We can assume that this writer would have been a Connecticut Yankee, a strong opponent of the South and slavery.
Computer programmers have adapted some ant problem-solving methods to software programs (but without the need for complex chemical scents).
Racism was not just an incidental part of Darwin’s evolutionary theory. Rather Darwin considered racial inequality crucial evidence for his theory.
On the book’s 150th anniversary, a prestigious journal is catching up with Darwin critics.
It is certainly startling to see the N-word cropping up in Darwin’s letters, but this is not the only place.