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Lessons from brain soup: Suzana Herculano-Houzel at TEDGlobal 2013Lessons from brain soup: Suzana Herculano-Houzel at TEDGlobal 2013

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

For decades, scientists said that the human brain contains 100 billion neurons. However, when neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel hunted for the source of this often-quoted number, she couldn’t locate one. So she set out to count herself … by making brain soup. She brings a vial of brain soup with her onto the TEDGlobal 2013 stage. This […]

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Jamie Oliver gears up for Food Revolution Day on May 17Jamie Oliver gears up for Food Revolution Day on May 17

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Tomorrow is a holiday, and one you can celebrate simply by eating. Jamie Oliver, who won the TED Prize in 2010, has declared May 17 as Food Revolution Day. His vision: that people gather in homes, schools, workplaces and social spaces to share their culinary knowledge, cook together and simply enjoy each other’s company as they […]

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Spatzle in space: Fellows Friday with Angelo VermeulenSpatzle in space: Fellows Friday with Angelo Vermeulen

Posted By Karen Eng

Can real food be cooked on Mars? Thanks to the work of artist, biologist and space scientist Angelo Vermeulen (watch his TED talk), the answer may one day be yes. When the Universities of Cornell and Hawai’i put out a call for participants for their NASA-funded HI-SEAS Mars simulation, investigating the feasibility of real food on Mars, Vermeulen – known for his […]

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New TED Book: The Whole Fish

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Seafood is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. But fish and shellfish are not just yummy — they also play a part in a large and interconnected system that involves the whole earth’s well-being. In The Whole Fish: How Adventurous Eating of Seafood Can Make You Healthier, Sexier, and Help Save the Ocean, food […]