Scientific American, May 2009

  • by Scientific American
  • Narrated by Mark Moran
  • 1 hrs and 22 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

In this issue:"What Makes Us Human?": Comparisons of the genomes of humans and chimpanzees are revealing rare stretches of DNA that are ours alone."Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?": One of the biggest threats to global stability is the potential for food crises to cause government collapse in poor countries."The Planetary Air Leak": Many of the gases that make up Earth's atmosphere are slowly leaking into outer space. "How to Steal Secrets Without a Network": Information thieves can now do an end run around encryption, networks and operating systems.

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  • Release Date: 05-01-2009
  • Publisher: Scientific American