Darwin caricature

Darwin caricature

Charles Darwin has become the icon of modern biology, and the celebrations held in 2009 contributed to a growth of this perception in public opinion. This article is a review of Darwin as a symbol of modern biology through cartoons and graphic humour.

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Janet Browne

Janet Browne

An interview with the science historian and Charles Darwin biographer

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Plantes enfiladisses: carabassera

The mystery of movement in plants

Darwin carried out the first systematized study on the movement of climbing plants. Thanks to molecular analysis we have now begun to understand the genetic bases of circumnutation movement.

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Hivernacle Down

Darwin’s Garden

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.

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63-60

Darwin for historians

The fact that I spent most of my teenage years surrounded by books —my father owned a bookshop— made it possible for me to access some books that were normally out of reach for people my age. Among so many books, some of them had

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Noam Chomsky

Interview with Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky va revolucionar el camp de la Lingüística quan el 1957, amb Syntactic Structures, va argumentar que l’adquisició del llenguatge és part de l’estructura natural o innata del cervell humà.

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