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Darwin bicentennial events crowd Cornell calendar


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Charles Darwin

Cornell marks the 200th anniversary of naturalist Charles Darwin's birth in Shrewsbury, England, Feb. 12, 1809, with a number of lectures, panel discussions, exhibitions and other events. This year also marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's "On the Origin of Species," which established evolutionary descent with modification as the dominant scientific explanation of diversification in nature.

 

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