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Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Our mission is to create a sanctuary online for serious thinking.

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Matt Limmer
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark

Matt Limmer is a postdoctoral researcher at the laboratory of Angelia Seyfferth, and an assistant professor in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at the University of Delaware, in Newark. 

Written by Matt Limmer