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Volume 101 | Number 4 | July-August 2013


States of Incandescence

Harold Green

A review of THE AGE OF EDISON: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America by Ernest Freeberg

Cetacean Portraits

Fenella Saunders

A review of BEAUTIFUL WHALE by Bryant Austin

Mind Games

David Schoonmaker

A brief review of A VERY SHORT TOUR OF THE MIND: 21 Short Walks Around the Human Brain by Michael C. Corballis

Time to Evolve

Katie L. Burke

A review of PALEOFANTASY: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live by Marlene Zuk

 

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