Egypt isn’t the only resting place of mummies. Cultures across the world preserved their dead, many of them women. Now, these mummified maidens are giving us a better picture of their ancient world.
While beekeepers across America fight for the survival of their winged charges, political agendas threaten vital scientific progress. And when it comes to burning fat, evolution and genetics have stacked the odds against some of us in the battle against the bulge. This and so much more in the March issue of Discover.