Volcano erupts in Galapagos Islands, home to unique pink iguanas

A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador`s Galapagos Islands erupted in the early hours of Monday, the local authorities said, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas. 

Charles Darwin may not have been father of evolution theory, scientist makes startling claim
Charles Darwin may not have been father of evolution theory, scientist makes startling claim

A British scientist has made a startling claim saying that Charles Darwin may not have been father of evolution theory.

Major tectonic event may have triggered burst of animal life 530 million years ago

A new research has explored that a major tectonic event may have triggered the rise in sea level and other environmental changes that accompanied the apparent burst of animal life.

Female birds sing songs: Was Charles Darwin wrong?

A new research by an international team has overturned the long-held concept that bird song was a male trait to attract females.

Island animals tamer: Study proves Charles Darwin`s Galapagos theory correct

Charles Darwin`s Galapagos theory that states animals living on islands were tamer than on the mainlands has been proven correct by the scientists in a new study.

Frog named after Darwin croaks its last

A frog named after Charles Darwin has gone extinct because of a deadly amphibian skin disease, scientists believe.

New rat species discovered in birthplace of `theory of evolution`

One hundred years after the death of Sir Alfred Russel Wallace, an international team of zoologists has discovered a new genus of mammal in the Halmahera Island in Indonesia.

Scientists gather in Galapagos Islands to discuss evolution

Scientists from the Americas and Europe gathered in Ecuador`s Galapagos Islands to discuss evolution in the place that inspired Charles Darwin to develop his theory of the evolution of species.

Darwin`s personal letters to be made available online

Thousands of personal letters by 19th-century naturalist Charles Darwin will be released to the public online for the first time.

Darwin`s personal letters to be made available online

Thousands of personal letters by Charles Darwin will be released to the public online for the first time.

Galapagos tortoises more than 1,000 in number now

Galapagos tortoise, who’s number had slipped down to merely 15 in the world in the 1970s, have risen to 1,000 on the islands thanks to a successful breeding program.

Fossil data yields understanding of Darwin’s `abominable mystery`

New research has shed new light on what Charles Darwin famously called "an abominable mystery": the apparently sudden appearance and rapid spread of flowering plants in the fossil record.

Fungi wrapped by Darwin in newspaper found in Cambridge

Fungi and seaweed collected by Charles Darwin on the Beagle`s voyage to South America in 1832-33 have been found still wrapped in an 1828 newspaper by a librarian at Cambridge University.

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.

Natural selection may drive cancer cells to evolve resistance

Cancer is subject to the evolutionary processes laid out by Charles Darwin in his concept of natural selection, according to researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center.

UK scientists find `lost` Darwin fossils

British scientists have found scores of fossils the great evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin and his peers collected but that had been lost for more than 150 years.

Darwin`s `extinct` tortoise might be alive?

The tortoise which has been feared extinct for 150 years may still
be alive in the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean.

Darwin`s travels may have led to his death

Charles Darwin was diagnosed with dozens of conditions including schizophrenia and appendicitis.

Darwin’s family

Charles Darwin’s children may have blighted themselves genetically.

Charles Darwin`s genetic history `unlocked` by DNA project

Scientists claim to have finally unlocked the genetic history of Charles Darwin, by using DNA from the famous English naturalist`s great-great grandson.