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Volume 93 | Number 1 | January-February 2005


Nature as Dogma

Yaron Ezrahi

Bruno Latour's Politics of Nature critiques modern conceptions of nature and presents a metaphysics that is intended to "liberate us from the fiction that nature is nonnegotiable"

Slaughter in the American West

Lawrence Straus

George Frison has written a fascinating and instructive guide to the hunting of mega-game by Paleoindians of the High Plains and Rockies

The Architecture and Design of Man and Woman, Origins, Ultimate Robot and more...

David Schneider, Roger Harris, Amos Esty

The Architecture and Design of Man and Woman, Origins, Ultimate Robot and more...

The Mouse House

Rachel Ankeny

Karen Rader has written a provocative history of the Jackson Lab and JAX mice

Tiny Particles, Big Questions

Kate Scholberg

Don Lincoln takes readers on a rollicking tour of the world of particle physics

The Zen of Venn

Frank Ruskey

A. W. F. Edwards's Cogwheels of the Mind offers a personal view of John Venn and his diagrams

An Artist of Avian Life

Paul Farber

How do the two new biographies of Audubon by Richard Rhodes and William Souder compare with Alice Ford's classic portrayal?

Who Speaks for the Lab Rat?

Asif Ghazanfar

In What Animals Want, veterinarian Larry Carbone draws on his experience working in animal research laboratories to show how animal-welfare policies are shaped

Indicting Big Pharma

Arthur Caplan

Three new books express outrage over the venality and ethical shenanigans of the pharmaceutical industry, but the data needed to rein in its excesses is lacking

Conduct Unbecoming

David Weatherall

Horace Freeland Judson's The Great Betrayal highlights the complexities of fraud in science


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