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Mary Roach | Mary Roach

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May.25.2009
The study of sexual physiology--what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better--has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken place behind the closed doors of laboratories, brothels, MRI centers...
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May.25.2009
Bonk author Mary Roach delves into obscure scientific research, some of it centuries old, to make 10 surprising claims about sexual climax, ranging from the bizarre to the hilarious. (This talk is aimed at adults. Viewer discretion advised.) From TED.com.
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May.02.2009
May 1st is here and than means a new episode of BookBanter. In Episode 7 we have my exclusive interview with the wonderful author Mary Roach, of Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Spooks: Science Tackles the Afterlife, and her latest book — now available in paperback — Bonk: The Curious...
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Dec.20.2007
The New York Times best-selling author of SPOOK and STIFF stops by, has a glass of wine, and makes me laugh over and over again. Topics include: life, death, sex, cruise ship villains, and the strange—but compelling—subject of her next book.
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Dec.20.2007
The New York Times best-selling author of SPOOK and STIFF stops by, has a glass of wine, and makes me laugh over and over again. Topics include: life, death, sex, cruise ship villains, and the strange—but compelling—subject of her next book.