• Scientific American, August 2013

  • By: Scientific American
  • Narrated by: Mark Moran
  • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
  • Periodical
  • Release date: 08-01-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Scientific American
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (2 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
"Perchance to Prune": Connections among nerve cells grow weaker during sleep, which seems to aid memory.
"Why Exercise Works Magic": Being active is good for many reasons beyond the old familiar ones.
"What Is Real?": The world may consist of bundles of properties, such as color and shape.
"The Surprising Origins of Life’s Complexity": Scientists are exploring how organisms can evolve elaborate structures without Darwinian selection.
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