09 January 2009
Vol 323, Issue 5911

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COVER Charles Darwin, a few years after his Beagle voyage. Science's celebration of his 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species begins with a Review by Bowler (p. 223 ) and an Essay on the origins of life (p. 198), the start of a monthly series exploring evolution. See also the Editorial (p. 185) for additional features and upcoming content. Image: Chalk and watercolor portrait by George Richmond/Bridgeman Art Library, London (SuperStock)