Cecilia Verdinelli

Former editor of Eurozine partner journal Ord&Bild, writer and oncologist.


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There are times when reacting on instinct surpasses consciously weighing up decisions. But what lies behind precognition? Tracing gut feelings back along their evolutionary path leads to C. elegans. What might the inconspicuous worm, with its belly full of serotonin, help illuminate about scientific scepticism, ‘happy pills’ and experienced intuition?

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