Table of Contents November 2005

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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The American Century was built on a toxic metal, one we still know very little about
Why are two celebrated astronomers laughing at one of the most fundamental theories?
A new scientific mystery: Why haven't sophisticated DNA techniques identified more of the dead killed in last year's tsunami?And what will it mean for New Orleans?
Will the European 2 Agency put astronauts on the Red Planet before NASA does?
It's one thing to re-create a 9,000-year-old brew. It's another thing to drink it
For every cell in your body, you support 10 mostly beneficial bacterial cells.
Will a clock that works flawlessly for 10,000 years become the greatest wonder of the world?


Overcoming Newton's second law with better bra technology
Starry Galaxies Grow
Agony of Parkinson's Eased by Ecstasy?
Reason, Rhyme & 'Rithmetic
Biologists Find Life in Dark Frigid Trough
Male and female voices activate distinct regions in the male brain.
How to cut through the info blitz and actually get some work done
Killing Cancer With Red-Hot Nanotubes
Do Emotions Cloud Common Sense?
You'll Know Less If You Read This Story
Italians Find Drugs in River Sewage
The truth is that lifestyle is far more important than cholesterol levels