Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Haeckel's Embryos: Fraud Rediscovered

Science 5 September 1997: 
Vol. 277 no. 5331 p. 1435 
DOI: 10.1126/science.277.5331.1435a

Haeckel's Embryos: Fraud Rediscovered

Using modern techniques, a British researcher has photographed embryos like those pictured in the famous, century-old drawings by Ernst Haeckel--proving that Haeckel's images were falsified. Haeckel once admitted to his peers that he doctored the drawings, but that confession was forgotten.

you have to subscribe to read the whole article. I read about this once before. This is where you 
get the idea that embryos go through all stages of evolution before becoming whatever they

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