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September 2003

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Cattle suffocated by carbon dioxide from Lake Nyos

Defusing Africa's Killer Lakes

In a remote region of Cameroon, an international team of scientists takes extraordinary steps to prevent the recurrence of a deadly natural disaster

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Focus on the Blues

Chemical structure of the Penicillin core

Eureka!

Yorkshire Dales National Park

A Walk Across England

In the 1970s, British accountant Alfred Wainwright linked back roads, rights-of-way and ancient footpaths to blaze a trail across the sceptered isle

Departments

Indelible Images

September 11 From a Brooklyn Rooftop

The Object at Hand

Dressed to Kill

King beat self-proclaimed male chauvinist Bobby Riggs and her victory still stands as an accomplishment for feminism

Phenomena & Curiosities

Uncle Sam's Dolphins

People File

Talking to Horses

Presence of Mind

Stopping a Scourge

Editor's Note

Picture This

From the Secretary

Man's Reach

Books

James Smithson's Legacy