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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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Although the subject matter of the book the evolution of life is heavy in itself the writer reveals that what motivated him to write the book were the childish queries of his grandchildren about how human life started on the planet.
Frans Lanting: LIFE chronicles the personal journey of a wildlife photographer who set out to chronicle the evolution of life on Earth, and is an outstanding presentation capturing the planet's biodiversity and Lanting's discoveries.
Showing how each living fossil fits into the evolution of life, Fortey argues that his survivors offer "a precious legacy of information from distant days and vanished worlds.
A couple of billion years ago, these bacteria were swallowed into the living cells of early plants and animals, establishing a mutually beneficial relationship that had a tremendous effect on the evolution of life.
Ken TAKAI "Study on the Extremobiosphere Driven by the Principal Biogeochemical Interactions, the limits of life and the Early Evolution of life in the Earth" Takahiro TANAKA "Gravity of Brane-World"
Three have been deemed UNESCO World Heritage Sites for their outstanding value to our natural heritage and the understanding of the evolution of life on Earth.
Dawkins is convinced that the Darwinist theory of natural selection is a scientific theory that explains the evolution of life, and that in light of its success one can be certain that in the future science will also explain the appearance of order in the inanimate world.
The scientist whose work in astrobiology, a new field of research, seeks to understand the origin and evolution of life and to search for life beyond Earth, met with more than 200 GCSE biology and physics students from across the region at Centre for Life who were brimming with ideas and questions about the possibility of extra terrestrial life.
A chance discovery of a genetic mutation in wild barley that grows in Israel's Judean Desert, in the course of a doctoral study at the University of Haifa, has led to an international study deciphering evolution of life on land.
Eighty people worked on the mural tracing the evolution of life on Earth.
Summary: Riyadh, Jumada Al-Awwal 19, 1432, April 23, 2011, SPA-- King Abdulaziz Public Library has had more than 7,000 rare photographs representing as visual historical references to the evolution of life in the Arabian Peninsula throughout the past three centuries.
Kenny quotes Dawkins on this point: "The evolution of life is a completely different case from the origin of life.
The term "RNA World" refers to a hypothetical time in the evolution of life on earth in which catalytic RNA was the sole genetic material and in which the standard Watson-Crick pairing was the basis of genetic manipulation; a hypothesis that has been given a new lease on life due to the recent discovery of present-day RNA molecules that do indeed display catalytic activity.
On a media frequency scale, the evolution of life on earth is probably still issue number 1.
It then moves on to explain the nature, origins and evolution of life on our own Earth and the possibilities for life in the solar system.
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