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Volume 86 | Number 4 | July-August 1998


Mortal Choices

Thomas Traut

A review of Matters of Life and Death: Perspectives on Public Health, Molecular Biology, Cancer and the Prospects for the Human Race, by John Cairns.

Fundamentally Flawed

Richard Stubbing

A review of Fundable Knowledge: The Marketing of Defense Technology, by A. D. Van Nostrand.

Misnomer

A. Charles Catania

A review of Naming the Mind: How Psychology Found its Language, by Kurt Danziger.

Making Tracks

Thomas Elleman

A review of Tracks to Innovation: Nuclear Tracks in Science and Technology, by Robert L. Fleischer.

Sound Science

J. Ross Macdonald

A review of Signals, Sound, and Sensation, by William M. Hartmann.

Rising of the Planes

Kenneth Hall

A review of What Makes Airplanes Fly? History, Science, and Applications of Aerodynamics 2nd ed., by Peter P. Wegener.

It Pays to Get Along

Jerry Wilkinson

A review of Cooperation Among Animals: An Evolutionary Perspective, by Lee A. Dugatkin.

Seminal Cells

Joe Grisham

A review of Liver Stem Cells, by Stewart Sell and Zoran Ilic.

Life Herstory

Holly Smith

A review of The Evolving Female: A Life-History Perspective, edited by Mary Ellen Morbeck, Alison Galloway and Adrienne L. Zihlman.

One That's Getting Away

Dickson Despommier

A review of Brook Trout, by Nick Karas.


Total Records : 26


 

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