• Scientific American, January 2011

  • By: Scientific American
  • Narrated by: Mark Moran
  • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
  • Periodical
  • Release date: 01-01-11
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Scientific American
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (7 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
"Dawn of the Deed": Fish fossils have pushed back the origin of copulation in backboned animals – suggesting a key turning point in our evolution.
"Contact: The Day After": A worldwide collaborative effort to search for extraterrestrial intelligence has astronomers believing we are going to pick up a signal from an extra terrestrial very soon.
"Flu Factories": The next pandemic virus may be circulating on U.S. pig farms, but health officials are struggling to see past the front gate.
"100 Trillion Connections": The noise of billions of brain cells trying to communicate with one another may hold a crucial clue to understanding consciousness.
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