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  • Feature

    Molecular Evolution

    Charles Darwin didn’t know about genes and DNA. In fact, hardly anyone noticed when Gregor Mendel, a monk whose pea experiments eventually led to modern genetics, published his findings in an obscure journal a few years after Darwin’s On the Origin of Species appeared in 1859. It would take nearly a century more before James Watson and Francis Crick deciphered the structure of DNA, the...

    10/16/2010 - 21:19 Evolution, Molecular Evolution, Animals
  • Science Future

    Science Future for January 31, 2009

    February 7–15 Wonders of Physics annual show at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Visit February 12 A global celebration of Charles Darwin’s birthday. Visit February 14–15 Take your valentine on a simulated Mars mission at the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland, Calif. Visit

    02/27/2009 - 15:32
  • Feature

    Darwin Web Special PDFs

    All files are saved as PDFs.  Please download Adobe's Acrobat Reader to view these files.Darwin Special : Complete PackageHigh Quality (23.7MB) | Low Quality (1.7MB) Darwin Turns 200 (Tom Siegfried)High Quality (3.0MB) | Low Quality (217KB)Evolution's Evolution (Rachel Ehrenberg)High Quality (3.9MB) | Low Quality (310KB)Molecular Evolution (Tina Hesman Saey)High Quality (7.1MB) | Low Quality (...

    01/31/2009 - 09:56 Evolution
  • Reviews & Previews

    The Stuff of Life: A Graphic Guide to Genetics and DNA by Mark Schultz

    A scientist from an asexual alien race provides a primer on genetics in this graphic novel for teenagers.Hill and Wang, 2009, 150 p., $14.95

    01/30/2009 - 17:13
  • Reviews & Previews

    Evolution: A Little History of a Great Idea by Gerard Cheshire

    A compact guide with one-page chapters covering natural selection, epigenetics, the anthropic principle and everything in between.Walker & Company, 2008, 58 p., $12

    01/30/2009 - 17:13