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.
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