Animal Movement
Robert Full

Robert Full shows robots with feet inspired by the wonders of nature's most agile and creative creatures.

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Robert Full: Animal Movement

February 1, 2005 (over 15 years ago)

Robert Full shows robots with feet inspired by the wonders of nature's most agile and creative creatures.

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Source: TED

Spencer Wells: Spencer Wells Builds a Family Tree for Humanity

June 1, 2007 (about 13 years ago)

Geneticist Spencer Wells talks about The Genographic Project - a study that seeks to trace the ancestry of humankind through genetics.

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Source: TED

Robert Full: Learning from the Gecko's Tail

February 1, 2009 (over 11 years ago)

Robert Full studies the gecko's body and realizes the great importance of its tail for movement and the advancement of our robotics engineering.

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Source: TED

Richard Dawkins: Militant Atheism

February 1, 2002 (over 18 years ago)

Rochard Dawkins speaks about the unknown advantages and practicality of becoming militant aetheists.

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E.O. Wilson: E.O. Wilson on Saving Life on Earth

March 1, 2007 (over 13 years ago)

Biologist E.O. Wilson talks about his childhood fascination and lifetime passion - the world of small living things.

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Deborah Gordon: Deborah Gordon Digs Ants

February 1, 2003 (over 17 years ago)

Deborah Gordon'd presentation about ants gives us deeper understanding of these invertebrates' organizational processes.

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Dennis vanEngelsdorp: A Plea For Bees

July 1, 2008 (almost 12 years ago)

Dennis vanEngelsdorp shows the importance of bees in our economy and to our health and wholistic well-being.

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Source: TED

Juliana Ferreira: The Fight to End Rare-animal Trafficking in Brazil

March 1, 2010 (over 10 years ago)

In this speech, Ferreira explains how much trouble they get after rescuing one rare animal from illegal wildlife trade. She says that it's not always "happy ever after" once an animal gets rescued.

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Craig Venter: Craig Venter Unveils "Synthetic Life"

May 1, 2010 (about 10 years ago)

Craig Venter talks about the first synthetic cell ever made using a computer.

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Stefano Mancuso: The Roots of Plant Intelligence

July 1, 2010 (almost 10 years ago)

Stefano Mancuso talks about the misconceptions on plants and their great importance to our technological advancement.

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