Science at the Frontier takes you on a journey through the minds of the nation's leading younger scientists as they explore the most exciting areas of discovery today. The volume describes the movement to expand scientific theory and measurement, the relationship between science and government in the search for effective pollution control, the increasing use of computer modeling in science, the search for the secrets of gene transcription, current developments in magnetic resonance imaging, and more.
"The topics covered are at the cutting edge of scientific endeavors and will give both scientists and nonscientists an excellent summary of the state of the exciting developments in the major fields of scientific endeavor . . . . The National Academy of Sciences is to be commended for making such an excellent volume available to a larger public." --CHOICE