from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. New Style
- abbr. Nova Scotia
- abbr. nuclear ship
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- abbr. Nova Scotia, a province of Canada.
- abbr. Netscape (Internet Browser)
- abbr. No Show
- abbr. Nice Shot (FPS slang)
- abbr. (Usually as part of a name) National School
- abbr. Nuclear Ship - nuclear-powered ship
- abbr. Norfolk Southern (Railroad)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
*pores NS a niec tawl glass ob hoemmaed Katluah wif milkz adn sum ice and gibs it to NS*
It seems to me that they are making the point that NS is implicated where other factors are controlling.
CD via RM&NS is the typical neo-Darwinian held POV.
If Darwinian evolution by random (sorry Allen MacNeill) mutation sorted by NS is true, then, yes, there must be have been billions upon billions of species that didn't survive and left no fossil record.
NS is not blind — or if it is blind, then it's blind in the same what a creature would be blind: lacking in long-distance sensory capability, but perfectly able to react to events and objects within the range of physical contact
NS is not blind — or if it is blind, then it's blind in the same what a creature would be blind: lacking in long-distance sensory capability, but perfectly able to react to events and objects within the range of physical contact.
IOW NS is a minor player - and a player that reduces variation.
RM&NS is a learning process, because adaptations that increase reproductive success are preserved in the gene pool.
Then why are we constantly told that RM and NS is a strawman?
¢ Claim 5: NS is an inadequate explanation for information-rich complex structures.
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