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Scientific American, February 2016

Narrated by: Mark Moran
Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
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In this issue:

"The Search for Planet X": In the far reaches of the solar system, a hidden planet larger than Earth may be lurking.

"Bitter Taste Bodyguards": Bitter taste receptors are not only on the tongue but throughout the body, where they defend us against microbial invaders.

"The Quantum Hack": Quantum computers will render today's cryptographic methods obsolete. What happens then?

"Six Billion in Africa": Population projections for the continent are alarming. The solution: empower women.

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