Part 1 The genetic basis of developmental stability: Relationships between stability, heterozygosity and genomic coadaptation; G.M. Clarke. Does heterozygosity promote the symmetry of common white leg markings in the Arabian horse? C.M. Woolf. Associative overdominance - the joint effects of inbreeding and linkage disequilibrium; E. Zouros. Enzyme heterozygosity, metabolism, and development stability; J.B. Mitton. Modification of developmental instability and fitness - Malathion resistance in the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina; J.A. McKenzie, K. O'Farrell. Nonlinear growth dynamics and the origin of fluctuating asymmetry; J.M. Emlen, et al; Developmental stability in plants - Symmetries, stress and epigenesis; D.C. Freeman, et al; Antisymmetry, directional asymmetry and chaotic morphogenesis; J.H. Graham, et al; Morphological integration of fluctuating asymmetry in the mouse mandible; L. Leamy. Relationship between fluctuating asymmetry, morphological modality and heterozygosity in an elderly Israeli population; G. Livshits, P.E. Smouse. Shaping intraspecific variation - development, ecology and the evolution of morphology and life history variation in tiger salamanders; J.P. Collins, et al; Persistence of subtle departures from symmetry over multiple molts in individual brachyuran crabs - Relevance to developmental stability; A.K. Chippindale, A.R. Palmer. Bilateral variation and the evolutionary origin of macrosopic asymmetries; A.R. Palmer, et al; Evolution, developmental instability and the theory of acquisition; J.A. Kieser. Appearance, fixation and stabilization of environmentally induced phenotypic changes as a microevolutionary event; V.M. Zakharov. Parental age and developmental stability in Drosophila melanogaster; J. Wakefield, et al; Developmental variability and the limits of adaptation - interactions with stress; P.A. Parsons. Parasites increase fluctuating asymmetry of male Drosophila nigrospiracula - implications for sexual selection; M. Polak. Fluctuating asymmetry and sexual selection - A.P. Moller, A. Pomiankowski. Developmental origins of variation in human hand preference; R.A. Yeo, S.W. Gangestad. Behavioural phenodeviance - a Lerneresque conjectures; T.A. Markow, I.I. Gottesman. Minor anomalies - diagnostic clues to aberrant human morphogenesis; H.E. Hoyne.