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Barry J. Marshall

Barry J. Marshall Perth, WA Australia Member Since 2005

Medical Doctor Gastroenterologist and Infectious disease specialist Scientist. I collect calculators, I am learning Mandarin.

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  • "Fantastic Cosmic Stuff Well Explained"

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    This is one of the best books I ever bought. Cosmology like I never knew. Now when I see those Hubble telescope images I know what they are. This is a great book - give me more please - it is too short.

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    Secret Lives of Stars: Scientific American Special Edition

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    We track these cosmic phenomena through their births, lives, and fiery deaths. The first article tells us about the appearance of the very first stars in the universe. Then, we will learn about the early days in the life of a star, as we track it's progression from dust to giant flaming ball of gas. Also, contrary to conventional wisdom, scientists have discovered that stars can, and often do, collide with each other.

    Barry J. Marshall says: "Fantastic Cosmic Stuff Well Explained"
  • "Interesting and Informative"

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    I'll be brief here. This is an interesting and logically explained discussion about time and relativity. Not in so much depth that I gave up but deep enough so as not to insult my intelligence. During a 90 minute country drive I listened to most of it - and my wife went to sleep after 30 minutes of it. Not a bad effort overall.

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    Time: Scientific American Special Edition

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    This special edition of Scientific American contains six articles full of remarkable insights into the inner workings of your body and your mind. How does your biological clock keep you running? How does your brain make chronological sense of your experiences and memories? You'll also hear how scientists are striving to understand time, from its very origins to the possibility of a time machine. And, you'll get a fascinating history of the timepiece.

    Barry J. Marshall says: "Interesting and Informative"
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  • The Science of War: Weapons, A ScientificAmerican.com Special Online Issue

    "Audible needs new narrators!"

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    The same narrator reads almost every periodical or magazine to which I have listened on Audible.com. Yawnnnnn!!!!! Also, there is WAY too much depth given to some topics. An example would be the comparison of our system of elections. After about 20 minutes of statistical data about the way different elections would work, the listener tends to "turn off" everything that the narrator is saying. Audible needs new and fresh readers for some of their most popular periodicals.

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  • "Turbocharging the Brain"

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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, it was interesting and I caught several of the points.


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    The different affect of drugs on the brain of different people. How some drugs affect people with lower intelligence but do not of higher brain function. Some of the technical jargon was a little over my head or the actual drug names so that was less interesting.


    Did Mark Moran do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    n/a


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, once I started it, it was best listened to in one sitting.


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    Scientific American: Turbocharging the Brain

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    Pills that are safely able to improve mental processes will one day be available to all. This article was published in the October 2009 edition of Scientific American.

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    This edition of Scientific American Mind contains six articles. You will hear about exciting new advances in the early detection of autism, how people can be trained to recover their lost sense of smell, the special language skills that set humans apart from their fellow animals, and how the body speaks.

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    Studying how the mind and brain work sounds like it ought to be about as futile as trying to grab handfuls of air. Yet psychology, neuroscience and related fields have made amazing progress. This special issue of Scientific American reviews just a sliver of the discoveries that investigators from around the globe have made about the workings of our inner lives. The breadth of subjects tracks the vastness of thought.

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    Science News, 1-Month Subscription  by Science Service Narrated by Mark Moran

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    Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. Since its debut in 1922, the publication has been known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Science News is committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman will find interesting and easy to digest.

    Science News is available in audio exclusively at Audible.

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    Creativity: Scientific American Mind  by Scientific American Mind Narrated by uncredited

    Creativity: Scientific American Mind

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    The cover story in this issue explains how creativity and brilliance arises in all of us. Then, we'll take a look at the latest theories behind the experience commonly known as 'deja-vu'. Also, we'll learn about a mental breakdown that causes apathy so extreme it could become deadly, as well as Capgras syndrome, a perception disorder that causes people to think their loved ones have been replaced by extraterrestrial body doubles.

