Table of Contents March 2007

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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What sort of future do brain-injured Iraq veterans face?
Life on the moon will depend on how we use the moon's gritty dust.
A bad jury or judge? Might as well flip a coin.
Ancient Afghan treasures, nearly lost to the Taliban.
Satellites accurately track Earth's squishiness.
Fossil hunter, philanderer, oilman, spy: Barnum Brown dabbled in a few ­dubious shenanigans while amassing the world's greatest cache of ancient bones.


Jungle viruses hitch a ride into the U.S. via exotic pets.
Undertaker bees, the queens who were called kings, how honey helps wounds...
It's benevolent, it's peaceful, and your iPod can be the hypnotist.
Does anonymity breed nastiness in the online world?
You may be Time’s Person of the Year, but big media is still in control.
Our clumsy noses won't win any sniffing contests, but we can use them to find chocolate.
Pinpointing the origin of 1 billion spam messages shows global spam hotspots.
A change of mind is now everyone’s prerogative.
For 47 years, Goodall has studied, communicated with, and lived with chimps.
As you compile your reading list for 2007, consider these new and noteworthy books.
Steve Ettlinger shows what passes for 'cream' and 'butter.'


The secret? Sound waves.
Increasing numbers of patients go to great lengths for longer legs.
How heat helps your immune system fight infections.
Huge eruptions leave the world cold and hungry.
Some pieces of science history aren't worth as much as you might expect.
Requiem for the Mars Global Surveyor
Teenager achieves nuclear fusion at home.
Everything you know is wrong.
Proves to be a chimpanzee with unusual habits.
Artificial livers can be grown in a petri dish.
How people will die in the year 2030.