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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.
One of the strengths of Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection was its ability to predict.
What: Visually arresting documentary on the islands that inspired Darwin's theory of evolution.
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.
Jones III struck down the school district's policy of telling ninth-grade biology students Darwin's theory of evolution is not fact and intelligent design is an alternative explanation of the origin of life.
State education officials in Kansas are considering changes to its science standards that would allow students to hear challenges to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, a move that opponents say could set a precedent about the actual definition of science itself.
Darwin's theory of evolution postulated in his The Origin of Species in 1859 has been a landmark of sorts and has subsequently affected the entire discipline of evolutionary biology which now encompasses a wide range of issues.
He rehabilitated the honor of Galileo, who was tried by the Inquisition for his Copernican theory in opposition to the Church, and recognized Darwin's theory of evolution as more than hypothetical theory.
With advanced degrees in genetics and animal behavior, Dagg challenges a range of assumptions presumed to be rooted in Darwin's theory of evolution.
Finally, Darwin's Theory of Evolution is one of the most elegant and best proved theories and leads naturally to predictions of variation between population groups which have evolved in isolation over many generations.
This hoax permitted us to examine not only the reasoning and evidence put forth by hoaxter Charles Dawson, but also the values, hopes, and fears of a culture adjusting itself to the implications of Darwin's theory of evolution.
In a sense, Dennett is updating David Hume in the light of Darwin's theory of evolution.
They also argued for biblical inerrancy--that the Bible had been dictated by God and was completely true, a belief that German biblical criticism and Darwin's theory of evolution called into question.
That's when Trofim Lysenko told Josef Stalin that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and Gregor Mendel's theory of heredity were wrongheaded "bourgeois science" not suited to a communist state.