Table of Contents July 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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Dust devils were one of those scientific mysteries no one on Earth bothered to study until we figured out that they may control Mars's weather
New studies show that animals used in critical experiments may be out of their minds
Is it your smile? Your laugh? Or your armpits? The frustrating science of finding pheromones.
The party's over: when we turn up the lights, nature goes a little haywire
Locusts were once the scourge of the American plains. Will these giant grasshoppers return?

Now is the time to decide a critical question: How much do we want to know about what's in our DNA and when do we want to know it?


James Watson's solution: 'Just let all the genetic decisions be made by women'
An unfamiliar pathogen attacks unsuspecting passengers on a jetliner