Volume 88 | Number 4 | July-August 2000
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.
A review of The Ecology of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents, by Cindy Lee Van Dover.
A review of The Meanings of the Gene: Public Debates About Human Heredity, by Celeste Michelle Condit.
A review of In the Shadow of the Bomb: Bethe, Oppenheimer, and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist, by Silvan S. Schweber.
A review of Copenhagen, by Michael Frayn.
A review of Pandora's Poison: Chlorine, Health, and a New Environmental Strategy, by Joe Thornton.
A review of Sparks of Genius: The Thirteen Thinking Tools of the World's Most Creative People, by Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein.
A review of The Runaway Universe: The Race to Find the Future of the Cosmos, by Donald Goldsmith.
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