Table of Contents April 1999

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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The search for intelligent life in outer space is going so well, scientists need a little help from you and your home computer
The good news is recent research indicates fat might not be your fault. The bad news is you might not be able to do much about it
If you thought reproducing sheep and mice was a leap ahead, you won't believe what the Japanese have in mind.
When a painting shows the ravages of time, conservators try a little TLC — tender loving chemistry.
If you're sorry you didn't buy a few shares of Federal Express about 20 years ago, read this.


Even that genius couldn't have foreseen books on disks