lamarckism- theory that characteristics aquired by havit, use, or disuse, may be passed on to future generations through inheritance. Changes in the environment cause changes in habits that are passed through generations. a kind of organic evolution
citation, .....they were aware of clathrates, naturally occurring cagelike clusters of atoms that trap other atoms within them.5-Aug-08,NYTimes Science,p. D4,A Problem of Bubbles Frames an Olympic Design.