neoDarwinism

neoDarwinism

a view of evolutionary theory that combines MENDELIAN GENETICS with DARWINISM. see CENTRAL DOGMA.
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The coevolution is the dissipative structure perspective of the origin of species, which considers the change of biological forms as a limitation of Neodarwinism.
It is precisely this understanding of the pivotal role of DNA in evolution that transformed Darwinism into Neodarwinism.
Since the early days of Neodarwinism, laboratory studies with Drosophila and other model organisms have played an important role in the understanding of evolutionary processes.
There is a certain irony in the fact that, while neoDarwinism has made very little contribution to practical matters, it nevertheless was swept up in the general flight away from natural philosophy, becoming in the event just another specialized knowledge, about changes in the gene frequencies of populations from one generation to the next.