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Charles Darwin

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  • Group petitions U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to offer Endangered Species Act protections to bumblebee

     
    GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A conservation group filed a petition Wednesday to add a bumblebee from Southern Oregon and Northern California to the endangered species list. The Society for Invertebrate Conservation and University of California at Davis...
  • Orlando Science Center hatching bird-evolution exhibit

     
    Evolution and natural selection are explained in “Charlie & Kiwi's Evolutionary Adventure,” an exhibit that opens at the Orlando Science Center this Saturday. The display elements are themed around a boy (Charlie)...
  • From 'Vagrant' to Vertigo: Three far-flung female cartoonists

     
    From whimsical Web comics to comedic coming-of-age tales to political memoirs, female comic book authors are helping redefine the genre. Here's a look at a few of our favorites: Kate Beaton Canadian cartoonist Kate Beaton began uploading her Web comics â€...
  • Why we must reinvigorate our interest in science -- and how DJ Scientific could help us

     
    Why did we lose interest in science, and how can we get it back? In an Op-Ed article from Sunday's pages, Meryl Comer, president of the Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer's Initiative, and Chris Mooney, coauthor of "Unscientific America: How Scientific.....
  • Scientists hold out hope that Galapagos tortoise Lonesome George will reproduce

     
    Will Lonesome George ever become a dad? Scientists are still hoping to mate the near century-old giant tortoise from the Galapagos -- even though efforts over the last two decades have failed. The Galapagos National Park said in a statement......
  • Churches celebrate Darwin’s birth on “Evolution Weekend”

     
    Hundreds of churches celebrate the birth of Charles Darwin on “Evolution Weekend” Feb. 11-13. While opinion polls show Americans evenly divided over Darwin's theory of evolution, a number of religious scholars contend there is no real conflict...
  • Celebrity branches out to Galapagos

    Celebrity Cruises has a new line of adventure and eco-trips, beginning this summer with 10- and 11-day sailings to the Galapagos Islands. Celebrity, a premium line featuring ships carrying 1,350 to 1,950 passengers, has bought a 100-passenger vessel...
  • Steve Allen, TV innovator, author, composer, dies at 78

    Steve Allen, the zany comedian and witty social commentator whose career zipped at warp speed from one occupation to the next--from hosting the original "Tonight" show to lecturing about morality to composing thousands of songs--has died in Encino at...
  • The famous dead yield only murky diagnoses

    The claims are everywhere: on posters and T-shirts, on the Internet and in books, even sometimes headlining the national news. Thomas Jefferson's eccentricities were actually a form of autism. Albert Einstein's genius flourished despite a learning...