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Volume 88 | Number 4 | July-August 2000


Darwinians Look at Rape, Sex and War

Craig Stanford

A review of A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion, by Randy Thornhill and Craig T. Palmer and Why Sex Matters: A Darwinian Look at Human Behavior, by Bobbi S. Low.

Vent Investigations

Ellis Yochelson

A review of The Ecology of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents, by Cindy Lee Van Dover.

From Eugenics to Genomics

Michael Yudell

A review of The Meanings of the Gene: Public Debates About Human Heredity, by Celeste Michelle Condit.

The Moral Landscape of Bomb Physics

Gregg Herken

A review of In the Shadow of the Bomb: Bethe, Oppenheimer, and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist, by Silvan S. Schweber.

"A Strange New Quantum Ethics"

Jonothan Logan

A review of Copenhagen, by Michael Frayn.

To Ban or Not to Ban

Gail Charnley

A review of Pandora's Poison: Chlorine, Health, and a New Environmental Strategy, by Joe Thornton.

Thinking Tools

Thomas Isenhour

A review of Sparks of Genius: The Thirteen Thinking Tools of the World's Most Creative People, by Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein.

Engines of Tomorrow, The Bit and the Pendulum, and more . . .

Expansion Is Accelerating

Pangratios Papacosta

A review of The Runaway Universe: The Race to Find the Future of the Cosmos, by Donald Goldsmith.


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