In this issue:
"Looking for Life in the Multiverse": Universes with different physical laws might still be habitable.
"Local Nuclear War, Global Suffering": Nuclear war between India and Pakistan could cool the globe and starve most of the human race.
"A Plan to Defeat Neglected Tropical Diseases": A global initiative aimed at breaking a devastating cycle of poverty.
"Real Money from Virtual Worlds": Online fantasy games have enabled world entrepreneurs to make a living by trading stashes of make-believe gold for hard cash.