Volume 86 | Number 6 | November-December 1998
A review of The Trembling Mountain: A Personal Account of Kuru, Cannibals and Mad Cow Disease, by Robert Klitzman.
A review of Star Trek on the Brain: Alien Minds, Human Minds, by Robert Sekuler and Randolph Blake.
A review of Maxwell's Demon: Why Warmth Disperses and Time Passes, by Hans Christian von Baeyer.
A review of Image and Logic: A Material Culture of Microphysics, by Peter Galison.
A review of Ancient Marine Reptiles, edited by Jack M. Callaway and Elizabeth L. Nicholls.
A review of Charles Doolittle Walcott, Paleontologist, by Ellis L. Yochelson.
A review of Magical Mushrooms, Mischievous Molds: The Remarkable Story of the Fungus Kingdom and Its Impact on Human Affairs, by George W. Hudler.
A review of The Camel's Nose: Memoirs of a Curious Scientist, by Knut Schmidt-Nielsen.
A review of Climate Change and the Global Harvest: Potential Impacts of the Greenhouse Effect on Agriculture, by Cynthia Rosenzweig and Daniel Hillel.
Total Records : 19
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