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Imagination’s borders

Do monsters have an expiry date? They’re not just dangerous, after all, or evil, or frightening. They challenge our categories. They are perversions of the natural order.

  • The Last Invention of Man: How AI might take over the world, by Max Tegmark
  • What We Get Wrong About Lyme Disease: The stories we tell about the epidemic get things backward, by Katharine Walter
  • Why Are So Many Monsters Hybrids? The captivating horror of category violation, by Stephen T. Asma
  • This issue also includes contributions from: Kevin Berger, Sean Carroll, Mathias Clasen, Natalie Coleman, Adam Kucharski, Thanu Padmanabhan, Regan Penaluna, Gillen D’Arcy Wood, Carl Zimmer, and Manoush Zomorodi.