Cross-posted from the TED Fellows blog: The TED2012 Fellows and three classes of Senior Fellows have arrived in Long Beach from every corner of the planet! Happy reunions and excited introductions — but what’s really on their minds as their week begins? Watch this video to hear just a few of the Fellows on anticipation, nerves, too much coffee, and … little green things. To discover more about who they are and what they do, download the gorgeous TED2012 Fellows Guide (PDF) >>
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No, Aunt Bertha will not pinch your cheeks. That’s because she is not actually a person. Aunt Bertha is a service, created by TED Fellow Erine Gray, that connects people in need of food, healthcare and housing with the wide variety of programs available in their area. This week, Aunt Bertha is aiming to connect […]
Jaap de Roode is a biologist who studies parasites and their hosts — particularly Monarch butterflies. At TEDYouth 2014, he spoke about Monarch butterflies, their self-medicating ingenuity — and what that ingenuity can help humans discover. Lubna Batool, an 11th-grade New Yorker, was fascinated. On site at TEDYouth, with a dozen monarch butterflies flapping about […]