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QH546.M285 1999
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TITLE: Shaping life : genes, embryos, and evolution / John Maynard Smith.
AUTHOR: Maynard Smith, John, 1920-
SERIES: Darwinism today
PUBLISHED: New Haven, Ct. : Yale University Press, 1998.
DESCRIPTION: 50 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
NOTES: Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1998.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references.
NOTES: Development : the recent revolution -- The conservation of signals -- Genetic instructions -- Information of self-organization? -- Reductionists to the right, holists to the left.
NOTES: Booklist
NOTES: Provides a brief account of the progress that is being made in the field of developmental biology, and looks at the ideological differences between the reductionist and holistic views of such scientific advances.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Adaptation (Biology)
SUBJECT: Developmental genetics.
SUBJECT: Genetics.

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