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The week in comments

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We love your comments here at TED, and often what our community has to say is as interesting as the talk or post itself. The clever quips, the personal revelations and the hot debates don’t go unnoticed — we read every one. A few of our favorite comments this week: On our home page makeover: []

Discovering bacteria's amazing communication system: Bonnie Bassler on TED.com

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Bonnie Bassler discovered that bacteria “talk” to each other, using a chemical language that lets them coordinate defense and mount attacks. The find has stunning implications for medicine, industry — and our understanding of ourselves. (Recorded at TED2009, February 2009, in Long Beach, California. Duration: 18:41.) Watch Bonnie Bassler’s talk from TED2009 on TED.com, where []

4 great talks for International Women's Day

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To celebrate March 8, International Women’s Day, we suggest these four TEDTalks gems from some amazing speakers — artists, scientists and economists who think deeply about the role of women. Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, feminism — and the power of passionate thinkers and doers: The former Finance Minister of Nigeria, Ngozi []