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Published on Feb 12, 2009
The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, (NESCent), in collaboration with the Understanding Evolution web site project at the University of California, Berkeley, produces brief, monthly stories and podcasts for the public about current happenings in evolutionary biology. The series, Evolution in the News, along with links to background literature and classroom resources, are available on the Understanding Evolution web site at www.understandingevolution.org. AIBS is pleased to be hosting on its YouTube channel the Evolution in the News podcasts from NESCent.
Darwin's remarkable theory of evolution was a product not only of Darwin's scientific reasoning, but also of his culture. Dr. Elliott Sober (Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison) talks about how culture shaped Darwin's ideas.