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A review of The Society of Cells: Cancer and Control of Cell Proliferation, by C. Sonnenschein and A. M. Soto.
A review of Behavioral Genetics: The Clash of Culture and Biology, edited by Ronald A. Carson and Mark A. Rothstein.
A review of Time, Trees, and Prehistory: Tree-Ring Dating and the Development of North American Archaeology, 1914–1950, by Stephen Edward Nash.
A review of Carl Sagan: A Life, by Keay Davidson and Carl Sagan: A Life in the Cosmos, by William Poundstone.
A review of Has Feminism Changed Science?, by Londa Schiebinger.
A review of Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey, by Jane Goodall.
A review of Einstein and Religion: Physics and Theology, by Max Jammer.
A review of Entering Space: Creating a Space-faring Civilization, by Robert Zubrin.
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.
A review of Legal Alchemy: The Use and Misuse of Science in the Law, by David L. Faigman.
A review of Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers' Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China and the United States, by Liping Ma.
A review of The Science of Self-Report: Implications for Research and Practice, edited by Arthur A. Stone and Jaylan S. Turkkan.
A review of The Languages of Addiction, edited by Jane Lilienfeld and Jeffrey Oxford.
A review of Crying: The Natural and Cultural History of Tears, by Tom Lutz.
A review of The Nazi War on Cancer, by Robert N. Proctor.
A review of Walker's Mammals of the World, edited by Ronald M. Nowak.
A review of The Architecture of Science, edited by Peter Galison and Emily Thompson.
A review of Interpreting Pre-Quaternary Climate from the Geologic Record, by Judith Totman Parrish.
A review of ENIAC: The Triumph and Tragedies of the World's First Computer, by Scott McCartney and
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