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Volume 262, Number 1, January, 1990
Volume 262, Number 2, February, 1990
Volume 262, Number 3, March, 1990
Volume 262, Number 4, April, 1990
Volume 262, Number 5, May, 1990
Volume 262, Number 6, June, 1990
Volume 263, Number 1, July, 1990
Volume 263, Number 2, August, 1990
Volume 263, Number 3, September, 1990
Volume 263, Number 4, October, 1990
Volume 263, Number 5, November, 1990
Volume 263, Number 6, December, 1990
Volume 264, Number 1, January, 1991
Volume 264, Number 2, February, 1991
Volume 264, Number 3, March, 1991
Volume 264, Number 4, April, 1991
Volume 264, Number 5, May, 1991
Volume 264, Number 6, June, 1991
Volume 265, Number 1, July, 1991
Volume 265, Number 2, August, 1991
Volume 265, Number 3, September, 1991
Volume 265, Number 4, October, 1991
Volume 265, Number 5, November, 1991
Volume 265, Number 6, December, 1991
Volume 266, Number 1, January, 1992
Volume 266, Number 2, February, 1992
Volume 266, Number 3, March, 1992
Volume 266, Number 4, April, 1992
Volume 266, Number 5, May, 1992
Volume 266, Number 6, June, 1992
Volume 267, Number 1, July, 1992
Volume 267, Number 2, August, 1992
Volume 267, Number 3, September, 1992
Volume 267, Number 4, October, 1992
Volume 267, Number 5, November, 1992
Volume 267, Number 6, December, 1992
Volume 266, Number 3, March, 1993
Volume 268, Number 1, January, 1993
Volume 268, Number 2, February, 1993
Volume 268, Number 3, March, 1993
Volume 268, Number 4, April, 1993
Volume 268, Number 5, May, 1993
Volume 268, Number 6, June, 1993
Volume 269, Number 1, July, 1993
Volume 269, Number 2, August, 1993
Volume 269, Number 3, September, 1993
Volume 269, Number 4, October, 1993
Volume 269, Number 5, November, 1993
Volume 269, Number 6, December, 1993
Volume 270, Number 1, January, 1994
Volume 270, Number 2, February, 1994
Volume 270, Number 3, March, 1994
Volume 270, Number 4, April, 1994
Volume 270, Number 5, May, 1994
Volume 270, Number 6, June, 1994
Volume 271, Number 1, July, 1994
Volume 271, Number 2, August, 1994
Volume 271, Number 3, September, 1994
Volume 271, Number 4, October, 1994
Volume 271, Number 5, November, 1994
Volume 271, Number 6, December, 1994
Volume 272, Number 1, January, 1995
Volume 272, Number 2, February, 1995
Volume 272, Number 3, March, 1995
Volume 272, Number 4, April, 1995
Volume 272, Number 5, May, 1995
Volume 272, Number 6, June, 1995
Volume 273, Number 1, July, 1995
Volume 273, Number 2, August, 1995
Volume 273, Number 3, September, 1995
Volume 273, Number 4, October, 1995
Volume 273, Number 5, November, 1995
Volume 273, Number 6, December, 1995
Volume 274, Number 1, January, 1996
Volume 274, Number 2, February, 1996
Volume 274, Number 3, March, 1996
Volume 274, Number 4, April, 1996
Volume 274, Number 5, May, 1996
Volume 274, Number 6, June, 1996
Volume 275, Number 1, July, 1996
Volume 275, Number 2, August, 1996
Volume 275, Number 3, September, 1996
Volume 275, Number 4, October, 1996
Volume 275, Number 5, November, 1996
Volume 275, Number 6, December, 1996
Volume 276, Number 1, January, 1997
Volume 276, Number 2, February, 1997
Volume 276, Number 3, March, 1997
Volume 276, Number 4, April, 1997
Volume 276, Number 5, May, 1997
Volume 276, Number 6, June, 1997
Volume 277, Number 1, July, 1997
Volume 277, Number 2, August, 1997
Volume 277, Number 3, September, 1997
Volume 277, Number 4, October, 1997
Volume 277, Number 5, November, 1997
Volume 277, Number 6, December, 1997
Volume ????, Number Special edition, 1997
Volume Special Edition, Number 1, 1997
Volume 278, Number 1, January, 1998
Volume 278, Number 2, February, 1998
Volume 278, Number 3, March, 1998
Volume 278, Number 4, April, 1998
Volume 278, Number 5, May, 1998
Volume 278, Number 6, June, 1998
Volume 279, Number 1, July, 1998
Volume 279, Number 2, August, 1998
Volume 279, Number 3, September, 1998
Volume 279, Number 3(special), 1998
Volume 279, Number 4, October, 1998
Volume 279, Number 5, November, 1998
Volume 279, Number 6, December, 1998
Volume ??, Number 1, 1998
Volume ??, Number 2, 1998
Volume Special Edition, Number 4, 1998
Volume 280, Number 1, January, 1999
Volume 280, Number 2, February, 1999
Volume 280, Number 3, March, 1999
Volume 280, Number 4, April, 1999
Volume 280, Number 5, May, 1999
Volume 280, Number 6, June, 1999
Volume 281, Number 1, July, 1999
Volume 281, Number 2, August, 1999
Volume 281, Number 3, September, 1999
Volume 281, Number 4, October, 1999
Volume 281, Number 5, November, 1999
Volume 281, Number 6, December, 1999
Volume ??, Number 2, 1999
Volume ??, Number 3, 1999
Volume 265, Number 2, August, 1991
Volume 268, Number 2, February, 1993
Volume 272, Number 3, March, 1995
Volume 272, Number 4, April, 1995
Volume 274, Number 4, April, 1996
Volume 275, Number 1, July, 1996
Volume 277, Number 2, August, 1997
Volume 150, Number ????, April, 1990


Scientific American
Volume 262, Number 1, January, 1990

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Aftershocks . . 14--14
                       T. M. B.   Loud and Clear . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--15
                       T. M. B.   Nanofuture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15--16
                 Philip E. Ross   Nit Picker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15--16
                    John Horgan   Quasicrystal Clear . . . . . . . . . . . 16--17
                 Russell Ruthen   Bottled Antimatter . . . . . . . . . . . 17--17
                Corey S. Powell   The Redshift Blues . . . . . . . . . . . 17--18
                       T. M. B.   On to the Past . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                          J. H.   A Grave Tale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                          J. H.   See Spot See Blue  . . . . . . . . . . . 20--21
                 John R. Searle   Is the Brain's Mind a Computer Program?  20--25
                    John Rennie   Nervous Excitement . . . . . . . . . . . 21--21
                          J. H.   Sleep of the Guilty  . . . . . . . . . . 21--22
                    John Horgan   Claude E. Shannon  . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22B
                      Anonymous   Artificial Intelligence: a Debate  . . . 25--25
         Paul M. Churchland and   
      Patricia Smith Churchland   Could a Machine Think? . . . . . . . . . 26--31
                 John R. Searle   Is the Brain's Mind a Computer Program?  26--31
         Paul M. Churchland and   
      Patricia Smith Churchland   Could a Machine Think? . . . . . . . . . 32--37
            Harold M. Weintraub   Antisense RNA and DNA  . . . . . . . . . 40--46
        Wallace S. Broecker and   
               George H. Denton   What Drives Glacial Cycles?  . . . . . . 48--56
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Computer Babble    100--102
               Deborah Erickson   Rational Drugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--104
              Stuart M. Dambrot   Tensaiji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--104
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 104--105
          Roger A. Hegstrom and   
             Dilip K. Kondepudi   The Handedness of the Universe . . . . . 108--115
             Robert M. Sapolsky   Stress in the Wild . . . . . . . . . . . 116--123
          John J. Bollinger and   
              David J. Wineland   Microplasmas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124--130
                      Anonymous   A Backyard Version of a Stirling Engine
                                  can be Built with Common Materials . . . 130
              Samuel Gulkis and   
            Philip M. Lubin and   
           Stephan S. Meyer and   
           Robert F. Silverberg   The Cosmic Background Explorer . . . . . 132--139
                      Anonymous   The Cellular Automata Programs that
                                  Create Wireworld, Rugworld and other
                                  Diversions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
                   Jearl Walker   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 140--144
                  A. K. Dewdney   Computer Recreations . . . . . . . . . . 146--149
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--153
        Richard Elliot Benedick   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154--154

Scientific American
Volume 262, Number 2, February, 1990

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: R.I.P.
                                  Blackbird  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--16
                  Tim Beardsley   Aborted Research . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                          J. H.   Chub Hubbub  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--18
                Corey S. Powell   Up Against the Wall  . . . . . . . . . . 18--19
                Tim Appenzeller   Roving Stones  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--20
                 Philip E. Ross   Cold Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
                       T. B. M.   Snakes in the Grass  . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                    John Rennie   Kissing Cousins  . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--23
                          J. H.   When Dad Drinks  . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--23
                   Paul Wallich   Playing the Numbers  . . . . . . . . . . 23--24
                    John Horgan   Indecent Burial  . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                 June Kinoshita   The Oncogene Connection  . . . . . . . . 24--24
                 Ronald Melzack   The Tragedy of Needless Pain . . . . . . 27--33
                Peter V. Foukal   The Variable Sun . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--41 (Intl. ed. 26)
          Ary L. Goldberger and   
            David R. Rigney and   
                  Bruce J. West   Science in Pictures: Chaos and Fractals
                                  in Human Physiology  . . . . . . . . . . 42--49
          Ary L. Goldberger and   
            David R. Rigney and   
                  Bruce J. West   Chaos and Fractals in Human Physiology   42 (Intl. ed. 34--??)
                  Govindjee and   
             William J. Coleman   How Plants Make Oxygen . . . . . . . . . 50--58
         Frederick S. Myers and   
                    E. Corcoran   Science and Business: Progress by
                                  Degrees  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60--66
                    John Rennie   Antibody Bonanza . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--65
                          E. C.   Banking Futures  . . . . . . . . . . . . 65--66
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 66--66
                Marc H. Brodsky   Progress in Gallium Arsenide
                                  Semiconductors . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--75 (Intl. ed. 56)
            Gerald S. Wilkinson   Food Sharing in Vampire Bats . . . . . . 76--82
              Valentin L. Yanin   The Archaeology of Novgorod  . . . . . . 84--91
                      Anonymous   When a Polymer Sheet is Stretched, It
                                  May ``Neck'' Long Before it Snaps  . . . 86
                W. Brian Arthur   Positive Feedbacks in the Economy  . . . 92--99
                   Jearl Walker   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 100--105
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--111
              Shirley M. Malcom   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--112

Scientific American
Volume 262, Number 3, March, 1990

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: Test Negative   18--22
                   Paul Wallich   Polar Heat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
                          J. H.   Vapor Trail  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                Corey S. Powell   Astronomy Potpourri  . . . . . . . . . . 26--27
                          J. H.   Broadcast Warning  . . . . . . . . . . . 27--28
                          J. H.   Bee Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--30
                    John Rennie   Who's the Dealer?  . . . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                 Philip E. Ross   Smelling Better  . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Down to the Wire . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--34
                          J. H.   Heli-Hopper  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--35
             Walter Greiner and   
               Aurel Sandulescu   New Radioactivities  . . . . . . . . . . 34
                  Tim Beardsley   Fallout  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--36
                  Ricki Rusting   Safe Passage?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                  Tim Beardsley   Punctuated Equilibrium . . . . . . . . . 36--38
              Jack O. Burns and   
              Nebojsa Duric and   
          G. Jeffrey Taylor and   
             Stewart W. Johnson   Observatories on the Moon  . . . . . . . 42--49 (Intl. ed. 18)
               Kendall A. Smith   Interleukin-2  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--57
                   Karen Wright   Trends in Communications: The Road to
                                  the Global Village . . . . . . . . . . . 57
             Walter Greiner and   
               Aurel Sandulescu   New radioactivities (nucleus models) . . 58--63, 66, 67
             Walter Greiner and   
               Aurel Sandulescu   New Radioactivities  . . . . . . . . . . 58--67
           Arch C. Johnston and   
                 Lisa R. Kanter   Earthquakes in Stable Continental Crust  68--75 (Intl. ed. 42)
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Likely Litigation  76--77
                          E. C.   Not Just a Pretty Face . . . . . . . . . 77--78
                    Fred Guterl   One if by Land . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--78
                          E. C.   Fischer Black  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--79
                Gregory T. Pope   One-Step Steel . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79--80
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 80--81
                   Karen Wright   Trends in Communications: The Road to
                                  the Global Village . . . . . . . . . . . 83--94
                   Karen Wright   The Road to the Global Village . . . . . 83 (Intl. ed. 57--??)
                      Anonymous   Lunar Infants, Lotteries and Meteorites
                                  Expose the Dangers of Math Abuse . . . . 90
        S. Laurie Sanderson and   
              Richard Wassersug   Suspension-Feeding Vertebrates . . . . . 96--101
                   Joseph Weiss   Unconscious Mental Functioning . . . . . 103--109
      Thomas V. Gamkrelidze and   
                   V. V. Ivanov   The Early History of Indo-European
                                  Languages  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--116
                  A. K. Dewdney   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 118--121
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--127
              Richard F. Tucker   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--128

Scientific American
Volume 262, Number 4, April, 1990

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Slow Boat to
                                  Mars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                    John Horgan   Right to Lie?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--18
                       T. M. B.   Acid Test  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                       T. M. B.   Science Behind the Wall  . . . . . . . . 20--20
                   Paul Wallich   Zap! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
                Corey S. Powell   Gone in a Flash  . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                 Philip E. Ross   All about Eve  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
                       T. M. B.   Green Thumbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                 June Kinoshita   Net Result: Folded Protein . . . . . . . 24--26
                          J. H.   Space Invaders . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--30
                    John Rennie   Tone of Relief . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                    John Horgan   Mandelbrot Set-To  . . . . . . . . . . . 30--34
                 Robert Repetto   Deforestation in the Tropics . . . . . . 36--42
          Charles H. Townes and   
                Reinhard Genzel   What is Happening at the Center of Our
                                  Galaxy?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--55 (Intl. ed. 26)
                 Kary B. Mullis   The Unusual Origin of the Polymerase
                                  Chain Reaction . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--65
           Richard A. F. Grieve   Impact Cratering on the Earth  . . . . . 66--73 (Intl. ed. 44)
                 John E. Yelled   The Transformation of the Kalahari !Kung 72
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Milliken & Co.  . . 74--76
               Deborah Erickson   Of Mice and Men  . . . . . . . . . . . . 76--77
                          D. E.   Atmosphere of Uncertainty  . . . . . . . 77--78
             Henry Scott Stokes   Breakup? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--78
                          D. E.   Cashcowosaurus . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--79
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 79--80
           Michael W. Golay and   
                Neil E. Todreas   Advanced Light-Water Reactors  . . . . . 82--89 (Intl. ed. 58)
                      Anonymous   A Homemade Copper Chloride Laser Emits
                                  Powerful Burst of Green and Yellow Light 88
          Robert B. Barlow, Jr.   What the Brain Tells the Eye . . . . . . 90--95 (Intl. ed. 66)
                 John E. Yellen   The Transformation of the Kalahari !Kung 96--105
             Pamela B. Vandiver   Ancient Glazes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--113
                   Jearl Walker   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 114--117
              M. Granger Morgan   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--123
                        Al Gore   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124--124

Scientific American
Volume 262, Number 5, May, 1990

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--13
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Second Opinion  19--20
                    John Horgan   Open Skies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--24
                Corey S. Powell   Can't Get there from here  . . . . . . . 24--25
                   Paul Wallich   Murky Water  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--26
                 Russell Ruthen   Go with the Grain  . . . . . . . . . . . 26--30
                 Ari W. Epstein   Cool Breeze  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                          J. H.   Now you see it \ldots  . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                       T. M. B.   Reach Out and Touch \ldots . . . . . . . 32--32
                       T. M. B.   Snail Tale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--34
                       T. M. B.   Tainted Feed, Mad Cows . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                          J. H.   Through a Glass, Darkly  . . . . . . . . 34--36
                          J. H.   An Antidrug Message gets its Facts Wrong 36--36
                       T. M. B.   Radiation Risks Revisited  . . . . . . . 36--40
                    John Horgan   Free Radical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--44
           Peter J. Neufeld and   
                 Neville Colman   When Science Takes the Witness Stand . . 46--53
                John N. Bahcall   The Solar-Neutrino Problem . . . . . . . 54--61 (Intl. ed. 26)
                   Kared Wright   Trends in Transportation: The Shape of
                                  Things to Go . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
            Steven A. Rosenberg   Adoptive Immunotherapy for Cancer  . . . 62--69 (Intl. ed. 34)
               Peter Wellnhofer   Archaeopteryx  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70--77
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Bright Future  . . 78--80
               Deborah Erickson   Trick of the Tongue  . . . . . . . . . . 80--81
                          D. E.   Putting Down Roots . . . . . . . . . . . 81--84
                    John Rennie   Cancer Catcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84--84
             Frederick S. Myers   Play it Again, WABOT . . . . . . . . . . 84--85
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 86--88
                      Anonymous   How to Transform Flights of Fancy into
                                  Fractal Flora or Fauna . . . . . . . . . 90
                   Karen Wright   Trends in Transportation: The Shape of
                                  Things to Go . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--101
                   Karen Wright   The Shape of Things to Go  . . . . . . . 92
         William C. Leggett and   
               Kenneth T. Frank   The Spawning of the Capelin  . . . . . . 102--107
               Carl W. Peterson   High-Performance Parachutes  . . . . . . 108--116
           John C. Caldwell and   
                   Pat Caldwell   High Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa . . 118--125
                  A. K. Dewdney   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 126--129
     Priscilla Johnson McMillan   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--135
             Richard J. Mahoney   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--136

Scientific American
Volume 262, Number 6, June, 1990

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago: Errata . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
               Deborah Erickson   Science and the Citizen: Blood Feud  . . 17--18
                  Tim Beardsley   Hubble's Legacy  . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--22
                    John Horgan   Death Watch  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--25
                   Paul Wallich   Peary Redux  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--26
                Corey S. Powell   Science Writ Small . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                 June Kinoshita   Atomic Fountain  . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--31
                          J. H.   ``Flying Ring'' Inventor Revamps the
                                  Boomerang  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                 Philip E. Ross   Man Bites Shark  . . . . . . . . . . . . 31--31
                    John Rennie   Old Green Genes  . . . . . . . . . . . . 31--34
                          J. H.   Skullduggery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                  Ricki Rusting   Easing the Trauma  . . . . . . . . . . . 34--36
                    John Horgan   Overview: Schizophrenia  . . . . . . . . 37--40
        André Ulmann and   
            Georges Teutsch and   
               Daniel Philibert   Ru 486 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42--48
              Richard P. Binzel   Pluto  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--58 (Intl. ed. 26)
                     Nobuo Suga   Biosonar and Neural Computation in Bats  60--68
       Kenneth C. Macdonald and   
                    Paul J. Fox   The Mid-Ocean Ridge  . . . . . . . . . . 72--79 (Intl. ed. 42)
                  Paul J. Nahin   Oliver Heaviside . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Talking Policy . . 82--84
               Deborah Erickson   Sick of Work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84--86
                 Philip E. Ross   Dust Busters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--88
                          D. E.   Patent Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88--93
                      Anonymous   Sunspots and how to observe them safely  88
                          D. E.   Remote Possibility . . . . . . . . . . . 93--93
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 94--95
        Theodore W. Pietsch and   
             David B. Grobecker   Science in Pictures: Frogfishes  . . . . 96--103
        Theodore W. Pietsch and   
             David B. Grobecker   Frogfishes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 (Intl. ed. 56--??)
          Olli V. Lounasmaa and   
                 George Pickett   The $^3$He Superfluids . . . . . . . . . 104--111 (Intl. ed. 64)
           John P. Reganold and   
        Robert I. Papendick and   
                  James F. Parr   Sustainable Agriculture  . . . . . . . . 112--120
                  Paul J. Nahin   Oliver Heaviside . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--129
                  Paul J. Nahin   Oliver Heaviside (biography) . . . . . . 122--129
            Forrest M. Mims III   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 130--133
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134--139
                   Ralph Gomory   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140--140


Scientific American
Volume 263, Number 1, July, 1990

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: The Death
                                  Penalty  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--20
                          J. H.   As Birth-Control Options in the U.S.
                                  Dwindle, more Married Women Turn to
                                  Sterilization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                          J. H.   Strength in Numbers  . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                   Pat Janowski   Mapping the Immeasurable . . . . . . . . 24--25
                    John Rennie   Of Mice and MS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--25
                          J. H.   Pythagoras's Bells . . . . . . . . . . . 25--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Shocking Genes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                          J. H.   A Nasty Little Squirt  . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                 Philip E. Ross   Gothic Mystery . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                       T. M. B.   Orbiting Eye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                Corey S. Powell   Lost in the Clouds . . . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                 Russell Ruthen   Profile: Modest Maverick . . . . . . . . 32--35
                Robert M. White   The Great Climate Debate . . . . . . . . 36--43
        Eddy M. De Robertis and   
           Guillermo Oliver and   
       Christopher V. E. Wright   Homeobox Genes and the Vertebrate Body
                                  Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--52 (Intl. ed. 26)
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Aerospace: The New Space Race  50
              Stephen Myers and   
                 Emilio Picasso   The LEP Collider . . . . . . . . . . . . 54--61 (Intl. ed. 34)
           Mark A. Atkinson and   
               Noel K. Maclaren   What Causes Diabetes?  . . . . . . . . . 62--71
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Aerospace: The New Space Race  72--85
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                  Tim Beardsley   The New Space Race . . . . . . . . . . . 72
           Michael G. Sheldrick   Science and Business: Driving While
                                  Automated  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--88
                      Anonymous   An Odd Journey Along Even Roads Leads to
                                  Home in Golygon City . . . . . . . . . . 86
               Deborah Erickson   Do you See What I See? . . . . . . . . . 88--89
                    John Rennie   Move Over, Mr. Spock . . . . . . . . . . 89--92
                          D. E.   Now Hear This  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--93
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 93--93
               John A. Conkling   Pyrotechnics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--102
             Joseph R. Newhouse   Chestnut Blight  . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--111
           Ronald L. Graham and   
                Joel H. Spencer   Ramsey Theory  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--117
                  A. K. Dewdney   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 118--121
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--127
               Norton D. Zinder   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--128

Scientific American
Volume 263, Number 2, August, 1990

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                   Paul Wallich   Science and the Citizen: Dark Days . . . 16--20
                    Fred Guterl   Big Country, Big Problems  . . . . . . . 20--20
            Marguerite Holloway   Hot Geese  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                  Tim Beardsley   Oravske Kuru . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                    John Horgan   Bufo Abuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--27
                  Ricki Rusting   A Clock in the Trees . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                    John Horgan   Unsolved Mysteries . . . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                       T. M. B.   The Sea Turtle's Tale  . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Profile: Gene Doctor . . . . . . . . . . 33--33B
             Janne E. Nolan and   
              Albert D. Wheelon   Third World Ballistic Missiles . . . . . 34--40
                 Robert J. Cava   Superconductors Beyond 1-2-3 . . . . . . 42--49 (Intl. ed. 24)
                 John Mills and   
                    Henry Masur   AIDS-Related Infections  . . . . . . . . 50--57
       Hartmut Jürgens and   
         Heinz-Otto Peitgen and   
                  Dietmar Saupe   The Language of Fractals . . . . . . . . 60--67
               R. Stephen Berry   When the melting and freezing points are
                                  not the same . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--74
           Steven N. Handel and   
              Andrew J. Beattie   Seed Dispersal by Ants . . . . . . . . . 76--83A
            Philip D. Jones and   
               Tom M. L. Wigley   Global Warming Trends  . . . . . . . . . 84--91
                      Anonymous   How to Monitor Ultraviolet Radiation
                                  from the Sun . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
                 June Kinoshita   Science in Pictures: Maya Art for the
                                  Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--97
                 June Kinoshita   Maya Art for the Record  . . . . . . . . 92 (Intl. ed. 74--??)
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: a Thin Line  . . . 98--100
                Corey S. Powell   Plastic Goes Green . . . . . . . . . . . 101--101
               Deborah Erickson   Down on the Pharm  . . . . . . . . . . . 102--103
                          D. E.   Solar Sells  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--103
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 104--104
            Forrest M. Mims III   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 106--109
                           Anon   Amateur scientist  . . . . . . . . . . . 106
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--115
              Miriam Rothschild   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--116

Scientific American
Volume 263, Number 3, September, 1990

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Blurred
                                  Reflections  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--29
                       T. M. B.   Molecular Engineers Mimic Mother Nature  30--30
                       T. M. B.   Boosting Fusion  . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--31
                  Ricki Rusting   Hatchet Job  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                   Paul Wallich   Digital Desperados . . . . . . . . . . . 34--38
                 Philip E. Ross   Lorenz's Butterfly . . . . . . . . . . . 42--42
            Marguerite Holloway   Fetal Law  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--48
                       T. M. B.   Easier Said than Done  . . . . . . . . . 48--50
                    John Rennie   Overview: Tolerating Self  . . . . . . . 50--53
                   Ged R. Davis   Energy for Planet Earth  . . . . . . . . 54--60, 62 (Intl. ed. 20--27)
         Deborah L. Bleviss and   
                   Peter Walzer   Energy for Motor Vehicles  . . . . . . . 54--61 (or 102--109??)
                   Ged R. Davis   Energy for Planet Earth  . . . . . . . . 54--62
          Arnold P. Fickett and   
          Clark W. Gellings and   
                Amory B. Lovins   Efficient Use of Electricity . . . . . . 64--74
        William U. Chandler and   
          Alexei A. Makarov and   
                      Zhou Dadi   Energy for the Soviet Union, Eastern
                                  Europe and China . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--80 (or 120--127??)
             Rick Bevington and   
            Arthur H. Rosenfeld   Energy for Buildings and Homes . . . . . 76--86
               Marc H. Ross and   
              Daniel Steinmeyer   Energy for Industry  . . . . . . . . . . 88--98
         Deborah L. Bleviss and   
                   Peter Walzer   Energy for Motor Vehicles  . . . . . . . 102--109
         Amulya K. N. Reddy and   
         José Goldemberg   Energy for the Developing World  . . . . 110--118 (or 62--72??) (Intl. ed. 62--72)
        William U. Chandler and   
          Alexei A. Makarov and   
                      Zhou Dadi   Energy for the Soviet Union, Eastern
                                  Europe and China . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--127
                      Anonymous   How to Resurrect a Cat from Its Grin . . 124
          William Fulkerson and   
          Roddie R. Judkins and   
               Manoj K. Sanghvi   Energy from Fossil Fuels . . . . . . . . 128--135 (Intl. ed. 82--89)
               Wolf Häfele   Energy from Nuclear Power  . . . . . . . 136--144
           Carl J. Weinberg and   
             Robert H. Williams   Energy from the Sun  . . . . . . . . . . 146--155 (Intl. ed. 98--106)
                John P. Holdren   Energy in Transition . . . . . . . . . . 156--163 (Intl. ed. 108--115)
               Deborah Erickson   Science and Business: Big-Time Orphan    164--166
                      Gary Stix   Meteoric Messages  . . . . . . . . . . . 167--167
                          D. E.   Skin Stand-Ins . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168--168
                          G. S.   Muffling Umklapp . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--169
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Electron Switches  . . . . . . . . . . . 169--170
                    John Rennie   Anatomical Cartography . . . . . . . . . 170--170
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 171--171
                  A. K. Dewdney   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 174--177
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178--183
                  Robert Malpas   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184--184

Scientific American
Volume 263, Number 4, October, 1990

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: New Order . . . 18--24
            Feng-hsiung Hsu and   
        Thomas Anantharaman and   
            Murray Campbell and   
               Andreas Nowatzyk   A Grandmaster Chess Machine  . . . . . . 18--24
              Holger Wittekindt   A Latin American Caterpillar Calls Ants
                                  to a Free Meal . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                 Philip E. Ross   Venus Unveiled . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                       T. M. B.   Fowl Play  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                  Ricki Rusting   Seeing the Light . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--30
                       T. M. B.   Adjusted Agenda  . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                    David Cooke   Teaching Teachers  . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                     Philip Yam   Stardust Memories  . . . . . . . . . . . 34--37
                       T. M. B.   Cannabis Comprehended  . . . . . . . . . 38--38
            Marguerite Holloway   Profile: Vive La Différence . . . . . . . 40--42
            Feng-hsiung Hsu and   
        Thomas Anantharaman and   
            Murray Campbell and   
               Andreas Nowatzyk   A Grandmaster Chess Machine  . . . . . . 44--50
            Hsu Feng-hsiung and   
        Thomas Anantharaman and   
            Murray Campbell and   
               Andreas Nowatzyk   A Grandmaster Chess Machine  . . . . . . 44
                Carmen Sapienza   Parental Imprinting of Genes . . . . . . 52--60
          Robert C. Spindel and   
             Peter F. Worcester   Ocean Acoustic Tomography  . . . . . . . 62--67 (or 94)
            David M. Pepper and   
              Jack Feinberg and   
           Nicolai V. Kukhtarev   The Photorefractive Effect . . . . . . . 62--74
                    John Horgan   Trends in Cosmology: Universal Truths    74
                      Anonymous   Debate: What Caused the Mass Extinction? 76--77
             Walter Alvarez and   
                    Frank Asaro   What Caused the Mass Extinction? an
                                  Extraterrestrial Impact  . . . . . . . . 76 (Intl. ed. 44--??)
          Vincent E. Courtillot   What Caused the Mass Extinction? a
                                  Volcanic Eruption  . . . . . . . . . . . 76 (Intl. ed. 53--??)
             Walter Alvarez and   
                    Frank Asaro   An Extraterrestrial Impact . . . . . . . 78--84
          Vincent E. Courtillot   A Volcanic Eruption  . . . . . . . . . . 85--92
                      Anonymous   A Remote-Control Camera that Catches the
                                  Wind and Captures the Landscape  . . . . 92
          Robert C. Spindel and   
             Peter F. Worcester   Ocean Acoustic Tomography  . . . . . . . 94--99
              Rolf F. Barth and   
          Albert H. Soloway and   
             Ralph G. Fairchild   Boron Neutron Capture Therapy for Cancer 100--107
                    John Horgan   Trends in Cosmology: Universal Truths    108--117
                    John Horgan   Universal Truths . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Gigabit Connection 118--120
               Deborah Erickson   On Again, Off Again  . . . . . . . . . . 121--122
                          G. S.   Cold Cathodes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--123
                          G. S.   Infrastructure Woes  . . . . . . . . . . 123--123
                          G. S.   Less of a Problem? . . . . . . . . . . . 124--124
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 125--125
            Forrest M. Mims III   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 126--129
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--134
               James L. Johnson   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135--135

Scientific American
Volume 263, Number 5, November, 1990

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
            Marguerite Holloway   Science and the Citizen: ``A Great
                                  Poison'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--20
                          M. H.   Questions About a Major Herbicide  . . . 20--20
                      Gary Stix   The Ò's have it . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
               Deborah Erickson   Trojan Cow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                     Philip Yam   Terrorist Shrimp Kidnaps for Defense . . 26--26
                 Russell Ruthen   Light Motif  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--29
                    John Horgan   Stinging Criticism . . . . . . . . . . . 29--32
                          J. H.   Liquid Sky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Recovery Drill . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                 Philip E. Ross   Overview: Dead Sea Scrolls . . . . . . . 36--38
           Nathan Rosenberg and   
            L. E. Birdzell, Jr.   Science, Technology and the Western
                                  Miracle  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42--54
                 Martin J. Rees   Black Holes in Galactic Centers  . . . . 56--66
                 Inder M. Verma   Gene Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--84
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Trends in Materials: Diminishing
                                  Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
                Jonathan Winson   The Meaning of Dreams  . . . . . . . . . 86--96
                      Anonymous   A Compendium of Math Abuse from around
                                  the World  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
            Vaughan F. R. Jones   Knot Theory and Statistical Mechanics    98--103
                A. Trevor Hodge   A Roman Factory  . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--111
               Robin J. Wootton   The Mechanical Design of Insect Wings    114--120 (Intl. ed. 66)
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Diminishing dimensions . . . . . . . . . 122--126, 128--131
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Trends in Materials: Diminishing
                                  Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--131
               Deborah Erickson   Science and Business: Electronic Earful  132--134
                      Gary Stix   Bug-Eyed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134--135
                          D. E.   Not Biochips?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--138
                 Philip E. Ross   A Million Watts of Light . . . . . . . . 138--139
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 140--140
                  A. K. Dewdney   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 142--145
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146--151
        J. Christopher Westland   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152--152

