TED Talks - Science & Medicine

TED Talks - Science & Medicine

  • TED Talks - Science & Medicine


Rob Knight: How our microbes make us who we are

Rob Knight is a pioneer in studying human microbes, the community of tiny single-cell organisms living inside our bodies that have a huge — and largel... Read more

February 23, 2015 | 17 min

Jaap de Roode: How butterflies self-medicate

Just like us, the monarch butterfly sometimes gets sick thanks to a nasty parasite. But biologist Jaap de Roode noticed something interesting about th... Read more

February 9, 2015 | 6 min

Miguel Nicolelis: Brain-to-brain communication has arrived. How we did it

You may remember neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis — he built the brain-controlled exoskeleton that allowed a paralyzed man to kick the first ball of th... Read more

January 26, 2015 | 19 min

Robert Swan: Let's save the last pristine continent

2041 will be a pivotal year for our planet. That year will mark the end of a 50-year agreement to keep Antarctica, the Earth’s last pristine continent... Read more

January 13, 2015 | 16 min

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