Table of Contents March 1993

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An investment firm is ready to bet hundreds of millions that arcane mathematics can give the bulls and bears a run for the money.
Every day young primates leave the comfort of home to live through weeks and months of abuse at the hands of beastly strangers. Why in the world do they--and we--do it?
We need a kinder way to kill cancer--one that doesn't destroy the patient as well.
Two months ago two countries emerged from the ashes of once-communist Czechoslovakia. But left intact is some of the world's worst pollution.
What really happends when a society is forced to go it alone?