The year 2009 marked the bicentenary of Charles Darwin’s birth. Mètode celebrated with this monograph, which delved into different aspects of the naturalist’s research, and also with the publication of his Autobiography, previously unpublished in Catalan.
Tot i pertànyer a generacions diferents i representar formes diferents d'aproximació a l'estudi de la natura, Humboldt i Darwin comparteixen, com a fita determinant de la seva fructífera carrera científica, l'aventura individual d'un gran viatge iniciàtic.
[caption id="attachment_1828" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Tendrils of squash (Cucurbita maxima). / Foto: Valentín Rodríguez[/caption]
The Mystery of Movement in Plants: Darwin and the Circumnutation of Climbing Plants.
Plants are able to bow and bend, a movement known as circumnutation, by means of which they can wind around
Charles Darwin has been, without doubt, one of the most transcendental scientists of all times. Nevertheless, some researchers have objected that his work is based more on the collection of data taken from other sources than fruit of his own research.