THE HUNDREDS of potent new drugs introduced during the past thirty years have saved millions of lives. But there is an ugly side to this story of scientific progress that has not yet been fully told. Overuse and misuse of these powerful chemical agents cause illness and death.By SIDNEY KATZ19 min
ON THE 1ST OF JULY, 1867, Upper and Lower Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia were united as provinces in the Dominion of Canada, but not by the democratic decision of the people. Passions ran so high that the fathers of Confederation never dared submit the issue to a vote.By D. J. Goodspeed13 min
IN THE EARLY STAGES of a project that will continue for three more years, Canadian archaeologists have made discoveries in the ancient foundations of Jerusalem that they believe will provide new evidence concerning two of the most important—and least documented—facts in the history of Christianity:By ERIC HUTTON8 min
EVEN THOUGH THE ADENAUER CABINET has Survived the party crisis that briefly threatened to bring it down, the old chancellor’s government will never be quite the same after the affair of Der Spiegel. Perhaps no government of West Germany will ever be the same.By BLAIR FRASER6 min
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