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    • The Body Builders

    • Inside the Science of the Engineered Human
    • By: Adam Piore
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For millennia humans have tried - and often failed - to master nature and transcend our limits. But this has started to change. The new scientific frontier is the human body: the greatest engineers of our generation have turned their sights inward, and their work is beginning to revolutionize mankind. In The Body Builders, Adam Piore takes us on a fascinating journey into the field of bioengineering and paints a vivid portrait of the people at its center.

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    • amazing what's happening now and what's to come

    • By Larry V. on 06-03-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • A Shocking Way to Fix the Brain

    • By: Adam Piore
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Neurosurgeons hope to treat some of the most intractable mental disorders by putting advanced arrays of electrodes into patients’ brains.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Accidental Terrorist

    • A California Accountant's Coup d'Etat
    • By: Adam PIore
    • Narrated by: Adam Piore
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Yasith Chhun was just a 42-year-old accountant living a comfortable life in California. Then he tried to overthrow the Cambodian government from his humble office in Long Beach. Inspired by films like Braveheart, Chhun planned "Operation Volcano," a scheme replete with espionage, jungle guerrillas, and East German rocket launchers. Could Chhun's quixotic, incredibly risky and potentially bloody coup possibly succeed?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not the book I was looking for

    • By michelle on 12-27-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Quest for Better Painkillers

    • By: Adam Piore
    • Narrated by: Joe Knezevich
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It happens every time James Zadina publishes a new paper or receives a write-up: the phone in his New Orleans laboratory begins to ring. The e-mails flood his in-box. The messages come from people all around the nation telling him how much they hurt.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • James Allison Has Unfinished Business with Cancer

    • By: Adam Piore
    • Narrated by: Joe Knezevich
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The pioneer of immunotherapy asks: Why do most patients fail to respond to the newest cures?

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