Definition of 'natural selection'
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The process is natural selection in action. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's time to put natural selection and survival of the fittest back on track. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Darwinian process of natural selection is at work in the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By allowing an animal to survive and prosper in a particular environment, natural selection is an adaptive process. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)My genes, after all, had a much longer history of natural selection behind them than his did. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)If you think of the origin of life as slow, you must think of it as a Darwinian process driven by natural selection. Infinite in All Directions (1989)
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