This list of forthcoming books has been compiled from the latest information available from publishers. Dates of publication, prices and numbers of pages are tentative, however, and are subject to change.

Biological Science

DNA: Protein interactions and Gene Regulation. E. Brad Thompson and John Papaconstantinou, eds. University of Texas Press: May, 296 pp, $32.50. Discusses protein-DNA and protein-RNA interactions involved in the regulation of informational macromolecules in both eukaryotic and prokaryotic systems.

The Year of the Crab: Marine Animals in Modern Medicine. William Sargent. Norton: May 18, 192 pp, $14.95. Discusses the biological mechanisms utilized by marine animals for survival and ongoing research exploring medical applications at Woods Hole.

lnterindividual Behavioral Variability in Social Insects. Robert L. Jeanne, ed. Westview Press: June, 350pp, $38.85. Focuses on the phenomena of individual idiosyncrasy and plasticity within castes of social insects and discusses basic physiological and social mechanisms.

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