Omni July 1993

 

 

MAGIC MEETS MEDICINE IN THE RAIN FOREST

HOW TO BUILD A DINOSAUR:
BEHIND THE SCENES OF JURASSIC PARK

EXCLUSIVE!
GENETIC DETECTIVE:
BREAKING THE CODE

FUTURE MONEY:
INVESTING FOR THE MILLENIUM

FIVE HEALTHCARE HEROES

 
OMNI1993JulyLG

Vol.15 No. 9

Close Encounters of the Carnosaur Kind? Steven Spielberg meets Michael Crichton in this summer's release of the cinematic Jurassic Park.(Illustration by Walter Stuart, copyright Wildlife Education, Ltd.)


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President & C.O.O.: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Keith Ferrell
Executive VP/ Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Managing Editor: Caroline Dark
Art Director: Cathryn Mezzo

 
Contents / Articles

First Word (pg 2)
Thomas Jefferson, scientist
by Daniel P. Jordan

Communications (pg 4)

Forum (pg 6)
by Keith Ferrell

Funds (pg 8)
by Linda Marsa

Museums (pg 10)
by Eric Adams

Electronic Universe (pg 12)
In space with Buzz Aldrin
by Gregg Keizer

Mind (pg 14)
Can a drug end addiction?
by Steve Nadis

Digs (pg 16)
Dinosaur DNA
by Kathleen McAuliffe

Space (pg 18)
by James Oberg

Earth (pg 20)
by Linda Marsa

Books (pg 24)
SF Classics revisited
by Jack Williamson

Continuum (pg 27)

Heroes of Health Care (pg 34)
In the morass of the U.S. health care system, a few dedicated people
struggle to provide effective affordable care - and succeed.
by Melanie Menagh

Designing Dinosaurs: How to Bring Jurassic Park to Life (pg 50)
The experts who helped to bring the extinct stars of Steven Spielberg's
new film to life speculate about how to keep dinosaurs in a real Jurassic Park.
by Don Lessem

Fiction: England Underway (pg 58)
by Terry Bisson

Making Magic (pg 64)
The Matses Indians of Peru use a remarkable drug called sapo
for hunting, healing - and magic.
by Peter Gorman

Interview (pg 68)
by Thomas Bass

Antimatter (pg 75)

Games (pg 96)
by Scot Morris