Scientific American, August 2009

  • by Scientific American
  • Narrated by Mark Moran
  • 1 hrs and 17 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

In this issue: "Twilight of the Neandertals": Paleoanthropologists now know more about our closest genetic relatives - than any other extinct humans. But the reason for their demise is a growing mystery. "What Now for Nuclear Waste?": The options - some of them controversial - for disposing of nuclear material. "Surprises from Celiac Disease": A study of the potentially fatal food-triggered disease has uncovered a process that many contribute to treating many autoimmune disorders. "A New Kind of Drug Target": An emerging class of medicines works its magic by targeting unusual sites on biological molecules.

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  • Release Date: 08-01-2009
  • Publisher: Scientific American