Table of Contents April 2001

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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Sigmund Freud may have been right after all— dreams are an open door to your unconscious mind.
The design of sport utility vehicles is enough to make the father of physics turn in his grave
Did the ancient Inca make the finest woolen cloth the world has ever known?
By learning to draw fertilizer from a clear blue sky, chemists have fed the multitudes. they've also unleashed a fury as threatening as atomic energy
Researchers strips genes from the simplest bacterium to create a life-form nature never thought of.
This is the future, and it moves at 186,000 miles per second.


When a sick stomach won't go away, a good patient history can help