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a progression from a simple form to a more complex one

a calculated change in position

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

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Our reading of these poll results is that the 23% of the public who believe that only Darwin's theory of evolution should be taught in school are solid believers in his theory, and that the 17% who think that only creationism should be taught are solid believers of that theory.
Theobald is the first to formally test Darwin's theory across all three domains of life.
Nidhal Guessoum, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the American University of Sharjah (UAE), said that people in Muslim countries believed they had to make a "binary choice" between evolution and creationism, rather than understanding that one could believe both in God and in Darwin's theory.
Mr Davies ignores the fact that some of the leading scientists of the age, especially Sir Charles Lyell and Sir Joseph Hooker, knew of Darwin's theory many years before Wallace ever left these shores for the Far East and had urged him to publish before someone else came up with the same theory of natural selection to explain evolution - which is of course what Wallace did.
He discusses how this claim was defended using Darwin's theory, and relates the poor livelihoods of many modern natives in Australia and other former colonies to atrocities of the recent past, including mass kidnapping, isolation for wrongly-diagnosed sickness, internment, and genocide.
When asked how he felt about being so unfairly struck down by his devastating illness, he courageously quoted Darwin's theory about "the random cruelty of nature".
Attorney John Clavert, representing opposition to evolution, presented witnesses who equated Darwin's theory with atheism.
They are named in honour of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and natural selection.
accepts Darwin's theory as fact and pours scorn on those who believe in God and Creation.
All fields of science are included, from physical laws revealed by Benjamin Thompson (also known as Count Rumford) to Michael Faraday's studies in electromagnetism, Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, and Joseph Black's discovery of carbon monoxide.
Also on this day: 1861: The first trams in London began operating in Bayswater; 1919: Italian journalist Benito Mussolini, pictured, formed the Fascist Party to fight liberalism and communism; 1925: Tennessee State banned the teaching of Darwin's theory of evolution in state schools; 1933: Adolf Hitler became dictator of Germany.
Based on the play, the film is a thinly veiled version of the famous Scopes ``Monkey Trial'' of 1925 in which a young schoolteacher was charged with breaking a Tennessee state law by teaching Darwin's theory of evolution.
Naturally any attempt, no matter how scientific, to set Darwin's theory of the "random universe" on its head is not going to take hold easily.
The group of 60-some-odd islands and islets that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution is so fragile and rich with wildlife that the Ecuadorian government will not allow anyone to tour them without an official guide.
While Darwin's theory of natural selection is supported by other studies, it has never before been studied for so many cycles and in such detail.