Happy birthday Darwin

| 12/02/2009

(The Vancouver Sun): He’s polarized scientists and clergy and horrified creationists. Charles Darwin, the iconic naturalist, biologist and zoologist would have turned 200 years old on Feb. 12. And two centuries later, Darwin still manages to stir the evolutionary pot. Darwin is famous for identifying the process of natural selection which accounted for how organisms adapted to their environment and the biological diversity we see today. His seminal work, On the Origin of Species (1859), also celebrates an anniversary this year — turning 150.

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