Nothing about biological evolution
ever involves an increase (or decrease) in the thermodynamic information present within the universe.
After spending most of his critique of Signature in the Cell defending a mechanism of biological evolution
, Venema does at last return to evaluating the claims of the book itself, however briefly.
At its best, it conveyed a sense of the epic quality of cosmic and biological evolution
Although scientists recognized previously that volcanic activity may have played a part in the oxygen story, traditional theories have held that biological evolution
controlled the pace and scale of oxygen's accumulation in the atmosphere, says Des Marais.
As the user travels over black holes, imaginary time and biological evolution
, the Phage reveals the stories, theories and history of each phenomenon.
First, he claims I mistook Signature for an argument against biological evolution
, rendering several of my arguments superfluous.
This concept of replication is explained, in addition to pre- and post-Darwinian ideas of biological evolution
, and then applied to specific pieces, musical styles and periods, and composers' outputs.
According to the Kansas State Board of Education: "Regarding the scientific theory of biological evolution
, the curriculum standards call for students to learn about the best evidence for modern evolutionary theory, but also to learn about areas where scientists are raising scientific criticisms of the theory.
is the best scientific explanation we have for the enormous range of observations about the living world.
We shall trade with the rest of nature, he believes, to our mutual benefit, thought as an extension of biological evolution
set the stage on which more immediate actors -- such as an individual's unique genetic characteristics, past experience and culture -- raise the curtain on thought and behavior.
The three terrains, created with MetaTools' Bryce 3D creativity software, contain more than 50 modules and sub-topics from Professor Hawking's lecture, exploring questions concerning biological evolution
, black holes and the Big Bang.