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Gavin Rylands de Beer

Saturday 18 November 2006

The Modern Synthesis is the recognition that emerged in the 1930s that genetics can adequately explain Darwinian evolution and speciation through natural selection.

See also

- neodarwinism
- genetics
- Darwinian evolution
- speciation through natural selection
- theories of embryology
- genome, evolution and developmental biology


- Horder TJ. Gavin Rylands de Beer: how embryology foreshadowed the dilemmas of the genome. Nat Rev Genet. 2006 Nov;7(11):892-8. PMID: 17047688