TED Talks Science and Medicine

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peteellinger@hotmail.com
 Apr 19, 2023
Topic, 'How to Feed 9 Billion People... No mention of the elephant in the room, population control! More Green talk without thought!

Alfred Dixon
 Apr 13, 2019
very interesting and excellent speaker

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Some of the world's greatest scientists, doctors and medical researchers share their discoveries and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

Episode Date
Are life-saving medicines hiding in the world's coldest places? | Normand Voyer
May 25, 2023
What to do when there's a polar bear in your backyard | Alysa McCall
Apr 11, 2023
The fantastically weird world of photosynthetic sea slugs | Michael Middlebrooks
Mar 06, 2023
Where does your sense of self come from? A scientific look | Anil Ananthaswamy
Jan 19, 2023
Can we feed ourselves without devouring the planet? | George Monbiot
Jan 18, 2023
How to harness the ancient partnership between forests and fungi | Colin Averill
Jan 06, 2023
The wheat field that could change the world | Guntur V. Subbarao
Nov 14, 2022
A virus-resistant organism -- and what it could mean for the future | Jason W. Chin
Oct 28, 2022
How green hydrogen could end the fossil fuel era | Vaitea Cowan
Sep 08, 2022
A giant Jurassic sea dragon, unearthed | Dean R. Lomax
Sep 06, 2022
How we're reverse engineering the human brain in the lab | Sergiu P. Pasca
Aug 24, 2022
The future of fashion -- made from mushrooms | Dan Widmaier
Jul 25, 2022
The search for the invisible matter that shapes the universe | Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
Jul 11, 2022
The brain science (and benefits) of ASMR | Craig Richard
Jun 07, 2022
Humanity's search for cosmic truth and poetic beauty | Maria Popova
May 23, 2022
How mRNA medicine will change the world | Melissa J. Moore
Apr 27, 2022
We can make COVID-19 the last pandemic | Bill Gates
Apr 22, 2022
5 promising factors propelling climate action | Gabriel Kra
Apr 06, 2022
The deep sea's medicinal secrets | Sam Afoullouss
Mar 17, 2022
What seaweed and cow burps have to do with climate change | Ermias Kebreab
Mar 03, 2022
The incredible cancer-detecting potential of photoacoustic imaging | Lei Li
Feb 02, 2022
Could we treat Alzheimer's with light and sound? | Li-Huei Tsai
Jan 24, 2022
How biochar removes CO2 from the air -- and helps farmers thrive | Axel Reinaud
Jan 10, 2022
A king cobra bite -- and a scientific discovery | Gowri Shankar
Dec 17, 2021
The science of extreme weather — and how to reduce the harm | Al Roker, Al Gore, David Biello and Latif Nasser
Nov 23, 2021
The problem of vaccine spoilage -- and a smart sensor to help | Nithya Ramanathan
Nov 03, 2021
How we could eat real meat without harming animals | Isha Datar
Oct 19, 2021
The brain science of obesity | Mads Tang-Christensen
Oct 06, 2021
Planet City -- a sci-fi vision of an astonishing regenerative future | Liam Young
Sep 20, 2021
A sci-fi vision of life in 2041 | Chen Qiufan
Sep 08, 2021
Meet the scientist couple driving an mRNA vaccine revolution | Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci
Aug 03, 2021
The missing 96 percent of the universe | Claire Malone
Jul 14, 2021
The death of the universe -- and what it means for life | Katie Mack
May 24, 2021
The search for microscopic aliens | Sarah Rugheimer
May 24, 2021
How COVID-19 transformed the future of medicine | Daniel Kraft
May 10, 2021
How your memory works -- and why forgetting is totally OK | Lisa Genova
Apr 21, 2021
The electrical blueprints that orchestrate life | Michael Levin
Mar 31, 2021
The hidden history found in your teeth | Carolyn Freiwald
Feb 12, 2021
The promise of quantum computers | Matt Langione
Feb 09, 2021
A stellar history of modern astronomy | Emily Levesque
Dec 04, 2020
How COVID-19 human challenge trials work -- and why I volunteered | Sophie Rose
Nov 20, 2020
