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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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By now I was obtaining some idea of the Caspakian scheme of evolution, which partly accounted for the lack of young among the races I had so far seen.
To-mar was a handsome fellow; but this Kro-lu showed plainly in his every physical attribute a higher plane of evolution.
It seemed cruel that one who must have passed safely up through all the frightful stages of human evolution within Caspak, should die at the very foot of his goal.
Yet I was commencing to get a slight glimmer of the strange laws which govern propagation and evolution in this weird land.
In 2002, high school biology teachers in Dover, Pennsylvania, were horrified to learn that a student's mural depicting hominid evolution (Figure 1) had been torched on the orders of a school administrator.
However, religion does not permeate his lessons, he said -- unless the topic is evolution.
But when the suburban Atlanta computer programmer learned that his son's public school district planned to place stickers questioning evolution in science textbooks, his circumstances were swiftly altered.
For an illustration of how the theory of evolution by natural selection works, one could do worse than to examine the evolution of the theory's opponents.
Some theists have inserted God into this process to develop a form of evolution which is often called theistic evolution.
That should be repeatedly pointed out in the battle that evolution scientists are currently forced to wage against religious creationists, the author asserts.
This book is one of the first to provide an up-to-date view on a fundamental issue in medical microbiology research: how the accumulated genetic and genomic information is contributing to our understanding of virulence factors and the evolution of virulence in microbial pathogens.
At the outset of the interview about evolution Father Pascual makes three erroneous assertions: (1) that evolution is a scientific theory; (2) that it is based on empirical data; and (3) that it is well affirmed.
In 2004, the school board of Dover, Pennsylvania, voted to require teachers to read a statement about "intelligent design" (ID) during a unit on evolution.
Kitzmiller was launched after the school board in Dover, a town outside Harrisburg with just 3,600 students, voted to require the district's 9th-grade biology teachers to read to their students a four-paragraph statement advising them that evolution is a theory, "not a fact.