Discover is an American science magazine that publishes for a general audience. Its articles are written to help readers to live fuller, richer lives through better scientific understanding. The magazine is known for the stunning photographs that it publishes of the scientific world.
Discover is known well for its coverage of advances in health and medicine. Its articles contain information on human evolution, the effects of different foods on the body, and diseases that affect millions of people around the world. One lighthearted yet detailed and scientific article titled “How Humans Evolved to Throw a Fastball” explores the ways in which a seemingly purely athletic skill may have helped us to survive in the distant past. The magazine also publishes articles about brain science and the mind. Its writers cover studies of the senses, memory, emotions, happiness, and mental addictions.
Readers of Discover are treated to articles about new breakthroughs in technology. The magazine covers biotechnology, nanotechnology, robots, gadgets, weapons, and security systems. Recent articles offer information about three dimensional printing and genetically modified foods, areas where advances are being made all the time.
Each issue of Discover provides thought-provoking articles about space, physics, and the living world. One recent article covers observations made from a NASA observatory of increasing solar activity. Others cover the evolution of plant and animal species, prehistoric culture, unusual organisms around the world, and more. The writers of Discover also write articles about environmental issues such as the ethics of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” and the effects it has on the environment and our drinking water.
A subscription to Discover makes a great gift for anyone who enjoys learning about advances in medicine, brain science, technology, space discovery, and environmental science. On our website, you can either order a new subscription for yourself or as a gift, or you can easily renew a subscription to Discover.