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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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As the evolutionary theorist Jeff Schloss points out, "Parental care, for example .
Their works blows old theories out of the water - including suggestion by evolutionary theorist WD Hamilton that the autumnal colours protected trees from insects like aphids.
Also on This Day: 1775: The War ofIndependence began after General Cage fired on a small crowd at Lexington; 1843: The gas meter was patented by Carl Ludwig Farwig; 1882: Pioneering evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin died on this day; 1933: The United States went off the gold standard; 1938: Death of poet Sir Henry Newbolt; 1951: Eric Morley devised the Miss World beauty contest.
Appropriately for a location named after trail-blazing evolutionary theorist and botanist Charles Darwin, Cameron Homes plan to landscape the site with ample greenery and flora.
Michael Lynch, an evolutionary theorist at Indiana University, teamed up with Ariel Fernandez of the University of Chicago, both in the US, to look specifically at protein structure.
Co-incidentally, I'd just learnt something about peacocks in my holiday book, a collection of essays by the evolutionary theorist Richard Dawkins.
Evolutionary theorists have predicted that such species would not favor males.
Thus, while it is clear that McEwan's novel reaches out to evolutionary theorists and critics, it works--as perhaps all good fiction does--within that middle intellectual ground, somewhere between hard, empirical and soft, speculative knowledge, there where lurks the spectre of that dualism Uttal claims is the bane of cognitivism.
The question of what sparks biological revolutions has long captivated paleontologists and evolutionary theorists.
The human brain's array of problem-solving tools arose mainly in small groups of hunters, gatherers, scavengers, and foragers, evolutionary theorists argue, and later made possible the transitions to agricultural, industrial, and information-based societies.
Fisher, an anthropologist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, thinks evolutionary theorists have often underestimated the amount of sexual variety sought by women.
Evolutionary theorists point out that, to our ancestors, social dominance signified the ability to compete well and provide for offspring, while attractiveness and youth indicated the health needed to bear children.
Evolutionary theorists often point out that natural selection -- the perpetuation of genetically based traits that increase an individual's chances of surviving and producing offspring -- favors selfish behavior.
True enough, respond evolutionary theorists, but mounting evidence indicates that even loving parents and their children encounter important conflicts that fall outside of realm of incestuous desire.
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