Table of Contents July 2004

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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Soon some country or corporation is going to build a ribbon up to the sky. Then the question of who owns the moon or Mars will be answered
A new age of biotechnology promises bigger, faster, better bodies—and blood, urine, and saliva tests can't stop the cheating
The physics of pure hell at sea
Whether 'tis wiser to nourish a fetus in an external flap or grow it in a womb has shaped a new mystery of evolution
A novel idea for piping in sunlight where dreary fluorescent bulbs have long dominated
Professor of Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University


Is it severe depression or a physical problem?