Volume 88 | Number 5 | September-October 2000
A review of Cliff Ecology: Pattern and Process in Cliff Ecosystems, by Douglas W. Larson, Uta Matthes and Peter E. Kelly.
A review of The Genius of Science: A Portrait Gallery of Twentieth-Century Physicists, by Abraham Pais.
A review of An Anatomy of Thought: The Origin and Machinery of the Mind, by Ian Glynn.
A review of Lingua ex Machina: Reconciling Darwin and Chomsky with the Human Brain, by William H. Calvin and Derek Bickerton.
A review of Ingenious Pursuits: Building the Scientific Revolution, by Lisa Jardine.
Total Records : 17
Connect With Us:
VIDEO: Citizen Scientists Aid Researchers in Studying Camel Crickets
They 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"!
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.
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.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.