By FOCUS MAGAZINE, RICHARD DAWKINS, PZ MYERS, CARL ZIMMER, STEVE JONES
Added: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 00:00:00 UTC
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Charles Darwin effectively rewrote the history of not only Man, but every living thing on the planet. This special section looks at the legacy of the man whose ideas changed everything
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Geraint Jones - The Guardian Comments
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Ed Yong - Nature News Comments
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John Roach - NBC News Comments
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