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Carl Zimmer and 'Soul Made Flesh'

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Carl Zimmer and 'Soul Made Flesh'

Carl Zimmer and 'Soul Made Flesh'

Carl Zimmer and 'Soul Made Flesh'

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Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the Brain and How It Changed the World is now out in paperback. Author Carl Zimmer writes about Thomas Willis, the scientist whose research on the workings of the brain during the 17th century became the basis of modern neurology. (This segment originally aired Feb. 9, 2004.)