Volume 323 Issue 6086, 25 September 1986

Opinions

  • Opinion |

    The United States has embarked on what seems to be a competition to find the toughest recipe for keeping hard drugs out of reach. But the remedies likely to be most effective may well be overlooked.

  • Opinion |

    Against the odds, last week's meeting of the trading nations reached a hopeful agreement.

  • Opinion |

    Yale University, in the best traditions, seems to have found itself a firebrand for a president.

News

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Scientific Correspondence

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    Mary Holmes on what has — and has not — changed in the library since J.D. Bernal proposed sweeping revision of the means of disseminating scientific information.

    • Mary Holmes
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    National Geographic Research. Editor Harm J. de Blij. National Geographic Society. 4/yr. US$40; Canada $61.85; elsewhere $45 (surface), $60 (air).

    • Leonard Krishtalka
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    Anthropology Today. Editor Jonathan Benthall. Royal Anthropological Institute, 56 Queen Anne Street, London W1M 9LA, UK. 6/yr. UK £10 (institutional), £7 (individual): North America $14 (institutional), $12 (individual).

    • Paula Brown Glick
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    Advances in Contraception. Editor-in-chief G.I. Zatuchni. MTP Press. 4/yr. Dfl. 210, £52.50, $86.

    • Warren R. Jones
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    Journal of In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer. Editors-in-chief J. Friberg and N. Gleicher. Plenum. 6/yr. US $130 (institutional), $49.50 (individual); elsewhere $146 (institutional), $57.50 (individual).

    • C.R. Austin
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    Chronobiology International. Editors Alain Reinberg and Michael Smolensky. Pergamon. 41 yr. UK £60 (institutional), £31 (individual); North America $66.37 (institutional), $51 (individual).

    • Steven H. Strogatz
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    Journal of Automated Reasoning. Editor-in-chief L. Wos. Reidel. 4/yr. Dfl. 233, $97 (institutional); Dfl.100, $39 (individual).

    • S.W.D. Steel
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    Developmental Neuropsychology. Editor Francis J. Pirozzolo. Lawrence Erlbaum. 4/yr. North America $65 (institutional), $25 (individual); elsewhere $74 (institutional), $34 (individual).

    • Peter Bryant
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    Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology: Evoked Potential Section. Editor-in-chief Hans van Duijn. Elsevier. 6/yr. $83 (institutional); $55 (individual).

    • D. Aled Jeffreys
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    International Journal of Hyperthermia. Edited by S.B. Field, J. Overgaard, G. Hahn and T. Sugahara. Taylor & Francis. 6/yr. £80, $144.

    • Paul Carnochan
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    Journal of Controlled Release. Editors Jan Feijen and Jorge Heller. Elsevier. 9/yr in 3 volumes. Dfl.750. Journal of Microencapsulation. Editor J.R. Nixon. Taylor & Francis. 4/yr. £50, $90.

    • Malcolm Moore
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    Pharmaceutical Medicine. Editor Robert N. Smith. Macmillan, London. 41 yr. UK £48, North America $99, elsewhere £68.

    • Michael D. Rawlins
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    Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. Editor-in-chief S. Baba. Eisevier. 6/yr. Dfl. 305. Diabetic Medicine: Journal of the British Diabetic Association. Editor John Ireland. Wiley. 6/yr. UK £60 (institutional), £45 (individual); elsewhere $110 (institutional), $82.50 (individual).

    • Daniel W. Foster
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    Free Radical Research Communications. Managing editor J.V. Bannister. Har-wood. 6/yr. UK £154 (corporate), £124 (institutional), £61.60 (individual); North America $184 (corporate), $148 (institutional), $73.60 (indivdual). Journal of Free Radicals in Biology & Medicine. Editor-in-chief Kelvin J.A. Davies. Pergamon. 6/yr. UK £75, North America $125.

    • Graham Burton
    •  & Danial Wayner
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    Journal of Biotechnology. Managing editor A. Fiechter. Elsevier. 12/yr. Dfl. 861, $347. Biotechnology Progress: A Journal of Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering. Editor M. L. Shuler. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. 4/yr. US $50; elsewhere $55. MIRCEN Journal of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology: A Research Journal for Biotechnology in the Developing World. Editors J.C. Senez and F. A. Skinner. Oxford University Press. 4/yr. UK £20; North America $45; elsewhere £25.

    • Julian Davies
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    Biosensors: An International Journal. Managing editors I.J. Higgins, W.G. Potter and A.P.P. Turner. Elsevier Applied Science. 6/yr. U K £80; elsewhere £88.

    • A. Martin Smith
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    Trends in Genetics: DNA, Differentiation & Development. Editor Alison Stewart. Elsevier. 12/yr. Dfl. 500 (institutional); Dfl. 150, £33, $57 (individual).

    • David Cove
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    Soil Use and Management. Editor A. Wild. Blackwell Scientific. 4/yr. UK £37, North America and Japan $72, elsewhere £44.50 (institutional); UK £28, North America and Japan $55, elsewhere £33.50 (individual). Biology and Fertility of Soils. Editor-in-chief J.C.G. Ottow. Springer-International. 8/yr in 2 volumes. DM 490

    • Richard G. Burns
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    FEMS Microbiology Ecology. Editor-in-chief H. Veldkamp. Elsevier. 6/yr. Dfl. 275, $111 (institutional); Dfl. 136, $55 (individual).

