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Darwin’s lost fossils collection found in Britain


January 17th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) A treasure trove of fossils collected by a young Charles Darwin in the 1830s in South America during his five-year voyage on the HMS Beagle that ... Read more...

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Muslim students in Britain boycotting lectures on evolution


November 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) A growing number of Muslim students at a leading British university are avoiding lectures on evolution, saying it is contrary to the creationist ideas stated in ... Read more...

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British Imam retracts views on Darwin’s theory of evolution


March 8th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A British Imam has taken back his supporting statements theory of evolution and the right of Muslim women not to cover their hair after reportedly receiving death threats ... Read more...

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Why being too good looking might cut your chances with females


February 15th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 15 (ANI): Traditional theory of evolution maintains that it's the good-looking male that gets the ladies, but a new study might prove otherwise.Research by the University of Queensland (UQ) has ... Read more...

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New evolutionary research knocks down living ‘missing link’ theory


February 11th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): The living 'missing link' theory has been knocked down by a new study that suggests some species evolve from more sophisticated ancestors."Aristotle was the first to classify organisms ... Read more...

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WWII Bombs Found On Galapagos Islands


October 29th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fisherman have found a dozen bombshells belonging to the World War II near the Galapagos Islands. The Ecuador Navy officials dug out the shells and sent ... Read more...

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Bombs Traced Back To WWII Found On Galapagos Islands


October 29th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Fishermen have recovered more than a dozen bombs that can be traced back to the World War II. The government officials revealed the news ... Read more...

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Vatican Astronomer: Aliens with souls are living among the stars


September 18th, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A senior Vatican Astronomer, Dr. Guy Consolmagno just stopped at confirming that aliens exist somewhere in the galaxy. Dr. Consolmagno said he would baptize an alien ... Read more...

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Altruism could be the result of natural selection


August 26th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Turning the so-called kin selection theory on its head, researchers have said that altruistic behaviour, such as sterile worker ants caring for the offspring of their queen, could ... Read more...

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New Study Published In ‘Biology Letters’ Challenges The Theory Of Evolution Of The Famed Charles Darwin


August 25th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A new study has the potential to shudder the very fundamentals of Darwin's theory of evolution. This study has mentioned that 'living space', and not ... Read more...

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New Evolution Theory Published In “Biology Letters” Questions Charles Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution


August 25th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study published in "Biology Letters" argues that perhaps Charles Darwin's famous theory of evolution had some faults in it. A study conducted by University ... Read more...

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Picture of Darwin’s family tree discovered


August 25th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A photograph of the Charles Darwin's family tree-the Galton-Darwin-Wedgwood pedigree-first exhibited in 1932, has been found in the archives of Truman State University.A poster of the pedigree was ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher challenges Darwin’s ’survival of the fittest’ theory


August 24th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): A new study could shake the very foundations of Darwin's theory of evolution, which says that 'living space' and not competition, was the major driving force of evolution.The ... Read more...

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Mexican salamander helps uncover evolution, genetics of stem cells


July 12th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A Mexican aquatic salamander called an axolotl has helped scientists uncover the mysteries of stem cells and evolution.Dr Andrew Johnson and his team from the University of Nottingham ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil Galapagos Islands’ conservation plan


January 30th, 2010 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Quito, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) Scientists have warned of a difficult task ahead in the conservation of Ecuador's fragile Galapagos Islands ecosystem, home to species nowhere else found in the world. Gabriel Lopez, executive ... Read more...

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California Science Centre sued for not showing a documentary related to Charles Darwin


January 3rd, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The prestigious California Science Centre is in the news as it apparently canceled a documentary that spoke against the Charles Darwin theory of evolution. It ... Read more...

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‘Muslim academics don’t believe in Darwin’s theory of evolution’


November 17th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 17 (ANI): Darwin's theory of evolution is increasingly being rejected by Muslim students and academics in many countries, as they consider it to be anti-Islam, a conference has been told. ... Read more...

