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... Today, evolution is an extremely active field of research, with an abundance of new discoveries that are continually increasing our understanding of how evolution occurs. This booklet considers the science that supports the theory of evolution, focusing on three categories of scientific evidence: · Evidence for the origins of the universe, Earth, and life · Evidence for biological evolution, including findings from paleontology, comparative anatomy, biogeography, embryology, and molecular biology · Evidence for human evolution At the end of each of these sections, the positions held by advocates of "creation science" are briefly presented and analyzed as well.
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... Law: A descriptive generalization about how some aspect of the natural world behaves under stated circumstances. Theory: In science, a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world that can incorporate facts, laws, inferences, and tested hypotheses.
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