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Important Darwin plants unveiled at the Botanic Garden

Two important plants connected with the life of naturalist, Charles Darwin, will be unveiled at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden today [Friday 3 March].
Visitors to the Garden will be able to see Lachenalia aloides, a tender, winter growing, South African bulb, which was grown at Darwin's family home, The Mount in Shrewsbury, when he was a small boy, and Morus nigra, the black mulberry, connected with Darwins own home at Down House in Kent.

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Darwin Day is a recently instituted celebration intended to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin on February 12, 1809. The day is used to highlight Darwin's contribution to science and to promote science in general.
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The AMNH Darwin Manuscripts Project is a historical and textual edition of Charles Darwin's scientific manuscripts, designed from its inception as an online project. The database at its core - DARBASE - catalogues some 45,000 Darwin scientific manuscripts. These are currently represented by 15,125 high resolution digital images. Thus far 7,428 manuscript pages have been transcribed to exacting standards and all are presented in easy to read format.
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Darwin Day Lecture 2013: The emergence of drug resistance - Sir Tom Blundell & Richard Dawkins

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On this day in 1859, Charles Darwin published his book On the Origin of Species.

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180-year-old fungus collected by Darwin found in Cambridge library

Fungi and seaweed collected by Charles Darwin on his Beagle Voyage 180 years ago has been discovered, wrapped in newspaper in a Cambridge University library.
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Charles Darwin first publishes his theory of evolution through natural selection in The Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London



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On this day in 1859, Charles Darwin published his book On the Origin of Species.

 

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Charles Darwin first publishes his theory of evolution through natural selection in The Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London



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Charles Darwin has been given a posthumous medical diagnosis which could finally put to rest extensive speculation about the naturalist's health condition.
Monash University Associate Professor John Hayman believes Darwin probably suffered from cyclical vomiting syndrome (CVS) and not a psychological condition, as has been previously suggested by other researchers.

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Plea to find lost Darwin notes crucial to theory of evolution
English Heritage launch an appeal to trace Charles Darwin's missing Galapagos notebook.

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