Volume 87 | Number 5 | September-October 1999
A review of On Giants' Shoulders: Great Scientists and their Discoveries—from Archimedes to DNA, by Melvyn Bragg.
A review of The Paradox of Sleep: The Story of Dreaming, by Michel Jouvet.
A review of Going Inside: A Tour Round a Single Moment of Consciousness, by John McCrone.
A review of Polymer Handbook, 4th ed, edited by J. Brandrup, E. H. Immergut and E. A. Grulke.
A review of Tides: A Scientific History, by David E. Cartwright.
A review of Quantum Philosophy: Understanding and Interpreting Contemporary Science, by Roland OmnFs.
A review of Sudden Origins: Fossils, Genes, and the Emergence of Species, by Jeffrey H. Schwartz.
A review of In Quest of Tomorrow's Medicines, by Jürgen Drews.
A review of Comparative Vertebrate Reproduction, by Julian Lombardi.
A review of What Counts: How Every Brain is Hardwired for Math, by Brian Butterworth.
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