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When Looking Is Not Seeing: Towards a Neurobiological View of Awareness
by Christof Koch
Recent advances in methods and technology mean the rime is finally ripe to begin studying consciousness as a biological phenomenon—the aggregate behavior of nerve cells.

Why Don't You Just Write Us a Constitution and Be Done With It
Political science professor Peter Ordeshook gives the Russians some fundamental principles to consider adopting for their own.

Scientific Elites and Scientific Illiterates
by David L. Goodstein
How is it that American scientists, ranked the best in the world, emerge from our much maligned educational system?


Books: Heisenberg's War: The Secret History of the German Bomb by Thomas Powers; Eintein's Dreams by Alan Lightman; The Molecular Vision of Life by Lily Kay

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