A review of Strangers in the Night: A Brief History of Life on Other Worlds, by David Fisher and Marshall Fisher, Worlds Without End: The Exploration of Planets Known and Unknown, by John Lewis and Life on Other Worlds: The 20th Century Extraterrestrial Life Debate, by Steven Dick.
A review of Mind Games: American Culture and the Birth of Psychotherapy, by Eric Caplan.
A review of The Natural Philosophy of James Clerk Maxwell, by P. M. Harman.
A review of Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees: The Nature of Cooperation in Animals and Humans, by Lee Dugatkin.
A review of Time Machines: Scientific Explorations in Deep Time, by Peter D. Ward.
A review of Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion, and the Appetite for Wonder, by Richard Dawkins.
A review of The Sacred Depths of Nature, by Ursula Goodenough.
A review of Glass: From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics, the Story of the Substance that Changed the World, by William S. Ellis.
A review of DNA Damage and Repair, edited by Jac Nickoloff and Merl Hoekstra.
A review of Dinosaur Impressions: Postcards from a Paleontologist, by Philippe Taquet.
A review of Native American Ethnobotany, by Daniel E. Moerman and Medicinal Plants of the World: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal Uses, by Ivan A. Ross.
A review of The Touchstone of Life: Molecular Information, Cell Communication, and the Foundations of Life, by Werner R. Loewenstein.
A review of The Aspiring Adept: Robert Boyle and His Alchemical Quest, by Lawrence M. Principe.
A review of Foraging for Survival: Yearling Baboons in Africa, by Stuart A. Altmann.
A review of Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever, by Hal Hellman.
A review of A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths about Science, edited by Noretta Koertge.
A review of Paths of Innovation: Technological Change in 20th-Century America, by David C. Mowery and Nathan Rosenberg.
A review of Geons, Black Holes, and Quantum Foam: A Life in Physics, by John Archibald Wheeler with Kenneth Ford.
A review of The Earth in Turmoil: Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Their Impact on Humankind, by Kerry Sieh and Simon LeVay.
A review of Salt, Diet and Health: Neptune's Poisoned Chalice, by Graham A. MacGregor and Hugh E. de Wardener.
A review of The Garden of Ediacara: Discovering the First Complex Life, by Mark A. S. McMenamin.
A review of Astronomies and Cultures in Early Medieval Europe, by Stephen C. McCluskey.
A review of Animal Play: Evolutionary, Comparative and Ecological Perspectives, edited by Marc Bekoff and John A. Byers.
A review of The Quantum Beat: The Physical Principles of Atomic Clocks, by F. G. Major.
"Penguins are 10 times older than humans and have been here for a very, very long time," said Daniel Ksepka, Ph.D., a North Carolina State University research assistant professor. Dr. Ksepka researches the evolution of penguins and how they came to inhabit the African continent.
Because penguins have been around for over 60 million years, their fossil record is extensive. Fossils that Dr. Ksepka and his colleagues have discovered provide clues about migration patterns and the diversity of penguin species.
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