Biology professor Ethan Temeles and his colleagues published two papers that offer new knowledge about how hummingbirds function and also provide strong support for Charles Darwin’s famous theories of natural and sexual selection.
Amherst College Biology Prof Links Darwin’s Theories of Natural and Sexual Selection to Hummingbird Discoveries
March 26, 2010
AMHERST, Mass.—Explanations for the differences in appearance and behavior between males and females of many animal species may still elude scientists, but AmherstCollege biology professor Ethan Temeles and his colleagues are two steps closer to understanding how hummingbirds of both sexes eat and mate.
Curatorial Fellow to Speak on the Influence of Darwin on the Art of Degas at Mead Art Museum Dec. 3
November 23, 2009 Contact: Katrina Greene Andrew W. Mellon Post-Baccalaureate Curatorial Fellow 413/542-5420 AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, December 3, at 4:30 p.m. at Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum, Katrina Greene, Andrew W. Mellon Post-Baccalaureate Curatorial Fellow, will present a short talk on a print by Edgar Degas that was inspired by the work of Charles Darwin.
Two Museums, Library at Amherst College Unveil Darwin Displays
November 20, 2009
AMHERST, Mass.—Charles Darwin and the publication of his revolutionary book On the Origin of Species 150years ago are being commemorated at AmherstCollege through special exhibits and displays at the Museum of Natural History, the MeadArt Museum and the Frost Library.