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Volume 87 | Number 2 | March-April 1999


Molecule Talk

Mark Drapeau

A review of The Touchstone of Life: Molecular Information, Cell Communication, and the Foundations of Life, by Werner R. Loewenstein.

Life Among the Fossils

Tim Tokaryk

A review of Dinosaur Impressions: Postcards from a Paleontologist, by Philippe Taquet.

The Fixer

Ben Van Houten

A review of DNA Damage and Repair, edited by Jac Nickoloff and Merl Hoekstra.

Awestruck

Alan Packer

A review of The Sacred Depths of Nature, by Ursula Goodenough.

Time-diving

Tom Paulson

A review of Time Machines: Scientific Explorations in Deep Time, by Peter D. Ward.

Not One for Chit-Chat, Naive in Politics, Wheeler Was a Dealer in Big Ideas

Chris Impey

A review of Geons, Black Holes, and Quantum Foam: A Life in Physics, by John Archibald Wheeler with Kenneth Ford.

Brittle, Versatile, Lovely: Glass's Unbroken Legacy

Joseph Lambert

A review of Glass: From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics, the Story of the Substance that Changed the World, by William S. Ellis.

Two Takes on Our Pulpy, Leafy Friends and Their Charms

Donald McGraw

A review of Native American Ethnobotany, by Daniel E. Moerman and Medicinal Plants of the World: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal Uses, by Ivan A. Ross.

Dawkins's Rainbow Reduces Science to Truth, Beauty--and Fantasy

Robert Proctor

A review of Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion, and the Appetite for Wonder, by Richard Dawkins.


Total Records : 16


 

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