Science on Tap is a science lecture series where you can sit back, enjoy a pint and laugh while you learn. You don't have to be a science geek to have fun at this illuminating event at Portland's Alberta Rose Theatre -- all you need is a thirst for knowledge! When Charles Darwin contemplated how best to introduce his controversial new theory of evolution to the general public, he chose to compare it with the selective breeding of domesticated animals. In her new book, Unnatural Selection
, marking the 150th anniversary year of Darwin's great work on domesticated animals Variation Under Domestication
, author and illustrator Katrina van Grouw explains why this analogy was more appropriate than even Darwin had realized. Katrina van Grouw, author of The Unfeathered Bird
, holds degrees in fine art and natural history illustration, and is a former curator of ornithological collections at a major national museum.