• Scientific American, May 2008

  • By: Scientific American
  • Narrated by: Mark Moran
  • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
  • Periodical
  • Release date: 05-01-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Scientific American
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.0 (3 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In this issue: "The Chaotic Genesis of Planets": Planetary formation turns out to be startlingly chaotic. "Science 2.0: Is Open Access Science the Future?": Is posting raw results online a great tool or a great risk? "Regulating Evolution: How Gene Switches Make Life": How diverse animals arise from very similar sets of genes. "Hooked from the First Cigarette": Cigarette addiction can arise astonishingly fast. But new therapies could make quitting easier. "Nuclear Fuel Recycling: More Trouble Than It's Worth": The advantages of reusing spent reactor fuel pale in comparison with the dangers.
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