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Wild thing: Bill Bailey's full interview - TODAYonline (blog)

Google News - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 02:58

TODAYonline (blog)

Wild thing: Bill Bailey's full interview
TODAYonline (blog)
Because he's following the footsteps of one of his heroes, a certain Alfred Russel Wallace, hence the show's name, Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero. Who is, or was, Wallace, you say? Well, you know Charles Darwin right? Well, Wallace was his contemporary, and ...

SHOWBIZ: In the footsteps of Russel Wallace - New Straits Times

Google News - Tue, 22/04/2014 - 00:50

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SHOWBIZ: In the footsteps of Russel Wallace
New Straits Times
But the witty 50-year-old Bailey has toned down the laughs for a new BBC documentary on Alfred Russel Wallace, one of the great forgotten heroes of natural history. The two-part documentary, titled Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero, saw him travelling through ...
Bill Bailey: Doing the wild thingTODAYonline

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Bill Bailey: Doing the wild thing - TODAYonline

Google News - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 21:14

TODAYonline

Bill Bailey: Doing the wild thing
TODAYonline
Bailey will be retracing the footsteps of Alfred Russel Wallace, the largely forgotten scientist who was a contemporary of Charles Darwin, and whose ideas on evolution were developed during a 12-year journey through what was then widely known as the ...

Comedy: Bill Bailey brings Qualmpeddler to Prague - Prague Post

Google News - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 08:18

Comedy: Bill Bailey brings Qualmpeddler to Prague
Prague Post
“His summer was spent filming with BBC Natural History Unit in Indonesia and Malaysia for Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero, a two-part documentary about naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace, who came up with the theory of evolution at the same time as Darwin, yet ...

Comedy: Bill Bailey brings Qualmpeddler to Prague - Prague Post

Google News - Mon, 21/04/2014 - 07:32

Prague Post

Comedy: Bill Bailey brings Qualmpeddler to Prague
Prague Post
“His summer was spent filming with BBC Natural History Unit in Indonesia and Malaysia for Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero, a two-part documentary about naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace, who came up with the theory of evolution at the same time as Darwin, yet ...

Is Aru safe? Indonesia suspends plan to clear half the islands' forests - Mongabay.com

Google News - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 22:12

Is Aru safe? Indonesia suspends plan to clear half the islands' forests
Mongabay.com
Because of its many unique species, Alfred Russel Wallace prominently featured this famed biodiversity hotspot in his classic text, The Malay Archipelago, declaring the native great bird-winged butterfly (Ornithoptera poseidon) to be “one of the most ...

Cataloging Insect and Bat Diversity: A Research Trip to Belize - Entomology Today

Google News - Tue, 15/04/2014 - 16:41

Cataloging Insect and Bat Diversity: A Research Trip to Belize
Entomology Today
It was Professor David Wyatt who showed me that I can make a difference to the insects that I so love. What this project means to me is beyond words. It is a chance to walk in the footsteps of heroes like Charles Darwin, Alfred Russel Wallace, and E. O ...

HEALTH MATTERS: The vaccination debate persists despite evidence - College Heights Herald

Google News - Tue, 15/04/2014 - 03:38

HEALTH MATTERS: The vaccination debate persists despite evidence
College Heights Herald
Leading the anti-vaccination campaign at the time was British scientist and writer Alfred Russel Wallace. Science Librarian and historian Charles Smith has documented several of Wallace's writings on the matter. He said that Wallace opposed vaccines ...

Let's Celebrate "Alfred Russel Wallace Day" on April 14! - Discovery Institute

Google News - Mon, 14/04/2014 - 21:53

Let's Celebrate "Alfred Russel Wallace Day" on April 14!
Discovery Institute
Editor's note: Readers looking for resources appropriate to the celebration proposed by Professor Flannery could not do better than Flannery's superb biography, which he is too modest to mention, Alfred Russel Wallace: A Rediscovered Life, as well as ...

Style Conversational Week 1067: Don't forget to Flush - Washington Post

Google News - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 20:55

Style Conversational Week 1067: Don't forget to Flush
Washington Post
... some clearly better than others: If Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace had never been born, we might not have the theory of evolution and people would still believe we're all descended unchanged from Adam and Eve. Oh, wait... (Douglas Goralski).

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Po co zebra ma paski? Naukowcy w końcu to zbadali - Gazeta Wyborcza

Google News - Wed, 09/04/2014 - 16:36

Po co zebra ma paski? Naukowcy w końcu to zbadali
Gazeta Wyborcza
Alfred Russel Wallace (doszedł do teorii ewolucji niezależnie od Darwina) uważał, że taki wzór ubawienia najbardziej przydaje się zwierzętom, kiedy idą do wodopoju o zmierzchu (na granicy ciemności i światła). Wtedy zupełnie nie rzucają się w oczy ...