Scientific American
Volume 263, Number 6, December, 1990

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                           Anon   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                           Anon   50 and 100 Years ago . . . . . . . . . . 14
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: Measuring
                                  Eternity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--20
                           Anon   Science and the citizen  . . . . . . . . 16
                Corey S. Powell   Far Out  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--23
                    John Horgan   Going to Pot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--24
                      Gary Stix   Beam of Hope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--25
                    John Horgan   Double Trouble . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--28
                     Philip Yam   Acacia Trees Kill Antelope in the
                                  Transvaal  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                  Tim Beardsley   Clearing the Airways . . . . . . . . . . 28--33
            Marguerite Holloway   Mussels may Clump Together to Improve
                                  their Food Supply  . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                  Tim Beardsley   Profile: Dr. Greenhouse  . . . . . . . . 33--36
                   A. H. Zewail   The birth of molecules (ultrafast
                                  photographic observations) . . . . . . . 40--46
             Bruce G. Blair and   
               Henry W. Kendall   Accidental Nuclear War . . . . . . . . . 53--58
            R. Stephen Saunders   Science in Pictures: The Surface of
                                  Venus  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60--62
            R. Stephen Saunders   The Surface of Venus . . . . . . . . . . 60 (Intl. ed. 26--31)
                Igor N. Todorov   How Cells Maintain Stability . . . . . . 66--75
                Ahmed H. Zewail   The Birth of Molecules . . . . . . . . . 76--82
                    John Rennie   Trends in Immunology: The Body Against
                                  Itself . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
                Ahmed H. Zewail   The Birth of Molecules . . . . . . . . . 76 (Intl. ed. 40--??)
                 Irvin Rock and   
                 Stephen Palmer   The Legacy of Gestalt Psychology . . . . 84--90
          Kenneth B. Storey and   
                Janet M. Storey   Frozen and Alive . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--97
                      Anonymous   Fermat's Christmas Theorem is Explained
                                  in One Dickens of a Tale . . . . . . . . 94
        Christopher B. Stringer   The Emergence of Modern Humans . . . . . 98--104
                    John Rennie   Trends in Immunology: The Body Against
                                  itself . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--115
                    John Rennie   The Body against Itself  . . . . . . . . 106
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Narrow Bandwidth   116--118
                           Anon   Science and business . . . . . . . . . . 116
                      Gary Stix   This number is you . . . . . . . . . . . 118--119
               Deborah Erickson   Sugar Fix? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119--122
                      Gary Stix   Field Effects  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--123
                  Tim Beardsley   Food for Thought . . . . . . . . . . . . 125--125
                   Paul Wallich   Garbage In, Garbage Out  . . . . . . . . 126--126
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 127--127
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 128--131
                           Anon   Mathematical recreations . . . . . . . . 128
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132--139
                           Anon   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
                      Anonymous   Annual Index 1990  . . . . . . . . . . . 140--143
                           Anon   Annual index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
       Christopher P. Mckay and   
               Robert H. Haynes   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--144


Scientific American
Volume 264, Number 1, January, 1991

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                Fred Cuterl and   
                 Russell Ruthen   Science and the Citizen: Chunnel Vision  22--28
                     Philip Yam   Short-Order Cook . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
            Marguerite Holloway   Neural Vector  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Trans Fat  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                   Paul Wallich   Wavelet Theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--35
                    John Rennie   Leaky Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--36
                  Tim Beardsley   Profile: AIDS Dispute  . . . . . . . . . 36--37
           Jeffrey T. Richelson   The Future of Space Reconnaissance . . . 38--44
                    Per Bak and   
                       Kan Chen   Self-Organized Criticality . . . . . . . 46--53 (Intl. ed. 26)
           Frederic M. Richards   The Protein Folding Problem  . . . . . . 54--63
                Gustina Scaglia   Building the Cathedral in Florence . . . 66--72
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Trends in Computing: Calculating Reality 74
                 David C. Black   Worlds Around Other Stars  . . . . . . . 76--83
               Gerald Weissmann   Aspirin  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84--90
                      Anonymous   Tools for Computer Graphics Make an
                                  Invisible World Seem Less Alien  . . . . 90
         Nicholas B. Davies and   
                 Michael Brooke   Coevolution of the Cuckoo and Its Hosts  92--98
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Trends in Computing: Calculating Reality 100--109
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Calculating Reality  . . . . . . . . . . 100 (Intl. ed. 74--??)
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Second-Generation
                                  Silicon  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--111
                      Gary Stix   Future Shock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--112
               Deborah Erickson   Gene Rush  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--113
                      Gary Stix   Yale Set Designers Turn to Finite
                                  Element Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . 113--113
                 Philip E. Ross   Buckeyballs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--116
                      Gary Stix   Another Small Step?  . . . . . . . . . . 116--116
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 117--117
                  A. K. Dewdney   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 118--121
                      Anonymous   Mathematical recreations . . . . . . . . 118
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--125
                      Anonymous   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
                B. R. Inman and   
               Daniel F. Burton   Essay: Technology and Competitiveness    126--126
                B. R. Inman and   
               Daniel F. Burton   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126

Scientific American
Volume 264, Number 2, February, 1991

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                 Russell Ruthen   Science and the Citizen: Iraq's Nuclear
                                  Threat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   Science and the citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                  Tim Beardsley   The A Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--19
                    John Horgan   Postal Mortem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--23
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Charting a More Cautious Path to Space   24--24
                Corey S. Powell   Disposable Astronomy . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                Corey S. Powell   Hubble Bags a Great White  . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Superconducting Transistors Show their
                                  Speed  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                   Paul Wallich   Safe Bytes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--29
                  Tim Beardsley   Nuclear Numbers  . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
              Sevgi O. Aral and   
                 King K. Holmes   Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the
                                  AIDS Era . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--69
            Gary J. Feldman and   
               Jack Steinberger   The Number of Families of Matter . . . . 70--75
              Walter J. Freeman   The Physiology of Perception . . . . . . 78--85 (Intl. ed. 34)
            Donald P. Greenberg   Computers and Architecture . . . . . . . 88--93 (or 104)
         Malcolm R. Howells and   
                 Janos Kirz and   
                    David Sayre   X-Ray Microscopes  . . . . . . . . . . . 88--94 (Intl. ed. 42--48)
         Peggy D. Rismiller and   
               Roger S. Seymour   The Echidna  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--103
                    John Horgan   Trends in Evolution: In the
                                  Beginning\ldots  . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
            Donald P. Greenberg   Science in Pictures: Computers and
                                  Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--109
          Edward L. Kottick and   
        Kenneth D. Marshall and   
          Thomas J. Hendrickson   The Acoustics of the Harpsichord . . . . 110--115
                    John Horgan   Trends in Evolution: in the
                                  Beginning\ldots  . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--125
                    John Horgan   In the Beginning . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
                      Anonymous   The True Story of how Theseus Found His
                                  Way out of the Labyrinth . . . . . . . . 118
               Deborah Erickson   Science and Business: Life in the Blood  126--127
                      Anonymous   Science and business . . . . . . . . . . 126
                      Gary Stix   Changing Mission . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--131
               Deborah Erickson   An Acoustic Sensor Spies on Insects  . . 131--131
                      Gary Stix   Hole or Doughnut . . . . . . . . . . . . 132--133
                      Gary Stix   Reach Out  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134--134
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 135--135
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 136--139
                      Anonymous   Mathematical recreations . . . . . . . . 136
                Philip J. Klass   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140--143
                      Anonymous   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
                    Bill Nelson   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--144

Scientific American
Volume 264, Number 3, March, 1991

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: Death with
                                  Dignity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--20
                      Anonymous   Science and the citizen  . . . . . . . . 17
                    John Horgan   A Modest Proposal on Altruism  . . . . . 20--20
            Marguerite Holloway   Sex and Silversides  . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                Corey S. Powell   X-Ray Riddle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                    John Horgan   The Leading Theory of the Universe
                                  Survives Another Attack  . . . . . . . . 27--27
                    John Rennie   Down for the Count . . . . . . . . . . . 27--30
                  Tim Beardsley   Guessing Game  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--33
                  Tim Beardsley   A Nitrogen Fix for Wheat . . . . . . . . 32--32
                     Philip Yam   Grim Expectations  . . . . . . . . . . . 33--34
                     Tom Koppel   Profile: Supercomputer Solo  . . . . . . 34--36
                 John H. Barton   Patenting Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--46
               Leon M. Lederman   The Tevatron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--55 (Intl. ed. 26)
           Andrew W. Murray and   
              Marc W. Kirschner   What Controls the Cell Cycle . . . . . . 56--63
        William F. Ruddiman and   
               John E. Kutzbach   Plateau Uplift and Climatic Change . . . 66--75
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Pharmacology: Rx for Addiction 70
                 Roland Winston   Nonimaging Optics  . . . . . . . . . . . 76--81 (Intl. ed. 52)
                 James A. Young   Tumbleweed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--87
       Anthony M. Snodgrass and   
               John L. Bintliff   Surveying Ancient Cities . . . . . . . . 88--93
                      Anonymous   A Menu of Mathematical Morsels,
                                  Topological Tidbits and Puzzling Plums   88
       Anthony M. Snodgrass and   
               John L. Bintliff   Surveying Ancient Cities . . . . . . . . 88 (Intl. ed. 64--??)
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Pharmacology:  . . . . . . . . 94--103
            Marguerite Holloway   R$_x$ for addiction  . . . . . . . . . . 94
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Light Traffic  . . 106--108
                      Anonymous   Science and business . . . . . . . . . . 106
                      Gary Stix   Plane Geometry . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--111
               Deborah Erickson   Through the Grapevine  . . . . . . . . . 111--112
                      Gary Stix   Thinking Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--113
               Deborah Erickson   Complete Combustion  . . . . . . . . . . 113--113
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 114--114
                  A. K. Dewdney   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 116--118
                      Anonymous   Mathematical recreations . . . . . . . . 116
                 Timothy Ferris   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--125
                      Anonymous   Brooks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
                  Jonathan Mann   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126--126

Scientific American
Volume 264, Number 4, April, 1991

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--11
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11--11
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Cold Start  . . 14--16
                  Tim Beardsley   Tracking the Missing Carbon  . . . . . . 16--16
               Deborah Erickson   Seeking Senescence . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                  Tim Beardsley   A Gentler Therapy? . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                     Philip Yam   Into the Lattice . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--21
                Corey S. Powell   Looking for Nothing  . . . . . . . . . . 22--23
                    Nisa Geller   Old Masters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--23
            Marguerite Holloway   A Press Release on Dioxin Sets the
                                  Record Wrong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                    John Horgan   History Lessons  . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                      Anonymous   Profile: Political Engineer  . . . . . . 26--35
              Harold M. Hubbard   The Real Cost of Energy  . . . . . . . . 36--42
          Peter W. Stephens and   
                Alan I. Goldman   The Structure of Quasicrystals . . . . . 44--53
         Steven Lanier McKnight   Molecular Zippers in Gene Regulation . . 54--64
                 Philip E. Ross   Trends in Linguistics: Hard Words  . . . 70
                      Anonymous   Why Tarzan and Jane Can Walk in Step
                                  with the Animals that Roam the Jungle    88
           Roald Z. Sagdeev and   
              Charles F. Kennel   Collisionless Shock Waves  . . . . . . . 106--113
            Pierre Tiollais and   
           Marie-Annick Buendia   Hepatitis B Virus  . . . . . . . . . . . 116--123
         Donald M. Trotter, Jr.   Science in Pictures: Photochromic and
                                  Photosensitive Glass . . . . . . . . . . 124--129
         Donald M. Trotter, Jr.   Photochromic and Photosensitive Glass    124 (Intl. ed. 56--61)
           R. McNeill Alexander   How Dinosaurs Ran  . . . . . . . . . . . 130--136
                 Philip E. Ross   Trends in Linguistics: Hard Words  . . . 138--147
                 Philip E. Ross   Hard Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 (Intl. ed. 70--??)
               Deborah Erickson   Science and Business: Love and Terror    148--150
                    John Rennie   A Plague of Plaques  . . . . . . . . . . 150--150
                      Gary Stix   Is Morse Code Signing off? . . . . . . . 152--152
                      Gary Stix   Call and Tell  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152--153
                 Mark Fischetti   Gas Vaccine  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--154
                  Tim Beardsley   Mind Reader  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154--156
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 157--157
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 158--161
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162--167
              Michael E. Porter   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168--168

Scientific American
Volume 264, Number 5, May, 1991

                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 years ago . . . . . . . . . . 14
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: Up in Flames    17--24
                      Anonymous   Science and the citizen  . . . . . . . . 17
                    John Horgan   U.S. Gags Discussion of War's
                                  Environmental Effects  . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                    John Rennie   Proofreading Genes . . . . . . . . . . . 28--32
            Marguerite Holloway   Hol Chan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                     Philip Yam   Freezing Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--35
                  Tim Beardsley   Parched Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                    John Horgan   Profile: Reluctant Revolutionary . . . . 40--49
         Norbert Hirschhorn and   
       William B. Greenough III   Progress in Oral Rehydration Therapy . . 50--56
                  Frank Wilczek   Anyons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58--65 (Intl. ed. 24)
            Carol L. Moberg and   
                 Zanvil A. Cohn   René Jules Dubos  . . . . . . . . . . . . 66--74
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Trends in Energy: Cleaning up Coal . . . 70
          Misha A. Mahowald and   
                    Carver Mead   The Silicon Retina . . . . . . . . . . . 76--82 (Intl. ed. 40)
                George Brimhall   The Genesis of Ores  . . . . . . . . . . 84--91 (Intl. ed. 48)
                      Anonymous   The Theory of Rigidity, or How to Brace
                                  Yourself against Unlikely Accidents  . . 89
             Patrick Cunningham   The Genetics of Thoroughbred Horses  . . 92--98
                 Donald R. Hill   Mechanical Engineering in the Medieval
                                  Near East  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--105 (Intl. ed. 64)
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Cleaning Up Coal . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--116
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Trends in Energy: Cleaning Up Coal . . . 106--116
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Handful of Pain    118--120
                      Anonymous   Science and business . . . . . . . . . . 118
                      Gary Stix   Light Flight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--121
               Deborah Erickson   Cadmium Charges  . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--122
                      Gary Stix   Protein Probe  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--123
               Deborah Erickson   Open Channels  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124--124
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 125--125
                  A. K. Dewdney   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 126--128
                      Anonymous   Mathematical recreations . . . . . . . . 126
                Philip Morrison   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--135
                      Anonymous   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
         John Kenneth Galbraith   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--136

Scientific American
Volume 264, Number 6, June, 1991

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--11
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11--11
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                 Philip E. Ross   Science and the Citizen: Science? Nyet   17--20
                    John Horgan   Do Screwy Images Solve a Superconductor
                                  Mystery? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                    John Rennie   Homeobox Harvest . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                    John Horgan   From the Ashes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--27
                   Paul Wallich   Of Two Minds about Privacy . . . . . . . 27--27
                     Philip Yam   There's the Rub  . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                 Russell Ruthen   Double Vision  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Second Guessing  . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--35
                    John Horgan   Questioning the ``It from Bit''  . . . . 36--38
           Steven Aftergood and   
       David W. Hafemeister and   
          Oleg F. Prilutsky and   
            Joel R. Primack and   
          Stanislav N. Rodionov   Nuclear Power in Space . . . . . . . . . 42--47
 Thierry J.- L. Courvoisier and   
                  E. Ian Robson   The Quasar 3C 273  . . . . . . . . . . . 50--57
           Vincent A. Fischetti   Streptococcal M Protein  . . . . . . . . 58--65
               Owen B. Toon and   
               Richard P. Turco   Polar Stratospheric Clouds and Ozone
                                  Depletion  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--74
                Corey S. Powell   Trends in Geophysics: Peering Inward . . 72--81
              Edward McEwen and   
           Robert L. Miller and   
         Christopher A. Bergman   Early Bow Design and Construction  . . . 76--82
               Michael W. Berns   Laser Surgery  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84--90
                      Anonymous   A Swift Trip over Rugged Terrain . . . . 89
             Sir William McCrea   Arthur Stanley Eddington . . . . . . . . 92--97
                Corey S. Powell   Trends in Geophysics: Peering Inward . . 100--111
                Corey S. Powell   Peering Inward . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Flat Horizons  . . 112--114
               Deborah Erickson   Lighten Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--117
                     Tom Koppel   Reading Books Byte by Byte . . . . . . . 116--117
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Starting from Scratch  . . . . . . . . . 118--118
               Deborah Erickson   Clot Spotter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--119
                    John Rennie   Selling Cells  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--120
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Sorting Out Chaos on Wall Street . . . . 121--121
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: a Swift Trip
                                  over Rugged Terrain  . . . . . . . . . . 123--125
                Philip Morrison   Brief: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 127--131
                 Sergei Kapitza   Essay: The State of Soviet Science . . . 132--132


Scientific American
Volume 265, Number 1, July, 1991

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 15--15
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: Burning
                                  Questions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--24
                      Anonymous   Science and the citizen  . . . . . . . . 17
                    John Horgan   Why are Data from Kuwait Being Withheld? 20--20
                    John Rennie   Proteins 2, Malaria 0  . . . . . . . . . 24--25
                    John Rennie   Birds of a Fever . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--25
               Deborah Erickson   Molecular Trickster  . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                 Russell Ruthen   Quantum Magnets  . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                     Philip Yam   Math Exorcise  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--29
                Corey S. Powell   Live from Off-Center . . . . . . . . . . 29--32
                    John Horgan   Biggest Black Hole in the Universe?  . . 32--32
            Marguerite Holloway   A Subtle Mind Contemplates Science . . . 33--34
                 David F. Musto   Opium, Cocaine and Marijuana in American
                                  History  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--47
              Steven W. Stahler   The Early Life of Stars  . . . . . . . . 48--55
            Justin A. Zivin and   
                 Dennis W. Choi   Stroke Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--63
           Glen M. Robinson and   
             David M. Perry and   
            Richard W. Peterson   Optical Interferometry of Surfaces . . . 66--71
                Gary A. Strobel   Biological Control of Weeds  . . . . . . 72--78
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Transportation: Along for the
                                  Ride?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76--85
              Izumi Shimada and   
                 John F. Merkel   Copper-Alloy Metallurgy in Ancient Peru  80--86
                 Peter Bellwood   The Austronesian Dispersal and the
                                  Origin of Languages  . . . . . . . . . . 88--93
                      Anonymous   Insectoids Invade a Field of Robots  . . 93
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Transportation: Along for the
                                  Ride?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--106
                      Gary Stix   Along for the Ride?  . . . . . . . . . . 94
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Silicon Lights Up  108--109
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Memorable Revival  . . . . . . . . . . . 109--110
             Elizabeth Corcoran   A Chip-Making Plan to Leapfrog Japan . . 110--110
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Sound Bytes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--112
                   Paul Wallich   Fortran Forever  . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--112
               Deborah Erickson   $3$-D Documents  . . . . . . . . . . . . 113--116
                 Philip E. Ross   A Matter of Taste  . . . . . . . . . . . 116--116
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Games that Networks Play . . . . . . . . 117--117
                  A. K. Dewdney   Mathematical Recreations: Insectoids
                                  Invade a Field of Robots . . . . . . . . 118--121
                Philip Morrison   Books: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 122--127
                   John Timpane   Essay: The Poetry of Science . . . . . . 128--128

Scientific American
Volume 265, Number 2, August, 1991

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: Exporting
                                  Misery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--18
               Deborah Erickson   Do DNA Fingerprints Protect the
                                  Innocent?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                    John Rennie   A Small Disturbance  . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                 Russell Ruthen   Waves are Waves\ldots  . . . . . . . . . 21--22
                    John Horgan   Caribbean Killer . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--23
                Corey S. Powell   The New Moon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                  Tim Beardsley   Positive Response  . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                 Philip E. Ross   Man's Best Friend  . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
            Marguerite Holloway   The Reward of Ideas that are Wrong . . . 29--30
                 Sergei Kapitza   Antiscience Trends in the U.S.S.R. . . . 32--38
              Joshua Barnes and   
             Lars Hernquist and   
      François Schweizer   Colliding Galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . 40--47
               Robert K. Moyzis   The Human Telomere . . . . . . . . . . . 48--55
              Horst Breuker and   
            Hans Drevermann and   
             Christoph Grab and   
     Alphonse A. Rademakers and   
                   Howard Stone   Science in Pictures: Tracking and
                                  Imaging Elementary Particles . . . . . . 58--63
              Horst Breuker and   
            Hans Drevermann and   
             Christoph Grab and   
     Alphonse A. Rademakers and   
                   Howard Stone   Tracking and Imaging Elementary
                                  Particles  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 (Intl. ed. 42--47)
              Jerome S. Schultz   Biosensors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--69
            Howard E. Evans and   
               Kevin M. O'Neill   Beewolves  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70--76
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Biology: Smart Genes . . . . . 72
             Stuart A. Kauffman   Antichaos and Adaptation . . . . . . . . 78--84
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Biology: Smart Genes . . . . . 86--95
                  Tim Beardsley   Smart Genes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
                      Anonymous   What in Heaven is a Digital Sundial? . . 89
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Ordering chaos . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96, 98
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Ordering Chaos . . 96--98
               Deborah Erickson   Can Japan Put the Brakes on Global
                                  Warming? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--98
                      Gary Stix   Firewater Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99--100
                      Gary Stix   Off the MAP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--101
               Deborah Erickson   Painkiller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--101
               Deborah Erickson   Binding Bone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--102
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Rise and Fall of Cities  . . . . . . 103--103
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: What in Heaven
                                  is a Digital Sundial?  . . . . . . . . . 104--106
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--111
             Charles E. Ziegler   Essay: The Second Bottom Line  . . . . . 112--112

Scientific American
Volume 265, Number 3, September, 1991

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                    John Rennie   Science and the Citizen: Graft without
                                  Corruption . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--22
                  Tim Beardsley   Elusive Quarry . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--26
                 Russell Ruthen   Gravity's Rainbow  . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                     Philip Yam   AIDS Education May Breed Intolerance . . 30--30
                     Philip Yam   Has AIDS Peaked? . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--34
               Deborah Erickson   Model Mice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                    John Rennie   Psychic vs. Skeptic  . . . . . . . . . . 39--40
                 Philip E. Ross   Mutt & Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--48
                   G. C. Vinton   Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42--51
                 Russell Ruthen   Clear Advantage  . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--53
                      Gary Stix   Profile: David A. Huffman: Encoding the
                                  ``Neatness'' of Ones and Zeroes  . . . . 54--58
           Michael L. Dertouzos   Communications, Computers and Networks   62--69
                 Vinton G. Cerf   Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--81
             Lawrence G. Tesler   Networked Computing in the 1990s . . . . 86--93
                    Mark Weiser   The Computer for the 21st Century  . . . 94--104
         Nicholas P. Negroponte   Products and Services for Computer
                                  Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--113
              Anne W. Branscomb   Computers, Networks and Public Policy:
                                  Common Law for the Electronic Frontier   108
                        Al Gore   Computers, Networks and Public Policy:
                                  Infrastructure for the Global Village    108
                 Mitchell Kapor   Computers, Networks and Public Policy:
                                  Civil Liberties in Cyberspace  . . . . . 108
                Lee Sproull and   
                   Sara Kiesler   Computers, Networks and Work . . . . . . 116--123
           Thomas W. Malone and   
                John F. Rockart   Computers, Networks and the Corporation  128--136
                      Anonymous   Leaping into Lyapunov space  . . . . . . 130
                    Alan C. Kay   Computers, Networks and Education  . . . 138--148
                      Anonymous   Computers, Networks and Public Policy    150--150
                        Al Gore   Infrastructure for the Global Village    150--153
              Anne W. Branscomb   Common Law for the Electronic Frontier   154--158
                 Mitchell Kapor   Civil Liberties in Cyberspace  . . . . . 158--164
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Golden Screws  . . 166--169
                     Tom Koppel   Learning how Bacteria Swim could Set New
                                  Gears in Motion  . . . . . . . . . . . . 168--169
             Elizabeth Corcoran   True Blue  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171--172
                      Gary Stix   Moles at Work  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173--173
               Deborah Erickson   Industrial Immunology  . . . . . . . . . 174--175
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   Trading Leisure Time for More Goods? . . 176--176
                  A. K. Dewdney   Mathematical Recreations: Leaping into
                                  Lyapunov Space . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178--180
                Philip Morrison   Books: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 182--189
                    R. W. Lucky   Essay: The Urge of an Ancient Dream  . . 190--190

Scientific American
Volume 265, Number 4, October, 1991

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                    John Rennie   Science and the Citizen: Howls of Dismay 18--20
                Corey S. Powell   Greenhouse Gusher  . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                     Philip Yam   Sol's Plumage  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                     Philip Yam   Spin Cycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                    John Horgan   The Danger from Kuwait's Air Pollution   30--30
                 Philip E. Ross   Crossed Lines  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Sharper Image  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
             Robert F. Curl and   
             Richard E. Smalley   Fullerenes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
                    John Horgan   Word Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                  Tim Beardsley   Sharing Germplasm  . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                   Paul Wallich   Digital Dyslexia . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
            Marguerite Holloway   The Satisfaction of Delayed
                                  Gratification  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--44
             Nevin S. Scrimshaw   Iron Deficiency  . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--52
             Robert F. Curl and   
             Richard E. Smalley   Fullerenes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54--63
                Andrew H. Knoll   End of the Proterozoic Eon . . . . . . . 64--73
         Harald von Boehmer and   
                 Pawel Kisielow   How the Immune System Learns About Self  74--81
        Marguerite Holloway and   
                    John Horgan   Trends in Environmental Technology:
                                  Soiled Shores  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
                 Peter R. Grant   Natural Selection and Darwin's Finches   82--87
          Richard P. Binzel and   
      M. Antonietta Barucci and   
           Marcello Fulchignoni   The Origins of the Asteroids . . . . . . 88--94
                     Jon Orloff   Focused Ion Beams  . . . . . . . . . . . 96--101
            Marguerite Holloway   Soiled Shores  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--116
        Marguerite Holloway and   
                    John Horgan   Soiled Shores  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
                      Anonymous   Concentration: A Winning Strategy  . . . 103
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: The Light
                                  Fantastic  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--121
                      Gary Stix   Don't Change the Channel, Rearrange that
                                  Face . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--121
               Deborah Erickson   Secret Garden  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121--122
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Body Heat  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--123
                      Gary Stix   How's My Driving?  . . . . . . . . . . . 124--124
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   An Illusion of Economic Stability? . . . 125--125
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Concentration:
                                  a Winning Strategy . . . . . . . . . . . 126--128
                Philip Morrison   Books: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 129--133
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Quantum English . . . . . . . . . 134--134

Scientific American
Volume 265, Number 5, November, 1991

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Red Alert . . . 17--18
                     Philip Yam   Atomic Turn-on . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                    John Rennie   Dyslexia: a Problem of Timing  . . . . . 26--26
                    John Rennie   Are Species Specious?  . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Murder Mystery . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--29
                  Tim Beardsley   Big Bang . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                 Russell Ruthen   Quantum Pinball  . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--38
                 Philip E. Ross   Endless Endgame? . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--38
               Dennis J. Selkoe   Void Protein and Alzheimer's Disease . . 40
                    John Horgan   The Pied Piper of Superstrings . . . . . 42--47
            Franklin E. Zimring   Firearms, Violence and Public Policy . . 48--54
               Hans Gutbrod and   
             Horst Stöcker   The Nuclear Equation of State  . . . . . 58--66
               Dennis J. Selkoe   Amyloid Protein and Alzheimer's Disease  68--78
        Dominic Man-Kit Lam and   
             Bryant W. Rossiter   Science in Pictures: Chromoskedasic
                                  Painting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80--85
        Dominic Man-Kit Lam and   
             Bryant W. Rossiter   Chromoskedasic Painting  . . . . . . . . 80 (Intl. ed. 48--??)
                Corey S. Powell   Trends in Astronomy: Mirroring the
                                  Cosmos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
             Jack L. Jewell and   
          James P. Harbison and   
                   Axel Scherer   Microlasers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--94
                   Howard Green   Cultured Cells for the Treatment of
                                  Disease  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--102
                      Anonymous   Painting in Color without Pigments . . . 98
      Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza   Genes, Peoples and Languages . . . . . . 104--110
                Corey S. Powell   Trends in Astronomy: Mirroring the
                                  Cosmos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--123
                Corey S. Powell   Mirroring the Cosmos . . . . . . . . . . 112
               Deborah Erickson   Science and Business: Brain, Food  . . . 124--126
               Deborah Erickson   Sustainable Jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . 127--128
               Deborah Erickson   Skinside Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--130
               Deborah Erickson   Plastic for the '90s . . . . . . . . . . 130--131
                      Gary Stix   Human Spec Sheet . . . . . . . . . . . . 132--133
                   Paul Wallich   No Accounting for Disaster . . . . . . . 134--134
        Dominic Man-Kit Lam and   
             Alexandra J. Baran   The Amateur Scientist: Painting in Color
                                  without Pigments . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--137
                Philip Morrison   Books: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 139--143
              Donald R. Griffin   Essay: Animal Thinking . . . . . . . . . 144--144

Scientific American
Volume 265, Number 6, December, 1991

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
            Marguerite Holloway   Science and the Citizen: High and Dry    16--20
                 Philip E. Ross   Buckytubes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                    John Rennie   The Ig Nobel Prizes  . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Fatal Flaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--29
                Corey S. Powell   Star Bursts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                     Eddie Koch   People Preserves . . . . . . . . . . . . 54--54
                  Tim Beardsley   Cross Reaction . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--57
                      Gary Stix   Smaller World  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58--59
                    John Horgan   The Man who Loves Insects  . . . . . . . 60--64
                Ellen L. Bassuk   Homeless Families  . . . . . . . . . . . 66--74
          Jonathan J. Halliwell   Quantum Cosmology and the Creation of
                                  the Universe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76--85
                     P. Wallich   Trends in Artificial Intelligence:
                                  Silicon Babies . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--91
                 David W. Golde   The Stem Cell  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--93
              David Anthony and   
         Dimitri Y. Telegin and   
                   Dorcas Brown   The Origin of Horseback Riding . . . . . 94--100
                      Anonymous   A Short Trek to Infinity . . . . . . . . 100
              Israel Dostrovsky   Chemical Fuels from the Sun  . . . . . . 102--107
               Roger S. Seymour   The Brush Turkey . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--114
     Amy Dahan Dalmédico   Sophie Germain . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--122
                   Paul Wallich   Trends in Artificial Intelligence:
                                  Silicon Babies . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124--134
                   Paul Wallich   Silicon Babies . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Rethinking
                                  Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--139
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Thinking of Machines . . . . . . . . . . 140--141
               Deborah Erickson   Beyond Sympathy  . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--141
                      Gary Stix   Seeing is Believing  . . . . . . . . . . 142--142
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 143--143
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: a Short Trek
                                  to Infinity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--147
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Books: Science Books for Young People    148--153
                      Anonymous   Annual Index: Annual Index 1991  . . . . 154--157
               Nathan Rosenberg   Essay: Marx Wasn't All Wrong: Essay:
                                  Marx wasn't all Wrong  . . . . . . . . . 158--158


Scientific American
Volume 266, Number 1, January, 1992

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 9--10
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                Corey S. Powell   Science and the Citizen: Venus Revealed  16--17
           Fakhri A. Bazzaz and   
                  Eric D. Fajer   Plant Life in a CO$_2$ Rich World  . . . 18
                    John Horgan   After the Inferno  . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                Corey S. Powell   Rocky Rendezvous . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                  Tim Beardsley   Report Card  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--23
            Marguerite Holloway   Under Construction . . . . . . . . . . . 25--26
                     Philip Yam   Bonus Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--28
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Tacky Lasers are the Tiniest yet . . . . 28--28
                  A. K. Dewdney   Turing Test  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Population Pressure  . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                    John Rennie   Inside Job . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  Tim Beardsley   A Troubled Homecoming  . . . . . . . . . 33--36
           Fakhri A. Bazzaz and   
                  Eric D. Fajer   Plant Life in a CO$_2$-Rich World  . . . 68--74
           Fakhri A. Bazzaz and   
                  Eric D. Fajer   Plant Life in a $ C O_2 $-Rich World . . 68
           Martin C. Gutzwiller   Quantum Chaos  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--84
         Gustav E. Lienhard and   
                Jan W. Slot and   
             David E. James and   
               Mike M. Mueckler   How Cells Absorb Glucose . . . . . . . . 86--91
           John K. Cannizzo and   
            Ronald H. Kaitchuck   Accretion Disks in Interacting Binary
                                  Stars  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--99
             Kenneth J. Lohmann   How Sea Turtles Navigate . . . . . . . . 100--106
                    John Rennie   Trends in Parasitology: Living Together  104
              R. Brian Ferguson   Tribal Warfare . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--113
             Emmanuel Desurvire   Lightwave Communications: The Fifth
                                  Generation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--121
                  Douglas Smith   How to Generate Chaos at Home  . . . . . 121
                    John Rennie   Trends in Parasitology: Living Together  122--133
                    John Rennie   Living Together  . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
               Deborah Erickson   Science and Business: Growing Strong . . 134--142
                      Gary Stix   Explosive Images . . . . . . . . . . . . 137--137
                  Tim Beardsley   Current Event  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138--139
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Green Machine  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140--141
                      Gary Stix   No Tipping, Please . . . . . . . . . . . 141--141
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   Coping with Math Anxiety . . . . . . . . 142--142
                  Douglas Smith   The Amateur Scientist: How to Generate
                                  Chaos at Home  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--146
                Philip Morrison   Books: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 147--150
                Michael C. Lach   Essay: An Inner-City Education . . . . . 151--151

