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- Evolution : A change over time in the proportions of individual organisms differing genetically.
- Biology : The science of life — of complex, self-organizing, information-processing systems living in the past, present or future.
- The Origin of Species : 1859 book by Charles Darwin expounding the theory of evolution through natural selection
- Evolutionary fitness : Add brief definition or description
- Evolutionarily stable strategy : Add brief definition or description
- George C. Williams : An evolutionary biologist, whose highly influential book, Adaptation and Natural Selection, argued for natural selection acting at the level of the gene or the individual organism as opposed to the group or species.
- Botany : The study of plants, algae and fungi (mycology).
- Charles Darwin : (1809 – 1882) English natural scientist, most famous for proposing the theory of natural selection.
- Comparative linguistics : (also known as comparative philology) A branch of historical linguistics that uses a number of methods of comparing languages to establish their historical relatedness.
- Creationism : The belief that the world and the universe were created by God.
- Endosymbiont theory : Add brief definition or description
- Ernst Mayr : (1904-2005) German biologist and major proponent of evolutionary philosophy.
- Evolutionary algorithm : Add brief definition or description
- Evolutionary linguistics : Branch of linguistics that concerns itself with how the human faculty of language evolved; multidisciplinary field involving neurolinguistics, cognitive science, anthropology and others.
- Evolutionary medicine : The study of diseases from the point of view of human evolutionary biology
- Evolutionary psychology : The comparative study of the nervous system and its relation to behaviour across species.
- Fat utilization hypothesis : Hypothesis that explains the major role of phospholipid and fatty acid metabolism played in human evolution.
- Game theory : A field of mathematics commonly associated with economics that provides models for behavior in many diverse situations, and is used in many academic fields from politics to computer science.
- Gene : The functional unit of heredity.
- : A concept used in a variety of ways to denote common evolutionary descent of biological characteristics.
- J. B. S. Haldane : (1892-1964) One of the founders of theoretical population genetics and widely known for his work in enzyme kinetics.
- Life : Living systems, of which biologists seek the commonalities distinguishing them from nonliving systems.
- Model organism : Species often used in research as models for the study of biological processes.
- Origin of life : How did self-replicating biochemistry and cells arise from the prebiotic world approximately four billion years ago? Aka abiogenesis.
- Origin of music : The evolutionary background of the human capacity for music.
- Richard Dawkins : British ethologist, evolutionary biologist; writer and broadcaster on science and atheism (born 1941).
- Stephen Jay Gould : (1941–2002) American evolutionary biologist, paleontologist, historian and popular science writer.
- The Two Cultures : C.P. Snow's idea, and book, discussing the inability, and lack of desire, for those in the humanities to communicate with those in science & technology, and vice versa
- Theoretical biology : The study of biological systems by theoretical means.