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March 13, 2009

 

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Darwin’s Worms

Earthworms swallow soil, extract nutrients from it, then excrete the rest up onto the surface.

March 8, 2006

 

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Batesian Mimicry

Let's discuss a phenomenon known as batesian mimicry and its contribution to the development of evolutionary theory.

September 27, 2003

 

Motion Sickness

During voyage of the Beagle, Charles Darwin was often overcome by seasickness and discovered that “nothing but lying in [his] hammock did any good.”This remedy–lying down with eyes shut–is one of the most effective for treating motion sickness.

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