Nature Yearbook of Science and Technology 2002

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9780333971475: Nature Yearbook of Science and Technology 2002
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From ocean drilling to leptons, asteroid showers to Malaria, and genetically modified food to Tyrannosaurus Sue, this is an annual yearbook for science and related communities. Carrying one of the most prestigious brands in science, this book provides a vast range of invaluable information for the serious scientist as well as the general reader. It contains a chronology of the year's major science news broken down by week, articles on science and society, facts and figures on science research, top institutes and scientists, funding, international organizations, annual prizes, and discussions of the commercial exploitation of science and technology. Additionally, there is a country-by-country guide to science infrastructure from international collaborations to museums, an analysis of technology and business, and selections from Nature's famous "Daedalus" column. This tremendous publication is completely unique and will revolutionize the field.

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Declan Butler is the European Correspondent at Nature and an outstanding young science writer and journalist. Members of the Nature editorial and news staff will contribute to the publication.

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"[A] massive text providing information on thousands of research centers as well as a terrific week-by-week chronology of the year's major scientific news" --Newsday

"This is a useful resource that fills a gap for researchers who want to stay up-to-date on the current major players and trends in the fast-paced field of science." --Booklist-Reference Books Bulletin

"Pulling together information that is sometimes difficult to find, The Nature Yearbook examines the state of scientific research in the world" --Library Journal

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