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Such proteins might seem unlikely to evolve because natural selection for the first shape and function could easily be detrimental to the second, and vice versa.Some Proteins Change Their Folds to Perform Different Jobs|Viviane Callier|February 3, 2021|Quanta Magazine
For this capacity to be a target of natural selection, however, the new information that dreaming discovers must provide at least some periodic survival benefit.
In that sense, there is a kind of natural selection taking place for human information itself, like a bottleneck or founder effect in biological evolution.Who Said Nobody Read Isaac Newton? - Issue 95: Escape|Caleb Scharf|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
The virus is not static, and although the mutations are random, natural selection will lead to variants that are more capable of infecting and replicating in human beings.CDC foresees spread in U.S. of highly contagious coronavirus variant|Joel Achenbach, Ben Guarino|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
The famous 19th-century correspondence between Charles Darwin and Wallace, which prompted Darwin to quickly finalize his own writings on natural selection, is one example of such competition.How fossil preservation and public health are intertwined|By Colella & McLean/The Conversation|December 18, 2020|Popular Science
The program has not made a final selection on which upgrades will actually be included in future versions of the F-35.
In 2007 he said he had discovered a cure for AIDS using natural herbs.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Total oil production figures include crude oil, natural gas liquids, and other liquid energy products.
On top of oil, the United States produces significantly more natural gas than Saudi Arabia.
More to the point, Huckabee has a natural appeal to a party that has come to represent the bulk of working class white voters.
It is full of poetic feeling, and the flesh tints are unusually natural.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
The place was well defended by earthworks and natural parapets, and for several hours the issue of the contest was doubtful.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
In the old world, poverty seemed, and poverty was, the natural and inevitable lot of the greater portion of mankind.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Whatever the species, it is well to imitate the natural conditions as much as possible in the way of soil.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
The significance of time is determined by the movement of any selection, or, in other words, the rhythm.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
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A process fundamental to evolution as described by Charles Darwin. By natural selection, any characteristic of an individual that allows it to survive to produce more offspring will eventually appear in every individual of the species, simply because those members will have more offspring.