Volume 86 | Number 4 | July-August 1998
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.
A review of Fundable Knowledge: The Marketing of Defense Technology, by A. D. Van Nostrand.
A review of Naming the Mind: How Psychology Found its Language, by Kurt Danziger.
A review of Tracks to Innovation: Nuclear Tracks in Science and Technology, by Robert L. Fleischer.
A review of Signals, Sound, and Sensation, by William M. Hartmann.
A review of What Makes Airplanes Fly? History, Science, and Applications of Aerodynamics 2nd ed., by Peter P. Wegener.
A review of Cooperation Among Animals: An Evolutionary Perspective, by Lee A. Dugatkin.
A review of Liver Stem Cells, by Stewart Sell and Zoran Ilic.
A review of The Evolving Female: A Life-History Perspective, edited by Mary Ellen Morbeck, Alison Galloway and Adrienne L. Zihlman.
A review of Brook Trout, by Nick Karas.
Total Records : 26
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