Nakladatelství NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
November 2002, Vol. 202, No. 5
Weapons of Mass Destruction
They redefined warfare in the 20th century and could redefine civilization itself in the 21st. A closer look at the ugly legacy of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons-and their unimanigable threat.
By Lewis M. Simons
Equal parts armor, air-conditioning system, and genetic heritage, skin is more than skin-deep. Scientist are probing beneath the surface of the body´s largest organ.
By Joel L. Swerdlow
A swimming head, a pizza pie with eyes, a platter of parasites-that´s a mola, the colossal fish that has at least one researcher wrapped around its little fin.
By Jennifer Steinberg
Opravdu zvláštní ryba.
By 2030, two out of three people will live in an urban world, with most of the explosive growth occuring in developing countries. For a prewiew of future, the last in the Challenges for Humanity series explores Săo Paulo, Brasil; Lagos; Bankok, Thailand; and Hyderabad, India.
By Erla Zwingle
Kings of the Hill?
In a male-dominated world, a female-run society id decidedly refreshing. Check out gelada monkeys-but don´t mess with the queens: They bite.
By Virginia Morell
Boys Town, Nebraska
Give them homes, schools, families, and some old-fashioned religion, and troubled kids might just pull themselves together. This is their place.
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