Discover Magazine will amaze you, enlighten you, and open your eyes to the awe and wonder of science and technology. Discover reveals secrets, solves mysteries, and debunks old myths. Discover shares new findings and shows you what makes our universe tick.
What’s So Cute?
Complex topic, complex reactions • Our cover story in the September/October issue, “The Science of Gun Violence,” prompted an outpouring of responses, as expected. The emails and letters spanned a range of opinions — all of them grounded in strongly held beliefs.
THE CRUX • THE LATEST SCIENCE NEWS AND NOTES
Reef Rescue • Can we revive coral reefs by seeding them with just the right cocktail of microbes?
New Hemp Technology Is 450% Better For Discomfort Relief Than Regular Hemp Oil • Next generation hemp technology soothes joint discomfort, aches and sore muscles 5Xs better than hemp oil; now available in the U.S. without a prescription.
TOP PICKS • THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, set aside the screen and pick up an actual page turner, or gift one to a worthy reader in your life. Burying your nose in a book is one of the best ways to feed your brain. Here are our favorite recent science-themed releases.
THE OCULAR HIGHWAY
What’s Their Secret?
Degrees of Separation
A Particulate Matter
Running Into Dead Ends • A fit 30-year-old’s pancreas keeps flaring up, and no one can figure out why.
Stuck on You • Parasites give us a new view on human evolution.
GETTING CUTE • New science reveals its power goes way beyond babies.
DOES THIS CROCODILE MAKE YOU SMILE?
COPING WITH CUTENESS
THE DARK MATTER DERBY • Decades out of the gate, scientists still don’t know what makes up the bulk of the universe’s matter. But they have some strong contenders.
OFF TO THE GLUE FACTORY
WIMPs, SIMPs … and GIMPs?
70,000 GENERATIONS AND COUNTING • One evolutionary biologist has been growing bacteria for 30 years. His epic experiment shows that evolution never stops.
Respect Your Elders • From dolphins to redwoods, species learn from — and rely on — their parents.
The Shape of Thought • Advances in imaging technology let us see what we’re thinking more clearly than ever before.
Making a Greener Space • Growing plants off-world is an essential, and increasingly likely, part of exploring the cosmos.
Heavy Metal • Thanks to one man who didn’t give up, we know even small doses of lead can permanently harm growing kids.