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    Memory, Fear & Anger: Scientific American Mind  by Scientific American Narrated by uncredited

    Memory, Fear & Anger: Scientific American Mind

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    The cover story reveals how painful, long-term memories might actually be erased with the use of drugs at just the right moment. Then, an article that asks a provocative question - can we cure fear? Following that, it's an examination of anger -- should you control your emotions or let them rip? Next, it's a look at the persistence of myths -- and their connection to the brain's biological needs. Our fifth article seeks to explode one myth -- about the value of self-esteem.

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    Audible Technology Review, 1-Month Subscription  by Technology Review Narrated by Todd Mundt

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    Technology Review, the award winning magazine from MIT, is the only publication you need to keep up with what's happening in every area of emerging technology. Audible Technology Review incorporates key feature stories from the magazine and is published ten times each year. Get the latest issue or subscribe!

    James says: "In-depth and well-rounded"
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    Scientific American, 1-Month Subscription

    Scientific American, 1-Month Subscription

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    Scientific American is the most well-known and most highly-respected science and technology monthly in the world. It plays a vital role in bringing scientific and technological achievement to the attention of the general public. Get the latest issue or subscribe!

    Fiona says: "Interesting marred by poor narration"
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    Human Evolution: Scientific American Special Edition  by Scientific American Narrated by uncredited

    Human Evolution: Scientific American Special Edition

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    Reading the cracked brown fragments of fossils and sequences of DNA, scientists have found clues that the story of human origins has more convolutions than previously thought. The account of our shared human heritage now includes more controversial plot twists and mysteries. Was the remarkable seven-million-year-old skull found in July 2002 in Chad really one of our first forebears, or a distant dead-end cousin with precociously evolved features?

    Mike says: "Excellent, informative, concise"
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    Consciousness: Scientific American Mind  by Scientific American Narrated by Mark Moran

    Consciousness: Scientific American Mind

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    This edition of Scientific American Mind contains seven articles. The cover story deals with synesthesia, when senses blend together in the brain. Also in this issue: thrill seeking, intelligence drugs, power trips, first impressions, the winter blues and lastly better work through relaxation.

    Douglas says: "Good Issue..."
  • Audible Technology Review, 1-Month Subscription  by Technology Review Narrated by Todd Mundt

    Audible Technology Review, 1-Month Subscription

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    Technology Review, the award winning magazine from MIT, is the only publication you need to keep up with what's happening in every area of emerging technology. Audible Technology Review incorporates key feature stories from the magazine and is published ten times each year. Get the latest issue or subscribe!

    James says: "In-depth and well-rounded"
  • Science News, 1-Month Subscription  by Science Service Narrated by Mark Moran

    Science News, 1-Month Subscription

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    Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. Since its debut in 1922, the publication has been known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Science News is committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman will find interesting and easy to digest.

    Science News is available in audio exclusively at Audible.

    A User says: "Right level of detail"
  • Scientific American, 1-Month Subscription

    Scientific American, 1-Month Subscription

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    Scientific American is the most well-known and most highly-respected science and technology monthly in the world. It plays a vital role in bringing scientific and technological achievement to the attention of the general public. Get the latest issue or subscribe!

    Fiona says: "Interesting marred by poor narration"
  • Scientific American, 12-Month Subscription  by Scientific American Narrated by Mark Moran

    Scientific American, 12-Month Subscription

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    Scientific American is the most well-known and most highly-respected science and technology monthly in the world. It plays a vital role in bringing scientific and technological achievement to the attention of the general public. Get the latest issue or subscribe!

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  • Scientific American: The Joyful Mind (






UNABRIDGED) by Morten L. Kringelbach, Kent C. Berridge Narrated by Mark Moran

    Scientific American: The Joyful Mind

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    A new understanding of how the brain generates pleasure could lead to better treatment of addiction and depression - and even to a new science of happiness.

  • Freud at 150: A Scientific American Mind Special Report  by Mark Solms, J. Allan Hobson, Steve Ayan, Hal Arkowitz Narrated by uncredited

    Freud at 150: A Scientific American Mind Special Report

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    On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud's birth, Scientific American Mind examines the lasting, controversial legacy of the Father of Psychoanalysis.

