1. Information and Immortality

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    Repair, Regeneration and Replacement Revisited

  3. 3

    The Aging of the Brain

  4. 4

    The Biology of Aging: Why Our Bodies Grow Old

  5. 5

    Living Beyond 100: Can We, and What If We Do?

  6. 6

    ScienceNow: Disaster in Japan

  7. 7

    Cosmology: Making Sense of the Universe

  8. 8

    Origin of the Universe: The Big Bang

  9. 9

    Dark Matter, Dark Energy and Inflation: The Big Mysteries of Cosmology

  10. 10

    Origins of Black Holes: Gravity at Its Extreme

  11. 11

    The Oldest Question: Is There Life Beyond Earth?

  12. 12

    Building Brains, Making Minds

  13. 13

    The Plastic Brain

  14. 14

    Evolution of Mind and Brain

  15. 15

    The Making of a Mind

  16. 16

    Metamemory: How Does the Brain Predict Itself?

  17. 17

    Morality and the Emotional Brain

  18. 18

    Next: Really Intelligent Computers

  19. 19

    Next: Unlocking the Mystery of Matter

  20. 20

    Next: A Great Leap for Bioresearch

  21. 21

    Next: An Enormous Picture of the Universe

  22. 22

    Next: Darwin's Strange Inversion of Reasoning

  23. 23

    Life's Extreme Edge

  24. 24

    Life's Cognitive Edge: The Role of the Mind & What it Means

  25. 25

    Life's Final Edge? The Origin and Extinction of Species in a Human-Dominated Earth

  26. 26

    Life's Technological Edge: The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology

  27. 27

    Life's Human Edge: Changing Perspectives on the End of Life

  28. 28

    Global Climate Change: Designing Policy Responses

  29. 29

    Global Climate Change: Could Geoengineering Reverse It?

  30. 30

    Global Climate Change: Disease and Society

  31. 31

    Global Climate Change: The Role of Living Things

  32. 32

    Global Climate Change: What's Ahead

  33. 33

    Global Climate Change: Ocean Impacts and Feedbacks

  34. 34

    Global Climate Change: The Evidence

  35. 35

    Biological Evolution: What It Is and What It Isn't

  36. 36

    Earth Evolution: The Formation of Our Planet

  37. 37

    Human Evolution: Tracing Our Origins with DNA

  38. 38

    Disease Evolution: The Example of HIV

  39. 39

    Astronomical Alchemy: The Origin of the Elements

  40. 40

    The Genesis of the 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic