Example: - Through _______ alchemy evolved into the foundations of modern chemistry

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    Trial and error? – michael.hor257k Jan 6 at 18:49
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    A paradigm shift? The application of the scientific method? You need to clarify the exact context and meaning you're trying to get at. – Jason Bassford Jan 6 at 19:12
  • Never mind the title, the @michael.hor257k suggested trial and error fits best. – Kris Jan 7 at 7:16