National Geographic September 2018
Katie’s New Face
Identity. Experience. Emotion. The human face expresses all this and much more. As a result of one impulsive act, a teenager lost her face. Incredible medical advances and skilled surgeons made it possible for her to get a new one.
Passage to Another Time
Walking among the peaks of Central Asia.
Helmeted Hornbills Struggle to Survive
The heads of these rare birds have become a target for traffickers.
Building a New American Dream
Expanding on their immigrant parents’ successes, second-generation South Asian Americans are increasingly visible. And some are leaving their forebears’ career paths to take on new roles: politician, astronaut, stand-up comedian.
Rockets for Regular Folks
Each year in the Nevada desert, hobbyists gather to launch high-powered projectiles thousands of feet into the sky.
Bacteria Strike Back
Antibiotic resistance is on the rise, thanks to an evolutionary trick.
New Silent Spring
Birds are disappearing from French farmlands
Life on Cheese
The bacteria and fungi that live in cheese rinds are tiny – but may lead to solutions for some big world problems.
This Look Could Have Killed
In a cave teeming with bats and snakes, a photographer thought he knew dangers.
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