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Happy 200th, Charles Darwin


HHMI celebrates the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin.

Darwin’s 200th birthday celebrates a scientist whose influence on science and biology is still felt today. In the 2005 Holiday Lectures on Science, Evolution: Constant Change and Common Threads, HHMI investigators Sean B. Carroll and David M. Kingsley discuss how Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution ignited a revolution in biology that continues to this day. Darwin's concept of a living world changing over time through natural selection has become biology's major unifying framework.

Watch the 2005 Holiday Lectures on Science:

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Researchers at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute continue to investigate what Darwin could only have imagined.

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