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James Hutton and Charles Lyell were the two scientists that helped Darwin recognize how old the Earth is.

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What species did Darwin observe on the Galapagos Islands?

Finches, amomg others...


Why was Darwin called the ape man?

There are always some who lack manners and who are unable, or unwilling, to understand the views of others. It is quite possible that Charles Darwin was once called 'the ape man', and if so, that reflects on the people who used that phrase, not on Darwin, who has been called one of the great thinkers of the nineteenth century.


What animals did Darwin did discover?

tortiose and finch.(Galapagos Islands


What bird did Charles Darwin see with adapted beaks to eating different foods?

These are finches; Darwin noticed the variation on the Galapagos Islands and the Beagle's captain, Robert Fitzroy, was able to supply details about the various birds on each island. Darwin noticed that the finches had beaks adapted to different types of food; some strong to crack nuts, others fine to pick up seeds. Darwin asked a crucial question; if a single species of finch had arrived at the Galapagos, how could you end up with several different species? This was key to the idea of natural selection.


What date was it when Charles Darwin proposed the theory of evolution?

The two papers of Charles Robert Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace dealing with this subject were read to the Linnean Society on July 1, 1858. This was the first and most complete theory of evolution by natural selection that the world heard of, though there were minor differences between Darwin's and Wallace's theory. ( there were others who had parts of the theory correctly elucidated, but they were not complete in their presentations, or they only had passing acquaintance with this subject ) On November 22, 1859 Darwin published ' On The Origin Of Species By Means Of Natural Selection, Or The Preservation Of Favored Races In The Struggle For Life '

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How has Charles Darwin's discovery helped us?

Some would contend that it showed us where we came from, while others would contend that his theory is false and hasn't helped humanity at all. It did give us good arguments though.


How does Darwin's theory of evolution differ from what scientist believe today?

Darwin's theory of evolution as proposed in "On the Origin of Species" does not differ from what scientists have discovered. The ongoing work still proves the theory today.Bearing in mind that Darwin, and all others, did not know anything about genetics at the time he was writing, it is remarkable that he was able to propose the theory along with Alfred Russel Wallace at the time.


What species did Darwin observe on the Galapagos's island?

Finches, amomg others...


What species did Darwin observe on the Galapagos Islands?

Finches, amomg others...


Were Darwin's views accepted by others?

Most people did not accept his views.


What do scientists do to ensure that the work of others is accurate?

elevate others work


What do scientists do to receive suggestion and criticism of their research from others scientists?

conduct peer reviews


What do scientists do to receive suggestions and criticism of their research from others scientists?

conduct peer reviews


How do people use fear to influence others today?

they use it by making others believe and to recognize their fear


How do you get rid of shame when you want to talk with others who do not recognize them?

Just be yourself.


What does it mean to be an UNKNOWN alcoholic?

Others don't recognize that the individual is alcoholic.


What were Darwin's evolutionary ideas based on?

Darwin based his theory on things he saw. For example he noticed how farmers bred animals for different characteristics. Darwin also observed variations among birds and thought that this was a result of natural selection enabling some birds better survival chances that others. However Darwin's theory is deeply flawed because these changes can never result in new species being developed. Darwin said if it could be shown that complex things did not develop from simple things then his theory would not stand. Scientists know these days about the complex biological machines that are found inside cells and these cannot be reduced to simpler forms