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paradigm shift

A decay or collapse in a paradigm that occurs when new data accumulate, and either partially invalidate the previously-accepted theory–paradigm, or are completely at odds with the paradigm. See Central dogma.
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Social media in career services was experienced as a means for delivering information (Category 1), a medium for one-to-one communication (Category 2), an interactive working space (Category 3), and an impetus for paradigm change and reform (Category 4).
Obviously, despite CA's many advantages, such a complex paradigm change in farming requires continued policy and institutional support for it to spread fast enough to help meet the challenge of feeding the world in 2050.
GlassCapture will bring about a paradigm change in how people interact with documents.
While the airburst munition was considered a paradigm change by the soldiers, the development of an Armour Piercing round is well on its way and might even be accelerated.
This represents a major paradigm change in assisted reproduction, and one which could satisfy the twin demands of optimising safety and success.
College London) and other UK and US specialists argue for a paradigm change to treat often multifocal prostate cancer in this way.
It has become fashionable in America and Europe to point to a "lack of leadership," which underscores the extent to which an inherently complex paradigm change is straining traditional mindsets, processes, and governance systems.
Perhaps when sufficient EoACAyhistorical-distance' accumulates, the measure of paradigm change will come more sharply into focus.
The economic landscape of the UAE underwent a paradigm change in the last 10 years.
Speakers addressing a recent Toronto forum made an impassioned plea for a paradigm change to save a planet in crisis.
Jill Bennett, the Director of the National Institute for Experimental Arts, argued that art plays a central role in paradigm change and that the urgent need to rethink urban structures ecologically presents a moment where art may be a catalyst for forms of knowledge transfer.
In something of a paradigm change, commercial disputes, including those with an international element, can now be resolved locally in Qatar instead of in the traditional venues of London, Paris or New York.