SCHMIDT-NIELSEN, Knut. American (born Norway), b. 1915. Genres: Zoology, Biology, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: James B. Duke Professor of Physiology, Dept. of Zoology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1963- (Professor, 1952-63). Member, Board of Consultant Eds., Annals of Arid Zone, 1962-. Consulting Ed., News in Physiological Sciences, 1988- (Chief Ed., 1985-88). Member of Editorial Board, American Journal of Physiology. Member, Editorial Bds., Comparative Physiology, 1963-64, Physiological Zoology, 1959-70, and Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, 1961-66. Publications: Animal Physiology, 1960, 3rd ed., 1970; Desert Animals: Physiological Problems of Heat and Water, 1964; How Animals Work, 1972; (ed. with L. Bolis and S.H.P. Maddrell) Comparative Physiology, 3 vols., 1973-78; Animal Physiology: Adaptation and Environment, 1975, 5th ed., 1997; Scaling: Why Is Animal Size So Important?, 1984; The Camel's Nose: Memoirs of a Curious Scientist, 1998. Address: Dept. of Biology, Box 90338, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0338, U.S.A.