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Science and society

Author: Richard W Grinnell
Publisher: New York : Pearson Longman, ©2007.
Series: Longman topics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of Longman s successful Topic s Reader series, Science and Society is a brief thematic reader that touches on the nature of science and various scientific issues and controversies. "

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Grinnell
ISBN: 0321318110 9780321318114
OCLC Number: 70778381
Description: xiv, 239 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. What is Science? Orwell, George. "What is Science?" Thomas, Lewis. "Alchemy." Sagan, Carl. "Why We Need to Understand Science." The Onion. "Revolutionary New Insoles Combine Five Forms of Pseudoscience." Gould, Stephen Jay. "Sex, Drugs, Disasters and the Extinction of the Dinosaurs." Ehrenriech, Barbara. "Science, Lies, and the Ultimate Truth." Orenstein, Peggy. "Why Science Must Adapt to Women." Krauss, Lawrence. "School Boards Want to 'Teach the Controversy.' What Controversy?" "American Institute of Biological Sciences Ethics Statement." 2. Science and Human Behavior Angier, Natalie. "Of Altruism, Heroism and Nature's Gifts in the Face of Terror." Buss, David. "The Strategies of Human Mating." Sinha, Gunjan. "You Dirty Vole." Smuts, Barbara. "Apes of Wrath." Zimmer, Carl. "Whose Life Would You Save?" 3. Bodies and Genes Duncan, David Ewing. "DNA as Destiny." Everett, Jenny. "My Little Brother on Drugs." Begley, Sharon. "Designer Babies." Singer, Peter. "The Year of the Clone?" Kahn, Jennifer. "Stripped for Parts." 4. The Environment Leopold, Aldo. "Thinking Like a Mountain." Kolbert, Elizabeth. "Ice Memory." Kristof, Nicholas D. "Warm, Warmer, Warmest." Rauch, Jonathan. "Will Frankenfood Save the Planet?" Diamond, Jared. "Easter Island's End." Weisman, Alan. "The Earth Without People." 5. Frontiers Ferber, Dan. "The Man Who Mistook His Girlfriend for a Robot." Hockenberry, John. "The Next Brainiacs." Vlahos, James. "Will Drugs Make us Smarter?" de Grasse Tyson, Neil. "Launching the Right Stuff." Davies, Paul. "How to Build a Time Machine." Guterl, Fred. "Pondering the Future of the Future."
Series Title: Longman topics.
Responsibility: [edited by] Richard W. Grinnell.

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