Sean Carroll: Distant Time and the Hint of a Multiverse

January 1, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

Sean Carroll explains how the universe that we know may have come from a multiverse as derived from the law of entropy.

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Fiorenzo Omenetto: Silk, the Ancient Material of the Future

March 1, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

Fiorenzo Omenetto presents a reinvention of silk and its qualities that make it programmable and versatile to be used in a wide variety of aspects from medicinal uses to tableware.

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Marcin Jakubowski: Open-Sourced Blueprints for Civilization

March 1, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

Marcin Jakubowski makes his own machines for farming. He developed low-cost ways on how to assemble a tracktor from scratch and help those farmers and other buisness starters with minimum budget.

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Noreena Hertz: How To Use Experts and When Not To

November 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Noreena Hertz encourages people to keep their own decision-making skills on even when consulting experts to avoid mistakes.

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Angela Belcher: Using Nature to Grow Batteries

January 1, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

Angela Belcher explains how nature creates materials through its living and non-living components. She ultimately uses viruses to assemble a power source such as a battery.

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Chade-Meng Tan: Everyday Compassion at Google

November 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Chade-Meng Tan uses the compassion exhubited by Googlers to share how much compassion can benefit the world and the self.

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Danny Hillis: Understanding Cancer Through Proteomics

October 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Danny Hillis talks about using protein sequencing in order to determine specific cancering cells and give each cancer patient personalized treatment.

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Isabel Behncke: Evolution's Gift of Play, From Bonobo Apes to Humans

March 1, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

Isabel Behncke shows how play is important in the lives of the bonobos and how play must also be given importance in human social interactions to increase creativity and diversity.

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Paul Ewald: Can We Domesticate Germs?

March 1, 2007 (over 13 years ago)

Pathogens have always caused great distress to health but Paul Ewald tries to decrease pathogenicity in a practical way such that future generations wouldn't have to be afraid of mutations or resistance from the use of antibiotics.

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Nancy Etcoff: The Surprising Science of Happiness

February 1, 2004 (over 16 years ago)

Nancy Etcoff talks about the science that governs happiness and the factors that hinder a person from feeling or attaining it.

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