Volume 92 | Number 1 | January-February 2004
Whether his electric kite was a hoax or not, Franklin played a major role in founding modern electrical science and technology in the Age of Enlightenment
In a Perfect Ocean, by Daniel Pauly and Jay Maclean, is a passionate account of how the North Atlantic reached its current sorry state
Bill Bryson mines the popular literature on science, turning it into "a short history of nearly everything"
Biologists have largely ignored the role of developmental plasticity in evolution, an oversight Mary Jane West-Eberhard hopes to correct
A source of intellectual delight, The Changing Shape of Geometry—a collection whose contributors include G. H. Hardy, H. S. M. Coxeter and Michael Atiyah—is just what's needed to combat the current neglect of geometry in U.S. curricula
An "existential" biography of Nobel Prize-winning immunologist Niels Jerne is insightful, methodologically new and riveting, says reviewer Pauline Mazumdar
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