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Science  30 Apr 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5415, pp. 746
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5415.746

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Theoretical Morphology The Concept and Its Applications. George R. McGhee Jr. Columbia University Press, New York, 1999. 328 pp. $60, £48. ISBN 0-231-10666-1. Paper, $26.50, £13.95. ISBN 0-231-10667-X.

Paleobiologist McGhee reviews approaches to examining the range of possible biological forms through considerations of geometric parameters and simulations of morphogenetic processes.