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When Paths Diverge

Jason Xenopoulos asks if accelerating technological change and the widening gap between rich and poor mean an imminent evolutionary divergence for humanity.
[Issue 109 :: August/September 2015 :: Science & Morality]

“That Mystery of Mysteries”

Toni Vogel Carey on a forgotten solution to the question of the origin of new species.
[Issue 105 :: November/December 2014 :: Articles]

How Darwin Ruined My Sex Life

Anika Benkov uncovers a question that’s been left unanswered.
[Issue 105 :: November/December 2014 :: Articles]

Bill Stott’s Cartoon

by Bill Stott
[Issue 102 :: May/June 2014 :: Cartoon]

The Facts of Life

Tim Wilkinson uses evolution to sort out his facts from his ‘mere theories’.
[Issue 84 :: May/June 2011 :: Articles]

What Darwin Got Wrong by Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini

Massimo Pigliucci tells us what Darwin got right.
[Issue 81 :: October/November 2010 :: Books]

On Xenophobia

Our philosophical science correspondent Massimo Pigliucci.
[Issue 80 :: August/September 2010 :: Science]

The Dragon: Memes, Culture and Evolution

In a follow-up to last issue’s focus on Darwin, we have two articles looking at memes, supposed ‘units of cultural transmission’. First, Daria Sugorakova explores the concept of memes by pondering how the idea of dragons evolved.
[Issue 72 :: March/April 2009 :: Articles]

God or Nature?

by Grant Bartley
[Issue 71 :: January/February 2009 :: Editorial]

Social Spencerism

Tim Delaney relates how Herbert Spencer, inventor of the phrase ‘survival of the fittest’, originally applied evolutionary thinking to human society and culture.
[Issue 71 :: January/February 2009 :: Charles Darwin]

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