Table of Contents November 2004

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We are only beginning to discover how vast and strange our solar system truly is
The power of trance can no longer be disputed, a psychiatrist at Stanford University says. Now we just have to use it
Legendary food scholar Harold McGee rocks us again
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


Could an aching chest and pain in the belly have a common cause?


The best science performers are countries which make sure young people are set free to pursue their own agenda and express their creativity.
Blaze new trails to the far reaches of the cosmos—and be back in time for dinner

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