Volume 89 | Number 4 | July-August 2001
A review of Evolutionary Robotics: The Biology, Intelligence, and Technology of Self-Organizing Machines, by Stefano Nolfi and Dario Floreano.
A review of Chance in Biology: Using Probability to Explore Nature, by Mark W. Denny and Steven Gaines.
A review of The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason, and Byron's Daughter, by Benjamin Woolley.
A review of Clever as a Fox: Animal Intelligence and What It Can Teach Us About Ourselves, by Sonja I. Yoerg.
A review of Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics, edited by Paul Murdin.
A review of Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch, and the Transformation of World Food Production, by Vaclav Smil.
Total Records : 16
Connect With Us:
VIDEO: Citizen Scientists Aid Researchers in Studying Camel Crickets
They may bounce really high and look strange, but don't worry, they are harmless...they even scavenge for crumbs off of your floor! A continental-scale citizen science campaign was launched in order to study the spread and frequency of native and nonnative camel crickets in human homes across North America.
Mary Jane Epps, PhD, an author of the paper, went into more detail about the study and significance of citizen scientists in an interview with Katie-Leigh Corder, web managing editor.
To view all multimedia content, click "Latest Multimedia"!
A free daily summary of the latest news in scientific research. Each story is summarized concisely and linked directly to the original source for further reading.
An early peek at each new issue, with descriptions of feature articles, columns, Science Observers and more. Every other issue contains links to everything in the latest issue's table of contents.News of book reviews published in American Scientist and around the web, as well as other noteworthy happenings in the world of science books.
To sign up for automatic emails of the American Scientist Update and Scientists' Nightstand issues, create an online profile, then sign up in the My AmSci area.