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Scientific American, November 2015

Narrated by: Mark Moran
Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
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In this issue:

"The Pyramid Effect": The construction of Egypt's most famous monument spawned a social organization that changed the world.

"Seeing in the Dark": The ambitious new Dark Energy Survey aims to solve the riddle of why space is expanding at an ever faster pace.

"Disease Detector": Tiny new probes can diagnose infections in 20 minutes, knocking days off the wait for results and saving lives.

"The Battle of Olives": Mistrust among growers and scientists may threaten Italy's olive groves more than the nasty bacterium they are fighting.

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