Volume 93 | Number 1 | January-February 2005
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"
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...
Karen Rader has written a provocative history of the Jackson Lab and JAX mice
Don Lincoln takes readers on a rollicking tour of the world of particle physics
A. W. F. Edwards's Cogwheels of the Mind offers a personal view of John Venn and his diagrams
How do the two new biographies of Audubon by Richard Rhodes and William Souder compare with Alice Ford's classic portrayal?
In What Animals Want, veterinarian Larry Carbone draws on his experience working in animal research laboratories to show how animal-welfare policies are shaped
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
Horace Freeland Judson's The Great Betrayal highlights the complexities of fraud in science
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