Quito in Darwin's shadow

Red Bull - ‎May 26, 2016‎
In 1831, Charles Darwin set sail on a scientific voyage around the world that would last five years. In the Galápagos Islands, he discovered the animals there had adapted to their environment, which led to him formulating his Theory of Natural Selection.
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What is Essex Corp? X-Men: Apocalypse post-credits scene explained

Entertainment Weekly - ‎May 28, 2016‎
After the pair bonded over their obsession of Charles Darwin's “survival of the fittest” theory of evolution, Apocalypse mutated Essex into the white-skinned, immortal mutant Mr. Sinister.

Fossil of world's 1st bird to make Japan debut

The Japan News - ‎10 hours ago‎
By Futoshi Mori / Yomiuri Shimbun Correspondent LONDON - A world tour of precious specimens from the Natural History Museum in London, including a fossil of the earliest known bird, will start in Japan, the museum has announced.

Descubrir las facetas de Charles Darwin

MDZ Online - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Charles Darwin (1809-1882) es, sin lugar a duda, una de las grandes figuras científicas de los últimos siglos. El naturalista revolucionó a todos en plena época victoriana con su ensayo El origen de las especies (1859), que marcó un nuevo camino en el ...

Science: 'The Gene: An Intimate History,' by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Dallas Morning News - ‎8 hours ago‎
For its first few chapters, the book seems to be a more or less standard historical narrative, as it tells the stories of Gregor Mendel in the garden breeding peas and Charles Darwin mining his trove of samples from his epic voyage on the Beagle that ...
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Mix and match

The Economist - ‎May 26, 2016‎
It traces Charles Darwin's thinking as he began to formulate his theory of evolution on his voyage to the Galápagos islands, and follows the thread all the way to contemporary China, where scientists are carrying out cutting-edge, but ethically ...

Infamous artifact thief John Tillman granted day parole extension - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A first edition copy of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species was returned to the library at MSVU in Halifax on October 29, 2015.