How We'll Stop Polio for Good
Bruce Aylward

Bruce Aylward explains the reality of polio and the steps that should be taken to totally eradicate the virus.

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Bruce Aylward: How We'll Stop Polio for Good

March 1, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Bruce Aylward explains the reality of polio and the steps that should be taken to totally eradicate the virus.

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Source: TED

Elliot Krane: The Mystery of Chronic Pain

March 1, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Doctor Elliot Krane introduces pain as a disease on its own rather than always as a symptom. He elaborates the process by which chronic pain develops and hopes for a future when this type of pain is treated with specific drugs and not just symptom alleviators.

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Harvey Fineberg: Are We Ready for Neo-Evolution?

March 1, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Harvey Fineberg presents the technology that can induce evolution to favor the characteristics that we choose to have on our offspring. He challenges the human society to be ready for this so-called neo-evolution that may leverage the longevity of the future generations.

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Susan Lim: Transplant Cells, Not Organs

December 1, 2010 (over 6 years ago)

Susan Lim's experiences as a surgeon caused her to rethink organ transplanting and shift to thinking about stem cell transplants for safer healing and rebuilding of the human body's diseases and impairments.

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Iain Hutchison: Saving Faces

July 1, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Iain Hutchison shows facial surgeries and explains how these alterations can alter a person's personality, whether for the better or for the worse.

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Anthony Atala: Printing a Human Kidney

March 1, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Anthony Atala demonstrates a new technology that prints 3D organs which can be used for transplants. Though still in the experimentation stage, the results are astonishingly miraculous, especially since organ banks are in shortage of organs for transplants.

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Dean Ornish: Your Genes are Not Your Fate

March 1, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Dean Ornish shows some ways in which we can take control of our fate by changing our lifestyle and influence our gene's expression.

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Daniel Goleman: Compassion

March 1, 2007 (over 10 years ago)

Daniel Coleman shows how humans are innately compassionate but are just too busy or preoccupied to notice their instinct to show compassion.

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Larry Brilliant: The Case For Optimism

January 1, 2007 (over 10 years ago)

Larry Brilliant gives reasons to become optimistic despite the global issues our race is facing and the next generation will be handling for us.

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Barry Schwartz: Our Loss of Wisdom

February 1, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

Barry Schwartz talks about the importance of moral wisdom and its positive impact on almost every aspect of life.

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