Volume 90 | Number 5 | September-October 2002
A review of The Laws of the Web: Patterns in the Ecology of Information, by Bernardo A. Huberman and The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society, by Manuel Castells
A review of Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution, by Francis Fukuyama
A review of Principles of Data Mining, by David Hand, Heikki Mannila and Padhraic Smyth
A review of Human Nature and the Limits of Science, by John Dupré
A review of The Ice Chronicles: The Quest to Understand Global Climate Change, by Paul Andrew Mayewski and Frank White
A review of Making Sense of Life: Explaining Biological Development with Models, Metaphors, and Machines, by Evelyn Fox Keller
A review of Body Heat: Temperature and Life on Earth, by Mark S. Blumberg and A Matter of Degrees: What Temperature Reveals about the Past and Future of Our Species, Planet, and Universe, by Gino Segrè
A review of How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space, by Janna Levin
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