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Publisher's Summary

This edition includes four articles. First, the cover story: "The Memory Code": Learning to read minds by understanding how brains store experiences.Next, "Warmer Water, Super Hurricanes": Evidence is mounting that global warming enhances a cyclone's damaging winds and flooding rains.We'll also hear "A Malignant Flame": Understanding the chronic inflammation that contributes to many maladies may be a key to unlocking the mysteries of cancer.Finally, "An Earth Without People": One way to examine humanity's impact on the environment is to consider how the world would fare if all the people disappeared.
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