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    • You smell : the mysterious science of scent 

      Becker, Rachel A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
      The sense of smell is a mystery-and the human sense of smell is a particularly inscrutable one. Only in the last 25 years have scientists identified the molecules in our noses responsible for detecting odors, and since ...
    • Your brain on 9 volts : the specter and hype of electrical brain stimulation 

      Phares, Madeleine Margaux (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
      The potential of electricity to improve the brain has captivated many. Electrical gadgets attract the rich and the poor, the educated and uneducated, the scientist and the charlatan. Over hundreds of years, people have ...
    • Zeki Müren, a prince from outer space : reading Turkey's gender-bending pop legend as a transmedia star 

      Boyacioğlu, Beyza (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
      Zeki Müren is Turkey's beloved queer pop star whose career spans a period between his first radio emission in 1951 and his death during a live television program in 1996. He is a pioneer of 'Turkish Art Music', a trailblazer ...