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Rotifers: charmingly bizarre and often ignored

An ode to the rotifer – how these microscopic creatures live, die and dry out, entering a peculiar state somewhere in betweenBy Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon

Tue Jul 6, 2021 13:43
World wide open

Deep brain stimulation not only treats psychiatric disease – it changes the whole person, boosting confidence and opennessBy Julian Kiverstein, Erik Rietveld & Damiaan DenysRead at Aeon

Tue Jul 6, 2021 13:43
Everything you wanted to know about sudden birth (but were afraid to ask)

Shoddy filmmaking, stiff acting, clinical dialogue – yes! The cult thrill of a 1960s police training film for a sudden birthBy Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon

Mon Jul 5, 2021 13:35
Lies and honest mistakes

Our crisis of public knowledge is an ethical crisis. Rewarding ‘truthfulness’ above ‘truth’ is a step towards a solutionBy Richard V ReevesRead at Aeon

Mon Jul 5, 2021 13:35
Riches in space

Asteroids could pay for so much space exploration. We just need to mine those valuable resources – and duck a direct hitBy Martin ElvisRead at Aeon

Fri Jul 2, 2021 17:43
How an infinite hotel ran out of room

Some infinities are bigger than others – to understand why, you’ll need to check in to the odd world of the Hilbert HotelBy Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon

Thu Jul 1, 2021 13:29

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