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Driving the Info Highway
The Sciences

Driving the Info Highway

The Internet has hit the road. Drivers can now access anything from custom traffic reports to spoken e-mail messages to video games. But is it safe?

By Steven Ashley

Magic Bullets Fly Again

Molecular guided missiles called monoclonal antibodies were poised to shoot down cancer and a host of other diseases--until they crashed and burned. Now a new generation is soaring to market

By Claire Panosian

Code Red for the Web

Could the Internet crash? This summer's Code Red attacks could foreshadow destructive cyberwarfare between hacker groups or between governments

By Carolyn Meinel

Refuges for Life in a Hostile Universe

Only part of our galaxy . is fit for advanced life

By Donald Brownlee, Guillermo Gonzalez and Peter D. Ward


  • Drowning New Orleans

  • The End of Oil

  • Tobacco Pharming

  • The Challenge of Macular Degeneration

  • Mice and Men-- Working Knowledge on a Computer Mouse

  • From the Editor

    From the Editors

  • Letters


  • Errata

  • Advances

    Climate of Uncertainty

  • Catching Some Sun

  • All in the Mind

  • Symmetry Breaking

  • Sound Judgments

  • Magnetic Revelations

  • A Bad Raft for HIV

  • Genes Are Not Enough

  • A Warmer Superconductor?

  • Road Rage

  • Burning through the Fog

  • Skeptic

    I Was Wrong

  • Anti Gravity

    The Farm Report

  • 50, 100 & 150 Years Ago

    50, 100 and 150 Years Ago

  • In Brief

    Data Points, October 2001

  • Brief Bits, October 2001

  • Puzzling Adventures

    Crowns of the Minotaur

  • Profile

    Finding Homo sapiens' Lost Relatives

  • Staking Claims

    Patently Bizarre

  • By the Numbers

    Can't Read, Can't Count

  • Technicalities

    A Wide Web of Worlds

  • Departments

    End Points

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