After 154 years, the cat is well and truly out of the bag for Darwin and Wallace.
The Daily Telegraph May 28th 2014
Today in the UK.
The Daily Telegraph newspaper, which is a British broadsheet, released details of my unique discovery that Patrick Matthew is now proven, beyond all reasonable doubt, to be the only independent discoverer of the theory of Natural Selection.
Article on Sutton's discovery. The Daily Telegraph, page 12. May 28th 2014
The story is given space on page 12 of the paper and more is written on the topic by Sarah Knapton, who is the Telegraph’s Science correspondent - who writes:
Did Charles Darwin 'borrow' the theory of natural selection?
Charles Darwin may have drawn on the work of a Scottish fruit farmer, according to analysis by a criminology expert.
According to study by Dr Mike Sutton, "it was Matthew’s work that convinced Darwin of the importance of natural selection."
Click here to read more and to see the comments on the story in Sarah Knapton's science blog on The Daily Telegraph