Are We Ready for Neo-Evolution?
Harvey Fineberg

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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Harvey Fineberg: Are We Ready for Neo-Evolution?

March 1, 2011 (about 3 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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Source: TED

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

March 1, 2011 (about 3 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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Source: TED

Juan Enriquez: Mindboggling Science

February 1, 2009 (about 5 years ago)

Juan Enriquez shows how science, biological engineering and evolution can surprise the world in an ultimate reboot of what we now call the present.

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Source: TED

Susan Blackmore: Memes and "Temes"

February 1, 2006 (about 8 years ago)

Susan Blackmore enlightens the audience on what memes really are and introduces a new kind of human culture replication, the so-called technomemes or "temes."

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Source: TED

Dan Dennett: Cute, Sexy, Sweet, Funny

February 1, 2007 (about 7 years ago)

Dan Dennet talks about of inversion of reasoning in the context of how the human brain is wired by evolution to perceive supernormal stimulus.

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Source: TED

Richard Dawkins: Militant Atheism

February 1, 2002 (about 12 years ago)

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

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Elaine Morgan: We Evolved from Aquatic Apes

July 1, 2009 (almost 5 years ago)

Elaine Morgan gives scientific references to how humans could have been hairless and different from our tree-swinging ancestors in addition to Darwin's theory of evolution.

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Source: TED

Paul Sereno: Paul Sereno Digs Up Dinosaurs

February 1, 2005 (about 9 years ago)

Paul Sereno talks about his expeditions in looking for dinosaur remains and his aim to encourage kids to be interested in his line of work.

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Source: TED

Nina Jablonski: Nina Jablonski Breaks the Illusion of Skin Color

February 1, 2009 (about 5 years ago)

Nina Jablonski explains the roots of our skin color through natural selection and evolution.

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