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TED Talks - Science & Medicine

TED Talks - Science & Medicine

  • TED Talks - Science & Medicine

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Barbara Natterson-Horowitz: What veterinarians know that physicians don't

What do you call a veterinarian who can only take care of one species? A physician. In a fascinating talk, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz shares how a spe... Read more

December 4, 2014 | 15 min

Michael Green: What the Social Progress Index can reveal about your country

The term Gross Domestic Product is often talked about as if it were “handed down from god on tablets of stone.” But this concept was invented by an ec... Read more

November 11, 2014 | 15 min

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim: Humble plants that hide surprising secrets

In this intriguing talk, biologist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim introduces us to rare plant species from isolated islands and regions of Africa. Meet the shape... Read more

November 4, 2014 | 14 min

Marc Abrahams: A science award that makes you laugh, then think

As founder of the Ig Nobel awards, Marc Abrahams explores the world’s most improbable research. In this thought-provoking (and occasionally side-split... Read more

October 24, 2014 | 13 min

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