Table of Contents June 1999

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FEATURES

Sharks gather off the coast of California each year and feast on seals and sea lions, but not humans. A new tracking system may help reveal why.
Breast-feeding protects babies from cancer, but no one knows quite how. So when biologists in Catharina Svanborg's lab saw mothers' milk kill cancer cells, they knew they were onto something big.
Huge, invisible surfaces shaped like abstract tubas can carry spacecraft from planet to planet
Sharks gather off the coast of California each year and feast on seals and sea lions, but not humans. A new tracking system may help reveal why.
Araripe Lagoon was an unforgiving killer. It plucked its victims from the sky and sealed them in a briny grave.
Back in 1973, some experts were predicting $100-a-barrel oil prices by the year 2000. What happened?
Wanted: Your message in a time capsule designed to last 50,000 years.

DEPARTMENTS

What did Mr. Leonard's back have to do with his eyesight?
Fat people are quick to seize on any excuse for their obesity'
The Oriental Institute brings its Egyptian hall back to life

DATA

Check out dusk's dazzling display of the evening star
More evidence for fossilized bacteria in a meteorite from Mars.
Check out dusk's dazzling display of the evening star
You'll get no kick from cocaine if you take this new vaccine
Is this the end of facial wrinkles and aging arteries that clog?
You'll get no kick from cocaine if you take this new vaccine
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