A rare galaxy that's challenging our understanding of the universe | Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil

16 час назад

What's it like to discover a galaxy -- and have it named after you? Astrophysicist and TED Fellow Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil lets us know in this quick talk about her ...

How art can shape America's conversation about freedom | Dread Scott

2 дн назад

In this quick talk, visual artist Dread Scott tells the story of one of his most transgressive art installations, which drew national attention for its controversial use of ...

How octopuses battle each other | DIY Neuroscience, a TED series

4 дн назад

Them's fighting words if you're an octopus, in that more than one octopus in a space often means a rumble. Neuroscientist Greg Gage and his colleagues ...

How sound can hack your memory while you sleep | DIY Neuroscience, a TED series

4 дн назад

Can you cram for a test while you sleep? Neuroscientist Greg Gage and his colleagues attempt to enhance memory by running experiments on subjects while ...

The real reason why mosquitoes buzz | DIY Neuroscience, a TED series

4 дн назад

What does the love song of a mosquito sound like? Find out as neuroscientist Greg Gage and his colleagues explore the meaning of all that annoying buzzing in ...

How you can make a fruit fly eat veggies | DIY Neuroscience, a TED series

4 дн назад

Can the mind be manipulated to love a food we loathe? The evidence from fruit flies is compelling, and perhaps surprising. Our tag team of neuroscientists ...

How a dragonfly's brain is designed to kill | DIY Neuroscience, a TED series

4 дн назад

Dragonflies can catch prey with near perfect accuracy, the best among all predators. But how does something with so few neurons achieve such prowess?

This computer is learning to read your mind | DIY Neuroscience, a TED series

4 дн назад

Modern technology lets neuroscientists peer into the human brain, but can it also read minds? Armed with the device known as an electroencephalogram, ...

Don't fail fast -- fail mindfully | Leticia Gasca

5 дн назад

We celebrate bold entrepreneurs whose ingenuity led them to success, but what happens to those who fail? Far too often, they bury their stories out of shame or ...

How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace | Janet Stovall

6 дн назад

Imagine a workplace where people of all colors and races are able to climb every rung of the corporate ladder -- and where the lessons we learn about diversity ...

Why the "wrong side of the tracks" is usually the east side of cities | Stephen DeBerry

7 дн назад

What do communities on the social, economic and environmental margins have in common? For one thing, they tend to be on the east sides of cities. In this short ...

To transform child welfare, take race out of the equation | Jessica Pryce

1 нед назад

In this eye-opening talk about the impact of race and neighborhood on foster-care decisions, social worker Jessica Pryce shares a promising solution to help ...

"Interpassion" / "Ba$$in" | Yelle

1 нед назад

Yelle and GrandMarnier bring their danceable electropop hits to the TED stage in an energizing performance of two songs, "Interpassion" and "Ba$$in." Check ...

How women in rural India turned courage into capital | Chetna Gala Sinha

1 нед назад

When bankers refused to serve her neighbors in rural India, Chetna Gala Sinha did the next best thing: she opened a bank of her own, the first ever for and by ...

How urban spaces can preserve history and build community | Walter Hood

3 нед назад

Can public spaces both reclaim the past and embrace the future? Landscape architect Walter Hood has explored this question over the course of an iconic ...

How cancer cells communicate — and how we can slow them down | Hasini Jayatilaka

3 нед назад

When cancer cells are closely packed together in a tumor, they're able to communicate with each other and coordinate their movement throughout the body.

Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker

3 нед назад

After fleeing war-torn South Sudan as a child, Mary Maker found security and hope in the school at Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp. Now a teacher of young ...

The little risks you can take to increase your luck | Tina Seelig

3 нед назад

Luck is rarely a lightning strike, isolated and dramatic -- it's much more like the wind, blowing constantly. Catching more of it is easy but not obvious. In this ...

How teachers can help kids find their political voices | Sydney Chaffee

3 нед назад

Social justice belongs in our schools, says educator Sydney Chaffee. In a bold talk, she shows how teaching students to engage in activism helps them build ...

Why art thrives at Burning Man | Nora Atkinson

3 нед назад

Craft curator Nora Atkinson takes us on a trip to Nevada's Black Rock Desert to see the beautifully designed and participatory art of Burning Man, revealing how ...

How AI can save our humanity | Kai-Fu Lee

3 нед назад

AI is massively transforming our world, but there's one thing it cannot do: love. In a visionary talk, computer scientist Kai-Fu Lee details how the US and China ...