Volume 88 | Number 4 | July-August 2000
A review of The Quantum Theory of Fields: Volume III. Supersymmetry, by Steven Weinberg.
A review of Saving the Heart: The Battle to Conquer Coronary Disease, by Stephen Klaidman.
A review of A General Theory of Love, by Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini and Richard Lannon.
A review of The Advent of the Algorithm: The Idea that Rules the World, by David Berlinski.
A review of Fossil Vertebrates of Arabia: With Emphasis on the Late Miocene Faunas, Geology, and Palaeoenvironments of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, edited by Peter J. Whybrow and Andrew Hill.
A review of Chasing Monarchs: Migrating with the Butterflies of Passage, by Robert Michael Pyle.
A review of A Plague of Frogs: The Horrifying True Story, by William Souder and Hormonal Chaos: The Scientific and Social Origins of the Environmental Endocrine Hypothesis, by Sheldon Krimsky.
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