Scientific American
Volume 266, Number 2, February, 1992

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: Early Arrivals  17--20
                  Tim Beardsley   Night Heat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--21
                Corey S. Powell   A Confusing Little Ice Age . . . . . . . 21--21
                 Philip E. Ross   New Whoof in Whorf . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                    John Horgan   The End of Clumpiness? . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Shear Bliss  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--29
            Marguerite Holloway   Abyssal Proposal . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--31
                    John Rennie   Life in the Fast Lane  . . . . . . . . . 31--31
                    John Horgan   The Mephistopheles of Neurobiology . . . 32--35
              Nathan Caplan and   
           Marcella H. Choy and   
               John K. Whitmore   Indochinese Refugee Families and
                                  Academic Achievement . . . . . . . . . . 36--42
                 Patricia Fryer   Mud Volcanoes of the Marianas  . . . . . 46--52
                Lance A. Liotta   Cancer Cell Invasion and Metastasis  . . 54--63
                 Gerhard Storch   Science in Pictures: The Mammals of
                                  Island Europe  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--69 (Intl. ed. 42)
                     Steven Chu   Laser Trapping of Neutral Particles  . . 70--76
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Trends in Consumer Electronics: Picture
                                  Perfect  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
           Garman Harbottle and   
                Phil C. Weigand   Turquoise in Pre-Columbian America . . . 78--85
              Diane B. Paul and   
              Costas B. Krimbas   Nikolai V. Timoféeff-Ressovsky  . . . . . 86--92
                    Ian Stewart   The Kissing Number . . . . . . . . . . . 90
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Trends in Consumer Electronics: Picture
                                  Perfect  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--103
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Picture Perfect  . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Riding on Air  . . 104--105
               Deborah Erickson   A Better Red . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--106
                  Tim Beardsley   Making Antisense . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--108
               Deborah Erickson   It's a Wrap  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--109
                      Gary Stix   Further References . . . . . . . . . . . 110--110
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Discreet Disappearance of the
                                  Bourgeoisie  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--111
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The Kissing
                                  Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--115
                Philip Morrison   Brief: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 116--119
              Geoffrey Burbidge   Essay: Why Only One Big Bang?  . . . . . 120--120

Scientific American
Volume 266, Number 3, March, 1992

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
        Marguerite Holloway and   
                     Philip Yam   Science and the Citizen: Reflecting
                                  Differences  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--18
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Tuning in Hot Signals  . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                  Tim Beardsley   Relative Hunger  . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                Corey S. Powell   Unlikely Places  . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                   Paul Wallich   Going through Proper Channels  . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Pointing Fingers . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--27
                    John Rennie   Trojan Horse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--28
                    John Horgan   Volcanic Disruption  . . . . . . . . . . 28--29
                  Tim Beardsley   Add Ozone to the Global Warming Equation 29--29
                    John Horgan   The Lonely Odysseus of Particle Physics  30--32
                  Jeffrey Sachs   Building a Market Economy in Poland  . . 34--40
                Erwin Neher and   
                   Bert Sakmann   The Patch Clamp Technique  . . . . . . . 44--51
           David N. Spergel and   
                  Neil G. Turok   Textures and Cosmic Structure  . . . . . 52--59
                Jun-ichi Aihara   Why Aromatic Compounds Are Stable  . . . 62--68
                 Fritz Vollrath   Spider Webs and Silks  . . . . . . . . . 70--76
                 Russell Ruthen   Trends in Astrophysics: Catching the
                                  Wave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
            Jerry Silverman and   
         Jonathan M. Mooney and   
            Freeman D. Shepherd   Infrared Video Cameras . . . . . . . . . 78--83
                 Timothy Taylor   The Gundestrup Cauldron  . . . . . . . . 84--89
                 Russell Ruthen   Trends in Astrophysics: Catching the
                                  Wave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90--99
               Donald G. Mooney   Seeing Infrared  . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
                 Russell Ruthen   Catching the Wave  . . . . . . . . . . . 90
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Holey Silicon  . . 102--104
                  Tim Beardsley   Executive Fix  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--106
                  Tim Beardsley   Vested Interests . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--106
                      Gary Stix   Drag Race  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--108
                      Gary Stix   Objective Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--108
                    John Rennie   Getting Out the Bugs . . . . . . . . . . 109--109
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Disarming Developments . . . . . . . . . 110--110
               Donald G. Mooney   The Amateur Scientist: Seeing Infrared   112--113
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--117
           Kenneth H. Mayer and   
        Charles C. J. Carpenter   Essay: Women and AIDS  . . . . . . . . . 118--119

Scientific American
Volume 266, Number 4, April, 1992

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Brain Drain . . 17--20
            Marguerite Holloway   The Plankton Stalkers  . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                    John Rennie   First-Class Culprit  . . . . . . . . . . 24--25
                    John Rennie   A Census of Stranglers . . . . . . . . . 25--25
                 Russell Ruthen   Vexing Vortices  . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--29
                    John Horgan   D2 or not D2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--32
                 Corey S. Powel   A Second Glance  . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
            Marguerite Holloway   Fire in Water  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37--40
                      Anonymous   Debate: Where did Modern Humans
                                  Originate? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66--67
             Alan G. Thorne and   
             Milford H. Wolpoff   The Multiregional Evolution of Humans    66 (Intl. ed. 28--??)
            Allan C. Wilson and   
                Rebecca L. Cann   The Recent African Genesis of Humans . . 68--73
             Alan G. Thorne and   
             Milford H. Wolpoff   The Multiregional Evolution of Humans    76--83
          J. Brendan Murphy and   
                R. Damian Nance   Mountain Belts and the Supercontinent
                                  Cycle  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84--91
          Howard M. Johnson and   
          Jeffry K. Russell and   
               Carol H. Pontzer   Superantigens in Human Disease . . . . . 92--101
               Deborah Erickson   Trends in Genetics: Hacking the Genome   98
             Robert W. Conn and   
         Valery A. Chuyanov and   
             Nobuyuki Inoue and   
             Donald R. Sweetman   The International Thermonuclear
                                  Experimental Reactor . . . . . . . . . . 102--110 (Intl. ed. 74--80)
         Sir John Meurig Thomas   Solid Acid Catalysts . . . . . . . . . . 112--118 (Intl. ed. 82)
                    Ian Stewart   All Paths Lead away from Rome  . . . . . 113(??)
                 Ronald Melzack   Phantom Limbs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--125
               Deborah Erickson   Trends in Genetics: Hacking the Genome   128--137
               Deborah Erickson   Hacking the Genome . . . . . . . . . . . 128
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Charlotte's Patent 138--140
                      Gary Stix   Desktop Artisans . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--142
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Avoiding the Potholes on Optical
                                  Highways . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143--143
                  Tim Beardsley   Waste Not\ldots  . . . . . . . . . . . . 143--144
                      Gary Stix   Ballpark Physics . . . . . . . . . . . . 145--146
                      Gary Stix   Helping the Little Guy Buy a Computer    146--146
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Compensation beyond the Call of Duty . . 147--147
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: All Paths Lead
                                  away from Rome . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--152
                Philip Morrison   Brief: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 154--159
        Richard Elliot Benedick   Essay: a Case of Déj\`a Vu  . . . . . . . 160--160

Scientific American
Volume 266, Number 5, May, 1992

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Better Care,
                                  Less Care  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--20
                   Paul Wallich   Is it History or just E-Mail?  . . . . . 20--20
                     Philip Yam   Forbidden Light  . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--28
                Corey S. Powell   Born Yesterday . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--30
                    John Horgan   Life in a Test Tube? . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                    John Rennie   Mutable Mutation . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                    John Horgan   Trying Transmutation . . . . . . . . . . 36--53
                    John Horgan   Japan, Cold Fusion and Lyndon LaRouche   53--53
            Marguerite Holloway   The Builder of Bridges . . . . . . . . . 56--57
            Roy M. Anderson and   
                  Robert M. May   Understanding the AIDS Pandemic  . . . . 58--66
          Solomon H. Snyder and   
                 David S. Bredt   Biological Roles of Nitric Oxide . . . . 68--77
                 Philip E. Ross   Trends in Molecular Archaeology:
                                  Eloquent Remains . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
                     Noam Soker   Planetary Nebulae  . . . . . . . . . . . 78--88
      Vilayanur S. Ramachandran   Science in Pictures: Blind Spots . . . . 86--94
      Vilayanur S. Ramachandran   Blind Spots  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 (Intl. ed. 44--49)
                 James B. Kaler   Watching the Death of a Star . . . . . . 89
        Wilfrid B. Veldkamp and   
               Thomas J. McHugh   Binary Optics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--97 (Intl. ed. 50--55)
                  John Terborgh   Why American Songbirds Are Vanishing . . 98--104
               David C. Cassidy   Heisenberg, Uncertainty and the Quantum
                                  Revolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--112 (Intl. ed. 64)
                 Philip E. Ross   Trends in Molecular Archaeology:
                                  Eloquent Remains . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--125
                 Philip E. Ross   Eloquent Remains . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Electric Car Pool  126--127
                      Gary Stix   Frothing a Raindrop  . . . . . . . . . . 128--128
               Deborah Erickson   Relative Lightweights  . . . . . . . . . 128--129
               Deborah Erickson   Demonic Toxin  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129--130
                  Tim Beardsley   Business at Rio  . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--131
                      Gary Stix   Village Pharmacy . . . . . . . . . . . . 132--132
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   Overcoming the Short-Term Syndrome . . . 133--133
                 James B. Kaler   The Amateur Scientist: Watching the
                                  Death of a Star  . . . . . . . . . . . . 134--136
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138--142
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Metaphor in the Language of
                                  Science  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--144
                 Anne Eisenberg   Does metaphor impede or enrich
                                  scientific discourse?  . . . . . . . . . 144

Scientific American
Volume 266, Number 6, June, 1992

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letter to the Editors  . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
            Marguerite Holloway   Science and the Citizen: Still
                                  Negotiating  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--19
                    John Rennie   The Mice that Missed . . . . . . . . . . 20--26
            Marguerite Holloway   The Estrogen Factor  . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Weird Wonders  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--34
                Corey S. Powell   Astronomical Austerity . . . . . . . . . 34--36
                 Russell Ruthen   A Switch with the Right Spin . . . . . . 36--36
                  Tim Beardsley   Scientist, Administrator, Role Model . . 40--41
               Eric J. Chaisson   Early Results from the Hubble Space
                                  Telescope  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--51
                Richard M. Lawn   Lipoprotein (a) in Heart Disease . . . . 54--60
          Charles S. Gasser and   
               Robert T. Fraley   Transgenic Crops . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--69
     Patricia Rieff Anawalt and   
              Frances F. Berdan   The Codex Mendoza  . . . . . . . . . . . 70--79
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Trends in Industrial Research:
                                  Redesigning Research . . . . . . . . . . 72
     Konstantin K. Likharev and   
                   Tord Claeson   Single Electronics . . . . . . . . . . . 80--85 (Intl. ed. 50--55)
         William G. Winkler and   
              Konrad Bögel   Control of Rabies in Wildlife  . . . . . 86--91
                    Ian Stewart   The Riddle of the Vanishing Camel  . . . 88
                 Robert Repetto   Accounting for Environmental Assets  . . 94--100
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Trends in Industrial Research:
                                  Redesigning Research . . . . . . . . . . 102--110
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Redesigning Research . . . . . . . . . . 102
               Deborah Erickson   Science and Business: Genes to Order . . 112--114
               Deborah Erickson   Getting Agricultural Biotech off the RAC 115--115
                   Paul Wallich   Tap Dance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115--116
                      Gary stix   Joy of Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--117
                  Tim Beardsley   Fuelish Study? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--117
                      Gary Stix   Stained Glass  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--119
               Paul Wallich and   
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The MBAs of Summer . . . . . . . . . . . 120--120
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The Riddle of
                                  the Vanishing Camel  . . . . . . . . . . 122--124
                Philip Morrison   Brief: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 126--131
                 Peter W. Huber   Essay: Junk Science in the Courtroom . . 132--132


Scientific American
Volume 267, Number 1, July, 1992

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                      Anonymous   1942: Physicists are the fair-haired
                                  boys of World War II . . . . . . . . . . 14
                Corey S. Powell   Science and the Citizen: The Golden Age
                                  of Cosmology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--22
                  Tim Beardsley   Galling the Bears  . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                 Philip E. Ross   Compulsive Canines . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                  Tim Beardsley   DNA Fingerprinting Reconsidered (Again)  26--26
                    John Rennie   Mother's Little Favorite . . . . . . . . 26--28
                  Tim Beardsley   Colliding Physicists . . . . . . . . . . 28--30
              Paul J. Fagan and   
                Michael D. Ward   Building Molecular Crystals  . . . . . . 28
                     Philip Yam   Sound System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                    John Rennie   Defining Dyslexia  . . . . . . . . . . . 31--32
                   Paul Wallich   Rapid Recall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                    John Hargon   COBE's Cosmic Cartographer . . . . . . . 34--41
               Richard H. Grove   Origins of Western Environmentalism  . . 42--47
              Paul J. Fagan and   
                Michael D. Ward   Building Molecular Crystals  . . . . . . 48--54
           Maurine E. Under and   
               Alfred G. Gilman   G Proteins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--65
          Maurine E. Linder and   
               Alfred G. Gilman   G Proteins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 (Intl. ed. 36--??)
                John H. Holland   Genetic Algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . 66--72 (Intl. ed. 44--50)
                    John Horgan   Trends in Physics: Quantum Philosophy    72
               Michael Phillips   Breath Tests in Medicine . . . . . . . . 74--79
            William E. Duellman   Reproductive Strategies of Frogs . . . . 80--87
              Nicholas Toth and   
              Desmond Clark and   
              Giancarlo Ligabue   The Last Stone Ax Makers . . . . . . . . 88--93
                  Rick L. Riolo   Survival of the Finest Bits  . . . . . . 89
                    John Horgan   Trends in Physics: Quantum Philosophy    94--104
                    John Horgan   Quantum Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . 94
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and Business: Piecemeal Patents  106--108
             Elizabeth Corcoran   U.S. Semiconductor Toolmakers Regain
                                  Ground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--108
             Elizabeth Corcoran   One Fish, Two Fish . . . . . . . . . . . 109--109
               Deborah Erickson   Sensible Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--110
               Deborah Erickson   Metastatic Machinations  . . . . . . . . 110--111
                 Russell Ruthen   Fickle Fluids  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111--112
               Deborah Erickson   Machine Vision . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--112
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   Doubling up on Payoffs for Schooling . . 113--113
                  Rick L. Riolo   The Amateur Scientist: Survival of the
                                  Fittest Bits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--116
              Stephen Jay Gould   Book Reviews: Book Review  . . . . . . . 118--121
              Stephen Jay Gould   Retrying the monkey trial in a kangaroo
                                  court  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Women and the Discourse of
                                  Science  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--122
                 Anne Eisenberg   Sexism still lurks in the language of
                                  science  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122

Scientific American
Volume 267, Number 2, August, 1992

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--12
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Aborting
                                  Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--18
                    John Rennie   Entomophagy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                    John Horgan   Counting Down  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
                    John Horgan   Plenty of Nothing  . . . . . . . . . . . 23--26
                Corey S. Powell   A Rare Glimpse of a Dim World  . . . . . 24--24
                 Philip E. Ross   East of Eden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                 Russell Ruthen   Particle Goddess . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--30
               Deborah Erickson   Sea Sick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                    John Rennie   Keeping it in the Family . . . . . . . . 43--44
             John J. Dvorak and   
               Carl Johnson and   
              Robert I. Tilling   Dynamics of Kilauea Volcano  . . . . . . 46--53
    Ernst Theodor Rietschel and   
                   Helmut Brade   Bacterial Endotoxins . . . . . . . . . . 54--61
               Stephen G. Brush   How Cosmology Became a Science . . . . . 62--70
            Paul W. Sherman and   
      Jennifer U. M. Jarvis and   
              Stanton H. Braude   Naked Mole Rats  . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--78
                 Ian Tattersall   Science in Pictures: Evolution Comes to
                                  Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80--87
                 Ian Tattersall   Evolution Comes to Life  . . . . . . . . 80 (Intl. ed. 62--??)
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Transportation: Air Trains . . 84
                  Diana Deutsch   Paradoxes of Musical Pitch . . . . . . . 88--95
                    David Chaum   Achieving Electronic Privacy . . . . . . 96--101
                    Ian Stewart   The Interplanetary Olympics  . . . . . . 101
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Transportation: Air Trains . . 102--113
                      Gary Stix   Air Trains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
               Deborah Erickson   Science and Business: Material Help  . . 114--116
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Hopscotch Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--118
               Deborah Erickson   Biotechnology for Sale, Cheap  . . . . . 117--117
                 Philip E. Ross   Seven-League Boots . . . . . . . . . . . 118--118
                      Gary Stix   Check it Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119--120
               Deborah Erickson   Doomsday Diagnostic? . . . . . . . . . . 120--120
                   Paul Wallich   Experimenting with the Invisible Hand    121--121
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The
                                  Interplanetary Olympics  . . . . . . . . 122--124
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126--131
               Lawrence Summers   Essay: The Most Influential Investment   132--132

Scientific American
Volume 267, Number 3, September, 1992

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                  Drew van Camp   Neurons for Computers  . . . . . . . . . 12S
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: Gravity
                                  Quantized? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 18
                    John Horgan   It Came from Within  . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
            Marguerite Holloway   Hot Ants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--23
                     Philip Yam   Noisy Nucleotides  . . . . . . . . . . . 23--27
                    John Rennie   Bug in a Gilded Cage . . . . . . . . . . 27--28
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Making Water Run Uphill  . . . . . . . . 28--28
                Corey S. Powell   Bent Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--32
            Marguerite Holloway   Population Pressure  . . . . . . . . . . 32--38
                  A. K. Dewdney   Photovores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42--42
                 Russell Ruthen   The Frustrations of a Quark Hunter . . . 44--46
            Gerald D. Fischbach   Mind and Brain . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--57
                 Carla J. Shatz   The Developing Brain . . . . . . . . . . 60--67
                     Semir Zeki   The Visual Image in Mind and Brain . . . 68--76
         Patricia S. Gold-Rakic   Working Memory and the Mind  . . . . . . 72
             Eric R. Kandel and   
              Robert D. Hawkins   The Biological Basis of Learning and
                                  Individuality  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--86
         Antonio R. Damasio and   
                  Hanna Damasio   Brain and Language . . . . . . . . . . . 88--95
      Patricia S. Goldman-Rakic   Working Memory and the Mind  . . . . . . 110--117
                  Doreen Kimura   Sex Differences in the Brain . . . . . . 118--125
          Elliot S. Gershon and   
               Ronald O. Rieder   Major Disorders of Mind and Brain  . . . 126--133
               Dennis J. Selkoe   Aging Brain, Aging Mind  . . . . . . . . 134--142
             Geoffrey E. Hinton   How Neural Net Works Learn from
                                  Experience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--151
              Francis Crick and   
                  Christof Koch   The Problem of Consciousness . . . . . . 152--159
               Deborah Erickson   Science and Business: Hot Potato . . . . 160--162
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 160
                      Anonymous   Major Developers of Genetically
                                  Engineered Foods . . . . . . . . . . . . 162--162
               Deborah Erickson   Silver Lining  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--163
               Deborah Erickson   The Hole Story . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--164
               Deborah Erickson   Underground Allies . . . . . . . . . . . 164--164
                      Gary Stix   Defensive Driving  . . . . . . . . . . . 164--166
                      Gary Stix   See-Through View . . . . . . . . . . . . 166--166
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Economic Growth Factors  . . . . . . . . 167--167
                  Drew van Camp   The Amateur Scientist: Neurons for
                                  Computers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170--172
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174--179
                Jonathan Miller   Essay: Trouble in Mind . . . . . . . . . 180--180

Scientific American
Volume 267, Number 4, October, 1992

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--10
                    Ian Stewart   Murder at Ghastleigh Grange  . . . . . . 9S
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12--14
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and the Citizen: The Edge of
                                  Chaos  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--22
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 17
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Best Little Yard Sale in New Mexico  18--18
                    John Horgan   Lying by the Book  . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
            Marguerite Holloway   Musseling In . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--23
                   Paul Wallich   Smart Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--23
                    John Rennie   Formula for Diabetes?  . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                Corey S. Powell   A Matter of Timing . . . . . . . . . . . 26--31
                 Russell Ruthen   The Cosmic Microwave Mirage? . . . . . . 30--30
                    John Horgan   Illuminator of the Stars . . . . . . . . 32--40
                  Robert M. May   How Many Species in Habit the Earth? . . 42--48
         Charles H. Bennett and   
            Gilles Brassard and   
                 Artur K. Ekert   Quantum Cryptography . . . . . . . . . . 50--57
             Charles S. Houston   Mountain Sickness  . . . . . . . . . . . 58--66
              Michael Grunstein   Histones as Regulators of Genes  . . . . 68--74
              Philip J. DeVries   Singing Caterpillars, Ants and Symbiosis 76--82
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Science Education: Teaching
                                  Real Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
            Michael W. Geis and   
                  John C. Angus   Diamond Film Semiconductors  . . . . . . 84--89
     Robert J. Blumenschine and   
                John A. Cavallo   Scavenging and Human Evolution . . . . . 90--96
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Science Education: Teaching
                                  Real Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--108
                  Tim Beardsley   Teaching Real Science  . . . . . . . . . 98
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Storage Space  . . 110--112
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 110
                 Philip E. Ross   Different Strokes  . . . . . . . . . . . 112--113
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Orphan Isotopes  . . . . . . . . . . . . 113--113
                  Tim Beardsley   Fine Grain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--115
                 Philip E. Ross   Billions of Buckytubes . . . . . . . . . 115--116
               Deborah Erickson   Diagnosis by DNA . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--116
                   Paul Wallich   The Business of Education  . . . . . . . 117--117
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Murder at
                                  Ghastleigh Grange  . . . . . . . . . . . 118--120
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 118
                Philip Morrison   Books: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 122--127
                      Anonymous   Books: The islanders who greeted
                                  Columbus; Zen astronomy  . . . . . . . . 122
                    Gerard Piel   Essay: Agenda 21: Sustainable
                                  Development  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--128
                      Anonymous   Essay: Gerard Piel: An important
                                  starting point for managing Planet Earth 128

Scientific American
Volume 267, Number 5, November, 1992

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Declassified    16--18
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 16
                  Tim Beardsley   Paradise Lost? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                  Tim Beardsley   Bringing Science to the Bottom Line  . . 20--20
                    John Rennie   Cells for Jerry's Kids . . . . . . . . . 22--24
                     Rashi Fein   Health Care Forum  . . . . . . . . . . . 22
                Corey S. Powell   Flotsam Footwear . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                Corey S. Powell   Stellar Bells  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--28
                 Philip E. Ross   Who were the Indo-Europeans? . . . . . . 28--28
                 Wendy L. Freed   The Expansion, Rate and Size of the
                                  Universe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
                  Tim Beardsley   Desert Dynamics  . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--36
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Kicking Chaos out of Lasers  . . . . . . 36--36
                    John Horgan   The Intellectual Warrior . . . . . . . . 38--44
                     Rashi Fein   Health Care Reform . . . . . . . . . . . 46--53
              Wendy L. Freedman   The Expansion Rate and Size of the
                                  Universe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54--60
        Joseph H. Greenberg and   
                 Merritt Ruhlen   Linguistic Origins of Native Americans   60
             Bev Littlewood and   
               Lorenzo Strigini   The Risks of Software  . . . . . . . . . 62--75
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Micromechanics: Micron
                                  Machinations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
            Arthur J. Olson and   
              David S. Goodsell   Science in Pictures: Visualizing
                                  Biological Molecules . . . . . . . . . . 76--81
            Arthur J. Olson and   
              David S. Goodsell   Visualizing Biological Molecules . . . . 76 (Intl. ed. 44--47, 50--51)
            Jeffrey S. Levinton   The Big Bang of Animal Evolution . . . . 84--91
        Joseph H. Greenberg and   
                 Merritt Ruhlen   Linguistic Origins of Native Americans   94--99
                 Owen Gingerich   Astronomy in the Age of Columbus . . . . 100--105
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Micromechanics: Micron
                                  Machinations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--117
                      Gary Stix   Micron Machinations  . . . . . . . . . . 106
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Science and Business: Building Networks  118--120
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 118
                     Philip Yam   Cool Sounds  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--121
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Semiready  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121--122
               Deborah Erickson   Intercepted Messages . . . . . . . . . . 122--123
               Deborah Erickson   Intuitive Design . . . . . . . . . . . . 124--125
        Marguerite Holloway and   
                   Paul Wallich   A Risk Worth Taking  . . . . . . . . . . 126--126
              George A. Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Sighting Cepheid
                                  Variables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--130
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 128
                Philip Morrison   Books: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 132--137
                      Anonymous   Books  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
               Michael Schulhof   Essay: Why Business Needs Scientists . . 138--138
               Michael Schulhof   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138

Scientific American
Volume 267, Number 6, December, 1992

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14
                    John Horgan   Special Year-End Section: The New
                                  Challenges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--22
                      Anonymous   New Challenges for 1993  . . . . . . . . 16
                     Philip Yam   Theoretical Resistance . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                    John Rennie   Essential but Expendable . . . . . . . . 25--28
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Racing Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--36
                 Philip E. Ross   Shaking the Tree . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--38
                 Russell Ruthen   Puzzling Powerhouse  . . . . . . . . . . 38--39
                  Tim Beardsley   Quantum Dissidents . . . . . . . . . . . 39--40
                  Tim Beardsley   Cambrian Jolt  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--42
                  Tim Beardsley   Cellular Response  . . . . . . . . . . . 42--44
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Thinking Green . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--46
                      Gary Stix   Running Hot  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--48
                      Gary Stix   Finding Fault  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--52
            Marguerite Holloway   Unlikely Messengers  . . . . . . . . . . 52--56
            Harold W. Stevenson   Learning from Asian Schools  . . . . . . 70--76
               Gerald Gabrielse   Extremely Cold Antiprotons . . . . . . . 78--89
               Ricki L. Rusting   Trends in Biology: Why Do We Age?  . . . 86
                Gerald F. Joyce   Directed Molecular Evolution . . . . . . 90--97
                    Ian Stewart   Christmas in the House of Chaos  . . . . 96
               I. Bernard Cohen   What Columbus ``Saw'' in 1492  . . . . . 100--106
             Robert T. Sataloff   The Human Voice  . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--115
            Vernon L. Smith and   
          Arlington W. Williams   Experimental Market Economics  . . . . . 116--121
         Robert M. Seyfarth and   
              Dorothy L. Cheney   Meaning and Mind in Monkeys  . . . . . . 122--128
               Ricki L. Rusting   Trends in Biology: Why do we Age?  . . . 130--141
               Ricki L. Rusting   Why Do We Age? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Christmas in
                                  the House of Chaos . . . . . . . . . . . 144--146
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 144
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Book Reviews: Science Books for Young
                                  People . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148--148
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
                      Anonymous   Annual Index: Annual Index 1992  . . . . 158--161
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Imperial English: The Language of
                                  Science? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162--162
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162


Scientific American
Volume 266, Number 3, March, 1993

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: Antarctic
                                  Meltdown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--28
                    John Horgan   Are Scientists Too Messy for Antarctica? 22--23
            Marguerite Holloway   Lethal Cascade . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--30
                    John Rennie   Noah's Freezer . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                Corey S. Powell   Young Suns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                 Russell Ruthen   Quark Quest  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--34
                    John Horgan   Stubbornly Ahead of his Time . . . . . . 36--40
          Kenneth F. Dunker and   
               Basile G. Rabbat   Why America's bridges are Crumbling  . . 66--72
         Marek Artur Abramowicz   Black Holes and the Centrifugal Force
                                  Paradox  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--81
                   Thierry Boon   Teaching the Immune System to Fight
                                  Cancer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--89
             Steven W. Depp and   
              Webster E. Howard   Flat-Panel Displays  . . . . . . . . . . 90--97
         James H. Tumlinson and   
               W. Joe Lewis and   
               Louise E. M. Vet   How Parasitic Wasps Find their Hosts . . 100--106
        Sophie A. de Beaune and   
                  Randall White   Ice Age Lamps  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--113
               Michael Goulding   Flooded Forests of the Amazon  . . . . . 114--120
                    John Rennie   Trends in Genetics: DNA's New Twists . . 122--132
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Science and Business: Back to Basics . . 134--136
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Preventing the Preventable . . . . . . . 135--135
                    John Rennie   No Snake Oil Here  . . . . . . . . . . . 136--138
                     Philip Yam   High on Gravity  . . . . . . . . . . . . 138--140
                  Gary Stix and   
                     Tom Koppel   Headsets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--141
               Paul Wallich and   
            Marguerite Holloway   More Profitable to Give than to Receive? 142--142
      Janet M. Strong-Gunderson   The Amateur Scientist: Flight-Testing
                                  Fruit Flies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--145
                  Robert M. May   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146--149
                Otto E. Landman   Essay: Inheritance of Acquired
                                  Characteristics  . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--150


Scientific American
Volume 268, Number 1, January, 1993

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14
                    John Rennie   Science and the Citizen: How Many Genes
                                  and Y  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--17
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 16
                 Philip E. Ross   Endangered Genes . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--17
            Marguerite Holloway   Pitohui! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
                   Paul Wallich   Crunching Epsilon  . . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
                     Philip Yam   A Gene for Hypertension  . . . . . . . . 24--24
                      Gary Stix   Anything Goes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--27
                Corey S. Powell   Machos or Wimps? . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--28
               Shawna Vogel and   
                      J. Rennie   Booby Prizes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
            Marguerite Holloway   Profile: Rita Levi-Montalcini  . . . . . 32--36
           Barbara E. Brown and   
                  John C. Ogden   Coral Bleaching  . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--70
       Sidney van den Bergh and   
                James E. Hesser   How the Milky Way Formed . . . . . . . . 72--78
              Nathan Sharon and   
                     Halina Lis   Carbohydrates in Cell Recognition  . . . 82--89
                     Derek York   The Earliest History of the Earth  . . . 90--96
                 Ian Tattersall   Madagascar's Lemurs  . . . . . . . . . . 110--117
                 Russell Ruthen   Trends in Nonlinear Dynamics: Adapting
                                  to Complexity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
                 Ian Tattersall   Madagascar's Lemurs  . . . . . . . . . . 110 (Intl. ed. 90--??)
                   Mark A. Reed   Quantum Dots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--123
                Peter M. Milner   The Mind and Donald O. Hebb  . . . . . . 124--129
                  Henry S. Horn   Biodiversity in the Backyard . . . . . . 125
                 Russell Ruthen   Adapting to Complexity . . . . . . . . . 130--140
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Back to Roots  . . 142--143
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 142
             Elizabeth Corcoran   National Conundrums  . . . . . . . . . . 144--145
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Soft Lego  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145--146
                      Gary Stix   Habeas Corpus  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146--147
                      Gary Stix   Geometry Acquisition . . . . . . . . . . 147--147
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Return on Infrastructure . . . . . . 148--148
                  Henry S. Horn   The Amateur Scientist: Biodiversity in
                                  the Backyard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--152
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 150
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews: Heavenly Objects . . . . . 154--159
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
              Howard M. Johnson   Essay: The Life of a Black Scientist . . 160--160
              Howard M. Johnson   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160

Scientific American
Volume 268, Number 2, February, 1993

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 16
                Corey S. Powell   Science and the Citizen: Livable Planets 18--20
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 18
                    John Horgan   What if they don't have radios?  . . . . 20--20
                    John Horgan   COBE Corroborated  . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                 Philip E. Ross   Faux Fullerenes  . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                    John Horgan   Genes and Crime  . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--29
                    John Horgan   The Artist, the Physicist and the
                                  Waterfall  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                   Paul Wallich   Electronic Envelopes?  . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Making Waves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Physicist as a Young Businessman . . 34--35
      Thomas F. Homer-Dixon and   
        Jeffrey H. Boutwell and   
             George W. Rathjens   Environmental Change and Violent
                                  Conflict . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--45
            David J. Bishop and   
            Peter L. Gammel and   
                  David A. Huse   Resistance in High-Temperature
                                  Superconductors  . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--55
             Daniela Rhodes and   
                     Aaron Klug   Zinc Fingers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--65
                 Roald Hoffmann   How Should Chemists Think? . . . . . . . 66--73
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Russian Science: Selling to
                                  Survive  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
                  George Rickey   Science in Pictures: a Technology of
                                  Kinetic Art  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--79
                  George Rickey   A Technology of Kinetic Art  . . . . . . 74 (Intl. ed. 50--??)
                Elaine Tuomanen   Breaching the Blood-Brain Barrier  . . . 80--84
                    Ian Stewart   A Partly True Story  . . . . . . . . . . 85
                 Doron D. Swade   Redeeming Charles Babbage's Mechanical
                                  Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--91
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Russian Science: Selling to
                                  Survive  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--100
                  Tim Beardsley   Selling to Survive . . . . . . . . . . . 92
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Zip Code Breakers  102--103
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 102
                     Philip Yam   Surreal Science  . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--104
                     Tom Koppel   Lightning Lure . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--105
             Elizabeth Corcoran   Learning Companies . . . . . . . . . . . 105--108
                      Gary Stix   Shell Shocked  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--108
             Elizabeth Corcoran   The Analytical Economist: Soul of a New
                                  Economic Idea? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--109
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: a Partly True
                                  Story  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--112
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 110
                 Nathan Keyfitz   Book Review: The Preservation of the
                                  Planet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--119
                      Anonymous   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
               David C. Cassidy   Essay: Germany and the Bomb: New
                                  Evidence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--120
               David C. Cassidy   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

