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Volume 89 | Number 1 | January-February 2001


A New Synthesis

Peter Bowler

A review of Paleobiogeography: Using Fossils to Study Global Change, Plate Tectonics, and Evolution, by Bruce S. Lieberman.

What Are Techno-Memes, Anyway?

Thomas Misa

A review of Technological Innovation as an Evolutionary Process, edited by John Ziman.

Protector Genes

Victor McKusick

A review of Genes and Resistance to Disease, edited by Viktor Boulyjenkov, K. Berg and Yves Christen.

Righting the Balance

Mary Catherine Bateson

A review of The Door in the Dream: Conversations with Eminent Women in Science, by Elga Wasserman.

Hype and Hope

Robert Cook-Deegan

A spate of new books seek to interpret quandaries posed by our genomic future. A review of Cracking the Genome, by Kevin Davies, Transducing the Genome, by Gary Zweiger and Abraham Lincoln's DNA and Other Adventures in Genetics, by Philip R. Reilly.

Limits of the Genetic Lexicon

Hans-Jörg Rheinberger

A review of The Century of the Gene, by Evelyn Fox Keller.

What Are Genes, Anyway?

Sheldon Penman

A review of The Concept of the Gene in Development and Evolution: Historical and Epistemological Perspectives, edited by Peter Beurton, Raphael Falk and Hans-Jörg Rheinberger.

A Patchwork History

John Fincham

A review of Perspectives on Genetics: Anecdotal, Historical, and Critical Commentaries, 1987?1998, edited by James F. Crow and William F. Dove.

Why Who Did What When

Solomon Golomb

A review of Who Wrote the Book of Life?, by Lily E. Kay.

Al's Pals Reminisce

Robert Peterson

A review of We Can Sleep Later, edited by Franklin W. Stahl.


Total Records : 24


 

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