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Higher Education: University of Edinburgh Medical School (B.A, M.A)
Charles Darwin is a well-known English naturalist, geologist, and biologist, born in England. An English scientist, naturalist, and geologist named Charles Darwin. Although the idea that homo-sapiens evolved from apes is now universally accepted, Charles Darwin was criticized when he initially proposed his innovative theory of evolution in the 19th century. Nearly everyone in the world, including the Church, mocked his idea. It wasn't accepted until much later when it became the new dogma. The DNA tests disproved the predominately religious beliefs at the time and proclaimed his theory of evolution true. Charles Robert Darwin, raised in a wealthy family in Shrewsbury, first intended to become a doctor but soon abandoned that intention to follow his passion for studying nature.
After years of diligent research, Charles concluded that all species shared a common ancestor and that "natural selection" was responsible for the branching pattern of evolution.
Charles's five-year journey on the "HMS Beagle" radically changed his life and made him a renowned geologist.
Darwin's "Theory of Evolution" altered how people around the world viewed the origin of life. Before that, it was widely believed that all species either developed during natural history or at the beginning of the planet. It was thought that the species stayed the same in both instances.
Darwin, on the other hand, discovered commonalities as well as regional variations among species all over the world. He deduced from this that they had shared ancestors and had gradually evolved.
Darwin eventually came to believe that species were preserved through a process known as "natural selection," in which species that successfully adapted to the shifting conditions of their natural habitat persisted while those that were unable to change and breed perished.
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Darwin debunked these naturalists' theories by asserting that species shared similarities worldwide and that variations among species were the result of their various geographic distributions.
Darwin was elected to the Council of the Geological Society in no time, joining the ranks of the scientific elite. Before starting on the variance in offspring, he focused on the prospect of one species evolving into another.
Charles was the first to prove that all species shared a common ancestor and that a process he called "natural selection" was responsible for the branching pattern of evolution.