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Volume 12, Number 3 March 1961

In This Issue

March 1961
Closing in on Malaria

The mosquito Anopheles stephensi is evidence that the female of the species is often more dangerous than the male, although in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province "Steffie" has had her deadly doings brought under control.

The Voice of the Pharaohs

A 3½ foot slab of broken black basalt helped French scholar Champollion put the finishing touches on two decades of effort in cracking the code of the Pharaohs.