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bi·o·log·ic ev·o·lu·tion

the doctrine that all forms of animal or plant life have been derived by gradual changes from simpler forms and ultimately unicellular organisms.
Synonym(s): organic evolution

organic evolution

the theory that all existing forms of animal and plant life have descended with modification from previous simpler forms or from a single cell; the origin and perpetuation of species.

bi·o·log·ic ev·o·lu·tion

(bī'ŏ-loj'ik ev'ŏ-lū'shŭn)
The doctrine that all forms of animal or plant life have been derived by gradual changes from simpler forms and ultimately unicellular organisms.
Synonym(s): organic evolution.

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Q. How the bacterias are produced?

A. The Bacteria are a large group of unicellular microorganisms. Typically a few micrometres in length, bacteria have a wide range of shapes, ranging from spheres to rods and spirals. (The name comes from the Greek bakterion, meaning small staff.) Bacteria are ubiquitous in every habitat on Earth, growing in soil, acidic hot springs, radioactive waste,[2] water, and deep in the Earth's crust, as well as in organic matter and the live bodies of plants and animals. There are typically 40 million bacterial cells in a gram of soil and a million bacterial cells in a millilitre of fresh water; in all, there are approximately five nonillion (5×1030) bacteria on Earth,[3] forming much of the world's biomass.[4] Bacteria are vital in recycling nutrients, with many important steps in nutrient cycles depending on these organisms, such as the fixation of nitrogen from the atmosphere and putrefaction. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacteria Hope this helps.

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Remedying these confusions involves, foremost, carefully distinguishing the domains of organic evolution and culture (Sacred Bovines, Jan.
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that organic evolution was the cause of biological diversity.
In addition, such shortcut processes themselves contain a blind-variation-and-selective-retention process at certain levels, substituting for overt locomotor exploration or the life-and-death winnowing of organic evolution.
Constitutive changes would be predictable because they would be, in the strong sense of the word, processes, and not just concatenations of capricious events, as in the neoDarwinian view of organic evolution.
Organic evolution is taught in our schools as fact because most scientists now accept that the Darwinian theory of the origin of species, after more than a century of close scientific scrutiny, is a well attested fact.
Though by no means an apologist for recognized abuses in the church, Bireley emphasizes an internal perspective on the organic evolution of the Roman Catholic experience.
population control, and organic evolution, including Darwin's theory .
Attempts to reconcile science and religion range from the fundamentalist and naturalist Philip Gosse (1810-1888), whose preposterous interpretation of rocks and fossils argued that God instantly created this planet about six thousand years ago with a built-in past so that it only appears as if organic evolution had taken place, to the Jesuit priest and geopaleontologist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955), who believed that through a divine influence human evolution will end in the formation of a spiritual Omega Point on the Earth millions of years in the future.
They are a latecomer in the course of organic evolution, not appearing until there evolved sentient creatures aware of their own mortality and able to concoct a scheme of how to live forever.
The society's statement of purpose was "The promotion of the study of organic evolution and the integration of the various fields of biology" (quoted from the minutes of the first meetings).

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