    • Brian Whitton
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    FEMS Microbiology Reviews. Editor-in-chief G. Gottschalk. Elsevier. 4/yr. Dfl. 275, $111 (institutional); Dfl. 149, $60 (individual).

    • David H. Boxer
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    Biogeochemistry. Editor-in-chief Robert W. Howarth. Martinus Nijhoff. 61 y r in 2 volumes. Dfl. 346, $145.

    • R.W. Raiswell
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    Geology Today. Editor-in-chief. John H. McD. Whitaker. Blackwell Scientific. 6/yr. UK £45.50, North America and Japan $87.50, elsewhere £54.50 (institutional); UK £15, North America and Jap an $28.50, elsewhere £18 (individual).

    • Paul Mohr
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    Experimental and Applied Acarology.Editor-in-chief W. Helle. Elsevier. 4/yr. Dfl. 204.

    • Jim Berreen
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    Journal of Tropical Ecology. Editor Adrian G. Marshall. Cambridge University Press. 4/yr. UK £49 (institutional), £19.50 (individual); elsewhere $99 (institutional), $39 (individual).

    • Gordon H. Orians
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    Marine Mammal Science. Editor Joseph R. Geraci. Society for Marine Mammalogy, 1,041 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044, USA. 4/yr. North America $70; elsewhere $78.

    • Sheila S. Anderson
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    Food Reviews International: Production, Processing, Acceptance, Nutrition and Health. Editors Roy Teranishi and Irwin Hornstein. Dekker. 3/yr. $125 (institutional), $62.50 (individual). Food Additives and Contaminants: Analysis, Surveillance, Evaluation, Control. Editors R. Walker and M.E. Knowles. Taylor & Francis. 4/yr. £55, $99.

    • Catherine Geissler
    •  & T.A.B. Sanders
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    CABIOS: Computer Applications in the Biosciences. Executive editors R.J. Beynon and Joseph L. Modelevsky. IRL. 4/yr. UK £55, North America $95 (institutional); UK £30, North America $50 (individual).

    • Andrew Coulson
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    IMA Journal of Mathematics Applied in Medicine and Biology. Editor R. W. Hiorns. Oxford University Press. 4/yr. UK £54, North America $138, elsewhere £69. Communications in Statistics—Stochastic Models. Editor Marcel F. Neuts. Dekker. 3/yr. $110 (institutional), $55 (individual).

    • Jeol E. Cohen
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    The Visual Computer: International Journal of Computer Graphics. Editor-in-chief Tosiyasu L. Kurii. Springer-International. 6/yr. DM 337.50.

    • Andrew Dearing
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    C1 Molecule Chemistry: An International Journal. Editor-in-chief Igor B. Tkatchenko. Harwood. 6/yr. UK £208 (corporate), £166 (institutional), £83.20 (individual); North America $250 (corporate), $200 (institutional), $100 (individual).

    • M.F. Lappert
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    Analytical Sciences: The International Journal of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry. Editor S. Fujiwara. Katakura Libri, Inc., 36-9, Hongo 3-chome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113, Japan. 6/yr. $120 (institutional); $60 (individual).

    • John M. Ottaway
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    Langmuir: The ACS Journal of Surfaces and Colloids. Editor Arthur W. Adamson. American Chemical Society. 6/yr. US $329 (institutional), $55 (individual); UK $342 (institutional), $68 (individual).

    • Douglas H. Everett
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    Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals: Letters Section. Editor-in-chief M.M. Labes. Gordon & Breach. 12/yr. UK £106 (corporate), £84 (institutional), £42.40 (individual); North America $128 (corporate), $102 (institutional), $51.20 (individual). Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals: Bulletin. Editor-in-chief M. M. Labes. Gordon & Breach. 12/yr. UK £42 (corporate, £34 (institutional), £16.80 (idividual); North America $50 (corporate), $40 (institutional), $20 (individual).

    • J.W. Emsley
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    Solar and Wind Technology. Editor-in-chief A.A.M. Sayigh. Pergamon. 4/yr. UK £70 (institutional), £31 (individual); North America $115 (institutional), $51 (individual); elsewhere DM 330 (institutional), DM 143 (individual).

    • Brian Norton
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    Inverse Problems: An International Journal of Inverse Problems, Inverse Methods and Computerized Inversion of Data. Honorary editor P.C. Sabatier. Institute of Physics. 4/yr. UK £130; North America $220.

    • R.E. Burge
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    Superlattices and Microstructures: A Journal Devoted to the Science and Technology of Synthetic Microstructures, Microdevices, Surfaces and Interfaces. Editor-in-chief John D. Dow. Academic. 6/yr. UK £80; North America $152.

    • Andrew Holmes-Siedle
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    Space Policy. Edited by David Green. Butterworth. 4/yr. UK £80; North America $151; elsewhere £84.

    • J.C. Leeming

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