Craig Venter: On the Verge of Creating Synthetic Life

February 1, 2008 (about 12 years ago)

Craig Venter shows new techology and techniques to make an entirely different single-celled organism into a new species by replacing the genome.

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Craig Venter: DNA and the Sea

February 1, 2005 (about 15 years ago)

Craig Venter talks about the correlation between microorganisms and the oceans in increasing the DNA information we already have.

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Nathan Wolfe: Nathan Wolfe's Jungle Search for Viruses

February 1, 2009 (about 11 years ago)

Biologist Nathan Wolfe and his team of scientists in Central Africa try to "catch" viruses as they move from animals to humans. Here, he tells the audience all about the chase.

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Source: TED

Sheila Patek: Clocking the Fastest Animals

February 1, 2004 (about 16 years ago)

In this talk, Biologist Sheila Patek tells us about the feeding strike of the Mantis shrimp. She describes the smashing type of strike the mantis shrimp makes and how it is able to achieve such a fast and powerful movement.

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