Britain's Guardian is gearing up for the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection tomorrow with a guide to On the Origin of Species, including chapter extracts, as well as essays from Richard Dawkins, Richard Harries, and Laurence Hurst. The excerpts discuss where new species come from, the driving force behind evolution, and why the fossil record has gaps. The essays look into science and faith, genomics, why Darwin does matter.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.