Table of Contents

In This Issuehtmlpdf


Medical Genetics and the Engineering of Manhtmlpdf
by Leroy E. Hood and Robert J. MacLean Jr.
Most technologies alter the conditions under which man lives—but biomedical technology can modify man himself.

Good Nutrition for the Good Lifehtmlpdf
by Linus Pauling
It is possible by rather simple means, essentially nutritional, to increase the length of life expectancy and also the length of the period of well-being.

Cargo Cult Sciencehtmlpdf
by Richard Feynman
Some remarks on science, pseudoscience, and learning not to fool yourself. Caltech's 1974 commencement address.

Campus News:

Research Noteshtmlpdf
Astronomical Association
Sonic Boom
Riddle of the Rings
Light-mixing Spectroscopy
A Superconducting Alloy

Speaking Of . . . htmlpdf

Retiring This Year • htmlpdf

The Month at Caltechhtmlpdf
New Chairman
Caltech Loves Albert
It's for Keeps
In Memoriam: John G. McLean, Herbert G. Nash, Jeanne Augé
NAS Addenda
More Faculty Honors