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Canalization of Development and the Inheritance of Acquired Characters
THE battle, which raged for so long between the theories of evolution supported by geneticists on one hand and by naturalists on the other, has in recent years gone strongly in favour of the former.Expand
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GENETIC ASSIMILATION OF AN ACQUIRED CHARACTER
Under the influence of natural selection, development tends to become canalised so that more or less normal organs and tissues are produced even in the face of slight abnormalities of the genotype orExpand
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Limits of Growth
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The Strategy of the Genes: A Discussion of Some Aspects of Theoretical Biology
Preface 1. Form, End and Time 2. The Cybernetics of Development 3. Selection Of, For and By 4. The Organisation of the Gene Pool 5. The Survival of the Adaptable. Epilogue. Appendix: SomeExpand
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“Animal Cytology and Evolution”
WE were surprised at the content, and still more at the tone, of the review by Prof. C. D. Darlington of M. J. D. White's “Animal Cytology and Evolution”1. In our opinion, it would be unfortunate ifExpand
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Mechanisms of Development
Analysis of DevelopmentEdited by Prof. Benjamin H. Willier, Prof. Paul A. Weiss and Prof. Viktor Hamburger. Pp. xii + 735. (Philadelphia and London: W. B. Saunders Company, 1955.) 105s.
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The strategy of the genes
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Inbreeding and Linkage.
Self-fertilization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 8 Brother-sister mating. Sex-linked genes. . . .Expand
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The evolution of an evolutionist
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GENETIC ASSIMILATION OF THE BITHORAX PHENOTYPE
Some years ago it was suggested (Waddington, 1942) that if selection was practised for the readiness of a strain of organisms to respond to an environmental stimulus in a particular manner, genotypesExpand
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