neoDarwinism

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neoDarwinism

a view of evolutionary theory that combines MENDELIAN GENETICS with DARWINISM. see CENTRAL DOGMA.
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Since the famous 1967 Wistar Symposium on "Mathematical Challenges to the Neo-Darwinian Interpretation of Evolution," the mathematical and biological challenges posed to the modern evolutionary synthesis (neo-Darwinism) have not been resolved.
However, it was not until the emergence of the modern evolutionary synthesis from the 1930s to the 1950s that a broad consensus developed that natural selection was the basic mechanism of evolution.
One area where the collection did seem to lack adequate coverage is in the discussion of modern evolutionary synthesis.