recapitulation theory

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recapitulation theory

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Research in human embryology shows that Haeckel's theory of recapitulation is incorrect.
Gerhart & Kirschner (1997) in fact suggested a connection between Haeckel's theory and the functioning of Hox genes.
Haeckel's theory is great, and Haeckel the poorest commentator on it.