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Volume 87 | Number 5 | September-October 1999


Brushes with Greatness

Thomas Isenhour

A review of On Giants' Shoulders: Great Scientists and their Discoveries—from Archimedes to DNA, by Melvyn Bragg.

REM and Its Reason

Greg Fitch

A review of The Paradox of Sleep: The Story of Dreaming, by Michel Jouvet.

Semi-fantastic Voyage

David Wilson

A review of Going Inside: A Tour Round a Single Moment of Consciousness, by John McCrone.

The Properties of Polymers

Tim Royappa

A review of Polymer Handbook, 4th ed, edited by J. Brandrup, E. H. Immergut and E. A. Grulke.

Ebb and Flow

Mordechai Feingold

A review of Tides: A Scientific History, by David E. Cartwright.

Quantum Blur

Daniel Radov

A review of Quantum Philosophy: Understanding and Interpreting Contemporary Science, by Roland OmnFs.

Genes and Species

Tim Tokaryk

A review of Sudden Origins: Fossils, Genes, and the Emergence of Species, by Jeffrey H. Schwartz.

Drug Culture

Harry Levine III

A review of In Quest of Tomorrow's Medicines, by Jürgen Drews.

The Birds and Beasts

Trevor Pitcher

A review of Comparative Vertebrate Reproduction, by Julian Lombardi.

Author Argues that Everyone Is Born with a Head for Numbers

Malcolm Sherman

A review of What Counts: How Every Brain is Hardwired for Math, by Brian Butterworth.


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