Nature by numbers

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Nature by numbers

The elegance of mathematics meets the breathtaking complexity of the natural world

4 minutes

Director — Cristóbal Vila

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Why it’s so easy to cheat without feeling dishonest

11 minutes

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Chimeras and lightning: a radical perspective on the evolution of complex life

6 minutes

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An immersive journey through Germany’s massive transition to renewable energy

3 minutes

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The intellectual history of the debate around assisted suicide

7 minutes

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Made to order

Parents already put their children under intense pressure to compete in the world. Will gene editing make it worse?

by Erik Parens

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Paradigms lost

Science is not a ‘body of knowledge’ – it’s a dynamic, ongoing reconfiguration of knowledge and must be free to change

by David P Barash

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Richard Feynman on why science adds beauty in the Universe: it does not subtract

5 minutes