LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE 
FOR 
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
1990-2004

The Los Angeles Times awards several prizes to honor achievement on literature by recognizing writers who have demonstrated outstanding craftsmanship and vision. A writer need not be an American citizen and need not have written originally in English, but the winning book must have been published in English in the United States during the eligible year. Awards are made for works published in the preceding year. The Prizes awarded for Science and Technology  are as follows.

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2004 Philip J. Hilts Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation
2003 Brenda Maddox Rosalind Franklin, The Dark Lady of DNA
2002 Richard Hamblyn The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies
2001 James Le Fanu The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine
2000 Dava Sobel Galileo's Daughter
1999 Douglas Starr Blood
1998 Steven Pinker How the Mind Works
1997 Carl Sagan The Demon-Haunted World
1996 Edward Wilson Naturalist
1995 Jonathan Weiner The Beak of the Finch
1994 Daniel McNeill & Paul Freiberger Fuzzy Logic
1993 Jared Diamond The Third Chimpanzee
1992 Grigori Medvedev The Truth About Chernobyl
1991 Jane S. Smith Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vaccine
1990 Frans de Waal Peacemaking Among Primates 

 
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