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Volume 89 | Number 6 | November-December 2001


Through the Grand Canyon: An Excerpt from Seeing Things Whole

Genes in Context

William Summers

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.

Space as a Human Frontier

Gerald Cecil

A review of Spacefaring: The Human Dimension, by Albert A. Harrison.

Astronomical Outsider

Marc Rothenberg

A review of Percival Lowell: The Culture and Science of a Boston Brahmin, by David Strauss.

Why Not a Philosophy of Chemistry?

Michael Weisberg

A review of Of Minds and Molecules: New Philosophical Perspectives on Chemistry, edited by Nalini Bhushan and Stuart Rosenfeld.

Combating Fat

Roger Cone

A review of Fat: Fighting the Obesity Epidemic, by Robert Pool.

The rDNA Debate

Sheldon Krimsky

A review of The Recombinant DNA Controversy: A Memoir. Science, Politics, and the Public Interest 1974û1981, by Donald S. Fredrickson.

Measuring Complexity

Daniel W. McShea

A review of Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature, by Eric J. Chaisson.

Battling Blazes

Hal Rothman

A review of Year of the Fires: The Story of the Great Fires of 1910, by Stephen J. Pyne.


Total Records : 16


 

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