Volume 92 | Number 3 | May-June 2004
The essays in The Commons in the New Millennium describe the challenge of designing effective rules for the management of resources that are treated as common property
In BioEvolution, Michael Fumento blends science writing with attack journalism to target opposition to biotechnology
Boy gets girl with aid of cyber Cyrano in Turing, Christos H. Papadimitriou's pedagogical novel about computation
Galileo in Rome focuses on the events leading up to and including Galileo's trial by the Tribunal of the Inquisition, but some of the most interesting material in the book has nothing to do with that
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