H U M A N I T I E S
& T H E A R T
What's Weird Here?
Step into the bizarre world of the carnival sideshow, where James
Taylor (MA '74) is right at home. "People will look," he
says, "We're very curious monkeys."
In Short - An Andean reversal of
roles... marketing the fruits of musical research... a scholarly
look at love... regional press launched
S C I E N C E
& T E C H N O L O G
A Photo Essay By Norman Barker and Giraud
Dinosaurs, shellfish, and algae that long ago turned to stone
have been given new life, through the photographic wizardry of
two Hopkins faculty members.
In Short - A far-out discovery...
sniffing out sex appeal... an affinity test for engineering...
opening the Gates
H E A L T H
& M E D I C I N E
The ABC's of the RDA
An insider's look at the ongoing effort to revise the Recommended
Dietary Allowances. Plus: the latest Hopkins research on vitamins
A to zinc.
In Short - "Sneak preview" aids
in courageous surgery... antibiotics: learning to just say no...
a record-breaking case of malaria... the stuff kids' dreams are
P U B L I C
P O L I C Y &
I N T E R N A T I O N A L A F F A I R S
Candid About Cuba
By Joanne P.
Cuba analyst Wayne Smith, whose career has paralleled Fidel
Castro's rise and reign, has never been afraid to swim against
In Short - Gleaning corporate
strategy from General Lee... an exchange of ideas with Cuba...
toward peace in the Middle East
S P E C I A L
R E P O R T
By Joanne P.
Despite economic shortfalls, or perhaps because of them, weddings
are a favorite pastime in Cuba today--even if marriage is not. A
In Short - Medicine expands
to Singapore... Asian students feel financial squeeze... the
debut of Cafe Q... a mediating influence
D E P A R T M E N T
Essay: "The Incidental
Contributors to the April