Omni November 1986

 

 

NANOTECHNOLOGY
MOLECULAR MACHINES THAT MIMC LIFE

ROBERT JARVIK'S BIONICS 2000

NEURAL NETS:
COMPUTERS THAT BEGIN TO THINK

THE FIGHT TO FREE LAB ANIMALS

SOVIET CHILDREN'S SPACE ART

 
OMNI1986NovLG

Vol.9 No. 2

Cover Art: The force of technology - its power, beauty and ability to duplicate, or even improve upon, nature's own miraculous processes - is shown in this month's cover. The work was created by Dale O'Dell, a Houston-based photographer.

 
Contents / Articles

First Word
Preventing Nuclear War
by Bernard Lown and Evgueni Chazov, M.D.'s

Omnibus
Contributors

Communications
Correspondence

Forum
Reactions to Continuum

Earth
Tree Shakers
by John. J. Berger

Stars
Mark of the Quark
by Marcia Bartusiak

Explorations
City of Tomorrow
by Mary Ellin Barrett and Steve Lerner

Mind
Psychofashion
by Gurney Williams III

Artificial Intelligence
Voicewriters
by Owen Davies

Contest
Trip to the Stars
by Douglas Colligan

Space
Stress in Orbit
by Eleanor Smith

Continuum
Bare Breasts for Science

Tinytech
Molecular Machines
by Fred Hapgood

Inhuman Bondage
Animal Rights
by Robert Weil

Tattoos
Fiction
by Jack Dann

Spider Madness
Pictorial: Webbed Feats
by Dava Sobel

The World According to Dr. Jarvik
Medical Quiz
by Marilyn vos Savant

Out Town
Fiction
by Kim Stanley Robinson

Artists of Detente
Pictorial: Children's Space Art
by Judith Hooper

Thomas T. Noguchi
Interview
by Douglas Stein

Neural Chips
Thinking Computers
by Erik Lawson

Antimatter
UFOs, etc

Star Tech
Tools for the Year 2000

Games
New Measurements
by Scot Morris

Last Word
Humor
by Mitch Coleman