The basics of embryology are either: 1) well understood; or 2) in total
disarray, depending on who you read. Viewpoint 2 has not made it into
textbooks yet. As an outsider, the problem is to distinguish observations
from their interpretation according to popular models. I always start
students off with:
Twitty, V.C. (1966). Of Scientists and Salamanders. San Francisco: W.H.
Freeman and Co.
-Dick Gordon, U.Manitoba[Dec24,94]
On 24 Dec 1994, Agschultz wrote:
> I'm looking for some decent books on general embryology to get a layman's
> understanding of this area of study. I'm hoping to find information that
> will explain the basics, yet provide an up to date look at some of the
> more significant experiments and their results. Thank you in advance.
> Allen Schultz