Definitions: (1) improving or making better; benefiting; (2) promoting or furthering the good; (3) making progress; developing; (4) moving forward; proceeding

Synonyms: accelerating, elevating, exalting, heightening, raising

• No one has a monopoly on truth, and science continues to advance. Yesterday’s heresies may be tomorrow’s conventional wisdom. — Dean Michael Ornish (1953-) American researcher
• The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter – for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way. — Nikola Tesla (1856–1943) Serbian-American inventor, futurist, electrical & mechanical engineer