Table of Contents May 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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Forget about the technical problems. What we really have to worry about is what seven astronauts will do to one another after being locked up in a tiny capsule for nine months
When Steven Rosenberg was young, the Nazis killed his aunts and uncles one by one. When he was older, cancer killed his patients one by one. That connection just might save our lives
Everything you need to know about survival you can learn from an
Can a tenacious lone inventor revolutionize wireless communications with a chip he invented in his garage?
Will tinkering make mosquitoes better or worse?
After living well for a year on foods grown within 250 miles of his house, Gary Paul Nabhan sees a simple solution to the planet's environmental problems:


Headache, fever, and vomiting — a simple viral infection, right?