Scientific American, July 2009

  • by Scientific American
  • Narrated by Mark Moran
  • 1 hrs and 31 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

In this issue: "Grassoline at the Pump": Scientists are turning agricultural leftovers into a huge variety of biofuels. "From the Moon to Mars": The lunar module pilot for the Apollo 17 mission offers some pointers for future explorers of Mars. "Origins of the Left & Right Brain": The division of labor by the two cerebral hemispheres - once thought to be uniquely human - predates us by half a billion years. "The Ivory Trail": New forensic tools based on DNA analysis can help stop the cartels behind the illegal slaughter of African elephants for ivory.


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  • Release Date: 07-01-2009
  • Publisher: Scientific American