Scientific American
Volume 268, Number 3, March, 1993

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 16
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 19
          Kenneth F. Dunker and   
               Basile G. Rabbat   Why America's Bridges are Crumbling  . . 66 (Intl. ed. 18--??)
         Marek Artur Abramowicz   Black Holes and the Centrifugal Force
                                  Paradox  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 (Intl. ed. 26--??)
                   Thierry Boon   Teaching the Immune System to Fight
                                  Cancer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 (Intl. ed. 32--??)
                    John Rennie   Trends in Genetics: DNA's New Twists . . 88
             Steven W. Depp and   
              Webster E. Howard   Flat-Panel Displays  . . . . . . . . . . 90 (Intl. ed. 40--??)
         James H. Tumlinson and   
               W. Joe Lewis and   
               Louise E. M. Vet   How Parasitic Wasps Find Their Hosts . . 100 (Intl. ed. 46--??)
      Janet M. Strong Gunderson   Flight-Testing Fruit Flies . . . . . . . 106
        Sophie A. de Beaune and   
                  Randall White   Ice Age Lamps  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 (Intl. ed. 74--??)
               Michael Goulding   Flooded Forests of the Amazon  . . . . . 114 (Intl. ed. 80--??)
                    John Rennie   DNA's New Twist  . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 134
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 144
                      Anonymous   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146
                Otto E. Landman   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150

Scientific American
Volume 268, Number 4, April, 1993

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 16
            Marguerite Holloway   Science and the Citizen: Obstacle Course 18--24
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 18
                          M. H.   Easing a Financial Gag . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                    John Horgan   An Eternally Self-Reproducing Cosmos?    24--24
                 Russell Ruthen   Flat Chemistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                    John Rennie   Kitty, we shrunk your Brain  . . . . . . 29--29
                    John Rennie   Spot Marks the X . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--30
                 Russell Ruthen   Illuminating Zero  . . . . . . . . . . . 32--33
                 Philip E. Ross   Ancient Sleepers . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--33
                Corey S. Powell   Asteroid Hunters . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--40
                    John Horgan   The Nicest Guy in Washington . . . . . . 42--43
           S. Jay Olshansky and   
            Bruce A. Carnes and   
            Christine K. Cassel   The Aging of the Human Species . . . . . 46--52
              Serge Haroche and   
            Jean Michel Raimond   Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics . . . . . 54--62
               Masakazu Konishi   Listening With Two Ears  . . . . . . . . 66--73
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Materials: Concrete Solutions  72
              Cynthia M. Friend   Catalysis on Surfaces  . . . . . . . . . 74--79 (Intl. ed. 42)
           Gerard J. FitzGerald   The Reproductive Behavior of the
                                  Stickleback  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80--85
                  Paul W. Ewald   The Evolution of Virulence . . . . . . . 86--93
                    Ian Stewart   The Rise and Fall of the Lunar M-Pire    90
             Ofer Bar-Yosef and   
          Bernard Vandermeersch   Modern Humans in the Levant  . . . . . . 94--100
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Materials: Concrete Solutions  102--112
                      Gary Stix   Concrete Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . 102
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: High Technology    113--114
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 113
                          G. S.   Advertising Space  . . . . . . . . . . . 114--114
                  Tim Beardsley   Virtuous Viruses . . . . . . . . . . . . 115--116
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Light Motif  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--117
                  Tim Beardsley   Putting the Brakes on Tankers  . . . . . 117--117
                 Robert Service   Global View  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--118
         Elizabeth Corcoran and   
                   Paul Wallich   Frequent Flaps in the Deregulated Skies  119--119
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The Rise and
                                  Fall of the Lunar M-pire . . . . . . . . 120--121
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 120
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123--127
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Scientists in the Movies  . . . . 128--128
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128

Scientific American
Volume 268, Number 5, May, 1993

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 16
                    John Rennie   Science and the Citizen: Triple Whammy   18--22
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 18
                    John Rennie   Balanced Immunity  . . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
                  Tim Beardsley   Honest Advertising . . . . . . . . . . . 24--27
                Corey S. Powell   Three Faces of Venus . . . . . . . . . . 26--27
                 Russell Ruthen   Attractive and Demure  . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                   Paul Wallich   Make, Model and\ldots  . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                     Philip Yam   ``Daisy, Daisy'' . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--33
                    John Horgan   The Worst Enemy of Science . . . . . . . 36--37
                    Amartya Sen   The Economics of Life and Death  . . . . 40--47
            Raymond Jeanloz and   
                     Thorne Lay   The Core Mantle Boundary . . . . . . . . 48--55
               William J. Welch   How Cells Respond to Stress  . . . . . . 56--64
                Corey S. Powell   Trends in Astrophysics: Inconstant
                                  Cosmos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
            Yoshihito Osada and   
           Simon B. Ross-Murphy   Intelligent Gels . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--87
    Karen Jescavage-Bernard and   
                 Anders Crofoot   Mapping to Preserve a Watershed  . . . . 85
                     Denis Wood   Science in Pictures: The Power of Maps   88--93
                     Denis Wood   The Power of Maps  . . . . . . . . . . . 88 (Intl. ed. 48--??)
                   Ned H. Kalin   The Neurobiology of Fear . . . . . . . . 94--101
             R. Corby Hovis and   
                    Helge Kragh   P. A. M. Dirac and the Beauty of Physics 104--109
                Corey S. Powell   Trends in Astrophysics: Inconstant
                                  Cosmos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--118
                Corey S. Powell   Inconstant Cosmos  . . . . . . . . . . . 110
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Gigabit Gestalt    122--126
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 122
                  Tim Beardsley   Silicon Glen's Semi-Success  . . . . . . 124--124
                  Tim Beardsley   Bright Opportunity . . . . . . . . . . . 126--128
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Three Swings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--129
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Garbage in, Gravel out . . . . . . . . . 130--130
              Judith Fields and   
                   Paul Wallich   Why do some Industries Pay Better? . . . 131--131
    Karen Jescavage-Bernard and   
                 Anders Crofoot   The Amateur Scientist: Mapping to
                                  Preserve a Watershed . . . . . . . . . . 134--136
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 134
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138--142
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138
                W. Brian Arthur   Essay: Why Do Things Become More
                                  Complex? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--144
                W. Brian Arthur   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144

Scientific American
Volume 268, Number 6, June, 1993

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 9--13
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years ago . . . . . . . . . . 16
                 Philip E. Ross   Science and the Citizen: Living Cure . . 18--23
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 18
                     Philip Yam   A Bus for Scotty . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Ecolocation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--32
                    Fred Guterl   Mr. Clinton, Put Down that Watering Can  28--28
                    John Rennie   SNAPs and SNAREs . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--33
                Corey S. Powell   Cosmic Diagnosis . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--33
                    John Rennie   David's Victory  . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--35
                   Paul Wallich   Time Warp  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--35
            Marguerite Holloway   A Powerful Voice for Women . . . . . . . 36--40
           Henry N. Pollack and   
               David S. Chapman   Underground Records of Changing Climate  44--50
            George K. Miley and   
            Kenneth C. Chambers   The Most Distant Radio Galaxies  . . . . 54--61
            David M. Glover and   
          Cayetano Gonzalez and   
                 Jordan W. Raff   The Centrosome . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--68
                Robert W. Keyes   The Future of the Transistor . . . . . . 70--78
                    John Horgan   Trends in Behavioral Genetics: Eugenics
                                  Revisited  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
              C. Sue Carter and   
                 Lowell L. Getz   Monogamy and the Prairie Vole  . . . . . 100--106
                      Uta Frith   Autism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--114
                    Ian Stewart   A Bundling Fool Beats the Wrap . . . . . 109
              Hans Ulrich Vogel   The Great Well of China  . . . . . . . . 116--121
                    John Horgan   Trends in Behavioral Genetics: Eugenics
                                  Revisited  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--131
                    John Horgan   Eugenics Revisited . . . . . . . . . . . 122
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Red-Banner Burger  132--135
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 132
                     Philip Yam   Is that Shirt Ascorbic Acid? . . . . . . 134--135
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Extinguished . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--136
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Making Wavelets  . . . . . . . . . . . . 137--138
                      Gary Stix   Micromachine Line  . . . . . . . . . . . 138--138
                     Philip Yam   ``Plastics, Benjamin\ldots'' . . . . . . 140--140
                   Paul Wallich   Are Economy Watchers Chasing a Mirage?   141--141
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: a Bundling
                                  Fool Beats the Wrap  . . . . . . . . . . 142--144
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 142
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146--151
           George E. Brown, Jr.   Essay: Can Scientists ``Make Change
                                  their Friend''?  . . . . . . . . . . . . 152--152
           George E. Brown, Jr.   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152


Scientific American
Volume 269, Number 1, July, 1993

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 YEARS AGO  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
            Marguerite Holloway   Science and the Citizen: The Big Nada?   20--21
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 20
                Corey S. Powell   Moonball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--23
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Banzai!  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                     Philip Yam   QED for QCD  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--24
                    John Horgan   A Kinder War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                    John Rennie   Healing Hearing  . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--27
                  Tim Beardsley   Profile: Irving S. Shapiro: Science's
                                  Unscientific Champion  . . . . . . . . . 28--29
              M. Granger Morgan   Risk Analysis and Management . . . . . . 32--41
                  Manfred Eigen   Viral Quasispecies . . . . . . . . . . . 42--49
      Patricia Vickers-Rich and   
             Thomas Hewitt Rich   Australia's Polar Dinosaurs  . . . . . . 50--55
             Wayne M. Itano and   
               Norman F. Ramsey   Accurate Measurement of Time . . . . . . 56--65
                Alden H. Harken   Surgical Treatment of Cardiac
                                  Arrhythmias  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--74
                 Bart Kosko and   
                   Satoru Isaka   Fuzzy Logic  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76--81
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Environmental Science:
                                  Sustaining the Amazon  . . . . . . . . . 76
                 Bart Kosko and   
                   Satoru Isaka   Fuzzy Logic  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 (Intl. ed. 62--??)
       Donald E. Osterbrock and   
              Joel A. Gwinn and   
             Ronald S. Brashear   Edwin Hubble and the Expanding Universe  84--89
Marguerite Hollowaystaff writer   Trends in Environmental Science:
                                  Sustaining the Amazon  . . . . . . . . . 90--99
            Marguerite Holloway   Sustaining the Amazon  . . . . . . . . . 90
                    Ian Stewart   The Topological Dressmaker . . . . . . . 93
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Science and Business: Try, Try Again . . 101--103
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 101
                  Tim Beardsley   Putting a Spin on Parasites  . . . . . . 103--103
                      Gary Stix   Earcons  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--107
                  Tim Beardsley   Keeping the Sun Shining on British
                                  Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--107
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Practical Fractal  . . . . . . . . . . . 107--108
               Paul Wallich and   
            Marguerite Holloway   The Analytical Economist: Health Care
                                  without Perverse Incentives  . . . . . . 109--109
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The
                                  Topological Dressmaker . . . . . . . . . 110--112
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 110
                    Gerard Piel   Book Review: Can History Stop Repeating
                                  itself?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--118
                      Anonymous   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
               Ralph Gomory and   
                    Hirsh Cohen   Essay: Science: How much is Enough?  . . 120--120
               Ralph Gomory and   
                    Hirsh Cohen   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

Scientific American
Volume 269, Number 2, August, 1993

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--11
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                    John Rennie   Science and the Citizen: Who is Normal?  14--17
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                  Tim Beardsley   But He'd have to Leave the Cigars Behind 16--16
                 Russell Ruthen   Strange Matters  . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--17
            Marguerite Holloway   Sound Science? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                Corey S. Powell   Fast Moves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
                    John Horgan   Off to an Early Start  . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                    John Horgan   Culture Clash  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                    John Horgan   Profile: Freeman J. Dyson: Perpendicular
                                  to the Mainstream  . . . . . . . . . . . 27--28
           Frank Von Hippel and   
              Marvin Miller and   
            Harold Feiveson and   
             Anatoli Diakov and   
                 Frans Berkhout   Eliminating Nuclear Warheads . . . . . . 44--49
           Raymond Y. Chiao and   
              Paul G. Kwiat and   
          Aephraim M. Steinberg   Faster Than Light? . . . . . . . . . . . 52--60
             Ronald H. Schwartz   T Cell Anergy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--71
                 David F. Malin   Science in Pictures: a Universe of Color 72--77
                 David F. Malin   A Universe of Color  . . . . . . . . . . 72 (Intl. ed. 56--??)
           William L. Ditto and   
                Louis M. Pecora   Mastering Chaos  . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--84
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Communications: Domesticating
                                  Cyberspace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
               Katharine Milton   Diet and Primate Evolution . . . . . . . 86--93
               Roger M. Macklis   The Great Radium Scandal . . . . . . . . 94--99
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Communications: Domesticating
                                  Cyberspace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--110
                      Gary Stix   Domesticating Cyberspace . . . . . . . . 100
                Joseph Neff and   
              Thomas L. Carroll   Circuits that Get Chaos in Sync  . . . . 101
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Science and Business: Body English . . . 112--115
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 112
                      Gary Stix   ``I'll Trade you a Wallaroo for an
                                  Aardvark\ldots'' . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--114
                  Tim Beardsley   Blood Money? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115--117
                   Paul Wallich   Clipper Runs Aground . . . . . . . . . . 116--116
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Blue Films . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--118
                     Philip Yam   A Gem of a Catalyst  . . . . . . . . . . 118--118
              Judith Fields and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist: Will
                                  Deregulation Save the Banks? . . . . . . 119--119
                Joseph Neff and   
              Thomas L. Carroll   The Amateur Scientist: Circuits That Get
                                  Chaos in Sync  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--122
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 120
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews: Matters of the Heart . . . 124--127
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Keeping Up with Computerese . . . 128--128
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128

Scientific American
Volume 269, Number 3, September, 1993

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
              Tim Beardsley and   
                 Russell Ruthen   Science and the Citizen: Super Trouble   20--24
                      Anonymous   Science and the citizen  . . . . . . . . 20
              Kristin Leutwyler   Shaking Conventional Wisdom  . . . . . . 24--24
                Corey S. Powell   Jovian Jolt  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--30
                    John Horgan   Fermat's MacGuffin . . . . . . . . . . . 30--34
                    John Rennie   Malignant Mimicry  . . . . . . . . . . . 34--38
                  Tim Beardsley   Fads and Feds  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39--44
                     Philip Yam   Profile: Richard E. Smalley: The
                                  All-Star of Buckyball  . . . . . . . . . 46--48
        Sir Gustav J. V. Nossal   Life, Death and the Immune System  . . . 52--62
         Irving L. Weissman and   
                  Max D. Cooper   How the Immune System Develops . . . . . 64--71
        Charles A. Janeway, Jr.   How the Immune System Recognizes
                                  Invaders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--79
           Philippa Marrack and   
                John W. Kappler   How the Immune System Recognizes the
                                  Body . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80--89
                William E. Paul   Infectious Diseases and the Immune
                                  System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90--97
               Warner C. Greene   AIDS and the Immune System . . . . . . . 98--105
              Lawrence Steinman   Autoimmune Disease . . . . . . . . . . . 106--114
       Lawrence M. Lichtenstein   Allergy and the Immune System  . . . . . 116--124
                    Ian Stewart   A Shepherd Takes a Sheep Shot  . . . . . 118
                   Hans Wigzell   The Immune System as a Therapeutic Agent 126--134
               Avrion Mitchison   Will We Survive? . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--144
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Science and Business: Crystal Light  . . 146--147
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 146
                      Gary Stix   Contented Cows?  . . . . . . . . . . . . 147--147
                Fred Guterl and   
      Robert Pattonin Tokyo and   
                      Gary Stix   Tr\`es Grande Alliance . . . . . . . . . 148--149
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   In Vitro, in the Money . . . . . . . . . 150--150
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Natural Selection  . . . . . . . . . . . 151--152
                      Gary Stix   Blackballing the Inner City  . . . . . . 152--152
        Marguerite Holloway and   
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist: The Greening
                                  of Garbage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--153
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: a Shepherd
                                  Takes a Sheep Shot . . . . . . . . . . . 154--156
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews: Monticello Redux . . . . . 158--163
                 Barry R. Bloom   Essay: Immunology and Reciprocity  . . . 164--164
                 Barry R. Bloom   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164

Scientific American
Volume 269, Number 4, October, 1993

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
            Marguerite Holloway   Science and the Citizen: Hard Times  . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Sentries and Saboteurs . . . . . . . . . 16--24
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Creative Evolution . . . . . . . . . . . 20--21
                  Tim Beardsley   Never Give a Sucker an Even Break  . . . 22--22
                  Tim Beardsley   Sharks do get Cancer . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                      Gary Stix   Run Silent, Run (Not So) Cheap . . . . . 26--26
                 Philip E. Ross   Jurassic Virus?  . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                 Russell Ruthen   Revealing the Hidden Sequence  . . . . . 30--31
             James M. Lents and   
               William J. Kelly   Clearing the Air in Los Angeles  . . . . 32--39
          Millard F. Coffin and   
                   Olav Eldholm   Large Igneous Provinces  . . . . . . . . 42--49
       Russell F. Doolittle and   
                      Peer Bork   Evolutionarily Mobile Modules in
                                  Proteins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--56
           Thomas C. Halsey and   
                James E. Martin   Electrorheological Fluids  . . . . . . . 58--64
                  Paul Alan Cox   Water-Pollinated Plants  . . . . . . . . 68--74
                    John Horgan   Trends in Mathematics: The Death of
                                  Proof  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
         Geoffrey E. Hinton and   
             David C. Plaut and   
                   Tim Shallice   Simulating Brain Damage  . . . . . . . . 76--82
        Lars-Åke Kvarning   Raising the Vasa . . . . . . . . . . . . 84--91
          Daniel J. Klingenberg   Making Fluids into Solids with Magnets   90
                    John Horgan   The Death of Proof . . . . . . . . . . . 92--103
                    John Horgan   Trends in Mathematics: The Death of
                                  Proof  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--103
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and Business: CRADA Mania  . . . 104--106
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 104
                 Joshua Shapiro   A Wand for the Meter Reader  . . . . . . 105--105
               Karen Fitzgerald   Magnetic Apprehensions . . . . . . . . . 106--107
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Chronologically Privileged . . . . . . . 107--107
                  Robert Patton   Mag Lift . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--108
                      Gary Stix   Power Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--110
                  Gary Stix and   
                   Paul Wallich   A Digital Fix for the Third World? . . . 111--111
          Daniel J. Klingenberg   The Amateur Scientist: Making Fluids
                                  into Solids with Magnets . . . . . . . . 112--113
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 112
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--119
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
              Richard Wassersug   Essay: Tadpoles from Heaven  . . . . . . 120--120
              Richard Wassersug   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

Scientific American
Volume 269, Number 5, November, 1993

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                   Paul Wallich   Science and the Citizen: Grim Statistics 14--14
                     Philip Yam   Dot's Incredible . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                    John Horgan   Were Four Corners Victims Biowar
                                  Casualties?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                    John Rennie   Insects are Forever  . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                Corey S. Powell   Goldilocks Cosmology . . . . . . . . . . 20--23
                  Tim Beardsley   Sausage Factory  . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--23
              Kristin Leutwyler   ``Pollution, Pollution\ldots'' . . . . . 23--28
                  Tim Beardsley   Unraveling Alzheimer's . . . . . . . . . 28--30
                    John Horgan   The Mastermind of Artificial
                                  Intelligence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--38
                      Anonymous   Debate: Does Free Trade Harm the
                                  Environment? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41--41
               Jagdish Bhagwati   The Case for Free Trade  . . . . . . . . 42--49
              Domenic J. Iacono   The Art of Boris Artzybasheff  . . . . . 46
                 Herman E. Daly   The Perils of Free Trade . . . . . . . . 50--57
            N. G. Hingorani and   
                K. E. Stahlkopf   High-power electronics . . . . . . . . . 52--59
           Jean-Pierre Changeux   Chemical Signaling in the Brain  . . . . 58--62
Edward P. J. van den Heuvel and   
               Jan Van Paradijs   X-ray Binaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--71
              Domenic J. Iacono   Science in Pictures: The Art of Boris
                                  Artzybasheff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--77
              Domenic J. Jacono   The Art of Boris Artzybasheff  . . . . . 72
        Narain G. Hingorani and   
              Karl E. Stahlkopf   High-Power Electronics . . . . . . . . . 78--85 (Intl. ed. 52)
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in the Sociology of Science: A
                                  Lab of Her Own . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
                    Ian Stewart   Fermat's Last Time-Trip  . . . . . . . . 85
         Svante Pääbo   Ancient DNA  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--92
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in The Sociology of Science: a
                                  Lab of Her Own . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--103
            Marguerite Holloway   A Lab of Her Own . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Turning Green  . . 104--107
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 104
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   More Fun than a Root Canal . . . . . . . 106--106
                  Tim Beardsley   Power Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--108
                  Robert Patton   Software Skipper . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--109
                      Gary Stix   ECM for 747s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--110
                  Judith Fields   Ivy League Bonus Babies  . . . . . . . . 111--111
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Fermat's Last
                                  Time-Trip  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--115
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 112
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--118
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
                  Bruce Russett   Essay: Peace among Democracies . . . . . 120--120
                  Bruce Russett   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

Scientific American
Volume 269, Number 6, December, 1993

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14
                  Jonathan Piel   Special Year-End Section: Challenges for
                                  1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                    John Horgan   Heart of the Matter  . . . . . . . . . . 16--17
                      Anonymous   Challenges for 1994  . . . . . . . . . . 16
                  Tim Beardsley   From Mice to Men . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--22
                   Paul Wallich   Bright Future  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
                     Philip Yam   The Color of Sound . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                      Gary Stix   Clean Definitions  . . . . . . . . . . . 26--30
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Deliverance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--33
            Marguerite Holloway   Core Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--36
                    John Horgan   Fractured Functions  . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
            Marguerite Holloway   Living Legend  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--40
              Kristin Leutwyler   A Girl's Best Friend . . . . . . . . . . 40--44
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   When Cells Divide  . . . . . . . . . . . 44--45
                      Gary Stix   Shrinking Sandbox  . . . . . . . . . . . 45--46
                  Tim Beardsley   A Joycean Mutation . . . . . . . . . . . 47--47
                    John Horgan   Wanted: a Defense R&D Policy  . . . . . . 47--50
                Corey S. Powell   Cosmic SNUs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--50
               Bryant Robey and   
           Shea O. Rutstein and   
                     Leo Morris   The Fertility Decline in Developing
                                  Countries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60--67
               Neil Gehrels and   
            Carl E. Fichtel and   
          Gerald J. Fishman and   
           James D. Kurfess and   
        Volker Schönfelder   The Compton Gamma Ray Observatory  . . . 68--77
                  Jan Klein and   
           Naoyuki Takahata and   
             Francisco J. Ayala   MHC Polymorphism and Human Origins . . . 78--83
         Thomas E. Rinderer and   
        Benjamin P. Oldroyd and   
             Walter S. Sheppard   Africanized Bees in the U.S. . . . . . . 84--90
                     Philip Yam   Trends in Superconductivity: Current
                                  Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
            Charles E. Bugg and   
          William M. Carson and   
             John A. Montgomery   Drugs by Design  . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--98
               Wayne Garver and   
                     Frank Moss   Electronic Fireflies . . . . . . . . . . 94
         Steven H. Strogatz and   
                    Ian Stewart   Coupled Oscillators and Biological
                                  Synchronization  . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--109
            Caroline Malone and   
            Anthony Bonanno and   
             Tancred Gouder and   
             Simon Stoddart and   
                    David Trump   The Death Cults of Prehistoric Malta . . 110--117
                     Philip Yam   Trends in Superconductivity: Current
                                  Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--126
                     Philip Yam   Current Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
               Wayne Garver and   
                     Frank Moss   The Amateur Scientist: Electronic
                                  Fireflies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--130
                      Anonymous   Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . . . 128
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132--138
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
                      Anonymous   Annual Index 1993  . . . . . . . . . . . 140--142
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Eponymous Science . . . . . . . . 144--144
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144


Scientific American
Volume 270, Number 1, January, 1994

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 9--9
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                Corey S. Powell   Science and the Citizen: Joe Btfsplk . . 17--18
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 17
                     Philip Yam   Getting a New Rise out of
                                  Superconductors  . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                Corey S. Powell   ``EQ, Phone Home'' . . . . . . . . . . . 19--19
                Corey S. Powell   A Dark Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                    John Horgan   Biowarfare Wars  . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
              Kristin Leutwyler   Something to Chew on . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
              Kristin Leutwyler   Chiller Thriller . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--25
            Marguerite Holloway   Dioxin Indictment  . . . . . . . . . . . 25--25
                    Fred Guterl   Keyhole View of a Genius . . . . . . . . 26--28
              Jon A. Kusler and   
          William J. Mitsch and   
               Joseph S. Larson   Wetlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--70
          Henry J. Crawford and   
             Carsten H. Greiner   The Search for Strange Matter  . . . . . 72--77
            Wayne W. Carmichael   The Toxins of Cyanobacteria  . . . . . . 78--86
            Joseph F. Traub and   
          Henryk Wo\'zniakowski   Breaking Intractability  . . . . . . . . 102--107
                    David Crews   Animal Sexuality . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--114
                  Colin Renfrew   World Linguistic Diversity . . . . . . . 116--123
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Cancer Epidemiology: A War not
                                  Won  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
         Gerard J. Holzmann and   
             Björn Pehrson   The First Data Networks  . . . . . . . . 124--129
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Cancer Epidemiology: a War not
                                  Won  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--138
                  Tim Beardsley   A War Not Won  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
                    Ian Stewart   Knots, Links and Videotape . . . . . . . 134
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: RoboTuna . . . . . 142--142
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 142
                  Robert Patton   Survival Tactics . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--146
                      Gary Stix   Material Advantage . . . . . . . . . . . 146--147
              Kristin Leutwyler   Optical Tomography . . . . . . . . . . . 147--149
                      Gary Stix   Gene Readers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149--150
                   Paul Wallich   Lies, Damned Lies and Models . . . . . . 151--151
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Knots, Links
                                  and Videotape  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152--154
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreation  . . . . . . . . 152
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155--158
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
                 George Monbiot   Essay: The Tragedy of Enclosure  . . . . 159--159
                 George Monbiot   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159

Scientific American
Volume 270, Number 2, February, 1994

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                Corey S. Powell   Science and the Citizen: Nobel Notes . . 16--20
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 16
                     Philip Yam   Reflections in a Quantum Well  . . . . . 20--21
                    John Rennie   Too Little, Too Late?  . . . . . . . . . 21--24
              Kristin Leutwyler   No Global Warming? . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
              W. Wayt Gibbs and   
                  Tim Beardsley   Fertile Ground . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--28
                  Tim Beardsley   Design for Living  . . . . . . . . . . . 28--32
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Time-Trippers Beware . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Laid-Back Leader Rattles the Academy . . 34--35
            Philip Morrison and   
               Kosta Tsipis and   
                 Jerome Wiesner   The Future of American Defense . . . . . 38--45
         Robert J. Charlson and   
               Tom M. L. Wigley   Sulfate Aerosol and Climatic Change  . . 48--57
           William McGinnis and   
                Michael Kuziora   The Molecular Architects of Body Design  58--66
            William J. Mitchell   Science in Pictures: When is Seeing
                                  Believing? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--73
            William J. Mitchell   When Is Seeing Believing?  . . . . . . . 68 (Intl. ed. 44--??)
                    John Horgan   Trends in Physics: Particle Metaphysics  70
               Ermanno F. Borra   Liquid Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76--81
         Don C. Des Jarlais and   
             Samuel R. Friedman   AIDS and the Use of Injected Drugs . . . 82--88 (Intl. ed. 56)
              Mark Dragovan and   
                    Don Alvarez   Making a Mirror by Spinning a Liquid . . 86
              Larry G. Marshall   The Terror Birds of South America  . . . 90--95
                    John Horgan   Trends in Physics: Particle Metaphysics  96--106
                    John Horgan   Particle Metaphysics . . . . . . . . . . 96
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Dr. Big Brother    108--110
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 108
                      Gary Stix   Extra! Extra!  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--111
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Heads in the Cloud . . . . . . . . . . . 112--113
                      Gary Stix   Pipe Dream . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113--114
                      Gary Stix   A Blade of Grass . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--114
             Fred Guterl London   Paying for Light at the End of the
                                  Chunnel  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115--115
              Mark Dragovan and   
                    Don Alvarez   The Amateur Scientist: Making a Mirror
                                  by Spinning a Liquid . . . . . . . . . . 116--117
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 116
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--123
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
                    Gerard Piel   Essay: AIDS and Population ``Control''   124--124
                      Anonymous   Essay: Gerard Piel . . . . . . . . . . . 124

Scientific American
Volume 270, Number 3, March, 1994

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Image
                                  Enhancement  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--18
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                     Philip Yam   Chaotic Chaos  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
              Kristin Leutwyler   Down the Green . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--19
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Spinning Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--20
                  Tim Beardsley   Molecular Mischief . . . . . . . . . . . 20--21
                    John Rennie   Gene Rich, Cash Poor . . . . . . . . . . 21--22
                Corey S. Powell   Cold Confusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--28
                    John Horgan   Fermat's Theorem Fights Back . . . . . . 28--28
                    John Horgan   Confronting the Final Limit  . . . . . . 32--33
                 John Bongaarts   Can the Growing Human Population Feed
                                  Itself?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--42
                 Enrico Bonatti   The Earth's Mantle Below the Oceans  . . 44--51
              Mario R. Capecchi   Targeted Gene Replacement  . . . . . . . 52--59
            Bernard S. Meyerson   High-Speed Silicon Germanium Electronics 62--67
              David Deutsch and   
               Michael Lockwood   The Quantum Physics of Time Travel . . . 68--74
                   Paul Wallich   Trends in Communications: Wire Pirates   72
          Natalie S. Glance and   
           Bernardo A. Huberman   The Dynamics of Social Dilemmas  . . . . 76--81
          Lon L. McClanahan and   
             Rodolfo Ruibal and   
           Vaughan H. Shoemaker   Frogs and Toads in Deserts . . . . . . . 82--88
                    Ian Stewart   The New Merology of Beastly Numbers  . . 88
                   Paul Wallich   Trends in Communications: Wire Pirates   90--101
                   Paul Wallich   Wire Pirates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 (Intl. ed. 72--??)
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Making Money . . . 102--105
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 102
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Inside Story . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--105
                      Gary Stix   The Last Frontier  . . . . . . . . . . . 105--106
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   King Cotton  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--107
                    John Rennie   Biocatalysts Turn Rings around the
                                  Competition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--107
              Kristin Leutwyler   Prosthetic Vision  . . . . . . . . . . . 108--108
                  Gary Stix and   
                   Paul Wallich   Is Bigger Still Better?  . . . . . . . . 109--109
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The New
                                  Merology of Beastly Numbers  . . . . . . 110--113
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 110
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--119
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
             Susan Zolla-Pazner   Essay: The Professor, the University and
                                  Industry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--120
             Susan Zolla-Pazner   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

Scientific American
Volume 270, Number 4, April, 1994

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Cool Man, Hot
                                  Job  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--18
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                    John Horgan   Quantum Computing Creeps Closer to
                                  Reality  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                    John Rennie   Super Sonic  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                    John Horgan   Bang! you're Alive . . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
            Marguerite Holloway   An Epidemic Ignored  . . . . . . . . . . 24--27
              Kristin Leutwyler   Silly Season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--29
                     Philip Yam   Super Progress . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--30
                    John Horgan   Revisiting Old Battlefields  . . . . . . 36--41
            Paul R. Krugman and   
             Robert Z. Lawrence   Trade, Jobs and Wages  . . . . . . . . . 44--49
               Stuart Brown and   
             George Grüner   Charge and Spin Density Waves  . . . . . 50--56
              Marcus E. Raichle   Visualizing the Mind . . . . . . . . . . 58--64
             Nicholas Kurti and   
    Hervé This-Benckhard   Chemistry and Physics in the Kitchen . . 66--71
                Marc B. Garnick   The Dilemmas of Prostate Cancer  . . . . 72--81
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Biological Restoration:
                                  Nurturing Nature . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
              Izumi Shimada and   
                 Jo Ann Griffin   Precious Metal Objects of the Middle
                                  Sicán . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--89
           Janet G. Luhmann and   
           James B. Pollack and   
                 Lawrence Colin   The Pioneer Mission to Venus . . . . . . 90--97
             Nicholas Kurti and   
           Herve This-Benckhard   The Kitchen as a Lab . . . . . . . . . . 94
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Biological Restoration:
                                  Nurturing Nature . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--108
            Marguerite Holloway   Nurturing Nature . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Science and Business: Mirror, Mirror . . 110--112
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 110
                Corey S. Powell   Shaking Quakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--113
                    John Horgan   The Threat of Buried Thrust Faults . . . 113--113
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Basic Strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--115
                  Tim Beardsley   Hot Property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115--115
                  Robert Patton   Softwars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--116
                   Paul Wallich   Are Hospitals Heading for Intensive
                                  Care?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--118
             Nicholas Kurti and   
    Hervé This-Benckhard   The Amateur Scientist: The Kitchen as a
                                  Lab  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--123
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 120
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124--127
                      Anonymous   Book Reivews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: E-mail and the New Epistolary Age 128--128
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128

