Forms of becoming : the evolutionary biology of development (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Forms of becoming : the evolutionary biology of development
Checking...

Forms of becoming : the evolutionary biology of development

Author: Alessandro Minelli
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
What comes first, form or function? Evolutionary developmental biology (or "evo-devo") answers this fundamental question by showing how evolution controls the development of organisms. Alessandro Minelli takes an in-depth and comprehensive look at the history and key issues of evo-devo, focusing on the innovative ways animal organisms evolve through competition and cooperation. Minelli provides a complete overview  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandro Minelli
ISBN: 9780691135687 0691135681
OCLC Number: 233030259
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: Translated from the Italian.
Description: xiii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Unity in diversity --
Archetypes --
Easy numbers, forbidden numbers --
Privileged genes --
Evolution and development --
The logic of development --
Paradigm shifts --
Comparisons --
The body's syntax --
Competition or cooperation? --
Making and remaking --
Innovations without plans.
Other Titles: Forme del divenire.
Responsibility: Alessandro Minelli ; Mark Epstein, translator.
More information:

Abstract:

What comes first, form or function? Trumpeted as the future of biological science, evolutionary developmental biology (or 'evo-devo') answers this question by showing how evolution controls the  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Minelli provides his distinctive perspective of the field of evolutionary developmental biology. Whether or not readers agree with himon specific points, he raisesmany interesting questions that Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.