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Encyclopedia of Evolution

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2005

This entry comprises two articles. The overview focuses on how genetic variation coupled with differential success in a particular environment ...

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
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Science and technology, Life Sciences
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113 words

the principle that the best competitors in any given population of organisms have the best chance of breeding success and ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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112 words

In evolution, theory that advantageous change in an organism tends to be passed on to successive generations. Changes arise ...

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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2010
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Philosophy
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825 words

The concept of natural selection was invented by Charles Darwin, as part of his famous theory of evolution ( ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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Archaeology, History
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[Ge] ... The principle that the organisms which are best adapted to their environments will live to reproduce the most viable offspring. The primary mechanism of evolutionary ... More

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