Table of Contents August 1999

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Does the 25,000-year-old body of a child found in Portugal make it more likely that they are our ancestors?

DEPARTMENTS

Air Conditioning America, the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.
What legacy do you leave: health and abundance, or a depleted, sickened world?'
Her pulse was close to stopping. Was it the drugs she was taking?

DATA

Why so many doctors hate Andrew Weil
Most botanists in this country want to kill every single one of those gorgeous plants. Could they be wrong?
Colorado State University meteorologist William Gray flew into his first hurricane in 1958 and got hooked. He's now one of the leading experts in forecasting the Atlantic hurricane season.
August showers brings shooting flowers
An American physician in a land of refugees.
Does the 25,000-year-old body of a child found in Portugal make it more likely that they are our ancestors?
August showers brings shooting flowers
Massive supernovas called hypernovas could explain mysterious bursts of energy.
Her pulse was close to stopping. Was it the drugs she was taking?
How a simple cough made us musical.
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Gas trapped in liquid can lessen toil and trouble.
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