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  • Scientific American, June 2014  by Scientific American Narrated by Mark Moran

    Scientific American, June 2014

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    In this issue: "Good Habits, Bad Habits": Researchers are pinpointing the brain circuits that can help us form good habits and break bad ones. "Germ Catcher": Machines are being developed for hospitals that can quickly identify virtually any bacterium, virus or fungus. "Summon the Rain": Governments and farmers worldwide spend millions every year trying to control the weather. New science suggests they might be on to something. "Seeds of a Cure": Researchers are running clinical trials with traditional herbal medicines—and generating promising leads.

  • Science News, 12-Month Subscription  by Science Service Narrated by Mark Moran

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    Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. Since its debut in 1922, the publication has been known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Science News is committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman will find interesting and easy to digest.

    Science News is available in audio exclusively at Audible.

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  • Science News, July 12, 2014  by Society for Science & the Public Narrated by Mark Moran

    Science News, July 12, 2014

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    Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. This 75-year-old publication is known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Since its debut in 1922, Science News has been committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman would find interesting and easy to digest.

  • Audible Technology Review, March 2014  by Technology Review Narrated by Todd Mundt

    Audible Technology Review, March 2014

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    In this issue, you’ll hear about the top companies from our list of the “50 Smartest Companies 2014.” You’ll learn how some of our deadliest genetic diseases could be cured. You’ll hear what Google must overcome in order for its wearable computer to be accepted. And you’ll learn how Bitcoin’s underlying technology is beginning to suggest valuable new applications.

  • Scientific American, November 2000: Cloning Noah's Ark  by Robert P. Lanza, Betsy L. Dresser, Philip Damiani

    Scientific American, November 2000: Cloning Noah's Ark

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    Biotechnology might offer the best way to keep some endangered species from disappearing from the planet. Robert Lanza, Betsy Dresser, and Philip Damiani investigate in "Cloning Noah's Ark."

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    The Taming of the Cat: Scientific American

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    Genetic and archaeological finding suggest wildcats became house cats much earlier and in a much different place. This article was published in the June 2009 edition of Scientific American.

  • Science News, July 26, 2014  by Society for Science & the Public Narrated by Mark Moran

    Science News, July 26, 2014

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    Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. This 75-year-old publication is known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Since its debut in 1922, Science News has been committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman would find interesting and easy to digest.

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    Science News, July 19, 2014

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    Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. This 75-year-old publication is known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Since its debut in 1922, Science News has been committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman would find interesting and easy to digest.

  • Science News, July 12, 2014  by Society for Science & the Public Narrated by Mark Moran

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    Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. This 75-year-old publication is known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Since its debut in 1922, Science News has been committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman would find interesting and easy to digest.

  • Science News, July 05, 2014  by Society for Science & the Public Narrated by Mark Moran

    Science News, July 05, 2014

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    Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. This 75-year-old publication is known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Since its debut in 1922, Science News has been committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman would find interesting and easy to digest.

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  • Scientific American: Giant Bubbles of the Milky Way (






UNABRIDGED) by Douglas Finkbeiner, Meng Su, Dmitry Malyshev Narrated by Mark Moran

    Scientific American: Giant Bubbles of the Milky Way

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    Newly discovered lobes that stretch tens of thousands of light-years above and below the Milky Way’s disk.

  • Audible Technology Review, July 2014  by Technology Review Narrated by Todd Mundt

    Audible Technology Review, July 2014

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    In this issue, you’ll hear how researchers can investigate the source of emotions, memory, and consciousness for the first time. You’ll learn how better research tools and new insights into the genetics of brain disorders could revive the moribund effort to improve treatments. You’ll hear how a better understanding of the complex systems the brain uses to relay information could lead to massive breakthroughs in memory and computing. You’ll learn about a remarkable experiment where a paralyzed woman used her mind to control a robotic arm. And you’ll hear how Gabriel Kreiman’s single-neuron measurements of unconscious decision-making could someday point to ways we can learn to control ourselves.

  • Scientific American, July 2014  by Scientific American Narrated by Mark Moran

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