TED & Talks

Don’t miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Enzymes like Telomerase and Resveratrol, though not the Fountain of Youth unto themselves, offer tantalizing clues to how we might someday soon unravel the aging process. Question: Do you think the enzyme Telomerase could be used to reverse the aging process in our lifetime?
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Math is logical, functional and just … awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!) TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers
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Don’t miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 The physicist explains why other universes in the mulitverse could have many more dimensions—and could comprise Einstein’s “Mind of God.” Question: Are there only three dimensions in other universes or could there be more? (Submitted by Andre Lapiere)Michio Kaku:  Andre, we believe, though we
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http://www.ted.com Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast
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Subscribe now to ScienceNET! add us on twitter: http://twitter.com/ScienceNETDaily add Jerry (channel operator) on twitter: http://twitter.com/NewUniverseGuy add our science news friends on twitter: http://twitter.com/NewUniverseD (00:14) the future does not belong to religion (00:32) arrogance parading as humility (01:20) i don’t believe in religion (01:57) invoking Jesus (02:30) Maher vs O’reilly (05:31) noble framework (06:50) serious
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Using two classics of magic, Kyle Eschen explores the psychological techniques that underlie theatrical deception. As people wander the world, they use assumptions and heuristics to filter out everything that they deem unimportant – Kyle gives a conjuror’s perspective on the brain’s predictable blind spots. More information on http://www.tedxvienna.at Magician Kyle Eschen thinks deeply about
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Don’t miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Graphene is in incredibly strong, one-molecule thick layer of carbon atoms that could someday be used to create life-sustaining nanorobots. Michio Kaku:  Matthew, there is nothing in the laws of physics to prevent nanobots, microscopic robots, from circulating in the bloodstream and bulking us
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Subscribe now to ScienceNET! More videos featuring science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson is never a bad thing, and luckily this compilation came together awesome. Neil deGrasse Tyson has a doctorate in astrophysics from Columbia University and is currently director at the Hayden Planetarium. Neil feels he has a duty to inspire and educate the public.
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