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May 1996
Volume 59, Number 7

Feature stories

Resolving an Identity Crisis

For years, there has been something of a “holy war” between psychotherapists who favor the “talking cure,” and those who prescribe medications. Profiting from a tradition of “crosstalk,” psychiatrists and psychopharmacologists are pooling their strengths, and succeeding against mental disorders that were once considered untreatable.


Tales of the “Un-Fake”

  Vinland Map

Unveiled with great fanfare more than 30 years ago as a revolutionary discovery, the Vinland Map was later considered to be a fraud. New tests suggest it’s the real thing after all, but its rehabilitation is a textbook case of how scholarship and science combine in establishing historical authenticity.





Light & Verity
+  alumni singers turn out in force for the Glee Club’s 135th anniversary
+  a forestry conference seeks “a better way” to manange the environment
+  senior scientists mentor youthful experimenters
+  Harvard’s B-school stydying Yale’s winning endowment
+  the university’s maintenance workers back from the picket lines

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