Could we treat spinal cord injuries with asparagus? | Andrew Pelling
Nov 20, 2020
The power of venom -- and how it could one day save your life | Mandë Holford
Oct 29, 2020
A concrete idea to reduce carbon emissions | Karen Scrivener
Oct 10, 2020
How animals and plants are evolving in cities | Menno Schilthuizen
Aug 24, 2020
Can light stop the coronavirus? | David Brenner
Jul 24, 2020
The case to infect volunteers with COVID-19 to accelerate vaccine testing | Nir Eyal
Jun 25, 2020
The new science of personalized vaccines | Ofer Levy
Jun 18, 2020
Let's make the world wild again | Kristine Tompkins
May 26, 2020
An ER doctor on triaging your "crazy busy" life | Darria Long
May 13, 2020
The wonders of the molecular world, animated | Janet Iwasa
Apr 13, 2020
The galactic recipe for a living planet | Karin Öberg
Apr 10, 2020
A history of Indigenous languages -- and how to revitalize them | Lindsay Morcom
Apr 07, 2020
How you can help save the monarch butterfly -- and the planet | Mary Ellen Hannibal
Apr 01, 2020
Indigenous knowledge meets science to take on climate change | Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Mar 27, 2020
The weird history of the "sex chromosomes" | Molly Webster
Mar 23, 2020
How we could change the planet's climate future | David Wallace-Wells
Mar 13, 2020
The dangers of a noisy ocean -- and how we can quiet it down | Nicola Jones
Mar 11, 2020
How a miniaturized atomic clock could revolutionize space exploration | Jill Seubert
Mar 05, 2020
What a nun can teach a scientist about ecology | Victoria Gill
Feb 12, 2020
The science of friction -- and its surprising impact on our lives | Jennifer Vail
Feb 05, 2020
A new type of medicine, custom-made with tiny proteins | Christopher Bahl
Jan 28, 2020
What ocean microbes reveal about the changing climate | Angelicque White
Jan 24, 2020
Are indoor vertical farms the future of agriculture? | Stuart Oda
Jan 21, 2020
How designing brand-new enzymes could change the world | Adam Garske
Jan 21, 2020
Why are drug prices so high? Investigating the outdated US patent system | Priti Krishtel
Jan 16, 2020
The urgent case for antibiotic-free animals | Leon Marchal
Jan 07, 2020
The search for dark matter -- and what we've found so far | Risa Wechsler
Jan 06, 2020
Your body was forged in the spectacular death of stars | Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz
Dec 17, 2019
The search for our solar system's ninth planet | Mike Brown
Nov 22, 2019
What it's like to live on the International Space Station | Cady Coleman
Nov 13, 2019
Small rockets are the next space revolution | Peter Beck
Nov 12, 2019
The next software revolution: programming biological cells | Sara-Jane Dunn
Nov 01, 2019
The link between fishing cats and mangrove forest conservation | Ashwin Naidu
Oct 24, 2019
A coral reef love story | Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
Oct 18, 2019
How a handful of fishing villages sparked a marine conservation revolution | Alasdair Harris
Oct 17, 2019
What happens in your brain when you taste food | Camilla Arndal Andersen
Oct 03, 2019
How community-led conservation can save wildlife | Moreangels Mbizah
Oct 01, 2019
How one tree grows 40 different kinds of fruit | Sam Van Aken
Sep 27, 2019
Can seaweed help curb global warming? | Tim Flannery
Sep 23, 2019
We need to track the world's water like we track the weather | Sonaar Luthra
Sep 20, 2019
How climate change could make our food less nutritious | Kristie Ebi
Sep 16, 2019
A climate change solution that's right under our feet | Asmeret Asefaw Berhe
Sep 03, 2019
Emergency medicine for our climate fever | Kelly Wanser
Aug 28, 2019
How climate change affects your mental health | Britt Wray
Aug 27, 2019
What's at the bottom of the ocean -- and how we're getting there | Victor Vescovo
Aug 02, 2019
The fascinating (and dangerous) places scientists aren't exploring | Ella Al-Shamahi
Jul 15, 2019
Grief and love in the animal kingdom | Barbara J. King
Jul 08, 2019
5 challenges we could solve by designing new proteins | David Baker
