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    • Science News, January 16, 2010

    • By: Society for Science & the Public
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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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 more....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Science News, January 2, 2010

    • By: Society for Science & the Public
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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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 more....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Science News, February 6, 2010

    • By: Society for Science & the Public
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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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 more....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Breakdown and Back, Part III

    • By: Marjorie Van Halteren
    • Narrated by: Marjorie Van Halteren
    • Length: 26 mins
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    The third of three half-hour radio documentaries on one woman's experience of a nervous breakdown. This Peabody Award-winning radio piece blends reality and fantasy - her poetry and music, real and imagined scenes, and interviews with her family and friends.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Breakdown and Back, Part II

    • By: Marjorie Van Halteren
    • Narrated by: Marjorie Van Halteren
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The second of three half-hour radio documentaries on one woman's experience of a nervous breakdown. This Peabody Award-winning radio piece blends reality and fantasy - her poetry and music, real and imagined scenes, and interviews with her family and friends.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Pocket Issue, Drink & Drugs

    • Culture of Excess?
    • By: Amanda Eleftheriades
    • Narrated by: Lucy Price-Lewis, Richard Lyddon, Lisa Coleman, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Drink & Drugs: Culture of Excess? checks in and asks if there is a quick fix. How is Britain handling societal drugs and alcohol usage? And how does this compare with abroad? Are we so different in our indulgence to the seemingly more civilised Europeans?

    Regular price: $5.45

    • Audible Technology Review, May 2001

    • Dot What?
    • By: Technology Review
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Late in the last century we heard stories about the phone companies running out of area codes or the post office needing even more zip codes. In "Dot What?," Simson Garfinkel says the same sort of challenge is facing those looking for new domain names.

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    • Scientific American, March 2001

    • The Needy Porcupine
    • By: Philip, Phylis Morrison
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Columnists Philip and Phylis Morrison look at sodium, salt, and a popular rodent in "The Needy Porcupine," from the March 2001 issue of Scientific American.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Scientific American, January 2001

    • Wonders
    • By: Philip Morrison, Phylis Morrison
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Columnists Philip and Phylis Morrison look at the development of the written word some five millennia ago in their article called "Information Technology, 2500 BC."

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Scientific American, November 2000

    • AIDS Drugs for Africa
    • By: Carol Ezzell
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Most of the 35 million people infected with the AIDS virus live on the African continent, where drugs that fight the virus are rare. Will the world let them die? Carol Ezzell examines the role drug companies are playing in getting pharmaceuticals to where they're needed.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Scientific American

    • Digital TV at Last?
    • By: Michael Antonoff, Scientific American
    • Narrated by: Sal Giangrasso
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    TV broadcasting as we know it is set to end on Feb. 17, 2009. But as this article from the Feb. 2007 edition of Scientific American explains, its legacy could make the transition to digital TV anything but smooth.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Scientific American, May 2001

    • The Arctic Oil and Wildlife Refuge
    • By: W. Wayt Gibbs
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The last great onshore oil field in America may lie beneath the nation's last great coastal wilderness reserve. W. Wayt Gibbs reports on "The Arctic Oil and Wildlife Refuge." This article originally appeared in the May 2001 issue of Scientific American.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Audible Technology Review, May 2001

    • Battle for the Unseen Computer
    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The concept of the computer desktop will someday be a thing of the past. Instead, we'll be looking for other platforms to hold computing power. What will take the place of Windows in this new environment? Claire Tristram explores the possibilities in "Battle for the Unseen Computer."

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    • Scientific American, April 2001

    • Technicalities
    • By: Mark Alpert
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Mark Alpert evaluates the Ricochet wireless modem in the "Technicalities" column from the April 2001 issue of Scientific American. Alpert calls this one "Look Ma! No Wires!"

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    • Scientific American

    • Technology and Business, July 2000
    • By: Scientific American
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 20 mins
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    The Technology and Business section of July's Scientific American looks at "spray-on dressings" and dissolving bandages as new technologies that promise to change medicine, an update on convicted hacker Kevin Mitnick, and some surprising findings about things we put in our mouths.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Undercover Scientist

    • By: Peter J Bentley
    • Narrated by: Roger May
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Undercover Scientist Peter Bentley is fascinated by the science of the everyday, and in this eye-opening book, organised in the form of one of those days when everything falls apart, he probes into the reasons why mishaps occur, from sleeping through the alarm to making the bathwater overflow. As he does so he explains exactly what happens when you put metal in a microwave (the electric field inside the oven causes the metal to heat up like a light bulb filament).

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Science News, January 30, 2010

    • By: Society for Science & the Public
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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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 more....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Wild Life

    • Amazing Animals, Extraordinary People, Astonishing Places
    • By: Simon King
    • Narrated by: Simon King
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
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    Even as a very young child, Simon King was passionate about the natural world. Being savaged by a rabid cheetah, charged at by rhinos and elephants and defecated upon by a long list of birds and other animals may sound like hell to some. But these, along with countless other experiences alongside all things furry, scaly, slimy and feathery have provided him with an enormously rich bank of tales to relive and retell.

    • Amazing Animals, Extraordinary People, Astonishing Places
    • By: Simon King
    • Narrated by: Simon King
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 08-14-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $11.18

    • The Perricone Promise

    • Look Younger, Live Longer in Three Easy Steps
    • By: Nicholas Perricone
    • Narrated by: Lloyd Sherr
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
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    In his previous books, Dr. Nicholas Perricone revealed the secrets to younger looking skin. However, in order to truly look and feel younger, listeners need to know how to preserve the entire body. The Perricone Promise outlines a revolutionary 28-day programme to help readers stay young. What's the secret? It's the biggest breakthrough in anti-aging medicine: neuro peptides.

    Regular price: $14.01

    • Scientific American, September 2000

    • By: Scientific American
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
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    The dazzling feats of Olympic and professional athletes depend on top-notch performance by their powerfully conditioned muscles. But conditioning can only go so far; recent research suggests that on a biological level, some athletes really are born, not made. Future genetic breakthroughs could change even that. This month's cover story, "Muscles and Genes," addresses the possibilities. Subscribe to this Audible exclusive!

    Regular price: $6.95

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