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Past-Time Lover

Past-Time Lover Copyrighted image Credit: Neil Arnold
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Feb 2015
Which iconic figure would you select for a Valentine's Day date?

Past-Time Lover: Charles Darwin

Past-Time Lover: Charles Darwin Copyrighted image Credit: Neil Arnold
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2015
This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history?...

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Beauty and evolution

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Beauty and evolution Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2014
Our animation unpicks DeBeauviour's views on beauty from The Second Sex, while on radio science historian, Simon Schaffer, draws on Charles Darwin...

Reith 2003: Emotion in Mind

Reith 2003: Emotion in Mind Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Nov 2014
Writing in response to the Reith Lectures 2003, Dr Bundy Mackintosh considers the importance of emotion in the proper functioning of the brain

OU on the BBC: Charles Darwin And The Tree of Life

OU on the BBC: Charles Darwin And The Tree of Life Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Sep 2014
David Attenborough takes a passionate, personal journey through Darwin's discoveries.

Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site

Galápagos: Conservation on a World Heritage Site Copyrighted image Credit: David Robinson
Updated 03 Dec 2013
What makes the Galápagos archipelago so unique and what is the impact of this uniqueness on its conservation?

Darwin Now pod 9: Living legacy

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Darwin Now pod 9: Living legacy Creative commons image Credit: celerrimus via Flickr
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 08 Dec 2009
Find out how Darwin’s scientific legacy is being carried forward in this year of the bicentenary of his birth.

Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Six

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Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Six Copyrighted image Credit: British Council
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Nov 2009
Would the panel care to comment on the grip that creationism has on the minds of the wider public?

Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Four

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Origin Day Lecture: Audience Question Four Copyrighted image Credit: British Council
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Nov 2009
Could the panel list the tools of science that we can use at home to develop the future of biology?

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Evolution through natural selection

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Evolution through natural selection Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 09 Jun 2011
In this unit, we describe the theory of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin in his book, first published in 1859, On The...