Scientific American
Volume 270, Number 5, May, 1994

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: When Treaties
                                  Fail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--20
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                    John Horgan   Neural Eavesdropping . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                  Tim Beardsley   The Lucky Ones . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--25
                  Tim Beardsley   Take the Pain? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--26
                Corey S. Powell   Unbearable Lightness . . . . . . . . . . 27--28
            Marguerite Holloway   Family Matters . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--32
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Vishnu Violated  . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--34
              Kristin Leutwyler   Amazing Grace  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                     Philip Yam   Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Physics  39--40
                      Anonymous   Is Homosexuality Biologically
                                  Influenced?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43--43
                Simon LeVay and   
                  Dean H. Hamer   Evidence for a Biological Influence in
                                  Male Homosexuality . . . . . . . . . . . 44--49
                   William Byne   The Biological Evidence Challenged . . . 50--55
                David Z. Albert   Bohm's Alternative To Quantum Mechanics  58--67
          Howard M. Johnson and   
            Fuller W. Bazer and   
            Brian E. Szente and   
               Michael A. Jarpe   How Interferons Fight Disease  . . . . . 68--75
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Air Transportation: Aging
                                  Airways  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
                     Ron Miller   Science in Pictures: Chesley Bonestell's
                                  Astronomical Visions . . . . . . . . . . 76--81
                     Ron Miller   Chesley Bonestell's Astronomical Visions 76 (Intl. ed. 50--??)
               George A. Cooper   Directional Drilling . . . . . . . . . . 82--87 (Intl. ed. 56)
                   Yves Coppens   East Side Story: The Origin of Humankind 88--95
                    Ian Stewart   How Many Guards in the Gallery?  . . . . 88
                      Gary Stix   Aging Airways  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--104 (Intl. ed. 70--78)
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Air Transportation: Aging
                                  Airways  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--104
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and Business: What's Bred in the
                                  Bone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--108
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 106
                    John Horgan   Cold Calculation . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--108
                  Tim Beardsley   Devilish Details . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--110
                  Robert Patton   Office Romance . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--112
              Kristin Leutwyler   As Advertised  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--112
                      Gary Stix   Lollipop, Lollipop . . . . . . . . . . . 113--113
              W. Wayt Gibbs and   
                      Gary Stix   The Price of Clean . . . . . . . . . . . 113--114
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Gray Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--114
        Marguerite Holloway and   
                   Paul Wallich   How Green is my Label? . . . . . . . . . 115--115
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: How Many
                                  Guards in the Gallery? . . . . . . . . . 118--120
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 118
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--127
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
            Victor F. Weisskopf   Essay: Endangered Support of Basic
                                  Science  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--128
            Victor F. Weisskopf   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128

Scientific American
Volume 270, Number 6, June, 1994

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
            Marguerite Holloway   Science and the Citizen: Population
                                  Summit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Gathering String . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                Corey S. Powell   Sanity Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--22
              Kristin Leutwyler   Bright Spot  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                  Tim Beardsley   La Ronde . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--29
                     Philip Yam   It's Just a Phase  . . . . . . . . . . . 29--29
                  Tim Beardsley   Shooting the Rapids  . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                    John Horgan   The Last Universal Mathematician . . . . 33--34
            John M. Logsdon and   
                    Alain Dupas   Was the Race to the Moon Real? . . . . . 36--43
          Michael Nauenberg and   
              Carlos Stroud and   
                   John Yeazell   The Classical Limit of an Atom . . . . . 44--49
               Joseph E. LeDoux   Emotion, Memory and the Brain  . . . . . 50--57
                  John W. Hardy   Adaptive Optics  . . . . . . . . . . . . 60--65
            Shelia Pozorski and   
                Thomas Pozorski   Early Andean Cities  . . . . . . . . . . 66--72
                    John Rennie   Trends in Genetics: Grading the Gene
                                  Tests  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
       Wolfgang H. Kirchner and   
               William F. Towne   The Sensory Basis of the Honeybee's
                                  Dance Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--80
              Paul Alan Cox and   
              Michael J. Balick   The Ethnobotanical Approach to Drug
                                  Discovery  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--87
                    John Iovine   Genetically Altering Escherichia Coli    84
                    John Rennie   Trends in Genetics: Grading the Gene
                                  Tests  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88--97
                    John Rennie   Grading the Gene Tests . . . . . . . . . 88
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Cyberspace Cadets  98--101
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 98
                      Gary Stix   Good-bye, Taki 183 . . . . . . . . . . . 100--101
                  Tim Beardsley   Requiem for Alpha? . . . . . . . . . . . 101--102
                      Gary Stix   Immuno-Logistics . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--105
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Little Winners . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--106
               Paul Wallich and   
            Marguerite Holloway   For Sale: One country, as is . . . . . . 107--107
                    John Iovine   The Amateur Scientist: Genetically
                                  Altering \em Escherichia coli  . . . . . 108--111
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 108
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--115
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: The Art of the Scientific Insult  116--116
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116


Scientific American
Volume 271, Number 1, July, 1994

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                    John Rennie   Science and the Citizen: Immortal's
                                  Enzyme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                Corey S. Powell   A Visit to an Exotic Planet  . . . . . . 16--16
              Kristin Leutwyler   Superhack  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--20
                      Gary Stix   Managed Care, Circa 1300 . . . . . . . . 20--20
                  Tim Beardsley   Lethal Legacy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
                  Tim Beardsley   Desperate Measure  . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                     Philip Yam   ``You're the Top\ldots'' . . . . . . . . 24--26
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Spell for Old Bones  . . . . . . . . . . 28--29
                 Francesca Bray   Agriculture for Developing Nations . . . 30--37
              G. Jeffrey Taylor   The Scientific Legacy of Apollo  . . . . 40--47
              Julius Rebek, Jr.   Synthetic Self-Replicating Molecules . . 48--55
                 Rakesh K. Jain   Barriers to Drug Delivery in Solid
                                  Tumors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58--65
               Thomas J. O'Shea   Manatees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66--72
                    John Horgan   Trends in Neuroscience: Can Science
                                  Explain Consciousness? . . . . . . . . . 72
                Georges Pasteur   Jean Henri Fabré  . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--80
                   Heidi Knecht   Late Ice Age Hunting Technology  . . . . 82--87
                    John Horgan   Trends in Neuroscience: Can Science
                                  Explain Consciousness? . . . . . . . . . 88--94
                    John Horgan   Can Science Explain Consciousness? . . . 88
                    Ian Stewart   The Ultimate in Anty-Particles . . . . . 88
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: The Wall . . . . . 96--98
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 96
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   To Fenway, with Love . . . . . . . . . . 98--98
                      Gary Stix   Private Screening  . . . . . . . . . . . 99--100
             Robert PattonTokyo   Blue Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--101
                      Gary Stix   Roach Wars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--101
                  Tim Beardsley   Green Economics  . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--102
                   Paul Wallich   In the Long Run, we all Retire . . . . . 103--103
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The Ultimate
                                  in Anty-Particles  . . . . . . . . . . . 104--107
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 104
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--111
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews: The scientific traveler
                                  \ldots Tales of chance \ldots Venus
                                  unrobed  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
              Robert McC. Adams   Essay: Ancient Sumer, Modern Iraq  . . . 112--112
               Robert McC Adams   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112

Scientific American
Volume 271, Number 2, August, 1994

                      Anonymous   Amplification  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9--9
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 9--9
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 10
                Corey S. Powell   Science and the Citizen: Star Gobbler    12--13
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 12
                Corey S. Powell   Darling Clementine?  . . . . . . . . . . 13--13
                    John Horgan   Radon's Risks  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
            Marguerite Holloway   Diversity Blues  . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--18
                  Tim Beardsley   The Riddle of [URE3] . . . . . . . . . . 19--20
                    John Horgan   Anti-omniscience . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Missing Matter Found?  . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                    John Rennie   Darwin's Current Bulldog . . . . . . . . 24--25
          Daniel J. Revelle and   
                     Lora Lumpe   Third World Submarines . . . . . . . . . 26--31
                  Stuart Bowyer   Extreme Ultraviolet Astronomy  . . . . . 32--39
               Jeff W. Lichtman   Science in Pictures: Confocal Microscopy 40--45
               Jeff W. Lichtman   Confocal Microscopy  . . . . . . . . . . 40 (Intl. ed. 30--35)
                    John Clarke   SQUIDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--53
            Victor H. Engelhard   How Cells Process Antigens . . . . . . . 54--61
             Donald M. Anderson   Red Tides  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--68
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Women's Health: A Global View  66
                 Theya Molleson   The Eloquent Bones of Abu Hureyra  . . . 70--75
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Women's Health: a Global View  76--83
            Marguerite Holloway   A Global View  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
                 Kyle M. Becker   Scanning Underwater Surfaces . . . . . . 80
                      Gary Stix   Science and Business: Welfare Plastic    84--86
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 84
                      Gary Stix   From Swords to Mouse Ears  . . . . . . . 85--85
                      Gary Stix   Antigreen Greenies . . . . . . . . . . . 86--87
              Kristin Leutwyler   Rotaxanes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87--87
                John Horgan and   
                  Robert Patton   More Bits from Pits  . . . . . . . . . . 87--88
                  Tim Beardsley   Illegitimi non Carborundum . . . . . . . 88--88
                   Paul Wallich   A Workaholic Economy . . . . . . . . . . 89--89
                 Kyle M. Becker   The Amateur Scientist: Scanning
                                  Underwater Surfaces  . . . . . . . . . . 90--92
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 90
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--95
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
                  Lynn Margulis   Essay: Sex, Death and Kefir  . . . . . . 96--96
                  Lynn Margulis   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

Scientific American
Volume 271, Number 3, September, 1994

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                Corey S. Powell   Science and the Citizen: Super Loops . . 14--14
                Corey S. Powell   Gone with a Bang . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--17
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
              Kristin Leutwyler   Sick, Sick, Sick . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--18
                  Tim Beardsley   Hot Air  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--22
                  Sasha Nemecek   Backfire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--23
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Lonesome Cowpokes  . . . . . . . . . . . 23--24
                     Philip Yam   Can I Buy you a Drink? . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                    John Rennie   Borrowed Savagery  . . . . . . . . . . . 26--27
                Corey S. Powell   A Marriage of Science and Art  . . . . . 28--31
                 Fred S. Kantor   Disarming Lyme Disease . . . . . . . . . 34--39
             John L. Duncan and   
             William F. Hosford   The Aluminum Beverage Can  . . . . . . . 34
                 Fred S. Kantor   Disarming Lyme Disease . . . . . . . . . 34 (Intl. ed. 20--??)
                 David B. Cline   Low-Energy Ways to Observe High-Energy
                                  Phenomena  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--47
         William F. Hosford and   
                 John L. Duncan   The Aluminum Beverage Can  . . . . . . . 48--53
              Thomas P. Stossel   The Machinery of Cell Crawling . . . . . 54--63
             Harry W. Green, II   Solving the Paradox of Deep Earthquakes  64--71
             Linda R. Cohen and   
                  Roger G. Noll   Privatizing Public Research  . . . . . . 72--77
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Trends in Computing: Software's Chronic
                                  Crisis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
           Charles C. Gillispie   The Scientific Importance of Napoleon's
                                  Egyptian Campaign  . . . . . . . . . . . 78--85
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Trends in Computing: Software's Chronic
                                  Crisis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--95
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Software's Chronic Crisis  . . . . . . . 86 (Intl. ed. 72--81)
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and Business: Turning Green  . . 96--97
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 96
                      Gary Stix   Binary Disinfectants . . . . . . . . . . 97--98
                  Tim Beardsley   Heat and Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--99
                      Gary Stix   Food Fights  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99--101
                      Gary Stix   Power Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--100
                  Tim Beardsley   Crabshoot  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--102
                   Paul Wallich   Not Worth the Paper it's Printed on  . . 103--103
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: a Subway Named
                                  Turing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--107
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 104
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--111
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
            Devra Lee Davis and   
              Harold P. Freeman   Essay: An Ounce of Prevention  . . . . . 112--112
            Devra Lee Davis and   
                 Harold Freeman   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112

Scientific American
Volume 271, Number 4, October, 1994

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: By Jove!  . . . 16--20
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 16
                    John Horgan   Standing Tall  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
             Madhusree Mukerjee   What's in a Name?  . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
              Kristin Leutwyler   A Healthy Mess . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--31
                    John Rennie   Fishy Repair Jobs  . . . . . . . . . . . 31--32
                    John Horgan   Daydreaming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--33
                    John Horgan   High Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--34
            Marguerite Holloway   Unearthing History . . . . . . . . . . . 37--40
                Steven Weinberg   Special Issue: Life in the Universe  . . 44--49
                Steven Weinberg   Life in the Universe . . . . . . . . . . 44 (Intl. ed. 22--??)
        P. James E. Peebles and   
           David N. Schramm and   
            Edwin L. Turner and   
                Richard G. Kron   The Evolution of the Universe  . . . . . 52--57
             Robert P. Kirshner   The Earth's Elements . . . . . . . . . . 58--65
        Claude J. All\`egre and   
           Stephen H. Schneider   The Evolution of the Earth . . . . . . . 66--75
                Leslie E. Orgel   The Origin of Life on the Earth  . . . . 76--83
              Stephen Jay Gould   The Evolution of Life on the Earth . . . 84--91
                  Marvin Minsky   Will Robots Merit the Earth? . . . . . . 86
                     Carl Sagan   The Search for Extraterrestrial Life . . 92--99
              William H. Calvin   The Emergence of Intelligence  . . . . . 100--107
                  Marvin Minsky   Will Robots Inherit the Earth? . . . . . 108--113
                    John Iovine   Building an Electronic Neuron  . . . . . 110
                Robert W. Kates   Sustaining Life on the Earth . . . . . . 114--122
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Science and Business: Wall Street  . . . 126--128
                      Anonymous   Science and Business . . . . . . . . . . 126
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Ready or Not . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128--129
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   OpenDoc  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130--132
                    John Rennie   Making Drugs Count . . . . . . . . . . . 132--132
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   State of Shock . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133--134
                   Paul Wallich   Is a Bright Idea Flickering? . . . . . . 135--135
                    John Iovine   The Amateur Scientist: Building an
                                  Electronic Neuron  . . . . . . . . . . . 136--138
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 136
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140--143
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
             Antonio R. Damasio   Essay: Descartes' Error and the Future
                                  of Human Life  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--144
             Antonio R. Damasio   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144

Scientific American
Volume 271, Number 5, November, 1994

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                Corey S. Powell   Science and the Citizen: Talk about the
                                  Weather  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--20
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Global Aid Wars  . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                    John Horgan   Sex, Death and Sugar . . . . . . . . . . 20--24
                    John Horgan   Brain Storm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                    John Horgan   Microquasars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
             Madhusree Mukerjee   A Nova Burns Out . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                     Philip Yam   Branching Out  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--30
                  Tim Beardsley   Some Like it Hot --- and Cold  . . . . . 30--30
                    John Horgan   Gruff Guru of Condensed-Matter Physics   34--35
           Patrick S. Moore and   
               Claire V. Broome   Cerebrospinal Meningitis Epidemics . . . 38--45
                   Andrei Linde   The Self-Reproducing Inflationary
                                  Universe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--55
           Elliot M. Meyerowitz   The Genetics of Flower Development . . . 56--65
          Doris Schattschneider   Science in Pictures: Escher's Metaphors  66--71
          Doris Schattschneider   Escher's Metaphors . . . . . . . . . . . 66 (Intl. ed. 48--??)
            Jeffrey I. Schiller   Secure Distributed Computing . . . . . . 72--76
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Biological Research: Big-Time
                                  Biology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
            Jeffrey I. Schiller   Secure Distributed Computing . . . . . . 72 (Intl. ed. 54--58)
                  Laura E. Berk   Why Children Talk to Themselves  . . . . 78--83
          William I. McLaughlin   Resolving Zeno's Paradoxes . . . . . . . 84--89
                    Ian Stewart   Playing Chess on a Go Board  . . . . . . 88
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Biological Research: Big-Time
                                  Biology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90--97
                  Tim Beardsley   Big-Time Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and Business: Fighting for
                                  Survival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--100
                      Anonymous   Science and Business: Beating swords
                                  into plowshares --- badly\ldots
                                  Computers: the lean, mean layoff
                                  machines?\ldots Metering the
                                  Internet\ldots Preventing pollution for
                                  profit\ldots Lithium batteries warm
                                  up\ldots The Analytical Economist: Why
                                  ain't the experts rich?  . . . . . . . . 98
                  Tim Beardsley   A New View for Surgeons  . . . . . . . . 100--100
              Kristin Leutwyler   Productivity Lost  . . . . . . . . . . . 101--102
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Pricing Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--103
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Ounce of Prevention  . . . . . . . . . . 103--105
                  Sasha Nemecek   Bettering Batteries  . . . . . . . . . . 106--106
            Donald N. McCloskey   An Economic Uncertainty Principle  . . . 107--107
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Playing Chess
                                  on a Go Board  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--111
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 108
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--115
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Words at Play on the Internet . . 116--116
                 Anne Eosemberg   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116

Scientific American
Volume 271, Number 6, December, 1994

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 10
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Science and the Citizen: No-Polluting
                                  Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                Corey S. Powell   The Astronomical Naming Game . . . . . . 16--20
                      Anonymous   Electrical Activity above Thunderstorms  20--20
                     Philip Yam   Trapped in the Light . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
                   Steve Mirsky   The Annual Ig Nobel Prizes . . . . . . . 22--26
                      Anonymous   Toxic Waste and Race: An Unnatural
                                  Association  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Mervin Stykes   And the Other 1994 Ig Nobel Prize
                                  Winners are: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
              Kristin Leutwyler   Deciphering the Breast Cancer Gene . . . 26--30
                    John Horgan   Global Politics  . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--34
                    John Horgan   The No-Name Virus  . . . . . . . . . . . 34--36
                   Paul Wallich   The Wages of Haiti's Dictatorship  . . . 36--36
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Virtual Reality Check  . . . . . . . . . 40--42
                   Paul Wallich   Watch your Electronic Mouth  . . . . . . 43--44
                      Gary Stix   Bad Apple Picker . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--46
                Corey S. Powell   Relinquishing Relics . . . . . . . . . . 46--47
            Marguerite Holloway   On the Trail of Wild Elephants . . . . . 48--50
               John DeCicco and   
                      Marc Ross   Improving Automotive Efficiency  . . . . 52--57
         Michael J. Novacek and   
                Mark Norell and   
         Malcolm C. McKenna and   
                    James Clark   Fossils of the Flaming Cliffs  . . . . . 60--69
             Diane L. Evans and   
            Ellen R. Stofan and   
            Thomas D. Jones and   
                Linda M. Godwin   Science in Pictures: Earth from Sky  . . 70--75
             Diane L. Evans and   
            Ellen R. Stofan and   
            Thomas D. Jones and   
                Linda M. Godwin   Earth from Sky . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 (Intl. ed. 44--??)
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Scientific Communication: The
                                  Speed of Write . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
              Jack S. Cohen and   
               Michael E. Hogan   The New Genetic Medicines  . . . . . . . 76--82
                  Marc Ross and   
                   John Decicco   Measuring the Energy Drain on Your Car   80
     Berthold-Georg Englert and   
           Marlan O. Scully and   
                Herbert Walther   The Duality in Matter and Light  . . . . 86--92
               Hilary F. French   Making Environmental Treaties Work . . . 94--97
              William P. Jacobs   Caulerpa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--105
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Scientific Communication: The
                                  Speed of Write . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--111
                      Gary Stix   The Speed of Write . . . . . . . . . . . 106
                  Marc Ross and   
                   John DeCicco   The Amateur Scientist: Measuring the
                                  Energy Drain on your Car . . . . . . . . 112--115
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 112
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--123
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
                      Anonymous   Annual Index 1994  . . . . . . . . . . . 124--126
               Eric J. Chaisson   Essay: Clementine, Keyhole and Cosmic
                                  Rats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127--127
               Eric J. Chaisson   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business  . . . . . . . . ??


Scientific American
Volume 272, Number 1, January, 1995

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 10
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: For Whom the
                                  Bell Curve Really Tolls  . . . . . . . . 14--17
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                Corey S. Powell   Deathbed Revelations . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
              Kristin Leutwyler   The Great Attractors . . . . . . . . . . 17--20
            Marguerite Holloway   Socializing with Non-Naked Mole Rats . . 20--20
                Corey S. Powell   Picking up the Pieces  . . . . . . . . . 21--21
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Mystery of the Missing Dynamo  . . . . . 24--26
                  Sasha Nemecek   Holes in Ozone Science . . . . . . . . . 26--27
            Marguerite Holloway   Fear and Self-Loathing in America  . . . 27--27
            Marguerite Holloway   Seeing the Cells that See  . . . . . . . 27--27
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist: Derivatives:
                                  Not the Real Thing . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Technology and Business: Bellcore on the
                                  Block  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--30
                Corey S. Powell   The Rights Stuff . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--31
            Marguerite Holloway   Secrets in Stereogram  . . . . . . . . . 31--31
                  Tim Beardsley   On the Road to Nowhere?  . . . . . . . . 32--33
                   Paul Wallich   Invasion of the Bean Counters  . . . . . 33--36
            Marguerite Holloway   Food for Thought . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                     Philip Yam   Profile: Walter H. Munk: The Man who
                                  would Hear Ocean Temperatures  . . . . . 38--40
                Jeff Rothenberg   Ensuring the Longevity of Digital
                                  Documents  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42--47 (Intl. ed. 24--29)
            Stanley B. Prusiner   The Prion Diseases . . . . . . . . . . . 48--57
                      Anonymous   A Persuasive Experiment  . . . . . . . . 57--57
              Ian W. D. Dalziel   Earth Before Pangea  . . . . . . . . . . 58--63
                    Dan W. Urry   Elastic Biomolecular Machines  . . . . . 64--69 (Intl. ed. 44)
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Preventive Medicine: Better
                                  Than a Cure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
                Thomas T. Perls   The Oldest Old . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70--75
                      Anonymous   Survival of the Fittest  . . . . . . . . 75--75
                      Anonymous   Three who Thrive . . . . . . . . . . . . 75--75
          Sumner Starrfield and   
                Steven N. Shore   The Birth and Death of Nova V1974 Cygni  76--81
                      Anonymous   Daisy, Daisy, Give Me Your Answer, Do    76
          Sumner Starrfield and   
                Steven N. Shore   The Birth and Death of Nova V1974 Cygni  76 (Intl. ed. 56--61)
                 Jesse L. Byock   Egil's Bones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--87
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Preventive Medicine: Better
                                  than a Cure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88--95
                  Tim Beardsley   Better Than a Cure . . . . . . . . . . . 88
                      Anonymous   Born in the U.S.A. . . . . . . . . . . . 95--95
                      Anonymous   Many ways to make a Vaccine  . . . . . . 95--95
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Daisy, Daisy,
                                  give me your Answer, do  . . . . . . . . 96--99
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 96
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews: Smart Buildings  . . . . . 100--103
                      Anonymous   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
                   John Timpane   Essay: How to Convince a Reluctant
                                  Scientist  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--104
                   John Timpane   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business  . . . . . . . . ??

Scientific American
Volume 272, Number 2, February, 1995

                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago: 50 and 100 Years
                                  Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                     Philip Yam   Science and the Citizen: Dangerous Sex   10--12
                  Tim Beardsley   Putting Alzheimer's to the Tests . . . . 12--13
                David Schneider   Global Warming is still a Hot Topic  . . 13--14
                      Gary Stix   Broken Dreamtime . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--15
                  Tim Beardsley   Commanding Attention . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
              Kristin Leutwyler   Finessing Fermat, Again  . . . . . . . . 16--18
                David Schneider   Seeing how the Earth Moved . . . . . . . 18--18
                David Schneider   It's Getting Easier to Find a Date . . . 18--20
                   Steve Mirsky   Nothing Personal, you're just not my
                                  Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--21
                  Sasha Nemecek   Out of the Lab and into the Fire . . . . 21--24
                   Steven Vames   No, Really, it was This Big  . . . . . . 24--24
            Donald N. McCloskey   The Analytical Economist: Once upon a
                                  Time there was a Theory  . . . . . . . . 25--25
                  Tim Beardsley   Technology and Business: a Budgetary
                                  Storm is Brewing . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  John Browning   Agents and Other Animals . . . . . . . . 28--29
                   Paul Wallich   The Chilling Wind of Copyright Law?  . . 30--30
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Profile: Yoichiro Nambu: Strings and
                                  Gluons --- The Seer saw them all . . . . 37--39
             Partha S. Dasgupta   Population, Poverty and the Local
                                  Environment  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--45
              Seth J. Putterman   Sonoluminescence: Sound into Light . . . 46--51 (Intl. ed. 32--37)
                   Robert Tjian   Molecular Machines that Control Genes    54--61
           Kay Redfield Jamison   Manic-Depressive Illness and Creativity  62--67
                  Moshe Elitzur   Masers in the Sky  . . . . . . . . . . . 68--74
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Semiconductor Manufacturing:
                                  Toward ``Point One'' . . . . . . . . . . 72
           John M. Hoberman and   
             Charles E. Yesalis   The History of Synthetic Testosterone    76--81
           Robert A. Hiller and   
              Bradley P. Barber   Producing Light from a Bubble of Air . . 78
                Roger L. Larson   The Mid-Cretaceous Superplume Episode    82--86 (Intl. ed. 66--70)
                      Gary Stix   Toward ``Point one'' . . . . . . . . . . 90--95 (Intl. ed. 72--77)
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Semiconductor Manufacturing:
                                  Toward ``Point One'' . . . . . . . . . . 90--95
           Robert A. Hiller and   
              Bradley P. Barber   The Amateur Scientist: Producing Light
                                  from a Bubble of Air . . . . . . . . . . 96--98
                      Anonymous   The amateur scientist  . . . . . . . . . 96
                  Leon J. Kamin   Book Review: Behind the Curve  . . . . . 99--103
                      Anonymous   Book review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Scientists and their CD-ROMs  . . 104--104
                      Anonymous   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104

Scientific American
Volume 272, Number 3, March, 1995

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 7
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Endangered: One
                                  Endangered Species Act . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 18
                  Sasha Nemecek   Science and Art on Stage . . . . . . . . 20--21
                  Sasha Nemecek   Not yet Elemental, my Dear Seaborg . . . 21--21
                     Philip Yam   Talking Trash  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                  Tim Beardsley   Pass the Plutonium, Please . . . . . . . 28--29
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Nuclear Empowerment  . . . . . . . . . . 29--29
                David Schneider   Swing Wide of that One . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                Corey S. Powell   The Chaos Within . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                   Steven Vames   Scientists' Sense of Snow  . . . . . . . 32--32
                      Gary Stix   Ban that Embargo . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--34
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Liquid Crystals on Display . . . . . . . 34--34
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Treatment that Tightens the Belt . . . . 34--35
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist: a Mystery
                                  Inside a Riddle Inside an Enigma . . . . 37--37
                      Gary Stix   Technology and Business: a Recombinant
                                  Feast  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--40
                  John Browning   GIF us a Break . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--40
                David Schneider   MRI goes Back to the Future  . . . . . . 42--42
                  John Browning   Phone Fight  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43--43
                    John Horgan   Profile: Fred Hoyle: The Return of the
                                  Maverick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--47
           David A. Kessler and   
                Karyn L. Feiden   Faster Evaluation of Vital Drugs . . . . 48--54
                Paul Brumer and   
                  Moshe Shapiro   Laser Control of Chemical Reactions  . . 56--63
   Michael S. Triantafyllou and   
        George S. Triantafyllou   An Efficient Swimming Machine  . . . . . 64--70
         Webster K. Cavenee and   
               Raymond L. White   The Genetic Basis of Cancer  . . . . . . 72--79
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Trends in Behavioral Science: Seeking
                                  the Criminal Element . . . . . . . . . . 76
            Frans B. M. De Waal   Bonobo Sex and Society . . . . . . . . . 82--88
                      Anonymous   Turning the Tables Around  . . . . . . . 84
                Robert R. Birge   Protein-Based Computers  . . . . . . . . 90--95
              Curtis N. Runnels   Environmental Degradation in Ancient
                                  Greece . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--99
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Trends in Behavioral Science: Seeking
                                  the Criminal Element . . . . . . . . . . 100--107
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Seeking the Criminal Element . . . . . . 100
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Turning the
                                  Tables Around  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108--110
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 108
                Philip Morrison   Brief: Book Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . 111--114
                Philip Morrison   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111
                Steven Shackley   Essay: Relics, Rights and Regulations    115--115
                      Anonymous   Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
                  Essay Shakley   A misguided law hurts Native Americans
                                  and museums  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

Scientific American
Volume 272, Number 4, April, 1995

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 12
                 Glenn Zorpette   Science and the Citizen: Bracing for the
                                  Next Big One . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                      Mark Derr   The End of the Road  . . . . . . . . . . 16--20
                  Sasha Nemecek   Sun Spotting the Difference  . . . . . . 20--20
                Corey S. Powell   Astronomers in the Dark  . . . . . . . . 20--22
                   Steven Vames   A Ringside View of Stars . . . . . . . . 22--22
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Coming Out in the Sciences . . . . . . . 24--24
                  Sasha Nemecek   I get no Kick from CH$_3$CH$_2$OH  . . . 24--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Fighting all the Time  . . . . . . . . . 26--29
                David Schneider   Down and Out in the Gulf of Mexico . . . 29--29
                     Philip Yam   Catching that Wave . . . . . . . . . . . 30--31
            Donald N. McCloskey   The Analytical Economist: The
                                  Insignificance of Statistical
                                  Significance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--33
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Technology and Business: Coming in for a
                                  Landing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--35
                   Paul Wallich   A Widget's Best Friend . . . . . . . . . 35--35
                      Gary Stix   Simply, the Best . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                  Tim Beardsley   Genes in the not so Public Domain  . . . 36--37
                      Gary Stix   Voting for a Cure  . . . . . . . . . . . 37--37
             Madhusree Mukerjee   The Fishy Business of Waste  . . . . . . 40--40
                David Schneider   Changing the Image . . . . . . . . . . . 42--42
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Engineering the Future . . . . . . . . . 44--48
        Andrew R. Blaustein and   
                  David B. Wake   The Puzzle of Declining Amphibian
                                  Populations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52--57
              J. R. Jokipii and   
              Frank B. McDonald   Quest for the Limits of the Heliosphere  58--63
           Yaser S. Abu-Mostafa   Machines that Learn from Hints . . . . . 64--69
             Ralph J. Greenspan   Understanding the Genetic Construction
                                  of Behavior  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--78
              Kristin Leutwyler   Trends in Health Care: The Price of
                                  Prevention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
           Ricardo Chiavinglese   Computerized Restoration of Juvenile Art 104
               Lillian Schwartz   Science in Pictures: The Art Historian's
                                  Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--111
               Lillian Schwartz   The Art Historian's Computer . . . . . . 106 (Intl. ed. 80--??)
                    A. W. Moore   A Brief History of Infinity  . . . . . . 112--116 (Intl. ed. 86)
         Elizabeth C. Stone and   
                  Paul Zimansky   The Tapestry of Power in a Mesopotamian
                                  City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118--123
              Kristin Leutwyler   Trends in Health Care: The Price of
                                  Prevention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124--129
              Kristin Leutwyler   The Price of Prevention  . . . . . . . . 124
          Ricardo Chiav'inglese   The Amateur Scientist: Computerized
                                  Restoration of Juvenile Art  . . . . . . 130--132
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist  . . . . . . . . . 130
             Daniel L. Schacter   Book Reviews: Memory Wars  . . . . . . . 135--139
             Daniel L. Schacter   Book Review  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135
               Jeremy Bernstein   Essay: The Poor Person's Guide to The
                                  Bell Curve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140--140
               Jeremy Bernstein   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business  . . . . . . . . ??

