Table of Contents April 2003

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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Self-sustaining homes could mean the end of utility bills or even the end of utilities
After 40 years of visiting the Barí Indians in Venezuela, anthropologists have discovered a new twist on family values
The more electrophysiologist William Gilly learns about these mysterious denizens of the deep, the more they seem like an alien intelligence
If evolution comes down to survival of the fittest, then why do we joke around so much? New brain research suggests that the urge to laugh is the lubricant that makes humans higher social beings
A gathering of geniuses confront a simple question: Why do we know more about our cars than our own bodies?
What if Einstein was wrong?


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