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    • Scientific American, February 2017 (English)

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: Mark Moran
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 35 Min.
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    In this issue: "The Exercise Paradox": Studies of how the human engine burns calories help to explain why physical activity does little to control weight. "Pop Goes the Universe": The latest astrophysical measurements, combined with theoretical problems, cast doubt on the long-cherished inflationary theory of the early cosmos and suggest we need new ideas. "High-Flying Microbes": Aerial drones and chaos theory help researchers explore the many ways that microorganisms spread havoc around the world. "Deep-Space Deal Breaker".

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    • Scientific American, April 2017 (English)

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: Mark Moran
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 27 Min.
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    In this issue: "A Rare Success against Alzheimer's": A gold-standard clinical trial provides evidence that diet, exercise and an active social life can help prevent cognitive decline. "How to Swallow a Sun": New techniques reveal how supermassive black holes shred entire stars. "Transformers": By reprogramming DNA inside harmful microbes, biologists are turning them into patient-saving drugs. "Evolution at the Limits": Studies of fishes that inhabit toxic sulfide springs reveal mechanisms of natural selection.

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    • Beyond Einstein

    • Scientific American Special Edition
    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: uncredited
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 54 Min.
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    This special edition of Scientific American features seven stories about Albert Einstein and his theories. The articles examine how Einstein's theories changed the world and continue to influence modern science and technology.

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    • September 2017

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: Mark Moran
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 18 Min.
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    In this issue: "Promiscuous Men, Chaste Women and Other Gender Myths": The notion that behavioral differences between the sexes are innate and immutable does not hold up under scrutiny. "Is there a 'Female' Brain?": The debate over whether men and women have meaningfully different brains could have profound implications for health and personal identity. "When Sex and Gender Collide": Studies of transgender kids are revealing fascinating insights about gender in the brain. "Not Just for Men": Researchers must dig deeper into gender differences before they can provide better treatments.

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    • July 2017

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: Mark Moran
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 24 Min.
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    In this issue: "Memory's Intricate Web": A technical revolution provides insight into how the brain links memories. "Black Holes from the Beginning of Time": A hidden population of black holes born less than one second after the big bang could solve the mystery of dark matter. "How Cities Could Save Us": Urban areas can improve the planet as well as people's lives if we design them to be much more resourceful. "Operation: Diabetes": Surgery that shortens intestines gets rid of the illness, and new evidence shows the gut – not simply insulin – may be responsible.

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    • August 2017

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: Mark Moran
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 47 Min.
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    In this issue: "Life Springs": Deep oceans were thought to hold life's origins. New evidence points instead to an active volcanic landscape. "Building a Better Harvest": Scientists are learning to manipulate the complex conversation that plants have with microbes, pests, nutrients, and other elements in hopes of averting a future famine. "Talking to Ourselves": Studies of the conversations people have with themselves open a window on the hidden working of the mind. "Requiem for the Vaquita": What the demise of a small Mexican porpoise tells us about extinction in the 21st century.

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    • Scientific American, May 2017 (English)

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: Mark Moran
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 37 Min.
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    In this issue: "The New Origins of Technology": 3.3-million-year-old artifacts from Kenya upend the classic story of when and how humans became innovators. "Strange News from Another Star": Alien technology is probably not causing Boyajian's star to dim mysteriously. But alternative explanations are hard to come by. "Missing Links": Loss of some DNA during evolution may have helped create big brains and our male-female relationships. "Schizophrenia's Unyielding Mysteries": Gene studies were supposed to reveal the disorder's roots. That didn't happen. Now scientists are broadening the search.

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    • March 2017 (English)

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: Mark Moran
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 15 Min.
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    In this issue: "Near-Light-Speed Mission to Alpha Centauri": A billionaire-funded plan aims to send a probe to another star. "Cancer Killers": Some advanced cancers can now be successfully treated by synthetic immune cells that are more powerful and longer-lasting than any found in the body. "Brain Trust": Poverty may affect the size, shape and functioning of a young child's brain. Would a cash stipend to parents help prevent harm? "Am I Human?": Researchers need new ways to distinguish artificial intelligence from the natural kind.

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    • Scientific American, January 2017 (English)

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: Mark Moran
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 7 Min.
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    In this issue: "Lab-Built Brains": Scientists copy nature's most complex organ in the hope of solving the mysteries of brain disorders, from autism to Alzheimer's. "Tangled Up in Spacetime": The collaborative project "It from Qubit" is investigating whether space and time sprang from the quantum entanglement of tiny bits of information. "Heart Therapy": Harnessing the organ's own healing properties may help prevent heart attacks and lessen the painful effects of severely narrowed coronary arteries.

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    • Scientific American, June 2017 (English)

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: Mark Moran
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 30 Min.
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    In this issue: "The Quantum Multiverse": A surprising connection between cosmology and quantum mechanics could unveil the secrets of space and time. "The Messy Truth about Weight Loss": Two decades of research confirm that weight loss is about burning more calories than you consume—but what you eat is more important than how much you exercise.

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    • Scientific American, May 2004

    • Autor: Scientific American
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    This month's cover story takes a closer look at the myth about the beginning of time. The big bang might not have been the beginning. Also in this issue of Scientific American for May 2004: do fuel cells make environmental sense? The pervasive future of better GPS, using DNA to program synthetic living machines, and more.

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    • Scientific American, May 2003

    • Autor: Scientific American
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    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 42 Min.
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    In this month's Scientific American, a look at parallel universes, exploring the world of synesthesia - where colors come across as musical notes and touching things reveals a taste - to reveal some of the brain's mysteries, reconsidering what we know about the Iceman, and the backlash surrounding the Orphan drug law that allows drug manufacturers to make a profit off drugs designed to treat rare diseases.

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    • Scientific American, February 2001

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: uncredited
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 43 Min.
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    "Are We Almost Tapped Out?" Scientific American offers a series of stories about the state of the world's water supplies. A freshwater expert explains why clean water is a rare commodity for billions. Even when there is water for drinking, what about having enough for irrigation? Is the era of Edison's light coming to an end? Get the answers to these questions and more...

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    • Scientific American, June 2001

    • Autor: Scientific American
    • Sprecher: uncredited
    • Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 31 Min.
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    In this issue of Scientific American, "The Paradox of the Sun's Hot Corona." Like a boiling tea kettle on top of a cold stove, the sun's hot outer layers sit on a relatively cool surface. And astronomers are figuring out why. Two of them - Bhola Dwivedi and Kenneth J.H. Phillips - explain their findings. Plus, "Solving the Mystery of Flight," "North to Mars!", "Hair: Why it Grows, Why it Stops," and more.

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    • Scientific American, November 2002

    • Autor: Scientific American
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    Audible Scientific American for November 2002 features this month's cover story, "When Stars Collide" and explores what might happen if a white dwarf star struck our sun. Also in this issue:

  • Teleportation is simple. Are you ready for a real challenge?
  • Weapons of mass disruption
  • A key to cancer vaccines