Scientific American
Volume 272, Number 5, May, 1995

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Science and the Citizen: Information
                                  Have-Nots  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--14
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 12B
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 12B
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business  . . . . . . . . 12B
                David Schneider   The Sound of One Tree Breathing  . . . . 14--14
                  Tim Beardsley   The Cold War's Dirty Secrets . . . . . . 16--16
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Tribal Struggle  . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--20
                   Steven Vames   Sponging off Shrimp  . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                    John Horgan   Top Price for the Top Quark  . . . . . . 20--21
                      Gary Stix   Why Worry? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--21
                  Glenn Zorpett   So Many Salmon, but so Little  . . . . . 21--22
                  Tim Beardsley   Life's a Draw  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--24
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   The Naughtiest Teens in the World  . . . 24--24
                     Philip Yam   As they Lay Dying  . . . . . . . . . . . 24--25
                  Gary Stix and   
                   Paul Wallich   Miracles for Export  . . . . . . . . . . 26--27
                      Gary Stix   Lithography Becomes Political Pork . . . 30--30
                   Paul Wallich   A Rogue's Routing  . . . . . . . . . . . 31--31
                David Schneider   Feature from the Dark Lagoon . . . . . . 32--32
                      Gary Stix   Putting the Mass Back in Transit . . . . 32--33
                 David Paterson   Electric Genes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--34
                  John Browning   Europeans On-Line  . . . . . . . . . . . 35--35
                    John Horgan   Josephson's Inner Junction . . . . . . . 40--41
              Donald A. Tomalia   Dendrimer Molecules  . . . . . . . . . . 42
          Carl E. Bartecchi and   
        Thomas D. MacKenzie and   
              Robert W. Schrier   The Global Tobacco Epidemic  . . . . . . 44--51
        Raymond W. Schmitt, Jr.   The Ocean's Salt Fingers . . . . . . . . 50
                     Tsvi Piran   Binary Neutron Stars . . . . . . . . . . 52--61
              Donald A. Tomalia   Dendrimer Molecules  . . . . . . . . . . 62--66
        Raymond W. Schmitt, Jr.   The Ocean's Salt Fingers . . . . . . . . 70--75
              Alan M. Litke and   
             Andreas S. Schwarz   The Silicon Microstrip Detector  . . . . 76--81
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Archaeology: The Preservation
                                  of Past  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
                      Anonymous   Fibonacci Forgeries  . . . . . . . . . . 82
                      Anonymous   Special Investigation: The Atomic
                                  Intrigues of Niels Bohr  . . . . . . . . 83--83
              Hans A. Bethe and   
             Kurt Gottfried and   
               Roald Z. Sagdeev   Did Bohr Share Nuclear Secrets?  . . . . 84--90
               Jeremy Bernstein   What Did Heisenberg Tell Bohr About the
                                  Bomb?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--97
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Archaeology: The Preservation
                                  of Past  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--101
            Marguerite Holloway   The Preservation of the Past . . . . . . 98
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Fibonacci
                                  Forgeries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--105
                      Anonymous   Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--111
            William J. Mitchell   Essay: The Parable of the Pizza Parlor   112--112

Scientific American
Volume 272, Number 6, June, 1995

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 14
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Science and the Citizen: Persistently
                                  Toxic  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--18
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 16
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Ambivalent Anniversaries . . . . . . . . 18--18
                Corey S. Powell   Crisis? What Crisis? . . . . . . . . . . 19--22
                Christina Stock   Flying in the Face of Tradition  . . . . 22--22
              Kristin Leutwyler   Depression's Double Standard . . . . . . 23--26
                Corey S. Powell   Dinosaurs in the Halls . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Death by Analysis  . . . . . . . . . . . 27--28
                 Glenn Zorpette   The Importance of Being Sneaky . . . . . 28--30
                    John Horgan   Better Late than Never . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                    John Horgan   The Eyes have it . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Rio Redux  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                   Paul Wallich   Yesterday the Peso, Tomorrow the Dollar? 36--38
                      Gary Stix   Suck it to me  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--39
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Turning Back the Clock . . . . . . . . . 40--40
                  John Browning   Tell us Another Story, Please, Bill  . . 44--44
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Computing with Fire  . . . . . . . . . . 46--46
                  Sasha Nemecek   Have a Heart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--46
                  Sasha Nemecek   Employment Blues: Nothing to do with
                                  being Green  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--48
                 David Paterson   Setting a Standard . . . . . . . . . . . 48--48
            Marguerite Holloway   Turning the Inside Out . . . . . . . . . 49--50
               David Pearce and   
                 Neil Adger and   
             David Maddison and   
                  Dominic Moran   Debt and the Environment . . . . . . . . 52--56
             Greg Boebinger and   
                 Al Passner and   
                      Joze Bevk   Building World-Record Magnets  . . . . . 58--66
             Peter J. Hotez and   
             David I. Pritchard   Hookworm Infection . . . . . . . . . . . 68--74
                    John Horgan   Trends in Complexity Studies: From
                                  Complexity to Perplexity . . . . . . . . 74
            Martin A. Nowak and   
              Robert M. May and   
                   Karl Sigmund   The Arithmetics of Mutual Help . . . . . 76--81
                  Alan L. Lloyd   Computing Bouts of the Prisoner's
                                  Dilemma  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
             Lothar Haselberger   Science in Pictures: Deciphering a Roman
                                  Blueprint  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84--89
             Lothar Haselberger   Deciphering a Roman Blueprint  . . . . . 84 (Intl. ed. 56--??)
              Sam M. Austin and   
              George F. Bertsch   Halo Nuclei  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90--95
           David W. Pfennig and   
                Paul W. Sherman   Kin Recognition  . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--103
                    John Horgan   Trends in Complexity Studies: From
                                  Complexity to Perplexity . . . . . . . . 104--109
                    John Horgan   From Complexity to Perplexity  . . . . . 104
                  Alun L. Lloyd   The Amateur Scientist: Computing Bouts
                                  of the Prisoner's Dilemma  . . . . . . . 110--115
                      Anonymous   Amateur scientist  . . . . . . . . . . . 110
                      Anonymous   Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--119
                      Anonymous   Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
                Ralph E. Gomory   Essay: The Known, the Unknown and the
                                  Unknowable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--120
                   R. E. Comory   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
                Ralph E. Gomory   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business  . . . . . . . . ??


Scientific American
Volume 273, Number 1, July, 1995

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 10
                  Tim Beardsley   Science and the Citizen: Darwin Denied   12--14
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 12
                David Schneider   On the Level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                    John Horgan   Bashing Black Holes  . . . . . . . . . . 16--17
                  Sasha Nemecek   Artistic Genes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--17
                   Steve Mirsky   Fright of the Bumblebee  . . . . . . . . 17--18
                     John Morga   The Waterfall Illusion . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                     Philip Yam   In the Atomic Corral . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Toxins Abounding . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                 Glenn Zorpette   Just Scratch it  . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--23
              Kristin Leutwyler   An Inside Job  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                David Schneider   A River (of Mud) Still Runs Through it   24--24
            Donald N. McCloskey   The Analytical Economist: Computation
                                  Outstrips Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   It's Melting, It's Melting . . . . . . . 28--28
                  Tim Beardsley   Technology and Business: Environmental
                                  Secrets  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                 Glenn Zorpette   Food Indigo  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--29
                  Sasha Nemecek   When Smog gets in your Eyes  . . . . . . 29--30
               Simson Garfinkel   A Prime Patent . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                  John Browning   Follow the Money . . . . . . . . . . . . 31--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Ceramic Superwire  . . . . . . . . . . . 32--33
                     Philip Yam   Profile: James Randi: a Skeptically
                                  Inquiring Mind . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--35
            Robert K. Wayne and   
              John L. Gittleman   The Problematic Red Wolf . . . . . . . . 36--39
         Robert E. Schafrik and   
                 Sara E. Church   Protecting the Greenback . . . . . . . . 40--46
                   Paul E. Lacy   Treating Diabetes with Transplanted
                                  Cells  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--58
               Bruce H. Robison   Light in the Ocean's Midwaters . . . . . 60--60A
          Paul E. Chevedden and   
              Les Eigenbrod and   
              Vernard Foley and   
              Werner Soedel and   
                  Vernard Foley   The Trebuchet  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66--71
              John S. J. Rigden   Robert Oppenheimer: Before the War . . . 68
               Daniel M. Kammen   Cookstoves for the Developing World  . . 72--75 (Intl. ed. 64)
                    Philip Yarn   Trends in Materials Science: Plastics
                                  Get Wired  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
                 John S. Rigden   J. Robert Oppenheimer: Before the War    76--81
                      Anonymous   Election Fever in Blockvotia . . . . . . 80
                     Philip Yam   Plastics Get Wired . . . . . . . . . . . 82--87 (Intl. ed. 74--79)
                     Philip Yam   Trends in Materials Science: Plastics
                                  Get Wired  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--87
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Election Fever
                                  in Blockvotia  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88--89
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 88
                      Anonymous   Reviews: Beauty in the Beast . . . . . . 90--94
                      Anonymous   Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Rest and Relaxation on the Net    95--95
                      Anonymous   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business  . . . . . . . . ??

Scientific American
Volume 273, Number 2, August, 1995

                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Defining the infinite  . . . . . . . . . 8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor: Losing land . . . 8
                      Anonymous   Science on crime . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50 and
                                  100 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   1945: Car phones foretold  . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   1895: The molasses sidewalk  . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50 and 100 Years Ago . . . . . . . . . . 10
                  Billy Tashman   Science and the Citizen: Misreading
                                  Dyslexia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist: The velocity
                                  of money . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   For the brain, it's all in the timing    14
                      Anonymous   Biosphere 2, Science 0 . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Fallout of the nuclear legacy  . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   How to catch a fly ball  . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Miming gas hydrates in Japan . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Dyslexia
                                  misdiagnosed?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   SIDS controversy . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine   14
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Optical disks
                                  aim to erase video-tape --- Permanently  14
                      Anonymous   The ultimate ice cube  . . . . . . . . . 14
              Stephen Jay Gould   Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                    John Horgan   It's all in the Timing . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                David Schneider   Blast from the Past  . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                     Philip Yam   Coming in from the Cold  . . . . . . . . 18--19
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Quasimodal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--21
                Corey S. Powell   What the Keck? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--21
                Christina Stock   High Tidings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--22
                     John Horga   The Mystery of SIDS  . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
                  Tim Beardsley   Down to Earth  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                    John Horgan   How to Catch a Fly Ball  . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Sasha Nemecek   Putting Bombs Away . . . . . . . . . . . 26--28
                  Tim Beardsley   Testing's Toll . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                   Paul Wallich   Fast Cash  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Beyond Binary  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31--34
                  Tim Beardsley   Sweet Success  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                  John Browning   I.T., Phone Home . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--36
                 Brenda DeKoker   Going Down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                Corey S. Powell   Metal Detectors  . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                    John Morgan   Escaping in a Cloud of Ink . . . . . . . 37--41
                Philip Morrison   Recollections of a Nuclear War . . . . . 42--46
            Robert Davies-Jones   Tornadoes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--57
            Martin A. Nowak and   
            Andrew J. McMichael   How HIV Defeats the Immune System  . . . 58--65
                 Frank Moss and   
                Kurt Wiesenfeld   The Benefits of Background Noise . . . . 66--69
            Richard E. Moon and   
            Richard D. Vann and   
               Peter B. Bennett   The Physiology of Decompression Illness  70--77
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Trends in Scientific Communication: Lost
                                  Science in the Third World . . . . . . . 76
                Peter M. Narins   Frog Communication . . . . . . . . . . . 78--83
              David H. Levy and   
        Eugene M. Shoemaker and   
           Carolyn S. Shoemaker   Comet Shoemaker--Levy 9 Meets Jupiter    84--91 (Intl. ed. 68--75)
               Wayne Garver and   
                     Frank Moss   Detecting Signals with Noise . . . . . . 84
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Trends in Scientific Communication: Lost
                                  Science in the Third World . . . . . . . 92--99
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Lost Science in the Third World  . . . . 92
               Wayne Garver and   
                     Frank Moss   The Amateur Scientist: Detecting Signals
                                  with Noise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--103
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Using controlled
                                  static to pump up the volume . . . . . . 100
          George C. McGavin and   
               Vern L. Bullough   Reviews: Six Legs Good . . . . . . . . . 104--107
                      Anonymous   Reviews: Love those bugs . . . . . . . . 104
                      Anonymous   Sex counts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
                      Anonymous   Seven Samurai versus the cosmos  . . . . 104
                  Abigail Zuger   Essay: The High Cost of Living . . . . . 108--108

Scientific American
Volume 273, Number 3, September, 1995

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Bohr and nuclear espionage . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the editors . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   UV radiation and vanishing frogs . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   Da Vinci and Mona Lisa . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 12--17
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . 12
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Science and the Citizen: The Treaty That
                                  Worked --- Almost  . . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist . . . . . . . . 18
                      Anonymous   Become an arms smuggler: Carry software
                                  overseas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
                      Anonymous   Boston's lobsters dredge up trouble  . . 18
                      Anonymous   Black-market ozone wreckers  . . . . . . 18
                      Anonymous   DNA computing: Plugging pieces into
                                  proteins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
                      Anonymous   Flying robots fight for glory  . . . . . 18
                      Anonymous   No funds to find Ebola . . . . . . . . . 18
                      Anonymous   Oil spills in the former Soviet Union    18
                      Anonymous   Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
                      Anonymous   Psychologists find inspiration in chaos  18
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 18
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business  . . . . . . . . 18
                      Anonymous   Worries over a patent plague gene
                                  therapy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
                     Tom Draper   Cover  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   The Most Dangerous Animal  . . . . . . . 20--20
              Kristin Leutwyler   Calculating with DNA . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
                Christina Stock   Ectoplasm Reigns . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
                      Gary Stix   Boot Camp for Surgeons . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                  Sasha Nemecek   New Letters for Alphabet Soup  . . . . . 24--28
                    John Horgan   Complexifying Freud  . . . . . . . . . . 28--30
                  Sasha Nemecek   One Good Pest Deserves Another . . . . . 30--31
                 Glenn Zorpette   Lobster Stew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31--33
              Kristin Leutwyler   Hide-and-Seek  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--36
                      Mark Derr   Common Scents  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                   Steve Mirsky   Silence of the Genes . . . . . . . . . . 40--42
                David Schneider   Like a Sieve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42--42
            Donald N. McCloskey   The Analytical Economist: The Gulliver
                                  Effect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--44
                  Tim Beardsley   Technology and Business: Patently
                                  Obvious  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--45
                David Schneider   Magnificent Men (Mostly) and Their
                                  Flying Machines  . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--46
                 Glenn Zorpette   Arrest that Passenger  . . . . . . . . . 46--48
              Kristin Leutwyler   Profile: Nicholas Negroponte: The Guru
                                  of Cyberspace  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--52
                    John Rennie   Introduction: The Uncertainties of
                                  Technological Innovation . . . . . . . . 56--58
             Vincent W. S. Chan   All-Optical Networks . . . . . . . . . . 56
                    John Rennie   The Uncertainties of Technological
                                  Innovation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 (Intl. ed. 42--??)
                      Anonymous   Information Technologies . . . . . . . . 60--94
             David A. Patterson   Microprocessors in 2020  . . . . . . . . 62 (Intl. ed. 48--??)
               George I. Zysman   Wireless Networks  . . . . . . . . . . . 68 (Intl. ed. 52--??)
                  Brenda Laurel   Virtual Reality  . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
                Russell Daggatt   Satellites for a Developing World  . . . 71
             Vincent W. S. Chan   All-Optical Networks . . . . . . . . . . 72
                Tony R. Eastham   High-Speed Rail: Another Golden Age? . . 74
               Douglas B. Lenat   Artificial Intelligence  . . . . . . . . 80--82 (Intl. ed. 62)
                    Pattie Maes   Intelligent Software . . . . . . . . . . 84--86 (Intl. ed. 66)
                  Brenda Laurel   Commentary: Virtual Reality  . . . . . . 90
                 Robert Cervero   Why Go Anywhere? . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
                Russell Daggatt   Commentary: Satellites for a Developing
                                  World  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
                      Anonymous   Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--120
               Freeman J. Dyson   Transportation: 21st-Century spacecraft  114--116, 116A
                      Anonymous   Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
                Tony R. Eastham   High-speed rail. Another golden age? . . 100
                 Dieter Zetsche   The Automobile: Clean and Customized . . 102--106 (Intl. ed. 76)
               Eugene E. Covert   Evolution of the Commercial Airliner . . 110--113 (Intl. ed. 82)
                  Arthur Caplan   An Improved Future?  . . . . . . . . . . 110
               Freeman J. Dyson   21st-Century spacecraft  . . . . . . . . 114
           George M. Whitesides   Self-Assembling Materials  . . . . . . . 114
                 Robert Cervero   Commentary: Why Go Anywhere? . . . . . . 118
                      Anonymous   Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--143
             W. French Anderson   Gene Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 (Intl. ed. 96--??)
                 Paul C. W. Chu   High-Temperature Superconductors . . . . 128
              Robert Langer and   
              Joseph P. Vacanti   Artificial Organs  . . . . . . . . . . . 130--133 (Intl. ed. 100)
          Joseph F. Engelberger   Robotics in the 21st Century . . . . . . 132
             Nancy J. Alexander   Future Contraceptives  . . . . . . . . . 136 (Intl. ed. 104--??)
                  Arthur Caplan   Commentary: An improved Future?  . . . . 142
                      Anonymous   Machines, Materials and Manufacturing    144--166
           George M. Whitesides   Self-Assembling Materials  . . . . . . . 146--149
             Kaigham J. Gabriel   Engineering Microscopic Machines . . . . 150--153 (Intl. ed. 118)
           Heinrich Von Lersner   Outline for an Ecological Economy  . . . 153
                Craig A. Rogers   Intelligent Materials  . . . . . . . . . 154--157 (Intl. ed. 122)
                 Paul C. W. Chu   High-Temperature Superconductors . . . . 162--165
                      Anonymous   The Great Drain Robbery  . . . . . . . . 166
          Joseph F. Engelberger   Commentary: Robotics in the 21st Century 166
                      Anonymous   Energy and Environment . . . . . . . . . 168--188
               William Hoagland   Solar Energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170--173 (Intl. ed. 136)
                Harold P. Furth   Fusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174--176 (Intl. ed. 140)
               Robert A. Frosch   The Industrial Ecology of the 21st
                                  Century  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 (Intl. ed. 144--??)
        Donald L. Plucknett and   
           Donald L. Winkelmann   Technology for a Sustainable Agriculture 182 (Intl. ed. 148--??)
           Heinrich von Lersner   Commentary: Outline for an Ecological
                                  Economy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
                      Anonymous   Living with New Technologies . . . . . . 190--205
                      Anonymous   Commentaries: Living with new
                                  technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
                      Anonymous   Living with new technologies . . . . . . 190
                Arati Prabhakar   Technology Infrastructure  . . . . . . . 192 (Intl. ed. 158--??)
               Donald A. Norman   Designing the Future . . . . . . . . . . 194 (Intl. ed. 159--??)
              Richard A. Lanham   Digital Literacy . . . . . . . . . . . . 198 (Intl. ed. 160--??)
                  Hal R. Varian   The Information Economy  . . . . . . . . 200 (Intl. ed. 161--??)
                Shoshana Zuboff   The Emperor's New Workplace  . . . . . . 202 (Intl. ed. 162--??)
                Robert W. Lucky   What Technology Alone Cannot Do  . . . . 204 (Intl. ed. 164--??)
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The Great
                                  Drain Robbery  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206--207
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations . . . . . . . . 206
                      Anonymous   Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210--215
                      Anonymous   Dare to be digital . . . . . . . . . . . 210
                      Anonymous   Internet business primers  . . . . . . . 210
                      Anonymous   Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210
                      Anonymous   The way things don't work on CD-ROMs . . 210
                    Simon Penny   Essay: The Pursuit of the Living Machine 216--216
                      Anonymous   Essay: Simon Penny . . . . . . . . . . . 216
                       S. Penny   Essay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216

Scientific American
Volume 273, Number 4, October, 1995

                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Controversy over complexity  . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   Smoking: The real costs  . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   1845: The autopilot  . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   1895: Pasteur, R.I.P . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   1945: Transmitters in the sky  . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . 12
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Science and the Citizen: Hidden Scars    14--15
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist: A world of
                                  debt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Chicken pox vaccine in question  . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Electromagnetic contamination  . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   The Endangered Species Act . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Human origins on better footing  . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   The ice beyond Neptune . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Profile: Cosmologist George F. R. Ellis
                                  lives on a divided Earth . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Sexual abuse on the brain  . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen  . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Sex, death and a backflip  . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Secret U.S. export: Sulfates . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Good-bye,
                                  Commerce Department  . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Undersea laboratory  . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Viewing cyberspace . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                   Karen Wright   Seeing the Forest for the Trees  . . . . 21--24
                    John Horgan   Beyond Neptune . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                Corey S. Powell   Why so blue? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                David Schneider   High Tension . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--31
                 Glenn Zorpette   3 Rms, Ocean View  . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                     John Carpi   A Pox on the Pox . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                   Rodger Doyle   Deaths Caused by Breast Cancer, by
                                  County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Giving your All  . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  Tim Beardsley   Endangered Again . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                  Sasha Nemecek   A Tight Fit  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--36
                  Tim Beardsley   These Feet were made for Walking ---
                                  And? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                 Glenn Zorpette   More Coral Trouble . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist: Are Band-Aids
                                  Enough for Third World Debt? . . . . . . 38--38
                  Tim Beardsley   Technology and Business: Slash and Burn  39--39
                 Brenda DeKoker   An Acid Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--40
                     Philip Yam   Writing on the Fringe  . . . . . . . . . 40--40
                  John Browning   Theres No Place like Cyberspace  . . . . 44--46
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Soft Wear  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--46
                   Paul Wallich   A Tiny Gutenberg . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--46
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Profile: George F. R. Ellis: Thinking
                                  Globally, Acting Universally . . . . . . 50--55
              Bernard Le Guenno   Emerging Viruses . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--64 (Intl. ed. 30)
                   Alan P. Boss   Companions to Young Stars  . . . . . . . 134--139
                     Seth Lloyd   Quantum-Mechanical Computers . . . . . . 140--145
           J. Mark Loizeaux and   
            Douglas K. Loizeaux   Demolition by Implosion  . . . . . . . . 146--153 (Intl. ed. 120)
                    John Horgan   Trends in Social Science: The New Social
                                  Darwinists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
                   Richard Axel   The Molecular Logic of Smell . . . . . . 154--159
                      Anonymous   The Never-Ending Chess Game  . . . . . . 158
                   Neil Baldwin   Science in Pictures: The Laboratory
                                  Notebooks of Thomas Edison . . . . . . . 160--163
                   Neil Baldwin   The Laboratory Notebooks of Thomas
                                  Edison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 (Intl. ed. 138--??)
            Devra Lee Davis and   
                H. Leon Bradlow   Trends in Social Science: Can
                                  Environmental Estrogens Cause Breast
                                  Cancer?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166--172
            Devra Lee Davis and   
                H. Leon Bradlow   Can Environmental Estrogens Cause Breast
                                  Cancer?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 (Intl. ed. 144--??)
                    John Horgan   The New Social Darwinists  . . . . . . . 174--181
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The
                                  Never-Ending Chess Game  . . . . . . . . 182--183
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: How to play a
                                  never-ending game of chess . . . . . . . 182
                      Anonymous   Reviews  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184--190
                      Anonymous   Reviews: Apollo 13 in film, books and
                                  reality  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184
                      Anonymous   Sea monsters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184
                  Gerald Holton   Essay: The Controversy over the End of
                                  Science  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191--191
                  Gerald Holton   Essay: The end of science is nowhere in
                                  sight  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191

Scientific American
Volume 273, Number 5, November, 1995

                    John Rennie   Letter From the Editors  . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   The counterfeiting threat  . . . . . . . 8
                      Anonymous   Harvard's women  . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
                      Anonymous   Red wolves: A new species? . . . . . . . 8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   1945: DDT warning  . . . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   1895: Loss of the bison  . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   1845: Telegraph balloons . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . 10
                    John Horgan   Science and the Citizen: Get Smart, Take
                                  a Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--14
                      Anonymous   Algae against sewage . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist: Taxes and the
                                  female workforce . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Antarctic meltdown . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Attractive odors . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Fiberglass and cancer fears  . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   ``Gay genes'' under new scrutiny . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Linking nerves to silicon  . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Mapping heart disease  . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Profile: Kay Redfield Jamison talks of
                                  moods and madness  . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Rising IQ  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Congress
                                  tackles technology without advice  . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Thalidomide rehabilitated  . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Volcano music  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                David Schneider   Attracted to the Pole  . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                     Philip Yam   Fiber that may not be good for you . . . 15--17
                    John Horgan   The Big Thaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17--20
                   Steve Mirsky   The noses have it  . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                  Sasha Nemecek   Transforming Hyde into Jekyll  . . . . . 20--22
                   Rodger Doyle   Male Deaths Caused by Heart Disease, by
                                  County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                  Nicola Perrin   A Never-Ending Feast . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                   Paul Wallich   Out of Place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                    John Horgan   Gay Genes, Revisited . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Solar Secrets  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--29
                David Schneider   Country Music  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                   Paul Wallich   Some Women are More Equal than Others    29--29
                 Glenn Zorpette   Luddites on the Hill . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                      Carl Saga   The World's Imperiled Fish . . . . . . . 30
                  Tim Beardsley   Clearing the Air . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                     Philip Yam   Mind Meets Machine, Sort of  . . . . . . 32--32
                   Paul Wallich   Meta-Virus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                  John Browning   Rights of Privacy  . . . . . . . . . . . 36--42
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Sewage Treatment Plants  . . . . . . . . 42--42
              Kristin Leutwyler   Coming through Madness . . . . . . . . . 44--45
                    Carl Safina   The World's Imperiled Fish . . . . . . . 46--53
         Wolfgang J. Streit and   
        Carol A. Kincaid-Colton   The Brain's Immune System  . . . . . . . 54--61
            Wallace S. Broecker   Chaotic Climate  . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--68
            Demetri Psaltis and   
                        Fai Mok   Holographic Memories . . . . . . . . . . 70--76 (Intl. ed. 52--58)
                 Richard Milner   Charles Darwin: The Last Portrait  . . . 78--78
                Richard Dawkins   God's Utility Function . . . . . . . . . 80--85
                  Shawn Carlson   Measuring the Wind with Hot Metal  . . . 80
                Richard Dawkins   God's Utility Function . . . . . . . . . 80 (Intl. ed. 62--??)
                      Anonymous   Ways to Tile Space with Knots  . . . . . 82
                 Graham Farmelo   The Discovery of X-rays  . . . . . . . . 86--91
              Peter J. Beek and   
                  Arthur Lewbel   The Science of Juggling  . . . . . . . . 92--97
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Measuring the
                                  Wind with Hot Metal  . . . . . . . . . . 98--99
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Measuring wind
                                  speed in tight places  . . . . . . . . . 98
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Ways to Tile
                                  Space with Knots . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--101
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: How to fill
                                  space with knots and doughnuts . . . . . 100
            Robert Sheaffer and   
             Mark Monmonier and   
                James S. Trefil   Reviews and Commentaries: Reviews  . . . 102--107
                      Anonymous   Atlases on CD-ROM  . . . . . . . . . . . 102
                      Anonymous   Extremely close encounters . . . . . . . 102
                      Anonymous   Morrison's ``Wonders'' and Burke's
                                  ``Connections''  . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 102
                      Anonymous   Science-in-fiction . . . . . . . . . . . 102
                Philip Morrison   Commentaries: On Neutrino Astronomy  . . 108--109
                    James Burke   The Silk Road  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--110
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Doing Business on the Net . . . . 111--111
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Electronic commerce could drop
                                  the Net on personal privacy  . . . . . . 111

Scientific American
Volume 273, Number 6, December, 1995

                    John Rennie   Letter From the Editors  . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Creationism in disguise  . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   Overlooked science . . . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   The trebuchet next door  . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   1945: Atomic power prediction  . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   1895: The Electric Hen . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   1845: Uncountable comets . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . 12
                David Schneider   Science and the Citizen: Tempest on the
                                  High Sea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist: Indexing
                                  inflation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Crowning the IgNobility  . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Digesting global warming . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Danger at sea  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   The FAA puts planes in free flight . . . 14
                      Anonymous   The genetics (and politics) of crime . . 14
                      Anonymous   Golfers road test hydrogen cars  . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Oily Federal deals . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Profile: Martin Gardner, alias Dr.
                                  Matrix, the Mathematical Gamester  . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Rebellious kids in utero . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Sign language  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Star Wars is
                                  back: So what? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Uh, where's the outlet?  . . . . . . . . 14
                David Schneider   Plug and Play  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Great Expectations . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                    John Horgan   A Sign is Born . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--19
                   Steve Mirsky   Home, Sweet Home . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--19
                  Tim Beardsley   Crime and Punishment . . . . . . . . . . 19--22
                   Rodger Doyle   Suicide  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                   Steve Mirsky   You may already be a Wiener  . . . . . . 24--24
                  Mervin Stykes   And Those Other Ig Winners are\ldots . . 24--24
             Madhusree Mukerjee   About Face . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--25
                    John Horgan   The Struggle Within  . . . . . . . . . . 25--26
                 Glenn Zorpette   Buy High, Sell Low . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Some like It Hot . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--30
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist: The Confusing
                                  Price Index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                  Daniel Dupont   Technology and Business: The GOP Strikes
                                  Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Artificial Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Free-for-All Flights . . . . . . . . . . 34--37
                      Gary Stix   Nice Legs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                David Schneider   Putting Greens . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37--38
                     Philip Yam   Profile: Martin Gardner: The
                                  Mathematical Gamester  . . . . . . . . . 38--41
            Torrence V. Johnson   The Galileo Mission  . . . . . . . . . . 44--51
           Michael J. Welsh and   
                  Alan E. Smith   Cystic Fibrosis  . . . . . . . . . . . . 52--59
                 Paolo Heiniger   Science in Pictures: The Leaning Tower
                                  of Pisa  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--67
                 Paolo Heiniger   The Leaning Tower of Pisa  . . . . . . . 62 (Intl. ed. 44--??)
                 Roy D. Hyndman   Giant Earthquakes of the Pacific
                                  Northwest  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--75
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Defense Technology: Fighting
                                  Future Wars  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
                    Jack Newman   How Breast Milk Protects Newborns  . . . 76--79
              David J. Chalmers   The Puzzle of Conscious Experience . . . 80--86
                  Shawn Carlson   Measuring the Metabolism of Small
                                  Organisms  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
                      Anonymous   The Anthropomorphic Principle  . . . . . 86
                    Thomas Beth   Confidential Communication On the
                                  Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88--91 (Intl. ed. 70--73)
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Defense Technology: Fighting
                                  Future Wars  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--98
                      Gary Stix   Fighting Future Wars . . . . . . . . . . 92
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Measuring the
                                  Metabolism of Small Organisms  . . . . . 102--103
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Measuring
                                  micrometabolism: How fast does a beetle
                                  breathe? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The
                                  Anthropomorphic Principle  . . . . . . . 104--106
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Murphy's Law
                                  demystified: Why toast falls butter-side
                                  down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Reviews and Commentaries: The
                                  \booktitleScientific American Young
                                  Readers Book Awards  . . . . . . . . . . 108--114
                      Anonymous   Connections: Springs, steel and W.C.'s   108
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 108
                      Anonymous   The Scientific American Young Readers
                                  Book Awards  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
                    James Burke   Commentaries: Top to Bottom  . . . . . . 115--116
                      Anonymous   Annual Index: Annual Index 1995  . . . . 117--119
                     James Boyk   Essay: The Endangered Piano Technician   120--120
                      Anonymous   Essay: James Boyk: Some of the most
                                  virtuoso piano talent never perform
                                  onstage  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120


Scientific American
Volume 274, Number 1, January, 1996

                    John Rennie   Letter From the Editor . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors: Fly the crowded
                                  skies. How much energy?. The dilemmas of
                                  AIDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: 1946: Making
                                  high-octane gasoline 1896: The missing
                                  link in Java. 1846: Mesmerizing crime    7
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Culture and
                                  mental illness. RNA and the origin of
                                  life. Space junk. Quantum erasers.
                                  Resistant microbes. The studs of
                                  science. New planets. The Analytical
                                  Economist --- Gutting social research    8
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Gary Stix   Science and the Citizen: Listening to
                                  Culture  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--21
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Changing their Image . . . . . . . . . . 21--21
                Corey S. Powell   Star Dreck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                Corey S. Powell   Strange Places . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--23
                  Sasha Nemecek   Virtual Pollution  . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                   Steve Mirsky   Into the Wild Green Yonder . . . . . . . 25--25
                  Tim Beardsley   Resisting Resistance . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
              Phil Williams and   
               Paul N. Woessner   The Real Threat of Nuclear Smuggling . . 26
                   Rodger Doyle   Colorectal Cancer Mortality Among Men    27--27
                    John Horgan   The World According to RNA . . . . . . . 27--30
                     Philip Yam   Rubbed Out with the Quantum Eraser . . . 30--31
                  Sasha Nemecek   Return of the Red Wolf . . . . . . . . . 31--32
                   Paul Wallich   The Analytical Economist: Flying Blind   32--32
                 Glenn Zorpette   Technology and Business: Return of the
                                  Breeder  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--33
                  John Browning   Making Free Software Pay . . . . . . . . 35--35
                  Charles Seife   Freewheeling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--35
                      Tom Abate   The Midnight Hour  . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Light Over Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Playing Slartibartfast with Fractals . . 36--37
                   Susan Landau   Profile: Joseph Rotblat: From Fission
                                  Research to a Prize for Peace  . . . . . 38--39
              Phil Williams and   
               Paul N. Woessner   The Real Threat of Nuclear Smuggling . . 40--44
           G. Dan Hutcheson and   
             Jerry D. Hutcheson   Technology and Economics in the
                                  Semiconductor Industry . . . . . . . . . 40--46
              Richard Weindruch   Caloric Restriction and Aging  . . . . . 46--52
           G. Dan Hutcheson and   
             Jerry D. Hutcheson   Technology and Economics in the
                                  Semiconductor Industry . . . . . . . . . 54--62
                  Sten Grillner   Neural Networks for Vertebrate
                                  Locomotion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--69
               Karl Geert Malle   Cleaning Up the River Rhine  . . . . . . 70--75
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Trends in Theoretical Physics:
                                  Explaining Everything  . . . . . . . . . 72
             S. Ross Taylor and   
              Scott M. McLennan   The Evolution of Continental Crust . . . 76--81
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: How to record and
                                  collect the sounds of nature . . . . . . 80
                      Anonymous   Recording Nature's Sounds  . . . . . . . 80
             Michael J. Schmidt   Science in Pictures: Working Elephants   82--87
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: The slippery
                                  puzzle under Mother Worm's Blanket . . . 82
             Michael J. Schmidt   Working Elephants  . . . . . . . . . . . 82 (Intl. ed. 66--??)
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: The why of
                                  sex. Hypertext . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
                    James Burke   Connections: Hydraulics and cornflakes   84
                Philip Morrison   Wonders: A century of new physics  . . . 84
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Trends in Theoretical Physics:
                                  Explaining Everything  . . . . . . . . . 88--94
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Explaining Everything  . . . . . . . . . 88 (Intl. ed. 72--??)
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Recording
                                  Nature's Sounds  . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--97
                      Anonymous   Amateur scientist  . . . . . . . . . . . 96
              Christian de Duve   The evolution of life was not so
                                  unlikely after all . . . . . . . . . . . 96
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Mother Worm's
                                  Blanket  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--99
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 102--105
                Philip Morrison   Head Start on the 20th Century . . . . . 106--107
                    James Burke   Breakfast Thoughts . . . . . . . . . . . 107--108
              Christian de Duve   Essay: The Constraints of Chance . . . . 112--112

