In the cover story, we'll hear about the possibility that the space-time continuum is a kind of fluid. Then, we'll hear about the incredible memory of Kim Peek, the inspiration for Rain Man
. Also, we'll hear about the negative health effects of poverty, as well as take a look at recent fossil discoveries that cast light on the evolution of four-limbed animals from fish.
Learn more about global warming in Michael Crichton's State of Fear (Unabridged).
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2005 Scientific American