• Scientific American, October 2011

  • By: Scientific American
  • Narrated by: Mark Moran
  • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
  • Periodical
  • Release date: 10-01-11
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Scientific American
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.2 (5 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
"The Dark Side of the Milky Way": Dark matter remains mysterious but its nonetheless helping to explain the odd things about the galaxy.
"A New Ally against Cancer": The FDA recently okayed the first therapeutic vaccine against cancer, and other drugs that enlist the immune system to fight tumors are under study.
"Afghanistan’s Buried Riches": Geologists working in the war-torn country say newfound deposits there could fulfill the world’s desire for rare-earth and other critical minerals.
"The Dinosaur Baron of Transylvania": A maverick aristocrat’s ideas about dinosaur evolution turn out to have been decades ahead of their time.
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