Subscribe
Subscribe
MY AMERICAN SCIENTIST
LOG IN! REGISTER!
SEARCH
 
Logo IMG
HOME > SCIENTISTS' NIGHTSTAND > BROWSE SCIENTISTS' NIGHTSTAND BY ISSUE

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


 

Connect With Us:

Facebook Icon Sm Twitter Icon Google+ Icon Pinterest Icon RSS Feed

Sigma Xi/Amazon Smile (SciNight)


Latest Multimedia

VIDEO: Citizen Scientists Aid Researchers in Studying Camel Crickets

MJEpps CricketsThey may bounce really high and look strange, but don't worry, they are harmless...they even scavenge for crumbs off of your floor! A continental-scale citizen science campaign was launched in order to study the spread and frequency of native and nonnative camel crickets in human homes across North America.

Mary Jane Epps, PhD, an author of the paper, went into more detail about the study and significance of citizen scientists in an interview with Katie-Leigh Corder, web managing editor.

To view all multimedia content, click "Latest Multimedia"!


Subscribe to Free eNewsletters!

  • Sigma Xi SmartBrief:

    A free daily summary of the latest news in scientific research. Each story is summarized concisely and linked directly to the original source for further reading.

  • American Scientist Update

  • An early peek at each new issue, with descriptions of feature articles, columns, Science Observers and more. Every other issue contains links to everything in the latest issue's table of contents.

  • Scientists' Nightstand

  • News of book reviews published in American Scientist and around the web, as well as other noteworthy happenings in the world of science books.

    To sign up for automatic emails of the American Scientist Update and Scientists' Nightstand issues, create an online profile, then sign up in the My AmSci area.


Subscribe to American Scientist