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A review of American Astronomy: Community, Careers, and Power, 1859–1940, by John Lankford.
A review of This Is Biology: The Science of the Living World, by Ernst Mayr.
A review of the Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather, edited by Stephen H. Schneider.
A review of Undiscovered Petroleum and Mineral Resources: Assessment and Controversy, by Lawrence J. Drew.
A review of Amniote Origins: Completing the Transition to Land, edited by Stuart S. Sumida and Karen L. M. Martin.
A review of Ecology and Evolution: The Pace of Life, by K. D. Bennett.
A review of Homoplasy: The Recurrence of Similarity in Evolution, edited by Michael J. Sanderson and Larry Hufford.
A review of The Anther: Form, Function and Phylogeny, edited by William G. D'Arcy and Richard C. Keating.
A review of Who Gave Pinta to the Santa Maria?, by Robert S. Desowitz.
A review of Conservation and Management of Tropical Rainforests: An Integrated Approach to Sustainability, by Eberhard F. Bruenig.
A review of The Neanderthal Legacy: An Archaeological Perspective from Western Europe, by Paul Mellars.
A review of The Nature of Horses: Exploring Equine Evolution, Intelligence, and Behavior, by Stephen Budiansky.
A review of A History of Transplantation Immunology. Leslie Brent.
A review of The Neuropsychology of Dreams: A Clinico-Anatomical Study, by Mark Solms.
A review of Bones of the Maya: Studies of Ancient Skeletons, edited by Stephen L. Whittington and David M. Reed.
A review of The Cultural Transformation of a Native American Family and Its Tribe, 1763–1995: A Basket of Apples, by Joel Spring.
A review of Yes, We Have No Neutrons: An Eye-Opening Tour Through the Twists and Turns of Bad Science, by A. K. Dewdney.
A review of Number by Colors: A Guide to Using Color to Understand Technical Data, by Brand Fortner and Theodore E. Meyer.
A review of Oil Spills, by Joanna Burger.
A review of Deconvolution of Images and Spectra, second edition, edited by Peter A. Jansson.
A review of Lavoisier: Chemist, Biologist, Economist, by Jean-Pierre Poirier; tr. Rebecca Balinski.
A review of How Nature Works: The Science of Self-organized Criticality, by Per Bak.
A review of Environmentally Devastated Neighborhoods: Perceptions, Policies, and Realities, by Michael R. Greenberg and Dona Schneider.
A review of The Quotable Einstein, edited by Alice Calaprice.
A review of Natural Change and Human Impact in Madagascar, edited by Steven M. Goodman and Bruce D. Patterson.
A review of The Inflationary Universe: The Quest For a New Theory of Cosmic Origins, by Alan Guth.
A review of Impact! The Threat of Comets and Asteroids, by Gerrit L. Verschuur, Asteroid: Earth Destroyer or New Frontier?, by Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Mining The Sky: Untold Riches from the Asteroids, Comets, and Planets, by John S. Lewis.
A review of The Evolutionary Biology of Plants, by Karl J. Niklas.
A review of Korolev: How One Man Masterminded the Soviet Drive to Beat America to the Moon, by James Harford.
A review of The Late Devonian Mass Extinction: the Frasnian/Famennian Crisis, by George R. McGhee, Jr.
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