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Guess: How Many Members of Congress Support Darwin Day?

There are 435 members of the House of Representatives.

Guess how many of them supported a bill to recognize February 12 as Darwin Day in honor of Charles Darwin and evolutionary biology?

Now look and see.

How close did you get?

Darwinian Legislation

The Darwin Day resolution withered and died without ever having the opportunity to conduct the equivalent of a mating ritual. […]

Distance and Adaptation on Darwin Day

The Audubon study confirms both that significant climate change is taking place, and that it will have a significant negative impact on biodiversity. […]

Tomorrow is Darwin Day

Charles Darwin found a meaning in life and a meaning in death, and a meaning in the recreation of life. Furthermore, he based his search for this meaning not on hallucinations or imaginations, but on the facts of the world as he explored it. […]

Darwin Day Celebration Grows in Lincoln, Nebraska

Celebrations of Charles Darwin’s birth aren’t just planned in virtual online space or on La-Dee-Da Ivy League quadrangles.

The University of Nebraska at Lincoln is celebrating the 200th birth of Charles Darwin all spring long with a public lecture series, an art show and a three-day interdisciplinary symposium. The efforts are being organized […]

Darwin Day Facebook Site and Birthday Song Project Evolve Rapidly

Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin is trying to get 200,000 people to sign up on its Facebook page with birthday wishes for Darwin’s 200th, coming up on February 12. The point with all of the group’s activities — including a big conference call to all sing Happy Birthday together — isn’t really to wish Charles Darwin […]

Harvard Set for Extensive Darwin Day Celebration on February 12

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, Harvard University has prepared a full set of celebratory events during the next week including lectures, scientific expositions, parties, and a complete reading of The Origin of Species at multiple locations around campus. If you just happen to be in or around Cambridge, Massachusetts, […]

Take a Darwin Day Walk

Colgate University in Hamilton, New York will be dedicating a path as the Darwin Thinking Path, encouraging students to follow Darwin’s habit of walking to think. […]

Charles Darwin 200 Years Old This February

One way to respond to Rick Warren’s role in the Inauguration is to participate in this year’s 200th birthday anniversary celebrations of Darwin Day. […]

Can Science Ignore The Brady Bunch?

Successful scientific work goes on all the time without religious input, and there’s never been any example of scientific research that could only work with an element of faith involved. Faith isn’t involved in science, if science is science. […]