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Volume 88 | Number 1 | January-February 2000


Chinese Wisdom

Malcolm Sherman

A review of Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States, by Liping Ma.

Gene Misbehaving

Robert Plomin

A review of Behavioral Genetics: The Clash of Culture and Biology, edited by Ronald A. Carson and Mark A. Rothstein.

Rings of Truth

Donald McGraw

A review of Time, Trees, and Prehistory: Tree-Ring Dating and the Development of North American Archaeology, 1914–1950, by Stephen Edward Nash.

Cancer by Default

Alan Packer

A review of The Society of Cells: Cancer and Control of Cell Proliferation, by C. Sonnenschein and A. M. Soto.

Billions and Billions: Excerpts from Majestic Universe and Unfolding Our Universe

God's Gift

Bruce Hunt


Total Records : 17


 

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