David Sloan Wilson

Professor of biological sciences and anthropology, Binghamton University; author of “This View of Life”

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Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution revolutionized the study of biology with the idea that species change over time through natural selection.

Are we evolving to be nicer? This biologist says yes

Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution revolutionized the study of biology with the idea that species change over time through natural selection.

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