Animals with weird neurons may rewrite the story of brain evolution
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Animals with weird neurons may rewrite the story of brain evolution

By Michael Marshall Mnemiopsis leidyi at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, California FRANS LANTING, MINT IMAGES/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Marine animals called comb jellies have nervous systems unlike those of any other known animal. Their neurons are oddly shaped and use chemicals not found in those of other animals. “These neurons are quite unique,” says Pawel Burkhardt […]

7 mesmerising images that capture underlying properties of the world
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7 mesmerising images that capture underlying properties of the world

In his striking photo series, photographer Greg White has captured the essence of base quantities, irreducible measurements that underlie science Physics 7 April 2021 By Gege Li Greg White Photographer Greg White MODERN, minimal and oddly mesmerising, these images offer a fresh interpretation of fundamental standards of measurement in physics. The shots are part of […]