Heterochrony : It ’ s ( all ) about time !

  title={Heterochrony : It ’ s ( all ) about time !},
  author={Christian Balkenius},
Heterochrony—variation in the rate or timing of developmental processes or events over evolutionary time—plays an important role in the study of evolutionary developmental biology. I review the historical background of heterochrony, and highlight examples of how both physical structure and behavior are influenced by changes in the rate of development. I… CONTINUE READING