Volume 11 Issue 43
October 23-29, 2003

On Our Cover
50 Ways to Eat an Oyster
Photo from Whitey Schmidt’s The Chesapeake Bay Oyster Cookbook.
Here’s how our first oyster-eating ancestor might have looked, as depicted by Harper’s Magazine back in the 19th century.

50 Ways to Eat an Oyster
by Sandra Martin and M.L. Faunce
Without forgetting to plan long-term about how to save oysters, we’re thinking short term about how to eat them.

  • Heavy Mettle
    Do you have what it takes to compete in a Scottish Highland Games?
    by James Clemenko
  • Shades of Autumn
    Biochemical processes paint the landscape
    by Kathy Reshetiloff
  • Everyone Wins this Lottery
    At Collector’s Choice, Art Follows the Luck of the Draw
    by Sonia Linebaugh
  • Earth Journal: Tumultuously Alive
    by Sonia Linebaugh
  • Way Downstream
    • In Ellicott City, Maryland unveils a new tourism strategy highlighting Chesapeake Bay and Underground Railroad…
    • In New York, singers jump on the bandwagon to drum out environmentally unfriendly Interior Department Deputy Secretary J. Steven Grile…
    • In Germany, a biotech enterprise uses vampire bat saliva to improve circulation in stroke victims…
    • This week’s Creature Feature: In Mozambique, tracking down white rhino poachers in Kruger Park wildlife preserve.