Addiction is a disease. We should treat it like one | Michael Botticelli
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3 days ago ∗ Views: 56,730
Only one in nine people in the United States gets the care and treatment they need for addiction and substance abuse. A former Director of National Dr...
How early life experience is written into DNA | Moshe Szyf
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4 days ago ∗ Views: 60,436
Moshe Szyf is a pioneer in the field of epigenetics, the study of how living things reprogram their genome in response to social factors like stress a...
What we don't know about mother's milk | Katie Hinde
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5 days ago ∗ Views: 44,659
Breast milk grows babies' bodies, fuels neurodevelopment, provides essential immunofactors and safeguards against famine and disease -- why, then, doe...
A young inventor's plan to recycle Styrofoam | Ashton Cofer
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6 days ago ∗ Views: 53,484
From packing peanuts to disposable coffee cups, each year the US alone produces some two billion pounds of Styrofoam -- none of which can be recycled.
3 ways to spot a bad statistic | Mona Chalabi
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7 days ago ∗ Views: 100,454
Sometimes it's hard to know what statistics are worthy of trust. But we shouldn't count out stats altogether ... instead, we should learn to look behi...
What's Next in Science at TED2017?
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 133,094
Watch TED2017 in cinemas to experience the freshest new ideas from Elon Musk, Serena Williams, Atul Gawande and more LIVE from the TED stage.
Who would the rest of the world vote for in your country's election? | Simon Anholt
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 51,505
To make the world work, we need leaders who consider the needs of every man, woman, child and animal on the planet -- not just their own voters. With ...
Why civilians suffer more once a war is over | Margaret Bourdeaux
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 39,450
War doesn't just kill people; it destroys the institutions that keep society running, like utilities, banks and hospitals. Physician and global health...
Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness | Michele L. Sullivan
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 64,110
We all go through challenges -- some you can see, most you can't, says Michele L. Sullivan. In a talk about perspective, Sullivan shares stories full ...
Lifelike simulations that make real-life surgery safer | Peter Weinstock
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 43,356
Critical care doctor Peter Weinstock shows how surgical teams are using a blend of Hollywood special effects and 3D printing to create amazingly lifel...
Inside America's dead shopping malls | Dan Bell
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 192,085
What happens when a mall falls into ruin? Filmmaker Dan Bell guides us through abandoned monoliths of merchandise, providing a surprisingly funny and ...
TED Imagines The Future You
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 108,817
Watch as brilliant TED speakers take the stage at TED2017, coming to a cinema near you this month. Visit http://tedcinema.com/ for more information.
"Turceasca" | Silk Road Ensemble
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 24,794
Grammy-winning Silk Road Ensemble display their eclectic convergence of violin, clarinet, bass, drums and more in this energetic rendition of the trad...
Should we simplify spelling? | Karina Galperin
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 53,084
How much energy and brain power do we devote to learning how to spell? Language evolves over time, and with it the way we spell -- is it worth it to s...
What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure | Peggy Orenstein
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 130,922
Why do girls feel empowered to engage in sexual activity but not to enjoy it? For three years, author Peggy Orenstein interviewed girls ages 15 to 20 ...