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Volume 86 | Number 6 | November-December 1998


Kuru Culture

Donald McGraw

A review of The Trembling Mountain: A Personal Account of Kuru, Cannibals and Mad Cow Disease, by Robert Klitzman.

Your Inner Ferengi

Donald Mershon

A review of Star Trek on the Brain: Alien Minds, Human Minds, by Robert Sekuler and Randolph Blake.

Heat's Bouncer

Randall Black

A review of Maxwell's Demon: Why Warmth Disperses and Time Passes, by Hans Christian von Baeyer.

Colliding Paths

Richard Cook

A review of Image and Logic: A Material Culture of Microphysics, by Peter Galison.

When Marine Reptiles Ruled

Peter Dodson

A review of Ancient Marine Reptiles, edited by Jack M. Callaway and Elizabeth L. Nicholls.

Doolittle Too Early

Peter Bowler

A review of Charles Doolittle Walcott, Paleontologist, by Ellis L. Yochelson.

Fun with Fungus

Gary Fine

A review of Magical Mushrooms, Mischievous Molds: The Remarkable Story of the Fungus Kingdom and Its Impact on Human Affairs, by George W. Hudler.

Famed Physiologist's Self-Portrait Is More than Meets the Camel's Nose

Sentiel Rommel

A review of The Camel's Nose: Memoirs of a Curious Scientist, by Knut Schmidt-Nielsen.

Coming to Terms

Mary Peet

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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