The theory of evolution proposed by Charles Darwin entails the evolution by natural selection of all life on earth. It states that new generations are born with different inheritable traits, and that the traits that are ... More »

Darwin's theory of evolution states that evolution happens by natural selection. According to the evolutionary theory, the genes that allow a species to thrive are passed down from parent to offspring. Individuals of a p... More »

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Lamarck's theory of evolution differs from Darwin's in its premise that adaptations appear when needed in response to the environment and the acquired traits are then passed on to offspring. Genetic research, however, ha... More »

Some of the most famous biologists and their contributions to science are Charles Darwin for the theory of evolution by natural selection, Gregor Mendel for discovering the foundation of modern genetics, and James Watson... More »

The achievement that Charles Darwin is most known for is his development of the theory of evolution, particularly in his book "On the Origin of Species." In the book, Darwin collects evidence and crafts arguments showing... More »

Charles Darwin completed his research supporting the theory of evolution while travelling on HMS Beagle between 1831 and 1836, sailing with it to places important to his studies, including the Cape Verde Islands, Quail I... More »

Despite the fact that he refused to believe in evolution, naturalist and palaeontologist Georges Cuvier (1769-1832) contributed to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, particularly in terms of natural selection, by esta... More »