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Volume 89 | Number 1 | January-February 2001

Brief Tragedies

Paul Ewald, Gregory Cochran

A review of Cancer: The Evolutionary Legacy, by Mel Greaves.

Following the Lead of the Long-Lived Mutants

Tom Johnson

A review of The Molecular Genetics of Aging: Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation, edited by Siegfried Hekimi.

Planters vs. Weeders

John Dupre

A review of Defenders of the Truth: The Battle for Science in the Sociobiology Debate and Beyond, by Ullica Segerstråle.

Sending Signals

Clive Wynne

A review of Songs, Roars, and Rituals: Communication in Birds, Mammals, and Other Animals, by Lesley J. Rogers and Gisela Kaplan.

Total Records : 24


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