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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"Penguins are 10 times older than humans and have been here for a very, very long time," said Daniel Ksepka, Ph.D., a researcher at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent). Dr. Ksepka researches the evolution of penguins and how they came to inhabit the African continent.
Because penguins have been around for over 60 million years, their fossil record is extensive. Fossils that Dr. Ksepka and his colleagues have discovered provide clues about migration patterns and the diversity of penguin species.
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