March 22, 2012
The April 2012 issue of Discover science magazine presents Life in the Clouds, an essay about how the skies are teeming with a vast array of largely unknown microbes. Another article overturns the dogma that memory is distributed throughout the brain - find out about the truth. Researchers explore the upsides of the "Age of Abundance", our time of population boom when more freedom, more resources and technology are available than ever before. Readers can also get to know Ian Lipkin, the world's most celebrated virus hunter on his quest for HIV in San Francisco and SARS-virus in China.