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November-December 1999 Volume 87, Number 6
What were the best, most influential science books of the 20th century?
We posed this impossible question to select readers, reviewers, our own
editors and commentators Phil and Phylis Morrison. ...
Even without membrane-bounded compartments, prokaryotes display a high degree of subcellular organization
Specialists in disciplines ranging from glaciology to engineering are preparing to explore the world's largest subglacial lake
The question poses a huge challenge to scientists. Yet the consequences of global warming for public health remain largely unexplored
Understanding the mechanisms that control the timing of wildlife migrations may prove vital to successful management
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A review of Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves: A History of American Environmental Policy, by Richard N. L. Andrews.
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