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Starlight Nights, The Sky Is Not The Limit, and more . . .


Untamed Heart

Roger Martin

A review of The Dangerous Passion: Why Jealousy Is as Necessary as Love and Sex, by David Buss.


Meaningful Byproducts

G. William Domhoff

A review of Dreaming Souls: Sleep, Dreams, and the Evolution of the Conscious Mind, by Owen Flanagan.


Hot Spots

James Case

A review of Windows Into the Earth: The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, by Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel.


India's About-face

David Morrison

A review of India's Nuclear Bomb: Impact on Global Proliferation, by George Perkovich.


Bugs in the Courtroom: Excerpts from A Fly for the Prosecution and Millions of Monarchs, Bunches of Beetles


. . . and Sometimes Artful Arrangement

Peter Bowler


The Misinterpretation of Dreams

G. William Domhoff


Old Developments

Clive Wynne


Elegant Weave

Joanna Lambert


Mr. Green Genes

Robert Peterson


Moon Lust

Alexander Gurshtein


Statistical Gauntlet

Valerie Chase


Cancer by Default

Alan Packer

A review of The Society of Cells: Cancer and Control of Cell Proliferation, by C. Sonnenschein and A. M. Soto.


Gene Misbehaving

Robert Plomin

A review of Behavioral Genetics: The Clash of Culture and Biology, edited by Ronald A. Carson and Mark A. Rothstein.


Rings of Truth

Donald McGraw

A review of Time, Trees, and Prehistory: Tree-Ring Dating and the Development of North American Archaeology, 1914–1950, by Stephen Edward Nash.


Billions and Billions: Excerpts from Majestic Universe and Unfolding Our Universe


Numbers and Rules: Excerpts from The Universal History of Numbers and Number: From Ahmes to Cantor


Carl Sagan, Carl Sagan: Biographies Echo an Extraordinary Life

Chris Impey

A review of Carl Sagan: A Life, by Keay Davidson and Carl Sagan: A Life in the Cosmos, by William Poundstone.


God's Gift

Bruce Hunt


Science and Sexism

Joan Mason

A review of Has Feminism Changed Science?, by Londa Schiebinger.





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