• Scientific American, February 2011

  • By: Scientific American
  • Narrated by: Mark Moran
  • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
  • Periodical
  • Release date: 02-01-11
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Scientific American
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (5 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
"How to Fix the Obesity Crisis": A complex global burden, that affects one third of Americans, could be solved by using techniques that have proved effective in treating autism, stuttering and alcoholism.
"Citizen Satellites": A standardized technology for satellites is making space missions more affordable and accessible than they have even been before.
"The Blue Food Revolution": Fish raised in offshore pens could become a more sustainable source of protein for humans than wild fish or beef.
"How Language Shapes Thought": Striking differences in cognitive ability can be explained by the language one speaks.
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    By Updesh on 02-11-11

    A great way to catch up on Scientific American

    The person who reads this is the same as the person who reads the NY Times every morning, and I really enjoy his voice and style. I understand some people may not but that's personal preference, the sample audio doesn't do his voice justice (if it is even him?) so I would listen to him read the NY Times and then decide

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