Reviews of Getting Physical: The Rise of Fitness Culture in America, The Audacity of Hops: The History of America’s Craft Beer Revolution, My Backyard Jungle: The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard into Habitat and Learned To Live with It, plus a full list of Science & Technology titles from the May 15 issue.
by Margaret Dominy Bejan, Adrian & J. Peder Zane. Design in Nature: How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organization. Doubleday. ISBN 9780385534611. $27.95; eISBN 9780385534628. Learn, with the help of mechanical engineer Bejan and journalist Zane, how the mapping of repetitive models in nature—river basins, cardiovascular systems, and bolts [...]