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Fossils of Inflation, Awkward Adolescent Flatfish, and the Fountain of Youth: NOVA Next Week in Review

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This Week’s NOVA Next Feature Article

Flatfish are anatomical disasters that stumped Charles Darwin himself.

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NOVA Next contributor Ferris Jabr reports on new research that’s answering centuries-old questions about the freaky flatfish, “an asymmetrical anomaly from the inside out.”

On this spotted turbot, you can see its sideways mouth and upright fin.

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