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Volume 89 | Number 1 | January-February 2001


Ask Darwin's Grandma

Fiona Cowie

A review of Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food, by Terry Burnham and Jay Phelan.

WWDT (What Would Darwin Think?)

John Alcock

A review of Dear Mr Darwin: Letters on the Evolution of Life and Human Nature, by Gabriel Dover.

Against All Odds

Evelyn Sander

A review of Women Becoming Mathematicians: Creating a Professional Identity in Post–World War II America, by Margaret A. M. Murray.

The Metagene Gene

Michael Shermer

A review of Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters, by Matt Ridley.

With Reproductive Freedom and Distributive Justice for All

Franklin Zweig

A review of From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice, by Allen Buchanan, Dan W. Brock, Norman Daniels and Daniel Wikler.

GM: Mark of Excellence?

Peter Follett

A review of Pandora's Picnic Basket: The Potential and Hazards of Genetically Modified Foods, by Alan McHughen.

Wheeling and Dealing

Tim Beardsley

A review of From Alchemy to IPO: The Business of Biotechnology, by Cynthia Robbins-Roth.

Tracking Genes Across the Globe

Theodore Schurr

A review of Genes, Peoples, and Languages, by Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza. Translated by Mark Seielstad.

King of the Hill

M. Ilyas Kamboh

A review of Decoding Darkness: The Search for the Genetic Causes of Alzheimer's Disease, by Rudolph E. Tanzi and Ann B. Parson.


Total Records : 24


 

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