Volume 92 | Number 5 | September-October 2004
The aura of mystery surrounding J. Robert Oppenheimer has been lifted somewhat by Jeremy Bernstein's new profile of him
Do animals think? Clive Wynne thinks not.
Three biographies of Alfred Russel Wallace attempt to bring him out of Darwin’s imposing shadow and into the limelight
Dario Maestripieri urges more frequent dialogue and collaboration between researchers in the nonhuman primate laboratory and those across the hall who are studying the psychology of human beings.
In How Users Matter, sociologists and others look at what users do with technology and what technologies do to users.
Long before the Beatles, Narcís Monturiol envisioned a carefree, happy life for all brought about by a magical submarine
In Evolution’s Rainbow, Joan Roughgarden pleads for a more expansive perspective on sex and gender in the natural world
Red Sky at Morning offers a stinging critique of our failure to hit the brakes as we hurtle toward an ecological abyss
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