From Embryology to Evo-Devo: A History of Developmental Evolution (Dibner Institute Studies in the History of Science and Technology) by Manfred D. Laubichler
English | 2007 | ISBN: 0262122839 | 577 Pages | PDF | 3.4 MB
Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2007. Although we now know that ontogeny (individual development) does not actually recapitulate phylogeny (evolutionary transformation), contrary to Ernst Haeckel's famous dictum, the relationship between embryological development and evolution remains the subject of intense scientific interest. In the 1990s a new field, evolutionary developmental biology (or Evo-Devo), was hailed as the synthesis of developmental and evolutionary biology.