Jun 17, 2019
The mysterious microbes living deep inside the earth -- and how they could help humanity | Karen Lloyd
Jun 10, 2019
The amazing brains and morphing skin of octopuses and other cephalopods | Roger Hanlon
May 31, 2019
These bacteria eat plastic | Morgan Vague
May 28, 2019
Sloths! The strange life of the world's slowest mammal | Lucy Cooke
May 21, 2019
How supercharged plants could slow climate change | Joanne Chory
May 02, 2019
A personal air-quality tracker that lets you know what you're breathing | Romain Lacombe
Apr 22, 2019
Inside the black hole image that made history | Sheperd Doeleman
Apr 18, 2019
Can we regenerate heart muscle with stem cells? | Chuck Murry
Mar 29, 2019
To detect diseases earlier, let's speak bacteria's secret language | Fatima AlZahra'a Alatraktchi
Mar 27, 2019
How you can help save the bees, one hive at a time | Noah Wilson-Rich
Mar 20, 2019
The secret to scientific discoveries? Making mistakes | Phil Plait
Mar 18, 2019
Where did the Moon come from? A new theory | Sarah T. Stewart
Mar 13, 2019
How a new species of ancestors is changing our theory of human evolution | Juliet Brophy
Mar 01, 2019
The age of genetic wonder | Juan Enriquez
Feb 15, 2019
Can we solve global warming? Lessons from how we protected the ozone layer | Sean Davis
Jan 29, 2019
What sticky sea creatures can teach us about making glue | Jonathan Wilker
Jan 24, 2019
The biology of gender, from DNA to the brain | Karissa Sanbonmatsu
Jan 10, 2019
The fascinating science of bubbles, from soap to champagne | Li Wei Tan
Dec 17, 2018
The most important thing you can do to fight climate change: talk about it | Katharine Hayhoe
Dec 14, 2018
3 kinds of bias that shape your worldview | J. Marshall Shepherd
Dec 11, 2018
100 solutions to reverse global warming | Chad Frischmann
Nov 28, 2018
The radical possibilities of man-made DNA | Floyd E. Romesberg
Nov 26, 2018
The pharmacy of the future? Personalized pills, 3D printed at home | Daniel Kraft
Oct 18, 2018
5 transformational policies for a prosperous and sustainable world | Johan Rockström
Oct 17, 2018
The key to a better malaria vaccine | Faith Osier
Oct 16, 2018
How I became part sea urchin | Catherine Mohr
Sep 21, 2018
How China is (and isn't) fighting pollution and climate change | Angel Hsu
Aug 29, 2018
A rare galaxy that's challenging our understanding of the universe | Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil
Aug 28, 2018
Where are all the aliens? | Stephen Webb
Jul 19, 2018
A new way to monitor vital signs (that can see through walls) | Dina Katabi
Jul 12, 2018
How to build synthetic DNA and send it across the internet | Dan Gibson
Jul 11, 2018
A new way to remove CO2 from the atmosphere | Jennifer Wilcox
Jul 05, 2018
How we're saving one of Earth's last wild places | Steve Boyes
Jul 03, 2018
The tiny creature that secretly powers the planet | Penny Chisholm
Jul 02, 2018
The story of 'Oumuamua, the first visitor from another star system | Karen J. Meech
Jun 27, 2018
Four billion years of evolution in six minutes | Prosanta Chakrabarty
Jun 15, 2018
The journey through loss and grief | Jason B. Rosenthal
Jun 12, 2018
Let's turn the high seas into the world's largest nature reserve | Enric Sala
Jun 06, 2018
How we can turn the cold of outer space into a renewable resource | Aaswath Raman
Jun 01, 2018
How vultures can help solve crimes | Lauren Pharr
May 31, 2018
Scientists must be free to learn, to speak and to challenge | Kirsty Duncan
May 16, 2018
The doctors, nurses and aid workers rebuilding Syria | Rola Hallam
May 15, 2018
The "dead zone" of the Gulf of Mexico | Nancy Rabalais
Apr 18, 2018
Should we create a solar shade to cool the earth? | Danny Hillis
Apr 05, 2018
How fungi recognize (and infect) plants | Mennat El Ghalid
Mar 27, 2018
The wonderful world of life in a drop of water | Simone Bianco and Tom Zimmerman
Mar 07, 2018
The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki
Feb 28, 2018