Table of Contents February 1995

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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A surgeon's tale of microbes, medicine, and unreasonable faith, of New Guinea and New Haven and a young woman on the edge of a mysterious death.
From goats to people, males can be mammary mammals, too.
Trying to pin down the most elusive member of the quark family is the perfect task for Melissa Franklin, a physicist with a flair for the eccentric and a love for the big machines.
You don't need to destroy all the plant life you see--just rearrange it a little. Then let nature do the rest.