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Wireless advances in treating spinal cord damage, morphing wings for aircraft, and the world’s tallest tropical trees

Wireless advances in treating spinal cord damage, morphing wings for aircraft, and the world’s tallest tropical trees

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Just a few of the intriguing headlines involving members of the TED community this week: Advances in treating spinal cord damage. In Nature, Grégoire Courtine and a team of scientists announced that they had successfully used a wireless brain-spine interface to help monkeys with spinal cord damage paralyzing one leg regain the ability to walk. []

TEDxNASA and TEDxAmsterdam stream live tomorrow!

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Tomorrow, Friday November 20th, two of our most exciting TEDx events so far will be streamed live. TEDxNASA was organized by NASA’s Langley Research Center and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA). It’s a full day of talks on science, technology, entertainment and the arts. Speakers include author Mitch Albom, experimental artist Chakaia Booker innovation []

Q&A with Bjarke Ingels: On architectural alchemy

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The TED Blog caught up with Bjarke Ingels several weeks after he gave his TEDTalk at TEDGlobal 2009. How have the reactions been to your talk? Well, in the comments on the website, there’s been a lot of meticulous debate about whether or not you can actually see the Great Wall of China from the []

3 warp-speed architecture tales: Bjarke Ingels on TED.com

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Danish architect Bjarke Ingels rockets through photo/video-mingled stories of his eco-flashy designs. His buildings not only look like nature — they act like nature: blocking the wind, collecting solar energy — and creating stunning views. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2009, in Oxford, England. Duration: 18:14) Twitter URL: http://on.ted.com/34   Watch Bjarke Ingels’ talk on TED.com, where []

Twitter Snapshot: Bjarke Ingels thinks big

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Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, principal of BIG charmed the crowd at TED Global 2009 with his talk on his optimistic and innovative projects. He also showed his “Yes Is More” manifesto, a 130 meter long cartoon strip designed to encourage big thinking. Those on Twitter were super complementary of Ingels’ talk: Ingels: Denish architect with []