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    • A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science
    • By: Natalie Angier
    • Narrated by: Nike Doukas
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
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    Buckle up for a joy ride through physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and astronomy. Drawing on conversations with hundreds of the world's top scientists and her own work as an award-winning science writer, Natalie Angier does the impossible: she makes science fascinating and seriously fun, even for those of us who, in Angier's words, "still can't tell the difference between a proton, a photon, and a moron".

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    • By AKsmitty on 02-17-08
    • A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science
    • By: Natalie Angier
    • Narrated by: Nike Doukas
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 06-13-07
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 188 ratings

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    • Math Is a Piece of Cake

    • By: Natalie Angier
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 12 mins
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    "Math Is a Piece of Cake" is from the May 02, 2016 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Natalie Angier and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Parrots Are a Lot More than 'Pretty Bird'

    • By: Natalie Angier
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "Parrots Are a Lot More than 'Pretty Bird'" is from the March 21, 2016, Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Natalie Angier and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • New Ways Into the Brain’s ‘Music Room’

    • By: Natalie Angier
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "New Ways Into the Brain’s ‘Music Room’" is from the Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Natalie Angier and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • A Family’s Shared Defect Sheds Light on the Human Genome

    • By: Natalie Angier
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
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    They said it was their family curse: a rare congenital deformity called syndactyly, in which the thumb and index finger are fused together on one or both hands. Ten members of the extended clan were affected, and with each new birth, they told Dr. Stefan Mundlos of the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, the first question was always: “How are the baby’s hands? Are they normal?”

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    • Gene-Modified Ants Shed Light on How Societies Are Organized

    • By: Natalie Angier
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 11 mins
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    The researchers also have identified the molecular and neural cues that spur ants to act like nurses and feed the young, or to act like queens and breed more young, or to serve as brutal police officers, capturing upstart nestmates, spread-eagling them on the ground and reducing them to so many chitinous splinters.

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    • As Rains Ease in the West, Cactuses Shine Brighter Than Ever

    • By: Natalie Angier
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    A cactus in bloom is pure poetry — particularly that famous line by Walt Whitman: “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself.”

    "As Rains Ease in the West, Cactuses Shine Brighter Than Ever" is from the April 24, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Natalie Angier and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Space, the Frontier Right in Front of Us

    • By: Natalie Angier
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "Space, the Frontier Right in Front of Us" is from the Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Natalie Angier and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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