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Biology & Philosophy

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 439–451 | Cite as

Dancing with DNA and Flirting with the Ghost of Lamarck

  • Mary Jane West-Eberhard
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Keywords

Genetic Inheritance Phenotypic Evolution Epigenetic Inheritance Genetic Assimilation Differential Reproductive Success 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Smithsonian Tropical Research InstituteCìudad UnìversitariaCosta Rica

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