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TED Book: “Controlling Cancer” offers bold plan to stop a killer

TED Book: “Controlling Cancer” offers bold plan to stop a killer

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The scourge of cancer has ripped through bodies, families, and generations for so long and with such power that it feels almost invincible. Biologist Paul Ewald—widely regarded as the leading expert in the emerging field of evolutionary medicine—and co-author Holly Swain Ewald may have found a way of attacking the intractable killer, which they detail in []

Can we domesticate germs? Paul Ewald on TED.com

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Evolutionary biologist Paul Ewald drags us into the sewer to discuss germs. Why are some germs more harmful than others? How could we make the harmful ones benign? Searching for answers, he examines a disgusting, fascinating case: diarrhea. (Recorded February 2007 in Monterey, California. Duration: 17:52.) Watch Paul Ewald’s talk on TED.com, where you can []