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Flashback to many years ago; you may or may not believe that smallpox killed approximately 300 million people in the 20th century alone. That...
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BEST OF TED: Your kids might live on Mars. Here’s how...

Stephen Petranek's TED talk 'Your kids might live on Mars. Here's how they'll survive' details how humankind will one day become a spacefaring species....
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Best of TED: Gene editing and the eradication of malaria

Jennifer Kahn is a science journalist whose articles cover the gene-editing abilities of CRISPR technology. Her TED talk, ‘Gene editing can now change an...
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Best of TED: an inside look at the nanoparticle that could...

Paula Hammond's TED talk 'A new superweapon in the fight against cancer' explores the use of nanoparticles as a new way to treat cancer....
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Best of TED: Are computers really the future of growing food?

Caleb Harper's TEDtalk "This computer will grow your food in the future" discusses Harper's work in the development of new agricultural systems to explore...

Best of TED: 10 things you didn’t know about the big...

It’s Valentine's Day soon and what better way to celebrate than to talk all things scientific about the orgasm? Mary Roach’s TED talk, ’10 things...

Best of Ted: Monarch butterflies and self-medication

Self-medicating butterflies may sound like a load of hippy nonsense, but this weeks TED talk presenter Jaap de Roode and his team assure as...

Best of Ted: Chimply the best

Tristan Gatward, Online Music Editor, discusses the need for rights for Chimps. They have feelings and thoughts, so why not rights too? This was...

Best of TED: one more reason to get a good night’s...

"One more reason to get a good night's sleep" TEDtalk by Jeff Iliff discusses new research on the health benefits of sleep. Jeff Iliff is an...