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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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Breaking out findings by age, older teens (ages 16-18) are more likely than their younger counterparts (ages 13-15) to believe in Darwin's theory of evolution (48% older teens vs.
Indeed, even though the vast majority of scientists have embraced Darwin's theory, there are still large numbers of Americans who have doubts about evolution 150 years later.
Gliboff, too, thinks that Haeckel took much of Darwin's theory on board, but he argues that Richards has consistently overestimated the German morphological tradition's commitment to the theory that both embryological development and evolution follow a step-by-step progressive sequence.
Darwin's theory explains how small changes occur within species, but it does not explain the origin of life or of new species.
There is a strong relationship between education and belief in Darwin's theory, as might be expected, ranging from 21% of those with high-school educations or less to 74% of those with postgraduate degrees.
One-off documentary, in which David Attenborough, left, shares his views on Darwin's theory and why he believes it is now more important than ever.
David Attenborough shares his views on Darwin's theory of evolution.
Darwin's Mistake postulates radical hypotheses--that Darwin's theory of evolution was ultimately false; dinosaurs and humans once co-existed; and the Earth's crust is relatively young.
If a small church-based operation such as The Observer doesn't fear a backlash from those who oppose Darwin's theory of evolution, then secular corporate entities with much greater resources shouldn't fear it either.
The History of My Shoes and the Evolution of Darwin's Theory
The initial summary of evolutionary thought provides an important perspective for both the work leading to Darwin's theory and the other prevailing schools of thought when his theory emerged.
If we want to have a high level of morality, not just in Russia but all over the world, we have to challenge Darwin's theory," said Anton Vuima, a friend of Shraiber's family and head of We Create Sensations.
At least three such schools, currently unlicensed, in the Outaouais region of the province have been ordered to teach sex education and Darwin's theory of evolution--or face closure.
Today one can find loyal advocates of Darwin's theory in all faith communities and cultures.
A Promise of Eden also reveals how understanding life energy can reconcile seemingly irreparable differences between Darwin's theory of evolution and faith, explain the current divisive split in American society, and even point toward the resolution of the ancient disagreement between Judaism and Christianity concerning the identity of Jesus Christ.