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Scientific American, August 2014

Narrated by: Mark Moran
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In this issue:

"The Black Hole at the Beginning of Time": The big bang – and all that came from it – may just be a holographic mirage from another dimension.

"A New Kind of Inheritance": Changes caused by harmful chemicals, stress, and other influences can be passed down to – and may cause disease in - future generations.

"Accidental Genius": A blow to the head can sometimes unmask hidden artistic or intellectual gifts.

"The Science of Learning": Science students learn less when they are expected to listen passively.

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