Table of Contents May 2002

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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Could Jupiter's frozen moon support some arctic-like microbes?
The U.S. is the last Western country that still uses them for medical research.
Can programmable implants help epileptics detect the onset of seizures?
A supercharged new network with true tele-presence puts the needs of science first
Anna Roosevelt's ventures into the jungles of South America have turned up traces of human settlements far older than archaeologists ever suspected
The only real threat the majestic redwood has ever faced is us


A lack of fiber causes a dangerous infection