Po co zebra ma paski? Naukowcy w końcu to zbadali - Gazeta Wyborcza

Google News - Wed, 09/04/2014 - 11:56

Po co zebra ma paski? Naukowcy w końcu to zbadali
Gazeta Wyborcza
Alfred Russel Wallace (doszedł do teorii ewolucji niezależnie od Darwina) uważał, że taki wzór ubawienia najbardziej przydaje się zwierzętom, kiedy idą do wodopoju o zmierzchu (na granicy ciemności i światła). Wtedy zupełnie nie rzucają się w oczy ...

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Po co zebra ma paski? Naukowcy w końcu to zbadali - Gazeta Wyborcza

Google News - Wed, 09/04/2014 - 11:23

Po co zebra ma paski? Naukowcy w końcu to zbadali
Gazeta Wyborcza
Alfred Russel Wallace (doszedł do teorii ewolucji niezależnie od Darwina) uważał, że taki wzór ubawienia najbardziej przydaje się zwierzętom, kiedy idą do wodopoju o zmierzchu (na granicy ciemności i światła). Wtedy zupełnie nie rzucają się w oczy ...

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斑马条纹大揭秘! - cdstm

Google News - Wed, 09/04/2014 - 03:10

斑马条纹大揭秘!
cdstm
科学家发现,马蝇和采采蝇等会叮咬的苍蝇是促使斑马进化出条纹的推动力量。之前的实验表明,这些苍蝇倾向于回避表面带有黑白条纹的物体,不过,自120年前Alfred Russel Wallace和Charles Darwin拉开了有关斑马条纹的 ...

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斑马条纹大揭秘! - cdstm

Google News - Wed, 09/04/2014 - 03:10

斑马条纹大揭秘!
cdstm
科学家发现,马蝇和采采蝇等会叮咬的苍蝇是促使斑马进化出条纹的推动力量。之前的实验表明,这些苍蝇倾向于回避表面带有黑白条纹的物体,不过,自120年前Alfred Russel Wallace和Charles Darwin拉开了有关斑马条纹的 ...

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Dlaczego zebra ma paski? - Gazeta Wyborcza

Google News - Tue, 08/04/2014 - 21:27

Dlaczego zebra ma paski?
Gazeta Wyborcza
Przypuszczał, że jest to najprawdopodobniej rodzaj kamuflażu - paski powodują, że drapieżnikom mieni się w oczach lub że "chowają" ją w trawie i zaroślach. Alfred Russel Wallace (również darwinista) uważał, że najbardziej przydaje się to zwierzętom, ...

Sọc ngựa vằn giúp chúng tránh khỏi sự tấn công? - Việt Times Australia

Google News - Tue, 08/04/2014 - 01:13

Sọc ngựa vằn giúp chúng tránh khỏi sự tấn công?
Việt Times Australia
Từ những năm 1870, trong một cuộc tranh cãi nổ ra sau sự ra đời thuyết tiến hóa của Charles Darwin và Alfred Russel Wallace, các nhà khoa học đã luôn đối đầu ý kiến với nhau về những đường sọc trên người ngựa vằn. Chúng có phải là cách để ngựa vằn ...

Health, Science, Environment Rundown: Answering Questions We've Long ... - St. Louis Public Radio

Google News - Mon, 07/04/2014 - 03:51

Health, Science, Environment Rundown: Answering Questions We've Long ...
St. Louis Public Radio
Alfred Russel Wallace thought it was camouflage. But Tim Caro, from the University of California, Davis, has arrived at the latest -- and seemingly most plausible -- conclusion. Flies. Biting flies, to be specific. Apparently, biting flies don't like ...

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Listras das zebras servem para evitar os mosquitos - A Tarde On Line

Google News - Sun, 06/04/2014 - 14:11

Listras das zebras servem para evitar os mosquitos
A Tarde On Line
A disputa sobre como as zebras conseguiram seu visual característico foi iniciada na década de 1870 pelos criadores da Teoria da Evolução, Charles Darwin e Alfred Russel Wallace. A partir de então, camuflagem contra predadores, uma maneira de repelir ...

El misterio de las rayas de las cebras - El Adelantado de Segovia

Google News - Sun, 06/04/2014 - 07:03

LaRepública.pe

El misterio de las rayas de las cebras
El Adelantado de Segovia
El trabajo experimental había demostrado, previamente, que estos insectos tienden a evitar las superficies rayadas en blanco y negro, pero también analizaron otras hipótesis ya planteadas, como las propuestas por Alfred Russel Wallace y Charles Darwin, ...
Resuelto el misterio de las rayas de las cebrasVanguardia Liberal
¿Por qué las cebras tienen rayas?El Correo

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