Reading TED Books just became even easier. All current titles are now available on Barnes and Noble’s e-reader, the Nook. Future titles will be, too. TED Books are readable on Amazon’s Kindle as well as any device that uses the Kindle app (Mac, Windows, Android and Blackberry, among them).
Allan Savory has spent decades studying the devastating effects of “desertification“: healthy land degrading into deserts all around the world and accelerating climate change in the process. On the TED2013 stage, Savory offered a fascinating idea for reclaiming degraded land — using livestock to mimic the behavior of herds that used to roam these lands. The […]
Here’s a treat for Valentine’s Day (in addition to this playlist of TED Talks about love): Below, take a close-up look at a decellularized “ghost heart.” This heart can serve as a scaffold upon which to grow a working heart from human stem cells. Researchers at the Texas Heart Institute created it by stripping all […]