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Ants at Work: An Engaging Vacation from Scientific Reality

Thomas Seeley


Verb Brains

Evangeline Wheeler


Balance of Power

Ryan Earley


Further Examination

Malcolm Sherman


Serious Intent

John Calambokidis


The Untold Story

Alastair Cormack


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.


Galileo's Daughter, Thomas Henry Huxley: The Evolution of a Scientist and more . . .


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.


Science and Sexism

Joan Mason

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


Hope Gushes

Lee Dugatkin

A review of Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey, by Jane Goodall.


Generous Spirit

George L. Murphy

A review of Einstein and Religion: Physics and Theology, by Max Jammer.


New Real Estate

Jim Scott

A review of Entering Space: Creating a Space-faring Civilization, by Robert Zubrin.


Thoreau's Country Holds Distant Mirror to Today's Hidden Forest

William Dietrich

A review of Thoreau's Country: Journey Through a Transformed Landscape, by David R. Foster and The Hidden Forest: The Biography of an Ecosystem, by Jon R. Luoma.


Lawyerly Lesson for Scientists Who Find Themselves Before a Different Bench

Robert D. Athey, Jr.

A review of Legal Alchemy: The Use and Misuse of Science in the Law, by David L. Faigman.


Chinese Wisdom

Malcolm Sherman

A review of Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States, by Liping Ma.


Straight Reporting

Rebecca Sloan Slotnick

A review of The Science of Self-Report: Implications for Research and Practice, edited by Arthur A. Stone and Jaylan S. Turkkan.


Story Junkies

Roger Martin

A review of The Languages of Addiction, edited by Jane Lilienfeld and Jeffrey Oxford.




 

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