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Defining biology

lectures from the 1890s

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Introduction / Jane Maienschein
The mosaic theory of development / Edmund Beecher Wilson
The hereditary mechanism and the search for the unknown factors of evolution / Henry Fairfield Osborn
The problems, methods, and scope of developmental mechanics / Wilhelm Roux
Cleavage and differentiation / Edwin Grant Conklin
Relation of the axis of the embryo to the first cleavage plane / Cornelia Maria Clapp
Caspar Friedrich Wolff and the theoria generationis / William Morton Wheeler
Animal behavior / Charles Otis Whitman
The behavior of unicellular organisms / Herbert Spencer Jennings
Regeneration, old and new interpretations / Thomas Hunt Morgan
On the nature of the process of fertilization / Jacques Loeb
Epilogue / Paul R. Gross.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Lectures given at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass., in the 1890s.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
574
Library of Congress
QH311 .D4 1986

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, 337 p. :
Number of pages
337

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2707788M
Internet Archive
definingbiologyl0000unse
ISBN 10
0674196155
LC Control Number
86000307
Library Thing
9334164
Goodreads
2382159
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