Table of Contents March 1999

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There's only one place left to find the next wave of supermedicines. Fortunately, it's where we should have been looking all along
Stay close, don't pass, and we'll all get there somehow.
NASA learns to think big by building small
A half-billion miles from Earth, the feisty spacecraft Galileo astonishes us with flybys of Jupiter's bizarre moons
There's only one place left to find the next wave of supermedicines. Fortunately, it's where we should have been looking all along
Stay close, don't pass, and we'll all get there somehow.
NASA learns to think big by building small
War, rape, sexual abuse, and other severe trauma—even a car accident—could make part of your brain disappear.

Ten persistent misconceptions about the natural environment and conservation.

Imagine volcanoes that erupt with giant spinning plumes filled with microbes and other life that spin like a discus for months. Welcome to the strange, almost completely unknown life of undersea eruptions.

DEPARTMENTS

One of Gaby's legs was short; the problem had to be her hip
Who were these poets, architects, and sculptors?
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