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A History of Ideas

This video presents milestones in the history of evolutionary thought, highlighting the contributions of key Harvard figures including: Asa Gray, Ernst Mayr, Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Lewontin and E. O. Wilson.




Current Research

This video samples a wide range of contemporary researchers and research projects in evolutionary biology.




Assembling the Tree of Life

This video provides an overview of new and on-going research at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology dedicated to assembling an evolutionary tree of life.



Scott Edwards, Ornithologist

Harvard Professor and Curator, Scott Edwards, takes us into the field and behind-the-scenes in the ornithology collection at the Museum of Comparative Zoology in this video about his research on the evolutionary biology of birds.


Chris Marx, Microbiologist

This video profiles exciting new research by Harvard Professor Christopher Marx, who is conducting experiments that guide and track evolutionary change in the microscopic world of bacteria.