An eclectic collection of scientific papers and popular science articles on Darwin and Darwinian evolution, beautifully illustrated. Topics range from Darwin's time spent in Edinburgh to the place of... More > music in his life and works, his struggle with the impact of his ideas and the way that they have been subsequently used. What role has water location played in African evolution? Which well-known zoologist anonymously wrote a scathing review of The Origin of Species? What do contemporary academics think of Darwin's legacy? What role will Darwinism play in our future? Here are the answers to these and many more questions about Darwin and Darwinian evolution.< Less
Charles Darwin comes to a horrifying realisation in this darkly beautiful tale from 2009 Aurealis Award winner Christopher Green. A free extract from the new anthology "The Tangled Bank: Love,... More > Wonder, and Evolution", now available from Tangled Bank Press (http://thetangledbank.com).< Less
The world has maps for every nook and cranny. When Patrick discovers a web of tunnels that’s completely off the grid, he sets out to draw what only he can see.
After Jay, 15, and Patrick, 13,... More > find out their mom is travelling to Europe with her boyfriend, the two brothers must spend the holidays stuck at home. Trusted into the care of their elderly, National Geographic-quoting grandfather, they do not expect the adventure that will unfold when Patrick receives a family heirloom: an old map of the San Francisco Bay. When a strange rumbling hits their home, the boys are led by their grandfather through a special train tunnel that mysteriously connects them to the New York City subway. What follows is a journey involving a young cartographer drawing new connections to cities, and his Tetris-crazed older brother as they protect the map and rescue their grandfather.< Less
The year is 2023. Dr. Livermore, the director of a government-sponsored genetic lab, has spent the last decade playing God with human embryos. In his attempts to create the perfect soldier, he has... More > altered the very nature of human beings. During those long years of research, Livermore has learnt to abstract himself from the dramatic reality of his experiments, but all this comes to an end when the person he holds most dear breaks the cloak of secrecy and tells the world what is happening in that remote corner of Nevada.< Less