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The Smart Set

Thomas Isenhour

A review of Portraits of Discovery: Profiles in Scientific Genius, by George Greenstein.

Be Generous, Dear Reader

Hannah Landecker

A review of Modest_Witness@Second_Millenium.FemaleMan©_Meets_OncoMouse™: Feminism and Technoscience, by Donna J. Haraway.

The Long View

David Morrison

A review of 2025: Scenarios of US and Global Society Reshaped by Science and Technology, by Joseph F. Coates, John B. Mahaffie and Andy Hines.

Science Historian's Bible

Katherine Pandora

A review of No Other Gods: On Science and American Social Thought, revised edition, by Charles Rosenberg.

Pancakes and Escargots

Big Bang

Michael Bear, Estela Blaisten-Barojas

A review of Atomic and Ion Collisions in Solids and at Surfaces: Theory, Simulation and Applications, edited by Roger Smith.

Language's Source: A Particularly Human Confluence of Hard Wiring and Soft

Ralph Holloway

A review of The Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain.

Embrace the Chaos

Sean Washburn

A review of Supersymmetry in Disorder and Chaos, by Konstantin Efetov.

Quantum Leap

Paul Frampton

A review of Quantum Field Theory, Second Edition, by Lewis Ryder and Quantum Theory of Fields, Volumes 1 and 2, by Steven Weinberg.

Star Power

Richard Berendzen

A review of American Astronomy: Community, Careers, and Power, 1859–1940, by John Lankford.

The Preeminent Value of Evolutionary Insight in Biological Science

Walter Bock

A review of This Is Biology: The Science of the Living World, by Ernst Mayr.

Weather or Not

Peter Robinson

A review of the Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather, edited by Stephen H. Schneider.

Oil Rigging

Steve Collins

A review of Undiscovered Petroleum and Mineral Resources: Assessment and Controversy, by Lawrence J. Drew.

Shell Game

Robert Holmes

A review of Amniote Origins: Completing the Transition to Land, edited by Stuart S. Sumida and Karen L. M. Martin.

Keeping Pace

Thompson Webb III

A review of Ecology and Evolution: The Pace of Life, by K. D. Bennett.

Identical Evolution

V. Louise Roth

A review of Homoplasy: The Recurrence of Similarity in Evolution, edited by Michael J. Sanderson and Larry Hufford.

Budding Symposium

Bruce Kirchoff

A review of The Anther: Form, Function and Phylogeny, edited by William G. D'Arcy and Richard C. Keating.

New World Disorder

Douglas McGregor

A review of Who Gave Pinta to the Santa Maria?, by Robert S. Desowitz.

Life Under the Canopy

David Peart

A review of Conservation and Management of Tropical Rainforests: An Integrated Approach to Sustainability, by Eberhard F. Bruenig.

Old Europe

Jan Simek

A review of The Neanderthal Legacy: An Archaeological Perspective from Western Europe, by Paul Mellars.

Saddle Source

Christine Janis

A review of The Nature of Horses: Exploring Equine Evolution, Intelligence, and Behavior, by Stephen Budiansky.

From Fraud to Human Rescue in Transplantation Immunology

Phillip B. Carter

A review of A History of Transplantation Immunology. Leslie Brent.

Dream Sequences

William Moorcroft

A review of The Neuropsychology of Dreams: A Clinico-Anatomical Study, by Mark Solms.

Skeleton Key

Clark Larsen

A review of Bones of the Maya: Studies of Ancient Skeletons, edited by Stephen L. Whittington and David M. Reed.

After-School Detention

Patricia Galloway

A review of The Cultural Transformation of a Native American Family and Its Tribe, 1763–1995: A Basket of Apples, by Joel Spring.

Trials of Errors

Malcolm Sherman

A review of Yes, We Have No Neutrons: An Eye-Opening Tour Through the Twists and Turns of Bad Science, by A. K. Dewdney.

Graphic Language

John Russ

A review of Number by Colors: A Guide to Using Color to Understand Technical Data, by Brand Fortner and Theodore E. Meyer.

Slick Account

Robert Gramling

A review of Oil Spills, by Joanna Burger.

Through the Spectroscope

Juliette Ioup, George Ioup

A review of Deconvolution of Images and Spectra, second edition, edited by Peter A. Jansson.

Vive La Revolution

David Knight

A review of Lavoisier: Chemist, Biologist, Economist, by Jean-Pierre Poirier; tr. Rebecca Balinski.

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