Scientific American
Volume 274, Number 2, February, 1996

                    John Rennie   Letter From the Editor . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors: Sex, evolution
                                  and psychology. Identifying estrogens.
                                  Physics survives . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: 1946: No
                                  atomic cars. 1896: Spanish meteorite.
                                  1846: Fire extinguisher  . . . . . . . . 12
                      Gary Stix   Science and the Citizen: Keeping
                                  Vaccines Cold  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist: Communism's
                                  new capitalist clothes . . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Profile: Daniel C. Dennett explains
                                  consciousness and unleashes Darwin . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Delivering
                                  vaccines. Cooling budgets at the South
                                  Pole. Schizophrenia. Virus amok Down
                                  Under. How many doctors in the house?
                                  Why France really wants nuclear tests.
                                  The minority majority. Radar into the
                                  past. Water fluoridation . . . . . . . . 14
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Insurers fret
                                  over climate change The evolving
                                  Internet. History lesson for Bill Gates  14
                     Philip Yam   Bose Knows P.R.  . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                    John Horgan   Frozen Assets  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--19
                Corey S. Powell   Radar Range  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--19
                   Rodger Doyle   Fluoridation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                David Schneider   The Doctor Glut  . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--21
                      Gary Stix   The Rainbow Majority . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
              Kristin Leutwyler   Schizophrenia Revisited  . . . . . . . . 22--23
                 Glenn Zorpette   Going Out with a Bang  . . . . . . . . . 23--23
                   Steve Mirsky   Sinister Movements . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                  Charles Seife   A Harebrained Scheme . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                   Paul Wallich   Reaching an Economic Event Horizon . . . 26--26
                      Gary Stix   Green Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--28
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   A New Way to Spell Relief: V-e-n-o-m . . 28--30
                  John Browning   Teleconomics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--32b
                   Paul Wallich   More Rules of the Road . . . . . . . . . 31--31
                    John Horgan   Bill Gates's Apocryphal History  . . . . 32--32b
                  Tim Beardsley   Dennett's Dangerous Idea . . . . . . . . 34--35
             J. Larry Brown and   
                Ernesto Pollitt   Malnutrition, Poverty and Intellectual
                                  Development  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--43
              Thomas A. Herring   The Global Positioning System  . . . . . 44--50 (Intl. ed. 32--38)
      Michael J. Buckingham and   
             John R. Potter and   
               Chad L. Epifanio   Seeing Underwater With Background Noise  86--90 (Intl. ed. 40--44)
           Carol W. Greider and   
         Elizabeth H. Blackburn   Telomeres, Telomerase and Cancer . . . . 92--97
           Sylvain Veilleux and   
               Gerald Cecil and   
        Jonathan Bland-Hawthorn   Colossal Galactic Explosions . . . . . . 98--103
               Martin J. Blaser   The Bacteria Behind Ulcers . . . . . . . 104--107
              Londa Schiebinger   The Loves of the Plants  . . . . . . . . 110--115
                      Anonymous   Growing Seedlings at Less Than 1 G . . . 110
              Londa Schiebinger   The Loves of the Plants  . . . . . . . . 110 (Intl. ed. 98--??)
                      Anonymous   Proof of Purchase on the Internet  . . . 112
           Donald H. Weingarten   Quarks By Computer . . . . . . . . . . . 116--120
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Growing Seedlings
                                  at Less than 1 G . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--123
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Simulating how
                                  plants would grow on Mars  . . . . . . . 122
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Proof of
                                  Purchase on the Internet . . . . . . . . 124--125
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Zero-based
                                  transactions: they know that you know
                                  that they know . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 126--129
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: Star guides.
                                  Ecology in error?  . . . . . . . . . . . 126
                    James Burke   Connections: Fairy tales and
                                  photoelectricity . . . . . . . . . . . . 126
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Wonders: Binary beauty . . . . . . . . . 126
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   The Physics of Binary Numbers  . . . . . 130--131
                    James Burke   Show Time! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132--133
                    James Randi   Essay: Investigating Miracles,
                                  Italian-Style  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--136
                    James Randi   Essay: These weeping Madonnas are less
                                  than miraculous  . . . . . . . . . . . . 136

Scientific American
Volume 274, Number 3, March, 1996

                    John Rennie   Letter From the Editor . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors: Rising IQs.
                                  Life's purpose. Alien abductions and
                                  Freud  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: 1945: X-rays
                                  in factories. 1896: A pioneer of flight.
                                  1846: Bigfoot or tall tale?  . . . . . . 10
               Paul Wallich and   
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Science and the Citizen: Regulating the
                                  Body Business  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--14
                      Anonymous   The Analytical Economist: Women's real
                                  economic prospects . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Profile: Albert Libchaber brings order
                                  to chaos studies . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: How much for
                                  the liver?. NASA and nausea. Helium
                                  shortage. Brazil's lost desert. Thirsty
                                  moths. Viruses trace neurons. Cosmic
                                  rays. Escher for the ear. Getting
                                  Washington's goats . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: The scoop on
                                  plutonium processing Military prototypes
                                  in Bosnia. Public-key encryption at risk 12
                     Philip Yam   Escher for the Ear . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                David Schneider   Plane Scary  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                Corey S. Powell   Out of this world  . . . . . . . . . . . 16--18
              Kristin Leutwyler   Viral Tracers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
                David Schneider   Rain Forest Crunch . . . . . . . . . . . 19--19
                  Sasha Nemecek   Rescuing an Endangered Tree  . . . . . . 22--22
                   Karen Wright   Getting the Goats  . . . . . . . . . . . 22--26
                   Rodger Doyle   Stroke Mortality in Men Ages 35 to 74    26--26
                   Steve Mirsky   It's all happening at the Zoo(logy
                                  Meeting) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--28
                Corey S. Powell   No Light Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--30
                         Kai Wu   Pass the Salt, Please  . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                   Paul Wallich   Having It All  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31--31
                 Glenn Zorpette   Hot Pork . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--33
               Daniel G. Dupont   Smart Shopping . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Tough Stuff  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                  Charles Seife   Bad Timing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Seeing the World in a Snowflake  . . . . 36--42
          Jonas Rabinovitch and   
                 Josef Leitmann   Urban Planning in Curitiba . . . . . . . 46--53
                    Tom Gehrels   Collisions with Comets and Asteroids . . 54--58
           John C. Caldwell and   
                   Pat Caldwell   The African AIDS Epidemic  . . . . . . . 62--68
                S. Kivelson and   
               Dung-Hai Lee and   
               Shou-Cheng Zhang   Electrons in flatland [quantum Hall
                                  effect]  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--69
           James E. Rothman and   
                     Lelio Orci   Budding Vesicles in Living Cells . . . . 70--75
               Dino A. Brugioni   Science in Pictures: The Art and Science
                                  of Photoreconnaissance . . . . . . . . . 78--85
               Dino A. Brugioni   The Art and Science of
                                  Photoreconnaissance  . . . . . . . . . . 78 (Intl. ed. 56--??)
                      Anonymous   Exploring Chemical Bonds . . . . . . . . 82
                      Anonymous   Playing with Quads and Quazars . . . . . 84
            Steven Kivelson and   
               Dung-Hai Lee and   
               Shou-Cheng Zhang   Electrons in Flatland  . . . . . . . . . 86--91
         Klaus Rützler and   
                 Ilka C. Feller   Caribbean Mangrove Swamps  . . . . . . . 94--99
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Human Genetics: Vital Data . . 100--105
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Exploring
                                  Chemical Bonds . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--107
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Measuring the
                                  strength of chemical bonds . . . . . . . 106
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Playing with
                                  Quads and Quazars  . . . . . . . . . . . 108--109
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Squaring off
                                  in a board game of Quads . . . . . . . . 108
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 110--114
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: Star Trek
                                  physics. Surviving the future  . . . . . 110
                    James Burke   Connections: Code and commerce . . . . . 110
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Wonders: Earth's asymmetries . . . . . . 110
            Phylis Morrison and   
                Philip Morrison   Symmetry and Symmetry-Breaking in South
                                  Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--116
                    James Burke   Satisfied Customers  . . . . . . . . . . 116--117
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Privacy and Data Collection on
                                  the Net  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--120
                 Anne Eisenberg   Essay: Data mining and privacy invasion
                                  on the Net . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

Scientific American
Volume 274, Number 4, April, 1996

                    John Rennie   From the Editors: Changing to Stay the
                                  Same . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                   Gina Maranto   News and Analysis: Embryo Overpopulation 16--18
                      Anonymous   In Focus: Frozen embryos face an
                                  uncertain tomorrow . . . . . . . . . . . 16
                     Philip Yam   Attack of the Killer Neutrinos . . . . . 20--20
                  Tim Beardsley   Out of Food? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Human ancestors
                                  outside Africa. Polly wants a student.
                                  Killer neutrinos. Antihydrogen . . . . . 20
              Kristin Leutwyler   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--26
             Madhusree Mukerjee   The Berry and the Parasite . . . . . . . 22--26
                   Rodger Doyle   Low-Birth-Weight Babies  . . . . . . . . 24--25
                     Philip Yam   A Smattering of Antimatter . . . . . . . 26--28
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Interview with a Parrot  . . . . . . . . 28--28
                    John Horgan   The not so Enormous Theorem  . . . . . . 29--29
                David Schneider   Rocking Rocks  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--32
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Engendering Faces  . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  John Browning   The Perils of an Irregular Deregulation  33--33
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: Censorship and the Telecoms
                                  bill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
                        Gregory   When Novelty is Not New  . . . . . . . . 34--34
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Battling the Enemy Within  . . . . . . . 34--36
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Federal
                                  software inefficiencies; Litigating the
                                  science of implants  . . . . . . . . . . 34
                  Sasha Nemecek   Augmenting Discord . . . . . . . . . . . 36--38
                    Karla Harby   A Discerning Eye . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--38
            Marguerite Holloway   Evolutionary Theories for Everyday Life  40--42
                      Anonymous   Profile: Biologist Margie Profet argues
                                  why sickness makes sense . . . . . . . . 40
              Yuri M. Shcherbak   Confronting The Nuclear Legacy --- Part
                                  I: Ten Years of the Chornobyl Era  . . . 44--49
              Yuri M. Shcherbak   Ten Years of the Chornobyl Era . . . . . 44 (Intl. ed. 32--??)
              Christian de Duve   The Birth of Complex Cells . . . . . . . 50--57
              Christian De Dave   Birth of complex cells . . . . . . . . . 50
              Christian de Duve   The Birth of Complex Cells . . . . . . . 50 (Intl. ed. 38--??)
          J. Roger P. Angel and   
               Neville J. Woolf   Searching for Life on Other Planets  . . 60--66
                   J. Roger and   
                   P. Angel and   
               Neville J. Woolf   Searching for Life on Other Planets  . . 60 (Intl. ed. 46--??)
               Alex P. Pentland   Smart Rooms  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--76
                 David F. Musto   Alcohol in American History  . . . . . . 78--83
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Nanotechnology: Waiting for
                                  Breakthroughs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
              David A. Grimaldi   Science in Pictures: Captured in Amber   84--91
                      Anonymous   The New Backyard Seismology  . . . . . . 84
              David A. Grimaldi   Captured in Amber  . . . . . . . . . . . 84 (Intl. ed. 70--??)
                      Anonymous   How Fair is Monopoly?  . . . . . . . . . 86
                      Gary Stix   Trends in Nanotechnology: Waiting for
                                  Breakthroughs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--99
                      Gary Stix   Waiting for Breakthroughs  . . . . . . . 94
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: The New Backyard
                                  Seismology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--102
                      Anonymous   Monitoring earthquakes in your backyard  100
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: How Fair is
                                  Monopoly?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--105
                      Anonymous   Probability shows why all's fair in
                                  Monopoly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: Do dinosaur
                                  books savage paleontology?. Numskull
                                  numbers. Monkeying with science  . . . . 108--111
                    James Burke   Connections: From hot coffee to
                                  evolution  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Wonders: Apartheid's electronic legacy   108
            Phylis Morrison and   
                Philip Morrison   Symmetries and Civilizations . . . . . . 112--114
                    James Burke   What's in a Name?  . . . . . . . . . . . 113--115
               Martin I. Jacobs   Working Knowledge: Unzipping Velcro  . . 116--116
                      Anonymous   What puts the zip in this fastener . . . 116

Scientific American
Volume 274, Number 5, May, 1996

                    John Rennie   From the Editors . . . . . . . . . . . . 4--4
               Harold P. Hanson   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   In Focus: Physicians still do not honor
                                  living wills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Medical trials
                                  in question. The future chess champion.
                                  Biodiversity and productivity. What pigs
                                  think  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
                    John Horgan   News and Analysis: Right to Die  . . . . 12--14
                    John Horgan   Plotting the Next Move . . . . . . . . . 16--16
              Kristin Leutwyler   X Marks the Spots  . . . . . . . . . . . 16--18
              Kristin Leutwyler   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--22
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: Broadcasting on a narrow
                                  medium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: A tailless
                                  airplane. Fake muscles, real bones.
                                  Wandering genes  . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
                  Charles Seife   Relatively Expensive . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                   Paul Wallich   Not so Blind, after all  . . . . . . . . 20--22
                   Steve Mirsky   Pork Barrel Science  . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Sowing where you Reap  . . . . . . . . . 23--25
                   Rodger Doyle   Carbon Dioxide Emissions . . . . . . . . 24--24
                      Anonymous   Profile: Distinguished naturalist Miriam
                                  Rothschild defies categorization . . . . 24
                David Schneider   The More Species, the Merrier  . . . . . 26--26
                 Glenn Zorpette   Electric Smile-Aid . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                    Gino Strada   The Horror of Land Mines . . . . . . . . 26
                  John Browning   Television Arrives on the Internet . . . 28--28
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Systematic Errors  . . . . . . . . . . . 30--31
                 Anne Eisenberg   Recently Netted\ldots  . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   On Permanent Displays  . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                Jane X. Luu and   
                David C. Jewitt   The Kuiper Belt  . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
                  Tim Beardsley   Advantage: Nature  . . . . . . . . . . . 33--33
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Make a Muscle  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--33
                     Philip Yam   Remote Repair  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                 Glenn Zorpette   Winging It . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
            Marguerite Holloway   A Natural History of Fleas and
                                  Butterflies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--38
                    Gino Strada   The Horror of Land Mines . . . . . . . . 40--45
            Frederica P. Perera   Uncovering New Clues to Cancer Risk  . . 40
                Jane X. Luu and   
                David C. Jewitt   The Kuiper Belt  . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--52
            Frederica P. Perera   Uncovering New Clues to Cancer Risk  . . 54--62
             David G. Myers and   
                      Ed Diener   The Pursuit of Happiness . . . . . . . . 54
                  Pierre Beland   The Beluga Whales of the St. Lawrence
                                  River  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
          Kenneth P. Birman and   
            Robbert van Renesse   Software for Reliable Networks . . . . . 64--69
                   John R. Hale   The Lost Technology of Ancient Greek
                                  Rowing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
             David G. Myers and   
                      Ed Diener   The Pursuit of Happiness . . . . . . . . 70--72
                 Glenn Zorpette   Hanford's Nuclear Wasteland  . . . . . . 72
           Pierre Béland   The Beluga Whales of the St. Lawrence
                                  River  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--81
                   John R. Hale   The Lost Technology of Ancient Greek
                                  Rowing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--85
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Detecting
                                  low-frequency electromagnetic waves  . . 82
                      Anonymous   MATHEMATICAL RECREATIONS: Fractal
                                  sculpture turns cubes into flowing
                                  spirals  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
                      Anonymous   The Sculptures of Alan St George . . . . 86
                 Glenn Zorpette   Confronting The Nuclear Legacy --- Part
                                  II: Hanford's Nuclear Wasteland  . . . . 88--97
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: Four books
                                  make complexity less confusing. The Bomb
                                  on CD-ROM. Endangered flora. Darwin goes
                                  to the movies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
                    James Burke   Connections: From phonetic writing to
                                  stained brains . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
                Philip Morrison   Wonders: Finding invisible planets . . . 88
                      Anonymous   Working Knowledge: Why elevators are
                                  safe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Detecting Natural
                                  Electromagnetic Waves  . . . . . . . . . 98--101
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The Sculptures
                                  of Alan St. George . . . . . . . . . . . 102--103
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 104--108
                Philip Morrison   Planet-Tude  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109--111
                    James Burke   Highbrow Stuff . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--111
                William Sheeran   Working Knowledge: Vertical Safety . . . 112--112

Scientific American
Volume 274, Number 6, June, 1996

                    John Rennie   From the Editor: The Space Station's
                                  Disappointing Odyssey  . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   In Focus: China's plans for ``peaceful''
                                  atomic tests inspire unease  . . . . . . 9
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Downtown on the
                                  farm. Life on the Unabomber's list.
                                  Galileo at Jupiter. Lizard kings.
                                  Forecasting Alzheimer's  . . . . . . . . 12
                    John Horgan   News and Analysis: ``Peaceful'' Nuclear
                                  Explosions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--16
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Star-Hopping by the Outhouse . . . . . . 18--18
                      Gary Stix   Urbaculture  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                      Anonymous   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--24
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: Keeping databases under lock
                                  and key  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
                 Glenn Zorpette   Forecast: Dry and Windy  . . . . . . . . 22--22
                      Anonymous   TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINES': Mind reading
                                  for movement. Cruising by balloon.
                                  Super-ultrasound . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
                     Ken Howard   Artful Dating  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                 Anne Eisenberg   Among the Papers in Kaczynski's Cabin    25--25
                   Steve Mirsky   The Lizard Kings . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                   Paul Wallich   Senile Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--28
                   Rodger Doyle   AIDS Cases Reported, 1994--1995  . . . . 28--28
                  John Browning   Playing Facts and Loose  . . . . . . . . 30--32
                      Anonymous   Profile: Demographic criminologist James
                                  Alan Fox braces for a crime wave . . . . 30
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Ultrasound's New Phase . . . . . . . . . 32--34
           Lucien P. Randazzese   Semiconductor Subsidies  . . . . . . . . 32
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Mind Readings  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--36
                David Schneider   Good Wood  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--38
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Space Science: Science in the
                                  Sky  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
                  Tim Beardsley   Testing, Testing . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--39
               Daniel G. Dupont   Up, Up and Away  . . . . . . . . . . . . 39--39
                     Philip Yam   Catching a Coming Crime Wave . . . . . . 40--44
                 Jay T. Kearney   Training the Olympic Athlete . . . . . . 44
           Lucien P. Randazzese   Semiconductor Subsidies  . . . . . . . . 46--49
                 Jay T. Kearney   Training the Olympic Athlete . . . . . . 50--63
               Chris G. Whipple   Can nuclear waste be stored safely at
                                  Yucca Mountain?  . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--64
                  Tim Beardsley   Trends in Space Science: Science in the
                                  Sky  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--70
               Chris G. Whipple   Confronting The Nuclear Legacy: Can
                                  Nuclear Waste Be Stored Safely at Yucca
                                  Mountain?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--79
                Gregory S. Paul   The Art of Charles R. Knight . . . . . . 74
               Jeremy Bernstein   The Reluctant Father of Black Holes
                                  [Einstein] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80--85
             K. C. Nicolaou and   
              Rodney K. Guy and   
                  Pierre Potier   Taxoids: New Weapons Against Cancer  . . 84
                Gregory S. Paul   Science in Pictures: The Art of Charles
                                  R. Knight  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86--93
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: A
                                  professional-quality balance without a
                                  heavy price tag  . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
                      Anonymous   Homemade Microgram Electrobalances . . . 90
                      Anonymous   MATHEMATICAL RECREATIONS: An overlooked
                                  numerical series spins out things of
                                  beauty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
                      Anonymous   Tales of a Neglected Number  . . . . . . 92
             K. C. Nicolaou and   
              Rodney K. Guy and   
                  Pierre Potier   Taxoids: New Weapons against Cancer  . . 94--98
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: Amazonian
                                  riches. The haunting lure of
                                  pseudoscience. On-line onstage.
                                  Chemistry's yin and yang . . . . . . . . 94
                    James Burke   Connections: From galvanized
                                  Frankenstein to atomized gasoline  . . . 94
                Philip Morrison   Wonders: The intense science of creating
                                  high pressures . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Homemade
                                  Microgram Electrobalances  . . . . . . . 100--101
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Tales of a
                                  Neglected Number . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--103
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 106--112
                Philip Morrison   Under Pressure . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113--115
                    James Burke   Out of Gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--115
                      Anonymous   WORKING KNOWLEDGE: The fleet inflation
                                  of air bags  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--116
                 Robert E. Resh   Working Knowledge: Air Bags  . . . . . . 116--116


Scientific American
Volume 275, Number 1, July, 1996

                    John Rennie   From the Editor: Glimpses of the
                                  Familiar but Unknown . . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   IN FOCUS: It's rise-and-shine time for
                                  sleep research . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
                  Tim Beardsley   News and Analysis: Waking Up . . . . . . 14--18
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Supersymmetry.
                                  Linear A not just Greek to
                                  archaeologists. Measuring the quality of
                                  life. Arguments over aquaculture . . . . 14
                David Schneider   Pot Luck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: Couch potatoes pull up their
                                  roots  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
                     Philip Yam   Mirror, Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--21
                      Anonymous   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21--26
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Micro-optics on
                                  a microchip. A telescope better than
                                  Hubble. Shining leaves. Going critical   21
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Pink Gold  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                    John Horgan   Headshrinker Convention  . . . . . . . . 26--26
                      Anonymous   Profile: Contraceptives pioneer G. P.
                                  Talwar takes on nature and critics . . . 26
                   Rodger Doyle   The Changing Quality of Life . . . . . . 28--28
                   Steve Mirsky   Wonderful Town . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--29
                    John Horgan   Group Think  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29--30
                David Schneider   Triassic Bug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                  John Browning   New Stars for the New Media  . . . . . . 31--31
                      Gary Stix   Light Work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--34
                  Tim Beardsley   Treble Vision  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                   Paul Wallich   Panacea Lost?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--36
                 Glenn Zorpette   The Underwater Lightness of Being  . . . 36--36
                 Glenn Zorpette   Keeping the ``Tiger'' at Bay . . . . . . 36--37
                  Sasha Nemecek   Leaf it to Them  . . . . . . . . . . . . 37--37
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Pushing the Envelope for Vaccines  . . . 38--40
           David J. Leffell and   
               Douglas E. Brash   Sunlight and Skin Cancer . . . . . . . . 38
                   Alan E. Bell   The Future of Compact Disk Technology:
                                  Next-Generation Compact Discs  . . . . . 42--46
                   Alan E. Bell   Next Generation Compact Discs  . . . . . 42--46 (Intl. ed. 28)
         Stephen W. Hawking and   
                  Roger Penrose   The Nature of Space and Time . . . . . . 44
          Robert L. Gunshor and   
               Arto V. Nurmikko   Blue-Laser CD Technology . . . . . . . . 48--51
           Max Aguilera Hellweg   The Hidden World of Surgery  . . . . . . 50
           David J. Leffell and   
               Douglas E. Brash   Sunlight and Skin Cancer . . . . . . . . 52--59
               Douglas H. Erwin   The Mother of Mass Extinctions . . . . . 56
         Stephen W. Hawking and   
                  Roger Penrose   The Nature of Space and Time . . . . . . 60--65
                    Ann Okerson   Who Owns Digital Works?  . . . . . . . . 64--68
           Max Aguilera-Hellweg   Science in Pictures: The Hidden World of
                                  Surgery  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66--71
              Sasha N. Zill and   
          Ernst-August Seyfarth   Exoskeletal Sensors for Walking  . . . . 70
               Douglas H. Erwin   The Mother of Mass Extinctions . . . . . 72--78
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Covert
                                  Observations of Nesting Sparrows . . . . 76
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Knotty
                                  arithmetic unravels shoelaces  . . . . . 78
                    Ann Okerson   Who Owns Digital Works?  . . . . . . . . 80--84
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: An odd but
                                  fitting museum of humanity. The life of
                                  Linus Pauling. Double takes on digital
                                  photography  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
                    James Burke   Connections: From pneumatic dredgers to
                                  grand opera  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
                Philip Morrison   Wonders: Sunless life on the seafloor    82
              Sasha N. Zill and   
          Ernst-August Seyfarth   Exoskeletal Sensors for Walking  . . . . 86--90
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Covert
                                  Observations of Nesting Sparrows . . . . 92--93
                      Anonymous   Working Knowledge: Illuminating halogen
                                  lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Arithmetic and
                                  Old Lace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--97
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 98--103
                Philip Morrison   Gutless  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--107
                    James Burke   Folies de Grandeur . . . . . . . . . . . 106--107
                  Terry McGowan   Working Knowledge  . . . . . . . . . . . 108--108

Scientific American
Volume 275, Number 2, August, 1996

                    John Rennie   From the Editors: Aliens at Play . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
              Kristin Leutwyler   News and Analysis: Paying Attention  . . 12--14
                      Anonymous   Attention-deficit disorder comes under
                                  close scrutiny . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                      Gary Stix   Public Eye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Watchdogging
                                  governments from orbit. Zebra mussels:
                                  the good, the bad and the ugly. Space
                                  weather. Fertility transplant  . . . . . 18
                   Paul Wallich   The Wall Falls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
              Kristin Leutwyler   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--24
                 Glenn Zorpette   Mussel Mayhem, Continued . . . . . . . . 22--23
                   Gunjan Sinha   A New King and His Tiny Minion . . . . . 24--24
                Corey S. Powell   The Blustery Void  . . . . . . . . . . . 24--25
                   Steve Mirsky   Patient, Smell Thyself . . . . . . . . . 25--25
                   Rodger Doyle   Lethal Accidents, 1979--1992 . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Mouse To Father Rat? . . . . . . . . . . 26--28
                David Schneider   Insects of Generation X  . . . . . . . . 28--28
                  John Browning   The Notworking Computer  . . . . . . . . 30--31
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: Networking the wrong way . . 30
                 Anne Eisenberg   Recently Netted\ldots  . . . . . . . . . 31--31
                     Philip Yam   Magnet on the Brain  . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Steering drugs
                                  magnetically. Gene patent overload.
                                  Digital fingerprinting . . . . . . . . . 32
              Gregory Aharonian   Too Much for Too Little  . . . . . . . . 33--33
                   Gunjan Sinha   The Right Touch  . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--33
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   One Small Step . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--35
                  Sasha Nemecek   Coat of Many Colors  . . . . . . . . . . 34--35
                  Tim Beardsley   Exploring the Business of Space  . . . . 36--38
                      Anonymous   Profile: Space entrepreneur Shelley A.
                                  Harrison sees commerce taking flight . . 36
Christiane Nüsslein Volhard   Gradients that Organize Embryo
                                  Development  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
               Carol H. Fancher   Smart Cards  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--45
      Elizabeth Nesme-Ribes and   
         Sallie L. Baliunas and   
                Dmitry Sokoloff   The Stellar Dynamo . . . . . . . . . . . 46--52
              J. R. Kirtley and   
                    C. C. Tsuei   Probing high-temperature
                                  superconductivity  . . . . . . . . . . . 50--55
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard   Gradients That Organize Embryo
                                  Development  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54--61
             Walter N. Mack and   
         Elizabeth A. Leistikow   Science in Pictures: Sands of the World  62--67
             Walter N. Mack and   
         Elizabeth A. Leistikow   Sands of the World . . . . . . . . . . . 62 (Intl. ed. 44--??)
            John R. Kirtley and   
                 Chang C. Tsuei   Probing High Temperature
                                  Superconductivity  . . . . . . . . . . . 68--73
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Trends in Medicine: Gaining on Fat . . . 70
        Jacques De Keersmaecker   The Mystery of Lambic Beer . . . . . . . 74--80
                      Anonymous   Detecting Micron-Size Movements  . . . . 78
                      Anonymous   Shedding a Little Darkness . . . . . . . 81
                 Ken Marten and   
              Karim Shariff and   
             Suchi Psarakos and   
                   Don J. White   Ring Bubbles of Dolphins . . . . . . . . 82--87
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Trends in Medicine: Gaining on Fat . . . 88--94
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Gaining on Fat: Obesity plagues the
                                  industrial world. Don't blame sloth or
                                  gluttony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Detecting
                                  Micron-Size Movements  . . . . . . . . . 96--99
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: A micromotion
                                  detector counts insect heartbeats  . . . 96
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Shedding a
                                  Little Darkness  . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--103
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Searching for
                                  shadows in rooms made of mirrors . . . . 100
                      Ben Davis   Reviews and Commentaries: The Culture
                                  Machine: Science and Art on the Web  . . 104--108
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: Can art thrive
                                  on the Net?. Colors of the reef. Digital
                                  storm chasing. Feynman found . . . . . . 104
                    James Burke   Connections: From the shape of the Earth
                                  to the Scottish rebellion  . . . . . . . 104
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Wonders: Urban agriculture teaches old
                                  lessons of the soil  . . . . . . . . . . 104
            Phylis Morrison and   
                Philip Morrison   Great Books and City Crops . . . . . . . 109--111
                    James Burke   A Lot of Boloney . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--111
                 Raymond Heidel   Working Knowledge  . . . . . . . . . . . 112--112
                      Anonymous   Working Knowledge: Jackpot! Inside a
                                  slot machine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112