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Globetrotting exhibition on Darwin reaches Bangalore


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 23 (IANS) Bangalore schoolchildren are exploring the works of noted 19th century English naturalist and "The Origin of Species" author Charles Darwin at an exhibition here honouring his vast contribution ... Read more...

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New book offers solution for teaching evolution without conflict


October 4th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): A new book written by University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher claims to offer a novel way to teach evolution without offending students who have strong religious convictions ... Read more...

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Researchers find molecular support for Darwin’s theory


September 15th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) An international team of researchers has come by molecular evidence to support a key tenet of Darwin's theory of evolution. Trevor Lithgow, Monash University's professor, said the breakthrough provides ... Read more...

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Molecular decay of enamel-specific gene in toothless mammals supports theory of evolution


September 4th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): Biologists at the University of California, Riverside have found molecular decay of enamel-specific gene in toothless mammals, which provides fresh support for Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.The researchers ... Read more...

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Mumbai scientist challenges theory that bacteria came from space


August 31st, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A young Mumbai scientist claims to have disproved a theory that living bacteria from space called 'Cometary Panspermia' could have led to the origin and spread ... Read more...

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Brit academic looks to popularise evolution in Islamic world


August 22nd, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Professor Richard Dawkins, author of books on evolution as well as religion, has said that popularising evolution in the Islamic world, where creationist beliefs are strong, was a ... Read more...

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Most people feel it is possible to believe in God and evolution


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): If a new survey is anything to go by, majority of people think it is possible to believe in God and evolution.The survey, conducted by the British ... Read more...

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Finding shadow life on Earth may help scientists discover extraterrestrial life


March 14th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): By searching for an alternative form of microbial life on Earth, dubbed shadow biosphere, scientists are hoping that they can get close to finding life elsewhere in ... Read more...

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Powerful x-rays may reveal secrets of ‘dinobird’ fossil


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) About 150 million years ago, an evolutionarily hybrid creature, a dinosaur metamorphosing into a bird, died in what is now Germany, and become fossilised in limestone. About 150 years ... Read more...

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Hidden secrets of dinos may be revealed by X-ray technique


February 16th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): By using synchrotron X-rays, a team of scientists hope to uncover the hidden secrets of dinosaurs, by detecting unseen details of the soft tissue that once surrounded ... Read more...

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Four in ten Americans dont believe in Darwins theory of evolution


February 12th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 12 (ANI): Only 39 percent Americans believe in the Darwins theory of evolution and just 24 percent of those who attend church weekly believe in his explanation for the ... Read more...

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Vatican claims Darwin’’s theory of evolution compatible with Christianity


February 11th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.11 (ANI): The Vatican has admitted that Charles Darwin''s theory of evolution should not have been dismissed and claimed it is compatible with the Christian view of Creation. According to ... Read more...

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Half of Britons dont believe in evolution, reveals survey


February 2nd, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A new survey has found that half of British adults do not believe in evolution, with at least 22 percent preferring the theories of creationism or intelligent ... Read more...

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Religious viewers send me hate mail for not crediting God: Attenborough


January 27th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): BBC television presenter and conservationist Sir David Attenborough has claimed that religious viewers send him hate mail for not crediting God for his natures bountiful benefits, and he ... Read more...

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”Charles Darwin’’s theory of evolution was driven by passion to end slavery”


January 25th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Known for his theories on evolution, Charles Darwin conducted his famous research because he wanted to rid the world of slavery, according to a new book. In the ... Read more...

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Classic novels have instilled cooperative values in today’’s generation, say psychologists


January 15th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Classic Victorian novels like Dracula, Middlemarch and Pride and Prejudice sowed the seeds of values of cooperation and the suppression of hunger for power in today''s generation, ... Read more...

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In 10 years, Darwinism will be history: Turkish Muslim scholar


December 10th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Dec 10 (IANS) A controversial Turkish Islamic scholar has created ripples in the scientific world by challenging Darwin's theory of evolution and claiming there are nearly 100 million fossils to prove ... Read more...

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Bible is probably not true, says George W Bush!


December 9th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): US President George W Bush has said his belief that God created the world is not incompatible with scientific proof of evolution.The Bible is probably not literally ... Read more...

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