The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

An unlikely superpower

An unlikely superpower

A personal tragedy leads to an curious discovery: Invisibilia tells the incredible story of a woman who can smell alzheimer’s and other diseases medicine never knew come with a distinctive smell. A superpower that comes with a tricky ethical question: How do you deal with the fact that you might know that some random person you just met is dying and she doesn’t know it? Listen to it now.

Published in Weekly Filet #308, in June 2020.

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