Designing Optimal Aviation Baggage Screening Strategies Using the Monkey Search Algorithm
Cuckoos and their fosterers: uncovering details of Edward Blyth's field experiments
In a paper published in the Magazine of natural history in 1835, Edward Blyth summarized information pertinent to the life history of the brood-parasitic common cuckoo in England, and its interactions with some of its foster species.
Exploring Ecology's Attic: Overlooked Ideas On Intertidal Food Webs
While the above statement could preface reviews on any subject in ecology, it lacks two additional, interrelated cautions. First, both the current status of a subject and prevalent opinion may not be…
Long gone and forgotten: reassessing the life and career of Edward Blyth, zoologist
He was one of few, and one of the first truly professional, non-medical zoologists, at a time when only medical zoologists were working, yet his name is little known today.
How Did Darwin Arrive at His Theory? The Secondary Literature to 1982
This article surveys the voluminous literature to 1982 on the problem of how Darwin arrived at his theory. The amount of writing on this single topic is truly immense and part of my task has been…
Theodosius Dobzhansky Up to Now
Theodosius Grigorievich Dobzhansky led an expedition to Central Asia to study domesticated animals in 1926, and was a Lecturer in Genetics at the University of Kiev from 1924 to 1927.
Darwin, Coleridge and the theory of unconscious creation.
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Two great geniuses of the nineteenth century, two men from widely distinct social worlds, yet of strangely similar cast of intelli gence, have, by the vicissitudes of fortune, become posthumously…