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CONTRIBUTORS' NOTES James Gleick, the author of Chaos: Making a New Science, is working on a biography of Richard Feynman. Roger Lewin is an editor of Science magazine, and the author of several books, including Bones of Contention. "Man's Place in Nature" is from a book to be published by the Smithsonian Institute. Lois Wingerson has been a staff writer for Discover and New Scientist magazines. Her book about gene mapping is under contract to E.P. Dutton. Patrick Huyghe is a science journalist, tv producer, and the author of Glowing Birds (Faber & Faber). R.E.W. Adams has taught at the University of Minnesota and the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is the author of several books and has thirty years of field work experience in the Maya Lowlands. He is director of the Rio Azul Project sketches are by his son. Jack Sanders is managing editor of a small group of Connecticut newspapers. He has studied wildflowers for some twenty years and has published several articles on the subject. The pieces here are from a book, tentatively titled Wildflower Lore. Kay Bonetti is director of the American Audio Prose Library. Several of her interviews have appeared in The Missouri Review. Terra Ziporyn is a former associate editor of The Journal ofthe American Medical Association and the author of Disease in the American Press (Greenwood Press, 1988). Herman Schneider, award-winning author of numerous science books, has taught at the City University of New York and was Science Supervisor of the New York City Elementary Schools. Leo Schneider, also an award-winning author of science books, was Senior Science Editor for the Book of Knowledge Encyclopedia. Susan Allport is the author of Explorers of the Black Box: The Search for the Cellular Basis of Memory (W.W. Norton, 1986). James T. Patterson is the author of several books, including The Dread Disease (Harvard, 1987). He is a Professor of History at Brown University. Robert Crease is the co-author, with Charles C. Mann, of The Second Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Twentieth-Century Physics. (MacMillan, 1986). Morton Hunt is a long-time science writer specializing in the behavioral and social sciences. He is currently writing a book on altruism titled The Compassionate Animal, to be published by William Morrow. ...


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