Table of Contents

Cover Stories

Cracking the code

by Les Sillars

Cover Story | Mapping the human DNA sequence is a dream come true for many scientists, but the possible consequences are giving bioethicists nightmares. Meanwhile, some…

Cover Stories

Untangling a ball

by Les Sillars

Cover Story | Human genetic material is organized into 23 pairs of chromosomes, each composed of protein molecules and one long strand of DNA. The chromosomes are in…

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A perfect identifier

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | DNA testing helps British police fight crime, but will liberty be another casualty?

In this issue: "Cracking the code," April 29, 2000


Nefarious Napsters?

By David Aikman

National | Online directories panic the music industry, e-tailers go broke, and other technology news

Here we are

By Janie B. Cheaney

National | The Seventies gave us artificial "community"

Doing without marriage

By Gene Edward Veith

International | In parts of Europe, traditional family values have become like "fossils"

Rising sun

International | Shintoism and emperor worship retake postwar Japan's naked public square by force


The Buzz

By The Editors

Appeals court grants injunction as UN condemns Cuba Rule of law, not politics The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals handed the Miami relatives of Elián Gonzalez…


The military isn't essentially a testing ground. Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig, responding to a question about gays in the military after a speech at…


The Music

By The Editors

Culture | The Top 5 "Internet album" CDs for the week ending April 15, according to Billboard.

Video Rentals

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 videos in popularity as measured by rental receipts for the week ending April 9.



By Marvin Olasky

Preparing for this summer's WORLD Journalism Institute

The media elite

By Joel Belz

For all of us, a little theater is a good amplifier


Hope and smoke The Supreme Court ruled the Clinton Administration overstepped its bounds by attempting to regulate tobacco products as a drug, citing…

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