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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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The Origin of Species, which outlines Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection, is now recognised as one of the most influential books of all time and one which transformed scientific and wider public thinking about natural life and man's place in the natural world.
Since scientific investigations have repeatedly confirmed evolution by natural selection as a guiding principle for understanding the development of the diversity of life on earth, theologians who are interested in exploring such questions as human dignity and purpose must take this mechanism into account in their considerations," they said.
The techniques rely on guided trial-and-error strategies inspired by Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection and known as evolutionary algorithms or artificial evolution (SN: 7/23/94, p.
His famous voyage on the Beagle to the Galapagos Islands in the 1830s led to his 1859 book On the Origin of Species, which outlined his theory of evolution by natural selection.
Caching Food for Times of Famine" not only demonstrates core concepts of evolution by natural selection but also allows the students to explore evolutionary processes for themselves.
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace (a Welshman, by the way) established the principle of evolution by natural selection in the mid-19th century.
Religious traditionalists believe that the global biota were put here in one way or another by heavenly design, and secularists believe that it was self-assembled through evolution by natural selection.
Experts at the Natural History Museumsay he came up with the idea of evolution by natural selection at the same time as - but entirely independent of - Darwin, but has since been overshadowed.
her accepting the fact of adaptive scheme of modification, which it evolution by natural selection, seems that we willfully will not such that only 40% of people in understand.
A hands-on exercise to demonstrate evolution by natural selection & genetic drift.
The authors make clear that evolution by natural selection, while revolutionary, was also an idea whose time had come.
While acquisition of knowledge of evolution by natural selection is a seminal goal of science education (NABT, 2008), it is difficult for students to observe this phenomenon directly in their own lives.
Evolution by natural selection requires phenotypic variation in a population, genetic heritability of this variation, and selection forces.