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    • Gestation

    • By: John Gold
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
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    If you mix "Sword Art Online" and "The Land", and make them both darker - Project Chrysalis is what you get.

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    • Great start

    • By krop on 12-18-18

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    • Using Emotional Intelligence to Crack the Job Interview Code

    • By: Krystal D'Costa
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Interviewing? Your skills are important, but it may come down to your emotional intelligence.

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    • 10 Solutions for Climate Change

    • By: David Biello
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Ten possibilities for staving off catastrophic climate change.

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    • A New Way to Remember: The Power of Quirky Memory Jogs

    • By: Todd Rogers, Katy Milkman
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 4 mins
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    We have found that some of the costly digital and paper memory jogs widely used to solve the problem of forgetting could instead be replaced with a stuffed alien toy. Perhaps some explanation is in order. Bothered by our own memory failings, we wondered if connecting an intention that could easily be forgotten (such as returning a library book) with an eye-grabbing cue—such as that stuffed alien—that would be visible at the appropriate time might improve follow-through.

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    • Quantum Connections

    • By: Christopher R. Monroe, Robert J. Schoelkopf, Mikhail D. Lukin
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 23 mins
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    For the past two decades scientists have been attempting to harness the peculiarities of the microscopic quantum world to achieve leaps in information processing and communication ability. By exploiting several features of physics at the universe’s smallest scales - that electrons are both particles and waves, that an object can be in many places at once and that two particles can maintain an eerie instantaneous connection even when separated by vast distances.

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    • Who Cares About 5G Wireless?—You Will

    • By: Elena Malykhina
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Internet of things, streaming virtual reality and many other much-hyped technologies cannot exist without a complete rethinking of how mobile devices get online.

    "Who Cares About 5G Wireless?—You Will" is from scientificamerican.com, published on September 22, 2016.

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    • Cell phone madness

    • By Letta Mego on 12-03-17

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    • SpaceX's Elon Musk Unveils Mars Colonization Dream Ship

    • By: Mike Wall
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Now we know how Elon Musk plans to get 1 million people to Mars. At a conference in Mexico today (Sept. 27), the SpaceX founder and CEO unveiled the company's Interplanetary Transport System (ITS), which will combine the most powerful rocket ever built with a spaceship designed to carry at least 100 people to the Red Planet per flight.

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    • Mental Health Treatment, Mobile Style

    • By: Tim Campellone, Greg Reger
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Phone apps designed to help military personnel and veterans deal with PTSD, depression and other issues can be surprisingly effective - and they're right in your pocket.

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    • The Disease of Poverty

    • By: Michael Marmot
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 10 mins
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    In Baltimore, men in one of the most down-at-the-heels parts of the city live 20 years less, on average, than men in the most well-to-do neighborhoods. Numbers such as these are why poverty and lack of access to medical care are often blamed for poor health in the US. But it is not a simple money = health equation. By global standards, the poor of the US are fantastically rich, yet they die sooner than the poor of other lands.

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    • Is Neuroscience Limited by Tools or Ideas?

    • By: Partha Mitra
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Intricate, symmetric patterns, in tiles and stucco, cover the walls and ceilings of Alhambra, the “red fort,” the dreamlike castle of the medieval Moorish kings of Andalusia. Seemingly endless in variety, the two dimensionally periodic patterns are nevertheless governed by the mathematical principles of group theory and can be classified into a finite number of types: precisely seventeen, as shown by Russian crystallographer Evgraf Federov.

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    • Einstein of the Sea

    • By: Jonathan Balcombe
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 11 mins
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    While diving off the Micronesian archipelago of Pulau, evolutionary biologist Giacomo Bernardi witnessed something unusual and was lucky enough to capture it on film. An orange-dotted tuskfish uncovered a clam buried in the sand by blowing water at it, picked up the mollusk in its mouth and carried it to a large rock 30 yards away. Then, using several rapid head flicks and well-timed releases, the fish eventually cracked open the clam against the rock.

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    • Where Transgender Is No Longer a Diagnosis

    • By: Francine Russo
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Denmark becomes the first country to declassify it as a mental disorder.

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    • An Oscar-Nominated Film Inspires a New Approach to Autism

    • By: Claudia Wallis
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The obsessive interests that consume many kids on the spectrum may turn out to be pathways to growth.

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    • Scientists Trace Society's Myths to Primordial Origins

    • By: Julien d'Huy
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Analyzing how stories change in the retelling down through the generations sheds light on the history of human migration going as far back as the Paleolithic period.

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    • Can Artificial Intelligence Predict Earthquakes?

    • By: Annie Sneed
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The ability to forecast temblors would be a tectonic shift in seismology. But is it a pipe dream? A seismologist is conducting machine-learning experiments to find out.

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    • Sleeping While Awake

    • By: Christof Koch
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 13 mins
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    During microsleep, the entire brain nods off so briefly that we often don’t notice it. Now research shows that individual neurons in the brain can slumber, too, especially when we are sleep-deprived.

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    • The Hunger Gains: Extreme Calorie-Restriction Diet Shows Anti-Aging Results

    • By: Richard Conniff
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
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    A new study shows five days of hunger a month may reduce risk factors for aging and age-related diseases.

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    • Where Does the Brain Store Long-Ago Memories?

    • By: Simon Makin
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Published since 1845, Scientific American is the most well-known and most highly-respected science and technology monthly in the world. From the inventions of Morse, Edison, and Bell to the accomplishments of Einstein, Salk, and Jarvik to the personal experiences of astronaut Shannon Lucid on Mir, Scientific American plays a vital role in bringing scientific and technological achievement to the attention of the general public. The magazine is known for the authority of its contributors, over 100 of whom are Nobel Laureates.

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    • Do Schizophrenia and Autism Share the Same Root?

    • By: Daisy Yuhas
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The children in the study have 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, which is linked to a 25-fold increase in the risk of developing a psychotic condition such as schizophrenia. A deletion in the region is also associated with an increased risk of autism.

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    • Yes, We Can Communicate With Animals

    • By: Denise D. Cummins
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 8 mins
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    But only in limited ways, because our brains are so fundamentally different.

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