Table of Contents November 2004

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We are only beginning to discover how vast and strange our solar system truly is
Legendary food scholar Harold McGee rocks us again
The power of trance can no longer be disputed, a psychiatrist at Stanford University says. Now we just have to use it
Archaeologists plot a recovery from the Taliban's cultural vandalism
When microbiologist Mitchell Sogin decided to trace human evolution to its roots, he had no idea he might find sponges


An aching chest and belly pain have a common cause


Blaze new trails to the far reaches of the cosmos—and be back in time for dinner
Outer space is not just out there—it is also on your windowsill and inside your body

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