Table of Contents December 2000

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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Imagine a universe with no past or future, where time is an illusion and everyone is immortal. Welcome to that world, says physicist Julian Barbour
Demystifying South America's gigantic archaeological puzzle
Will algae blooming in an acidic, poisonous Montana mine lead us to an answer for Superfund sites?
Beans that don't have to be soaked, apples that don't turn brown, and other wonders from the food technology conference
Australians face the same problem with koalas as Americans do with deer. The pesky critters seem too cute to kill but are destroying a lot of precious habitat
If you hate using a keyboard to communicate with your PC, you're going to love the next revolution in technology


Why are so many women in this family unable to conceive?