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What is Charles Darwin's Theory of Natural Selection?

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This solution gives a concise description of Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection. It places the theory in the context of current scientific knowledge.

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Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection is often called "survival of the fitest", though this is an oversimplification of the actual processes involved.
The general basis is that an organism that is better adapted to its environment has a better chance of surviving to produce ...

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