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Vent Investigations

Ellis Yochelson

A review of The Ecology of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents, by Cindy Lee Van Dover.

From Eugenics to Genomics

Michael Yudell

A review of The Meanings of the Gene: Public Debates About Human Heredity, by Celeste Michelle Condit.

Fossils of Abu Dhabi

J. David Archibald

A review of Fossil Vertebrates of Arabia: With Emphasis on the Late Miocene Faunas, Geology, and Palaeoenvironments of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, edited by Peter J. Whybrow and Andrew Hill.

Travels with Pyle

Rod Crawford

A review of Chasing Monarchs: Migrating with the Butterflies of Passage, by Robert Michael Pyle.

Overheard in the Park

Martin Davis

A review of The Advent of the Algorithm: The Idea that Rules the World, by David Berlinski.

To Ban or Not to Ban

Gail Charnley

A review of Pandora's Poison: Chlorine, Health, and a New Environmental Strategy, by Joe Thornton.

Limbic Love

Roger Martin

A review of A General Theory of Love, by Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini and Richard Lannon.

The Case of the Deformed Frogs

Norman Johnson

A review of A Plague of Frogs: The Horrifying True Story, by William Souder and Hormonal Chaos: The Scientific and Social Origins of the Environmental Endocrine Hypothesis, by Sheldon Krimsky.

Darwinians Look at Rape, Sex and War

Craig Stanford

A review of A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion, by Randy Thornhill and Craig T. Palmer and Why Sex Matters: A Darwinian Look at Human Behavior, by Bobbi S. Low.

"A Strange New Quantum Ethics"

Jonothan Logan

A review of Copenhagen, by Michael Frayn.

The Moral Landscape of Bomb Physics

Gregg Herken

A review of In the Shadow of the Bomb: Bethe, Oppenheimer, and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist, by Silvan S. Schweber.

Expansion Is Accelerating

Pangratios Papacosta

A review of The Runaway Universe: The Race to Find the Future of the Cosmos, by Donald Goldsmith.

Supersymmetry X 2

Bjorn Andreas

A review of The Quantum Theory of Fields: Volume III. Supersymmetry, by Steven Weinberg.

The Cardiology Industry

Aloyzio Achutti

A review of Saving the Heart: The Battle to Conquer Coronary Disease, by Stephen Klaidman.

God's Observatories

Steven Harris

A review of The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories, by J. H. Heilbron.

More Deep Thoughts from Robert Ballard

Richard Strickland

A review of The Eternal Darkness: A Personal History of Deep-Sea Exploration, by Robert D. Ballard with Will Hively.

Design Flaw

Norman Johnson

A review of Intelligent Design: The Bridge Between Science & Theology, by William A. Dembski and

Salmon: an Environmental Tragedy in Two Acts

William Dietrich

A review of Salmon Without Rivers: A History of the Pacific Salmon Crisis, by Jim Lichatowich and

Is God Alive?

George Kauffman

A review of How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science, by Michael Shermer.

On the Wing

Trevor Pitcher

A review of Gatherings of Angels: Migrating Birds and Their Ecology, edited by Kenneth P. Able.

Not So Black and White

Paul Achter, Celeste Condit

A review of Taboo: Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports and Why We're Afraid to Talk About It, by Jon Entine.

An Engrossing Primer on Xenotransplantation

Harold Vanderpool

A review of XENO: The Promise of Transplanting Animal Organs Into Humans, by David K. C. Cooper and Robert P. Lanza.

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.

Unexpressed Thoughts

Clive Wynne

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.

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