Table of Contents April 1994

Discover Magazine's mission is to enable readers to lead richer lives by explaining and expanding their universe.  Each month we bring you in depth information and analysis from various topics ranging from technology and space to the living world we live in.
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Human pheromones? Chemical sex attractants? And a sixth sense organ in the nose? What are we, animals?
In the dry hills of the central Asian province, archeologists have unearthed more than 100 corpses that are as much as 4,000 years old, astonishingly well preserved--and caucasian.
Watching a python eat rat is not a spectacle for the squeamish. But it is a lesson in some prodigious feats of physiology.
Twisted, knotted, polka-dotted; here today, gone-cosmologically speaking--tomorrow. The finely sculpted adornments of the giant planets are a mystery we're just beginning to solve.