Scientific American
Volume 275, Number 3, September, 1996

                    John Rennie   From the Editors: Reasons for Hope . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                  Tim Beardsley   News and Analysis: HIV's Achilles' Heel  16--18
                      Anonymous   New drugs, in new combinations, offer
                                  relief from AIDS . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
                 Glenn Zorpette   A Day at the Armageddon Factory  . . . . 20--20
            Corey S. Powell and   
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Cosmic Puffery . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Cosmological
                                  theory begins to deflate. Pollution
                                  relief. Taking apart the bomb  . . . . . 20
              Kristin Leutwyler   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--26
                  Sasha Nemecek   Mysterious Maladies  . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                   Gunjan Sinha   Smog From Space  . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--30
                   Steve Mirsky   Put a Sock on It . . . . . . . . . . . . 30--30
                   Rodger Doyle   World Birth-Control Use  . . . . . . . . 34--34
                  John Browning   The Internet is Learning to Censor
                                  Itself . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--38
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: Can PICS police the
                                  Internet?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
                David Schneider   Alarming Nets  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--42
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Artificial
                                  blood starts circulating. Fishermen
                                  sound off for porpoises. Encryption
                                  chaos continues  . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   New Chip off the Old Block . . . . . . . 42--44
                  Tim Beardsley   For Your Eyes Only?  . . . . . . . . . . 44--44
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Artificial Blood Quickens  . . . . . . . 44--48
                 Anne Eisenberg   Recently Netted\ldots  . . . . . . . . . 48--48
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Profile: T. V. Raman: Envisioning Speech 52, 54
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Envisioning Speech . . . . . . . . . . . 52--54
               Lori Miller Kase   Why Community Cancer Clusters are Often
                                  Ignored  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
                John Rennie and   
                  Ricki Rusting   Introduction: Making Headway against
                                  Cancer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--59
                John Rennie and   
                  Ricki Rusting   Making Headway Against Cancer  . . . . . 56 (Intl. ed. 28--??)
                      Anonymous   Fundamental Understandings . . . . . . . 61--61
             Robert A. Weinberg   Fundamental Understandings: How Cancer
                                  Arises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62--70
             Robert A. Weinberg   How Cancer Arises  . . . . . . . . . . . 62 (Intl. ed. 32--??)
                Erkki Ruoslahti   How Cancer Spreads . . . . . . . . . . . 72--77
         Maryellen L. Giger and   
           Charles A. Pelizzari   Advances in Tumor Imaging  . . . . . . . 76
                      Anonymous   Causes and Prevention  . . . . . . . . . 79--79
     Dimitrios Trichopoulos and   
            Frederick P. Li and   
                David J. Hunter   Causes and Prevention: What Causes
                                  Cancer?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80--87
     Dimitrios Trichopoulos and   
            Frederick P. Li and   
                David J. Hunter   What Causes Cancer?  . . . . . . . . . . 80 (Intl. ed. 50--??)
               Lori Miller Kase   Why Community Cancer Clusters Are Often
                                  Ignored  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
          Walter C. Willett and   
          Graham A. Colditz and   
               Nancy E. Mueller   Strategies for Minimizing Cancer Risk    88--95
                Peter Greenwald   Chemoprevention of Cancer  . . . . . . . 96--99
              Nancy E. Davidson   Current Controversy: Is Hormone
                                  Replacement Therapy a Risk?  . . . . . . 101--101
              Nancy E. Davidson   Is Hormone Replacement Therapy a Risk?   101 (Intl. ed. 68--??)
                      Anonymous   Toward Earlier Detection . . . . . . . . 103--103
                David Sidransky   Toward Earlier Detection: Advances in
                                  Cancer Detection . . . . . . . . . . . . 104--109
                David Sidransky   Advances in Cancer Detection . . . . . . 104 (Intl. ed. 70--??)
                      Gary Stix   Is Genetic Testing Premature?  . . . . . 107 (Intl. ed. 73--??)
         Maryellen L. Giger and   
           Charles A. Pelizzari   Advances in Tumor Imaging  . . . . . . . 110--112
                   Gina Maranto   Should Women in Their 40s Have
                                  Mammograms?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113--113
            Gerald E. Hanks and   
              Peter T. Scardino   Does Screening for Prostate Cancer Make
                                  Sense? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--115
                  Judah Folkman   Fighting Cancer by at Tacking its Blood
                                  Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
                      Anonymous   Improving Conventional Therapy . . . . . 117--117
             Samuel Hellman and   
               Everett E. Vokes   Imroving Conventional Therapy: Advancing
                                  Current Treatments for Cancer  . . . . . 118--123
             Samuel Hellman and   
               Everett E. Vokes   Advancing Current Treatments for Cancer  118 (Intl. ed. 84--??)
                   Karen Antman   When Are Bone Marrow Transplants
                                  Considered?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124--125
                    The Editors   Fact Sheet: Twelve Major Cancers . . . . 126--132
                      Anonymous   Twelve Major Cancers . . . . . . . . . . 126
                      Anonymous   The Pleasures of Exploring Ponds . . . . 132
                      Anonymous   The Interrogator's Fallacy . . . . . . . 134
                      Anonymous   Therapies of the Future  . . . . . . . . 135--135
                   Lloyd J. Old   Therapies of The Future: Immunotherapy
                                  for Cancer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--143
                   Lloyd J. Old   Immunotherapy for Cancer . . . . . . . . 136 (Intl. ed. 102--??)
                Allen Oliff and   
           Jackson B. Gibbs and   
                Frank McCormick   New Molecular Targets for Cancer Therapy 144--149
                  Judah Folkman   Fighting Cancer by Attacking Its Blood
                                  Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--154
                      Anonymous   Living with Cancer . . . . . . . . . . . 157--157
              Jimmie C. Holland   Living With Cancer: Cancer's
                                  Psychological Challenges . . . . . . . . 158--161
              Jimmie C. Holland   Cancer's Psychological Challenges  . . . 158 (Intl. ed. 122--??)
             Jean-Jacques Aulas   Alternative Cancer Treatments  . . . . . 162--163
              Kathleen M. Foley   Controlling the Pain of Cancer . . . . . 164--165
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   What Are Obstacles to Ideal Care?  . . . 166--166
                    The Editors   Finding More Information . . . . . . . . 167--167
                      Anonymous   Finding More Information . . . . . . . . 167
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: The Pleasures of
                                  Exploring Ponds  . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--171
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Small ponds hold
                                  plenty of wildlife for the backyard
                                  naturalist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: The
                                  Interrogator's Fallacy . . . . . . . . . 172--175
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Guilty or
                                  innocent? Calculate the odds that a
                                  confession is true . . . . . . . . . . . 172
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 176--180
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: The animal
                                  origins of human morality. The alphabet
                                  takes wing. Specious thinking on
                                  pollution's dangers  . . . . . . . . . . 176
                    James Burke   Connections: From bottled veggies to a
                                  pointillist picnic . . . . . . . . . . . 176
                 Owen Gingerich   Wonders: The scientific value of
                                  prediction is overrated  . . . . . . . . 176
                 Owen Gingerich   Neptune, Velikovsky and the Name of the
                                  Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181--183
                    James Burke   Impressions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182--183
             Herbert Aschkenasy   Working Knowledge  . . . . . . . . . . . 184--184
                      Anonymous   Working Knowledge: How to freeze-dry
                                  anything . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184

Scientific American
Volume 275, Number 4, October, 1996

                    John Rennie   From the Editors: Microbes from Mars?
                                  Maybe  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--12
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
              W. Wayt Gibbs and   
                Corey S. Powell   News and Analysis: Bugs in the Data? . . 20--22
                      Anonymous   In Focus: Life on Mars: How does the
                                  evidence hold up?  . . . . . . . . . . . 20
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Fish Fight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--24
                 Glenn Zorpette   Building a Better T-Bone . . . . . . . . 24--24
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Earth's
                                  wrong-way core. Tasmanian tiger hunt.
                                  Hurricanes may be gone with the wind . . 24
          Kristin Leutwyler and   
                   Gunjan Sinha   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
               Daniel Drollette   A Spinning Crystal Ball  . . . . . . . . 28--33
                David Schneider   On the Tail of the Tiger . . . . . . . . 32--33
                   Rodger Doyle   Soil Erosion of Cropland in the U.S.,
                                  1982 to 1992 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                David Schneider   Hurricane Hullabaloo?  . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                   Steve Mirsky   Just Say NO  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                     Philip Yam   Unicorn Hunts? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                  John Browning   Television by Any Other Name . . . . . . 40--40
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: Networking in Europe . . . . 40
                 Glenn Zorpette   ``X'' (Rays) Mark the Tumor  . . . . . . 44--45
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Programming
                                  computers genetically. Defense work
                                  helps cancer researchers . . . . . . . . 44
                  Tim Beardsley   Picking on Cotton  . . . . . . . . . . . 45--48
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Programming with Primordial Ooze . . . . 48--50
                        J. Krim   Friction at the atomic scale . . . . . . 48--51, 54--56
                 Anne Eisenberg   Recently Netted\ldots  . . . . . . . . . 50--50
                      Gary Stix   Probing Medicine's Outer Reaches . . . . 52--56
                      Anonymous   Profile: Wayne B. Jonas redirects the
                                  Office of Alternative Medicine . . . . . 52
            Ellen L. Bassuk and   
              Angela Browne and   
                John C. Buckner   Single Mothers and Welfare: Contrary to
                                  popular stereotypes, few low-income
                                  single mothers are teenagers or
                                  second-generation welfare recipients . . 60--67
       James K. Fredrickson and   
              Tullis C. Onstott   Microbes Deep Inside the Earth . . . . . 68--73
                  Steven Miller   How an Underwater Habitat Benefits
                                  Marine Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
                Jacqueline Krim   Friction at the Atomic Scale . . . . . . 74--80 (Intl. ed. 48)
             Hugh S. Lusted and   
              R. Benjamin Knapp   Controlling Computers with Neural
                                  Signals  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--87 (Intl. ed. 58--63)
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Ecology: Sounding out Science  82
               Peter J. Edmunds   Ten Days Under the Sea . . . . . . . . . 88--95
                      Anonymous   Working in a Vacuum  . . . . . . . . . . 90
                      Anonymous   Monopoly Revisited . . . . . . . . . . . 92
                 Richard Milner   Charles Darwin and Associates,
                                  Ghostbusters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--101
                  John L. Casti   Confronting Science's Logical Limits . . 102--105
            Marguerite Holloway   Trends in Ecology: Sounding Out Science  106--112
            Marguerite Holloway   Sounding Out Science . . . . . . . . . . 106
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Working in a
                                  Vacuum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--115
                      Anonymous   Homemade vacuum chambers fill a void for
                                  experimenters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Monopoly
                                  Revisited  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--119
                      Anonymous   Go Directly to Jail: revisiting the
                                  fairness of Monopoly . . . . . . . . . . 116
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 120--124
                      Anonymous   Why things go wrong. The making of a
                                  physician. Fusion on film in Chain
                                  Reaction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
                    James Burke   Connections: Fingerprinting, tanks and
                                  the average Joe  . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
                Philip Morrison   Wonders: The Old World, the New World
                                  and humanity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
                Philip Morrison   New World and Old: a Matter of Magnitude 125--127
                    James Burke   Making Your Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . 126--127
                      Chip Holt   Working Knowledge  . . . . . . . . . . . 128--128
                      Anonymous   How photocopiers work  . . . . . . . . . 128

Scientific American
Volume 275, Number 5, November, 1996

                    John Rennie   From the Editor: An Honest Quantum Con
                                  Job  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   News and Analysis: The Price of Silence  15--16
                      Anonymous   In Focus: Academic researchers choke on
                                  industrial gag rules . . . . . . . . . . 15
                  Tim Beardsley   Bring Me a Shrubbery . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                David Schneider   Hot Jupiters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: How giant
                                  planets get close to stars\ldots
                                  Self-organizing particles\ldots. Gossip
                                  as grooming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
              Kristin Leutwyler   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--28
                    John Horgan   Multicultural Studies  . . . . . . . . . 24--28
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Science with Brass . . . . . . . . . . . 28--36
                   Rodger Doyle   Global Forest Cover  . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                      Gary Stix   Different Strokes  . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                   Steve Mirsky   On Presidents and King . . . . . . . . . 37--37
                  John Browning   The Rosetta Hack . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--38
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: Still waiting for automatic
                                  translators  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Pressure to Change . . . . . . . . . . . 40--41
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Artificial
                                  heart\ldots Supercritical CO2 for
                                  superstrength\ldots Molding drug
                                  molecules  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
           Daniel G. Dupont and   
                Richard Lardner   Needles in a Cold War Haystack . . . . . 41--44
                   Gunjan Sinha   Pump It Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--45
                   Paul Wallich   Molecular Molds  . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--46
                      Gary Stix   Pictures Worth a Thousand Cameras  . . . 46--46
                  Tim Beardsley   Starting with a Clean Slate  . . . . . . 50--52
                      Anonymous   Profile: Geneticist Thereza
                                  Imanishi-Kari, exonerated at last  . . . 50
                Daniel Sperling   The Case for Electric Vehicles . . . . . 54--59
               Gregory Beck and   
                Gail S. Habicht   The Evolution of The Immune System:
                                  Immunity and the Invertebrates . . . . . 60--66
               Gregory Beck and   
                Gail S. Habicht   Immunity and the Invertebrates . . . . . 60 (Intl. ed. 42--??)
                 Gary W. Litman   Sharks and the Origins of Vertebrate
                                  Immunity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67--71
                 Paul Kwiat and   
          Harald Weinfurter and   
                Anton Zeilinger   Quantum Seeing in the Dark . . . . . . . 72--78
          Jeffrey S. Kargel and   
                Robert G. Strom   Global Climatic Change on Mars . . . . . 80--88
          Roy L. Prosterman and   
                Tim Hanstad and   
                        Li Ping   Can China Feed Itself? . . . . . . . . . 90--96
                      Anonymous   Much Ado About Nothing . . . . . . . . . 94
                      Anonymous   A Guide to Computer Dating . . . . . . . 96
              Sally E. Shaywitz   Dyslexia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--104
                   Anne Solomon   Rock Art in Southern Africa  . . . . . . 106--113
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Much Ado about
                                  Nothing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114--115
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Fun with a jar
                                  full of nothing  . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: a Guide to
                                  Computer Dating  . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--118
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Will January
                                  1, 1,000,000 A.D., be a Tuesday? . . . . 116
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 119--123
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: Ranking the
                                  CD-ROM encyclopedias\ldots. The physics
                                  of God, and vice versa\ldots The morose
                                  Island of Dr. Brando . . . . . . . . . . 119
                    James Burke   Connections: Bagging buzz bombs and
                                  snapping stars . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119
                Philip Morrison   Wonders: On the trail of giant squid . . 119
                Philip Morrison   Giant against Giant in the Dark  . . . . 124--126
                    James Burke   What Goes Around Comes Around  . . . . . 125--126
                  Edgar W. Aust   Working Knowledge: Television Ratings    127--127
                      Anonymous   Working Knowledge: Watching you watch
                                  television . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

Scientific American
Volume 275, Number 6, December, 1996

                    John Rennie   From the Editors: Experienced Readers
                                  for Young Minds  . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Erratum  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 14--14
                  Tim Beardsley   News and Analysis: Deadly Enigma . . . . 16--18
                      Anonymous   Safeguarding against ``mad cow disease''
                                  grows more maddening . . . . . . . . . . 16
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Jungle Medicine  . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--20
                 Glenn Zorpette   Down the Drain . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--24
                      Anonymous   Russia dumps its nuclear waste. Guppy
                                  love. Unmeltable ice. The Ig Nobels for
                                  1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
              Kristin Leutwyler   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--30
                    John Horgan   Beyond the Test Ban  . . . . . . . . . . 26--30
                   Rodger Doyle   Deaths Caused by Alcohol . . . . . . . . 30--31
                 Brenda DeKoker   Sex and the Spinal Cord  . . . . . . . . 30--32
                   Steve Mirsky   The Victors Go Despoiled . . . . . . . . 32--32
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Hard to Melt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--36
                  Tim Beardsley   Fear and Fecundity . . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Snap, Crunch or GigaPOP? . . . . . . . . 38--40
                      Anonymous   A less equal, more dependable Net  . . . 38
                 Glenn Zorpette   The Sale of a New Machine  . . . . . . . 40--44
                      Anonymous   Scientific computing's last stand.
                                  Electric polymers Welding with a match   40
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Where the Wind Blows . . . . . . . . . . 44--44
                   Erica Garcia   Welding with a Match . . . . . . . . . . 46--46
              Kristin Leutwyler   Plastic Power  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46--48
                 Anne Eisenberg   Recently Netted\ldots  . . . . . . . . . 48--48
            Richard C. Duke and   
            David M. Ojcius and   
              John Ding-E Young   Cell Suicide in Health and Disease . . . 48
            Marguerite Holloway   The Man Who Would Conquer Malaria  . . . 52--56
                      Anonymous   Manuel Elkin Patarroyo tests his malaria
                                  vaccine, despite controversy . . . . . . 52
                Leonard A. Cole   The Specter of Biological Weapons  . . . 60--65
                 Craig J. Hogan   Primordial Deuterium and the Big Bang    68--73 (Intl. ed. 36)
              Richard W. Siegel   Creating Nanophase Materials . . . . . . 74--79 (Intl. ed. 42)
            Richard C. Duke and   
            David M. Ojcius and   
              John Ding-E Young   Cell Suicide in Health and Disease . . . 80--87
                      Anonymous   Dissecting the Brain with Sound  . . . . 80
Richard C. Duke David M. Ojcius and   
              John Ding-E Young   Cell Suicide in Health and Disease . . . 80
                      Anonymous   Cows in the Maze . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
              Lars O. Hedin and   
                 Gene E. Likens   Atmospheric Dust and Acid Rain . . . . . 88--92 (Intl. ed. 56)
                   Barbara Webb   A Cricket Robot  . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--99 (Intl. ed. 62)
             Andrea G. McDowell   Daily Life in Ancient Egypt  . . . . . . 100--105
                    John Horgan   Trends in Psychology: Why Freud Isn't
                                  Dead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--111
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Dissecting the
                                  Brain with Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--115
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Experiment on
                                  your own brain (safely) with a new CD    112
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Cows in the
                                  Maze . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116--118
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Moo-ving
                                  through the logical maze of Where Are
                                  the Cows?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Reviews and Commentaries: The
                                  \booktitleScientific American Young
                                  Readers Book Awards  . . . . . . . . . . 120--125
                    James Burke   Connections: Hot cocoa, German
                                  gymnastics and Lucky Lindy . . . . . . . 120
            Phylis Morrison and   
                Philip Morrison   The Scientific American Young Readers
                                  Book Awards  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
                    James Burke   Sweet Dreams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126--127
                      Anonymous   Annual Index 1996  . . . . . . . . . . . 129--131
               Wesley G. Rogers   Working Knowledge: Pop Tops  . . . . . . 132--132
                      Anonymous   Working Knowledge: Can-do thinking
                                  behind the pop top . . . . . . . . . . . 132


Scientific American
Volume 276, Number 1, January, 1997

                    John Rennie   From the Editor: Defending Reason
                                  Reasonably . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                John Rennie and   
               Paul Wallich and   
                     Philip Yam   Special Briefing: The 1996 Nobel Prizes
                                  in Science . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14--18
                      Anonymous   The 1996 Nobel Prizes for Science: An
                                  overview of the outstanding work that
                                  took the honors in physics, chemistry,
                                  medicine and economics . . . . . . . . . 14
            David Schneider and   
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   News and Analysis: Flight of Fancy . . . 22--24
                      Anonymous   In Focus: Submarine Deep Flight readies
                                  for the seafloor, but some ask why . . . 22
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Suburban Amber . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Steps to Recovery  . . . . . . . . . . . 26--28
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Stars in the
                                  blink of an eye\ldots Volcano
                                  forecasting\ldots. Regrowing neurons . . 26
                      Anonymous   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--30
                Corey S. Powell   All in the Timing  . . . . . . . . . . . 29--30
                David Schneider   Awaiting the Big Bang? . . . . . . . . . 30--32
                   Steve Mirsky   Chewing the Fat  . . . . . . . . . . . . 31--31
                   Rodger Doyle   Threatened Mammals . . . . . . . . . . . 32--32
                 Glenn Zorpette   Do Try This @Home  . . . . . . . . . . . 33--36
                      Anonymous   Profile: Cable-modem maven Milo Medin    33
                  Tim Beardsley   Fetal Checkup  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--38
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Easier prenatal
                                  tests\ldots. Squeezing more into data
                                  lines \ldots Micro-fan . . . . . . . . . 38
                  Tim Beardsley   Chilling Chips . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--40
                  Tim Beardsley   More Gallons Per Mile  . . . . . . . . . 40--41
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Bandwidth, Unlimited . . . . . . . . . . 41--41
                  John Browning   No More 9 to 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42--42
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: Recomputing work . . . . . . 42
            James W. Cronin and   
          Thomas K. Gaisser and   
                Simon P. Swordy   Cosmic Rays at the Energy Frontier . . . 44--49
        Moussa B. H. Youdim and   
                 Peter Riederer   Understanding Parkinson's Disease  . . . 52--59
                Parviz Moin and   
                       John Kim   Tackling Turbulence with Supercomputers  62--68
        William H. Velander and   
               Henryk Lubon and   
              William N. Drohan   Transgenic Livestock as Drug Factories   70--74
                John M. Kennedy   How the Blind Draw . . . . . . . . . . . 76--81
         Michael P. Collier and   
             Robert H. Webb and   
              Edmund D. Andrews   Experimental Flooding in Grand Canyon    82--89
                    Gene Dannen   The Einstein--Szilard Refrigerators  . . 90--95
                      Anonymous   Trends in Society: Science versus
                                  Antiscience? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96--101
                  Gary Stix and   
              Sasha Nemecek and   
                     Philip Yam   Science versus Antiscience?  . . . . . . 96
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Catch a Comet by
                                  Its Tail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102--105
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Sky watchers can
                                  make history by studying Comet
                                  Hale--Bopp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Alphamagic
                                  Squares  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--109
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Presto chango!
                                  An alphabetical twist on math's ``magic
                                  squares.'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: Reviews and
                                  commentaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--115
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: Two books on
                                  aging need to mature\ldots Space station
                                  in 3-D\ldots. Human evolution\ldots.
                                  Happy birthday, HAL  . . . . . . . . . . 110
                    James Burke   Connections: Butterflies, birth control
                                  and vitamin B1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
                Philip Morrison   Wonders: The unpredictable reshuffling
                                  of the planets . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
                Philip Morrison   Doing the Poincaré Shuffle  . . . . . . . 116--118
                    James Burke   A Bit of a Flutter . . . . . . . . . . . 117--118
                     Rich Brown   Working Knowledge  . . . . . . . . . . . 119--119
                      Anonymous   Working Knowledge: The cold, hard facts
                                  about man-made snow  . . . . . . . . . . 119
                  Gary Stix and   
              Sasha Nemecek and   
                     Philip Yam   Trends in Society  . . . . . . . . . . . ??

Scientific American
Volume 276, Number 2, February, 1997

                    John Rennie   From the Editors: The Animal Question    4--4
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                  Tim Beardsley   News and Analysis: The Next Star Trek    12--14
                      Anonymous   In Focus: The U.S. is not so boldly
                                  going to the final frontier  . . . . . . 12
                  Tim Beardsley   Agent Angst  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                    John Horgan   Which Came First?  . . . . . . . . . . . 16--16
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: Fiber-optic
                                  sponge\ldots Quasars. Birds and
                                  dinosaurs\ldots Pneumonia\ldots
                                  Moose-suit science . . . . . . . . . . . 16
              Kristin Leutwyler   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18--26
       Christoph Pöppe and   
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Prize Mistake  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--22
                   Karl Sabbagh   Late Bloomer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23--24
            Marguerite Holloway   Soaking Up the Rays  . . . . . . . . . . 24--26
                  Tim Beardsley   Galactic Gushers . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--28
                   Steve Mirsky   Dropping One for Science . . . . . . . . 28--28
                   Rodger Doyle   U.S. Deaths from Pneumonia . . . . . . . 29--29
            Marguerite Holloway   Into the Wilds of Africa . . . . . . . . 30--32
                      Anonymous   Profile: Ecologist Patricia D. Moehlman
                                  defends the misunderstood jackal . . . . 30
                 Glenn Zorpette   It's a Helicopter! It's a Plane! . . . . 34--34
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Making grammar
                                  compute\ldots Polyester on the
                                  vine\ldots A radical commuter copter . . 34
                Samuel K. Moore   Natural Synthetics . . . . . . . . . . . 36--37
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Making Sense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37--38
                  Sasha Nemecek   Beating Bacteria . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--39
                   Erica Garcia   Scoring with Buckyballs  . . . . . . . . 39--39
                  John Browning   Universal Disservice . . . . . . . . . . 40--40
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: How not to wire the poor . . 40
               Donald W. Landry   Immunotherapy for Cocaine Addiction  . . 42--45
               Didier Massonnet   Satellite Radar Interferometry . . . . . 46--53
              Gregory D. Bothun   The Ghostliest Galaxies  . . . . . . . . 56--61
                   Neil Baldwin   The Lesser Known Edison  . . . . . . . . 62--67
             Richard Losick and   
                    Dale Kaiser   Why and How Bacteria Communicate . . . . 68--73
            Richard E. Crandall   The Challenge of Large Numbers . . . . . 74--78
                Andrew N. Rowan   Forum: The Benefits and Ethics of Animal
                                  Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79--79
                      Anonymous   Forum: The Benefits and Ethics of Animal
                                  Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
            Neal D. Barnard and   
             Stephen R. Kaufman   Animal Research Is Wasteful and
                                  Misleading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80--82
              Gregory D. Bothun   The Ghostliest Galaxies  . . . . . . . . 80 (Intl. ed. 56--61)
            Jack H. Botting and   
             Adrian R. Morrison   Animal Research Is Vital to Medicine . . 83--85
             Madhusree Mukerjee   Trends in Animal Research  . . . . . . . 86--93
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: a Picture-Perfect
                                  Comet  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94--95
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Capturing
                                  Hale--Bopp, the comet of the century . . 94
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations:
                                  Crystallography of a Golf Ball . . . . . 96--98
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: The dimpled
                                  symmetries of golf balls . . . . . . . . 96
             Timothy Ferris and   
              Jeffrey L. Meikle   Reviews and Commentaries: Heaven on
                                  Earth  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100--104
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: A professional
                                  CD-ROM tool for amateur
                                  astronomers\ldots. History of
                                  plastic\ldots Da Vinci on disk . . . . . 100
                W. Brian Arthur   Wonders: The rocketing evolution of
                                  technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
                    James Burke   Connections: Oh, say, can you see\ldots
                                  where this song came from? . . . . . . . 100
                W. Brian Arthur   How Fast is Technology Evolving? . . . . 105--107
                    James Burke   Waving the Flag  . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--107
              Michael A. Pierce   Working Knowledge  . . . . . . . . . . . 108--108
                      Anonymous   Working Knowledge: Fixing a knee from
                                  the inside . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108

Scientific American
Volume 276, Number 3, March, 1997

                    John Rennie   From the Editors: Civilizing the
                                  Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6--6
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   News and Analysis: Computer Bombs  . . . 14--16
                      Anonymous   In Focus: University supercomputers
                                  compete to simulate nuclear weapons  . . 14
                  Sasha Nemecek   Amphibians On-line . . . . . . . . . . . 18--18
              Kristin Leutwyler   Suicide Prevention . . . . . . . . . . . 18--20
                      Anonymous   Science and the Citizen: The linguistics
                                  and politics of ``Ebonics''. The
                                  neurobiology of suicide. Seafloor
                                  storage for radioactive waste  . . . . . 18
                David Schneider   Not in My Backyard . . . . . . . . . . . 20--22
              Kristin Leutwyler   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--24
                   Erica Garcia   Where Do Turtles Go? . . . . . . . . . . 24--25
                   Steve Mirsky   Body Blow  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--25
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   A Matter of Language . . . . . . . . . . 25--27
                   Rodger Doyle   Global Fertility and Population  . . . . 26--26
                    John Horgan   Juggling Act . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--30
                      Anonymous   Profile: Ronald L. Graham of AT&T
                                  Labs-Research has his (juggling) hands
                                  full . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
                  Tim Beardsley   Memories are Made of\ldots . . . . . . . 32--33
                      Anonymous   Technology and Business: Chinese
                                  quandary over biotech and eugenics.
                                  Memory drugs? Food-poisoning sensor  . . 32
                  Tim Beardsley   China Syndrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33--34
                Corey S. Powell   A Mirror, Cheaply  . . . . . . . . . . . 34--34
                 Glenn Zorpette   Better Red than Dead . . . . . . . . . . 36--36
                 Anne Eisenberg   Where the Money Is . . . . . . . . . . . 37--37
                      Anonymous   Cyber View: Fishing for money, some
                                  services cast a small Net  . . . . . . . 37
                Kenneth R. Lang   SOHO Reveals the Secrets of the Sun  . . 40--47
                      Anonymous   The Internet: Bringing Order from Chaos  49
                    The Editors   Special Report: The Internet: Bringing
                                  Order From Chaos . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--51
                 Clifford Lynch   Searching the Internet . . . . . . . . . 52--56
                      Gary Stix   Finding Pictures on the Web  . . . . . . 54--55
                   Michael Lesk   Going Digital  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58--60
                   Paul Resnick   Filtering Information on the Internet    62--64
                Marti A. Hearst   Interfaces for Searching the Web . . . . 68--72
                    T. V. Raman   Websurfing Without a Monitor . . . . . . 73--73
                    Bruno Oudet   Multilingualism on the Internet  . . . . 77--78
                    Mark Stefik   Trusted Systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--81
                 Brewster Kahle   Preserving the Internet  . . . . . . . . 82--83
            Arthur Kleinman and   
                     Alex Cohen   Psychiatry's Global Challenge  . . . . . 86--89
           William A. Haseltine   Discovering Genes for New Medicines  . . 92--98
        Rudolf de Bruyn Ouboter   Heike Kamerlingh Onnes's Discovery of
                                  Superconductivity  . . . . . . . . . . . 98--103
        Rudolf de Bruyn Ouboter   Heike Kamerlingh Onnes's Discovery of
                                  Superconductivity  . . . . . . . . . . . 98
               Roger S. Seymour   Plants That Warm Themselves  . . . . . . 104--109
                David Schneider   Trends in Climate Research: The Rising
                                  Seas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--117
                David Schneider   The Rising Seas  . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 (Intl. ed. 96--101)
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Juniper Green  118--120
                      Anonymous   Mathematical Recreations: Prime-time fun
                                  playing Juniper Green  . . . . . . . . . 118
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: Algorithm of the
                                  Gods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121--123
                      Anonymous   The Amateur Scientist: Telescopes and a
                                  problem for traveling salesmen in space  121
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 124--128
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries: Vision works
                                  both ways. Who gets credit for the big
                                  bang?. Beetles on the brain  . . . . . . 124
                    James Burke   Connections: From a Copernican
                                  disclaimer to trench warfare . . . . . . 124
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Wonders: Sculpting with molecules and
                                  atoms  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
            Philip Morrison and   
                Phylis Morrison   Molecular Crayons and Mustard Seed
                                  Avalanches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129--131
                    James Burke   Revolutionary Stuff  . . . . . . . . . . 130--131
                    Brian Scott   Working Knowledge: Stopping Bullets  . . 132--132
                      Anonymous   Working Knowledge: Bullet-resistant
                                  vests: dressed to the nine millimeters   132
                      Anonymous   Special Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                David Schneider   Trends in Climate Research: The Rising
                                  Seas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

Scientific American
Volume 276, Number 4, April, 1997

                    John Rennie   From the Editor: Seriously, We're Not
                                  Kidding  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--8
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editors . . . . . . . . . 10--10
                      Anonymous   50, 100 and 150 Years Ago: Innovation
                                  and Discovery as Chronicled in
                                  \booktitleScientific American: 50, 100
                                  and 150 Years Ago  . . . . . . . . . . . 12--12
                      Gary Stix   News and Analysis: Small (Lending) is
                                  Beautiful  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--20
                      Anonymous   In focus: Microcreditors help to stem
                                  poverty  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
                David Schneider   Hot-Spotting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--24
                      Anonymous   Science and the citizen: Hot spots;
                                  Europa; Minimizing stroke damage;
                                  Splicing saffron; What's your EQ?;
                                  Electric car ride  . . . . . . . . . . . 22
                   Erica Garcia   Salivating for Saffron . . . . . . . . . 24--25
              Kristin Leutwyler   In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24--28
                   Steve Mirsky   Separate but EQ  . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--25
                 Glenn Zorpette   A Golf Cart, It Isn't  . . . . . . . . . 25--26
              Kristin Leutwyler   Stopping Strokes . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--28
                   Rodger Doyle   Air Pollution in the U.S.  . . . . . . . 27--27
                Corey S. Powell   The Greening of Europa . . . . . . . . . 28--29
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   From Satan to Zen  . . . . . . . . . . . 32--34
                      Anonymous   Profile: Dan Farmer, computer security
                                  expert, hacks up the Web . . . . . . . . 32
               Daniel G. Dupont   Playing Nice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--38
                      Anonymous   Technology and business: Defense cost
                                  sharing; Drugnet: catching cholesterol;
                                  Flexible batteries . . . . . . . . . . . 35
                  W. Wayt Gibbs   Dredging the Digestive System  . . . . . 38--38
                  Tim Beardsley   Plastic Power  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39--40
                      Gary Stix   Check Your Bags  . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--40
                   Paul Wallich   Cracking the U.S. Code . . . . . . . . . 42--42
                      Anonymous   Cyber view: Is a code cracker a
                                  concealed weapon?  . . . . . . . . . . . 42
            Richard E. Rice and   
        Raymond E. Gullison and   
                   John W. Reid   Can Sustainable Management Save Tropical
                                  Forests? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--49
               Leonard Susskind   Black Holes and the Information Paradox  52--57
                 Ian Tattersall   Out of Africa Again\ldots and Again? . . 60--67
        Matthew J. Plunkett and   
             Jonathan A. Ellman   Combinatorial Chemistry and New Drugs    68--73
            Nicholas Pinter and   
                Mark T. Brandon   How Erosion Builds Mountains . . . . . . 74--79
         Michael T. Madigan and   
                 Barry L. Marrs   Extremophiles  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--87
          Robert A. J. Matthews   The Science of Murphy's Law  . . . . . . 88--91
            Arthur B. Evans and   
                     Ron Miller   Jules Verne, Misunderstood Visionary . . 92--97
                  Shawn Carlson   The Amateur Scientist: The Joys of
                                  Armchair Ornithology . . . . . . . . . . 100--101
                      Anonymous   The amateur scientist: Armchair
                                  ornithology is easy, but beware: it can
                                  be addictive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
                    Ian Stewart   Mathematical Recreations: Knight's Tours 102--104
                      Anonymous   Mathematical recreations: Taking the
                                  knight's tour of a chessboard  . . . . . 102
                      Anonymous   Reviews and Commentaries . . . . . . . . 108--112
                      Anonymous