Volume 89 | Number 6 | November-December 2001
A review of The Misunderstood Gene, by Michel Morange (and translated by Matthew Cobb), The Impact of the Gene, by Colin Tudge and The Cooperative Gene, by Mark Ridley.
A review of Spacefaring: The Human Dimension, by Albert A. Harrison.
A review of Percival Lowell: The Culture and Science of a Boston Brahmin, by David Strauss.
A review of Of Minds and Molecules: New Philosophical Perspectives on Chemistry, edited by Nalini Bhushan and Stuart Rosenfeld.
A review of Fat: Fighting the Obesity Epidemic, by Robert Pool.
A review of The Recombinant DNA Controversy: A Memoir. Science, Politics, and the Public Interest 1974û1981, by Donald S. Fredrickson.
A review of Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature, by Eric J. Chaisson.
A review of Year of the Fires: The Story of the Great Fires of 1910, by Stephen J. Pyne.
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