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Volume 89 | Number 5 | September-October 2001


The Long-Term Evolution of Life

Dale Russell

A review of Deep Time: Paleobiology's Perspective, by Douglas H. Erwin and Scott L. Wing

Decisions, Decisions

Antoine Bechara

A review of The Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes and the Civilized Mind, by Elkhonon Goldberg

Triumphalism in Science

Jon Beckwith

A review of The Triumph of Sociobiology, by John Alcock

Getting Personal

David Goodstein

A review of The Merely Personal: Observations on Science and Scientists, by Jeremy Bernstein

A Stellar Career

Philip Morrison

A review of Henry Norris Russell: Dean of American Astronomers, by David H. DeVorkin

Life on the Edge

Carl Anderson

A review of Signs of Life: How Complexity Pervades Biology, by Ricard Solé and Brian Goodwin

Biology's Promised Land

Gregg Mitman

A review of Biologists and the Promise of American Life: From Meriwether Lewis to Alfred Kinsey, by Philip J. Pauly

A Gift for Language

Gary Marcus

A review of Pathways to Language: From Fetus to Adolescent, by Kyra Karmiloff and Annette Karmiloff-Smith

The Importance of Being Nothingness

Craig Hogan

A review of The Hole in the Universe: How Scientists Peered over the Edge of Emptiness and Found Everything, by K. C. Cole and The Book of Nothing: Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas about the Origins of the Universe, by John D. Barrow

Chasing Time's Arrow

Peter Pesic

A review of Time and Chance, by David Z. Albert


Total Records : 15


 

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