This month's cover story could be re-named: Everything We Knew About Hardening of the Arteries is Wrong. Atherosclerosis causes chest pain, heart attack and stroke, leading to more deaths every year than cancer. Peter Libby explains "The New View" about this killer disease. Also in this edition of Audible Scientific American for May 2002: scientists are finally preparing to send a spacecraft to Pluto, New York City rethinks its recycling plans, and built in systems to defeat cyberterrorism.
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