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biological evolution

The evolution of a species as part of its adaptation to its environment.
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In the case of biological evolution, evolution and DNA take the place of gravity and water.
Even so, readers should beware of his confident assertions about the alleged creative power of natural selection and random mutation as a mechanism of biological evolution.
5) In those sources, readers may examine the evidence that, contra Meyer, large amounts of new information have indeed arisen through the natural mechanisms of biological evolution.
Convinced of the reality of biological evolution, in part as a result of her own research on lineages of mollusks from the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, Kelley finds her Christian faith threatened by neither science generally nor evolution in particular, because she does not accept the notion that the biblical creation accounts are to be interpreted literally.
Using insights from biological evolution, he first invented "genetic algorithms," presented in his 1975 book Adaptation in Natural and Artificial Systems.
Still, the fact that four bases have sufficed for eons of biological evolution leads many life scientists to suspect that fundamental chemical constraints prohibited additional bases from joining the molecular chains of life.
Brief comments on biological evolution and the scientific context for the ID controversy follow; then I give a short account of the ID movement and remark on the naive dismissal of "naturalism" in science by ID advocates.
The new draft standards call for students to learn more about the scientific evidence regarding chemical and biological evolution, including scientific criticisms raised in peer-reviewed science journals," said Dr.
Eagle Forum activists encouraged the selection of books that had the least amount of information on biological evolution.
But this interesting train of thought does not make religion a product of biological evolution any more than a group of automobiles in a parking lot are a product of such evolution.
leading expert on the subjects of biological evolution and the
Seybold argues that while human life is embedded in physical and social reality, selfhood, religious faith, and morality are more than the products of biological evolution.

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