• Scientific American, April 2016

  • By: Scientific American
  • Narrated by: Mark Moran
  • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
  • Periodical
  • Release date: 04-01-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Scientific American
  • 5 out of 5 stars 5.0 (2 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
"Tales of a Stone Age Neuroscientist": By honing ax-making skills while scanning their own brains, researchers are studying how cognition evolved.
"The Neutron Enigma": Two precision experiments disagree on how long neutrons live before decaying. Does the discrepancy reflect measurement errors or point to some deeper mystery?
"The Cancer Defense": Enhancing the body's own immune system is leading to promising results in the battle against malignancy.
"Machine Life": Synthetic biologists are close to putting living cells to work diagnosing human diseases and repairing environmental damage.
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