Scientific American, June 2009

  • by Scientific American
  • Narrated by Mark Moran
  • 1 hrs and 16 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

In this issue: "Improbable Planets": Astronomers are finding planets where there were not supposed to be any. "The Price of Silent Mutations": Small changes to DNA are proving to be big factors in human diseases, evolution and biotechnology. "The Taming of the Cat": Genetic and archaeological findings suggest wildcats became house cats much earlier - and in a much different place. "Phosphorus: A Looming Crisis": Global reserves of the once underappreciated element are rapidly depleting.


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  • Release Date: 06-01-2009
  • Publisher: Scientific American