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Synonyms for evolution

Synonyms for evolution

a progression from a simple form to a more complex one

a calculated change in position

Synonyms for evolution

a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)

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23) Viewed in this light, biological evolution is a natural process that distills thermodynamic information from a highly complex environment into molecules of DNA.
Moreover, Venema failed to recognize the importance of an elementary distinction between chemical and biological evolution in his assessment of my thesis.
I find Meyer's claim that biological evolution is irrelevant to the argument of Signature curious for several reasons.
Paleontologists (including Christian paleontologists), of course, overwhelmingly endorse the theory of biological evolution primarily by natural selection, a theory held in low repute by aficionados of ID.
Students need to learn Darwinian evolution because it is the dominant theory of biological evolution.
In Hidden Order, he draws our attention to similarities among phenomena as diverse as the biological evolution of individual organisms and complex ecosystems; the functioning of the immune system; the way minds perceive and learn; the dynamics of the market economy; and some software systems of his invention, which learn to adapt to their environment.
That's about as definite as the opening scenes of biological evolution get, constrained as they are by the limitations of current scientific knowledge.
Issues range from the age of the earth and biological evolution to the ethics of abortion, homosexuality, and environmentalism.
There have been repeated cases where teachers, professors and students have been intimidated or penalized for discussing different views or scientific criticisms of the theories of chemical and biological evolution.
Scopes told Rappleyea he wasn't sure if he ever actually taught the chapter on biological evolution.
The particular program that Jones and Forrest were tuning was designed to mimic biological evolution.
That insight has encouraged biologists to take a closer look at the comparative importance of mutation and genetic recombination in biological evolution.
The ambivalence or hostility of most ID arguments toward any kind of biological evolution is also significant.
June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new draft of science standards to be presented to the Kansas State Board of Education this week is drawing praise for recognizing that students need to study all the scientific evidence relating to chemical and biological evolution.
In February, professors from Arizona's three state universities told the board that Arizona's students who graduate from public high schools without understanding the significance of biological evolution are at a competitive disadvantage at the university level.
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