darwin2009

darwin2009

A priest and a scientist walk into a bar…
April 22, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

So a priest and a scientist walk into a bar…for centuries, science and religion have squared off. Are they mutually exclusive, or can they coexist? Can a higher being be incorporated into scientific principles, or can science be used to explain the core beliefs of faith? Today’s guest post from Amy, our director of adult education, […]

Understanding Human Evolution: Fongoli Chimpanzees
March 10, 2009 · 1 Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Dr. Jill Pruetz from National Geographic. In addition to being a professor of biological anthropology at Iowa State University, she is currently conducting studies for National Geographic on the evolution of the Fongoli chimpanzees of Senegal. Understanding how the Fongoli chimpanzees survive the harsh conditions of Senegal help us to comprehend how […]

Darwin speaks: NatGeo Live Blogging Event
February 6, 2009 · 1 Comment

Charles Darwin turns 200 this year – and in a neat coincidence, his book On The Origin of Species is 150 this year as well. (Very considerate of him to wait exactly 50 years to publish, so we can celebrate all at once.) That’s one angry-looking turkey. From National Geographic’s  Morphed: From Dinosaur to Turkey […]

The draw of Darwin
February 4, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: CATR *Recomiendo ver fotos con su tamaño original The world has been captivated by the theories of Charles Darwin for a over a century. Celebrating this legacy is what HMNS is all about! When we introduced the concept of Darwin Day as a way to help convey the concept of evolution to children […]


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