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Adaptation Definition

Adaptation is a reversible process. Appearance and/or function are changed in respons to environmental changes. The aim is to improve survival, or (more generally spoken) function. If the process ...

Tags: Core theory Evolution Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Alfred Russel Wallace

Synonyms: Wallace, Alfred Russel


Alfred Russel Wallace (08/01/1823-07/11/1913) was Darwin's contemporary who independently proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection. Most of his work is downloadable from Gutenberg ...

Tags: Personage Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Physical attractiveness

Synonyms: good looks

Physical attractiveness is the sum of all features that make an individual a desirable object to mate with. Thus attractiveness is not limited to humans as in the wiki page ...

Tags: Imprecision Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Control

Control is a fundamental term of Fauceir Theory. Control is an elementary process defined as any change in outcome of an other process that is different from a mere random ...

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Categories: Evolutionary Biology


C-Value

The C-value is the amount of haploid DNA.

Tags: DNA Evolution Genetics


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


C-Value Paradox

The C-value paradox refers to the discrepancy between an organisms complexity and the amount of DNA (C-Value). For instance, salamanders and lungfishes have the largest genomes of
120pg, while the ...

Tags: Paradox


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Darwinian control

Synonyms: Selectional control; Evolutionary control

Darwinian control is a special case of fauceir control characterized by statistically defined outcome and an also statistical feedback that is carried out by inheritance. Darwinian control takes place mostly ...

Tags: Control Core theory Evolution Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology Philosophy


Devolution Definition

Synonyms: Backward Evolution

Devolution describes the oposite of evolution a process that leads to decreased complexity and adaptability. This process is typical of organisms that live in social compounds either with individuals of ...

Tags: Core theory Evolution Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Rule of Disparity

Synonyms: Disparity rule of evolution

The rule of disparity states that with the progress of evolution some fauceirs remain at a lower stage of evolution. They not only remain at that stage even new fauceirs ...

Tags: Society Theory


Categories: Biology Evolutionary Biology Psychology Sociology


Element Fauceir

Synonyms: Slave Fauceir

Element fauceirs are the building blocks of an aggregate fauceir. The set of element fauceirs that belong to an aggregate fauceir define its structure, function, and behavior. The terms master ...

Tags: Core theory Evolution Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Evolution Definition

Evolution is an automatic process in nature that improves adaptability and concomitantly leads to increasing complexity. This definition significantly differs from the one presently used in evolutionary biology, which is ...

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Categories: Evolutionary Biology Philosophy


Progress in evolution

Synonyms: Evolutionary progress; Evolution progress

Evolutionary progress describes magnitude and direction of evolution. Progress is measurable by level and pace. There is progress in evolution which is obvious to everyone who compares the simplicity of ...

Tags: Core theory Evolution Theory


Categories: Biology Evolutionary Biology


Fauceir death

Synonyms: Death of a fauceir

A fauceir's death is the end point of its life cycle. When death occurs not all the sub-fauceirs die too. On the contrary some of them may even flourish ...

Tags: Evolution Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Fauceir Definition

Fauceir is an acronym of functional abstract unit controlling evolutionary information recovery. It was necessary to define this term to describe process and ...

Tags: Control Core theory Information Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Fauceir's essential properties

Synonyms: Essential properties of fauceirs

This article is about the essential properties of a fauceir. Essential are thos properties that define the whole class. In this case, the essential properties of fauceirs are faund in ...

Tags: Adaptation Behavior Evolution Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Fertility Paradox

The fertility paradox states that with increasing level of evolution the number of offspring decreases. The classical evolutionary theory claims the survival of the fittest and the fittest be defined ...

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Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Genomic Disorders

Genomic Disorder is a term coined by Lupski and Stankiewicz to contrast mere nucleotide substitutions and small size deletions insertions and duplications with large genomic rearrangements that affect a greater ...

Tags: Adaptation DNA


Categories: Biology Evolutionary Biology


Size rule of evolution

Synonyms: Rule of Growth

The size rule of evolution states that a fauceir if not restricted otherwise growths in size with evolution. Examples
  • Physics: Nuclear fusion going on in the sun, and even the ...

Tags: Core theory Rules


Categories: Evolutionary Biology Sociology


Fauceir inheritance

Synonyms: Inheritance;Heritage

The concept of fauceir inheritance embraces both inheritance and heritage. It is the content of slave fauceirs that provides a memory for information which helps new fauceirs to develop. Inheritance ...

Tags: Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology Philosophy Sociology


Parasitism

Synonyms: Rule of Cheaters

Parasitism among fauceirs evolves naturally at all levels of evolution. The term parasitism can not be used disinterestedly and dispassionately. What is considered parasitic from a view point of a ...

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Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Reply to David Sloan Wilson's Post at Social Evolution Forum

This reply is to David Sloan Wilson's blog entry 'Human Cultures are Primarily Adaptive at the Group Level'. Below I will make remarks to some quotes from the text ...

Tags: Adaptation Anthropology Core theory Evolution Ideology Society Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology Sociology


Ring Species

Ring species is a term introduced by Arthur Cain when elaborating on speciation [1]. Ring species consist of overlapping populations with only subtle differences. The traits change continuously, so that ...

Tags: Speciation Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology


Rule of diffluence

Rule of diffluence states that during evolution a diversification takes place. As a result, fauceirs at several stages of evolutions coexist and begin to cooperate. The rule of diffluence does ...

Tags: Core theory Rules Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology Sociology


Too-big-to-survive rule

Synonyms: Rule too-big-to-succeed

The rule states that a fauceir tends to fail if it grows too big. This rule is contrary to the widely held and ideologically enforced too-big-to-fail myth. Examples
  • Physics: Large ...

Tags: Core theory Rules Theory


Categories: Biology Evolutionary Biology Sociology


Speciation

Speciation is the generation of a new species by evolution. It is generally assumed that speciation is the result of isolation as observed by Darwin and Wallace on separate islands ...

Tags: Biogeology Ecology Speciation Theory


Categories: Biology Evolutionary Biology


Umbrella Theory of Evolution

In the evolutionary literature the term "umbrella theory" can be found. There is no clear definition of that term. When googling the term different meanings not associated with evolutionary theory ...

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Categories: Evolutionary Biology Systems Theory


 
   

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