RE: Darwin and Lamarck

Gatherer, D. (
Wed, 28 Apr 1999 08:52:06 +0200

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 08:52:06 +0200
From: "Gatherer, D. (Derek)" <>
Subject: RE: Darwin and Lamarck
To: "''" <>

Lloyd (re: genetic assimilation)

In essense, how is this different from breeding dogs for a particular trait?


Not very much. If I try to breed bald dogs, I select the least hairy dogs
in each generation. Waddington applied the ether shock to the embryos and
then selected the most cross-veined flies.

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