Charles Darwin

Everybody into the gene pool

Darwin's Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution by Rebecca Stott Spiegel & Grau

Sunday, 15 July, 2012, 12:00am

Who said it?

When you don't speak Putonghua in shops selling top brands, you get worse service from staff

Lawmaker Fred Li Wah-ming on the city's tourism boom

It took me a while just to convince myself that it was Darwin's signature

A palaeontologist on the rediscovery of lost fossils collected 150 years ago by Charles Darwin

18 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Logically speaking

The Art of Science: A Natural History of Ideas by Richard Hamblyn Picador

This is a book that will make you fantastic company at dinner parties. Especially dinner parties where no one expects you to know much about particle physics.

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

BOOK (1859)

On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin John Murray

One of the most influential books ever written, Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection remains a topic of heated debate more than 150 years after its publication.

2 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Darwin delivers consistently high returns

The Chinese have long enjoyed a close relationship with Darwin, the northern most capital of all Australian states and territories.

20 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

by Charles Darwin

Harper Perennial


28 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

HK students to attend Darwin summit

28 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Darwin facts

Charles Robert Darwin

1809-1882 (died age 73)

Along with Isaac Newton and John Herschel, Charles Darwin is arguably one of the most important figures in science. He founded the theory of evolution, which states that all species evolved over time from common ancestors. This goes against the religious doctrines of Creationism.

12 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Champion of curiosity

February 12 is a landmark date in the history of knowledge - the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of the most important scientists to have ever lived, whose research and writings lay the foundations not only for so much scientific progress since then, but our very understanding of the origins of life.

7 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Woman gives birth on flight to Australia

A woman has become a mother high above Australia after she gave birth to a baby boy on a flight from Hong Kong to Adelaide.

Parmajit Kaur, 29, was returning home after visiting family in India when she went into labour on a Cathay Pacific flight yesterday morning.

Four doctors were on the plane to help the woman, who was 34 weeks pregnant.

28 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Urban Jungle

This week: The ayes have it for the evolutionists

18 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Charlie's angles

My Dear Sir, The accompanying papers, which we have the honour of communicating to the Linnean Society, and which all relate to the same subject, viz. the laws which affect the production of varieties, races and species, contain the results of the investigations of two indefatigable naturalists, Mr Charles Darwin and Mr Alfred Wallace.'

1 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

The Mathematics of Love

The Mathematics of Love

by Emma Darwin

Headline, HK$128

15 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Bored with your job? Join the queue

A reader recently asked me for tips on how, and when, to switch careers. It's a question I've been asked a few times recently.

I've done a lot of research on this topic and would like to share with you some of the things I've learned.

4 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

The history woman

FOR EMMA DARWIN, history is less a passion than a state of being. 'History is the way all my thought processes are wired,' says the 42-year-old author. 'Looking at a painting, hearing the news, discussing relationships, my first thought is always what came together to make it happen? What pattern is it part of? Does it make sense of things that until now seemed random?'

3 Sep 2006 - 12:00am