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Let’s talk about poo: Fellows Friday with Francis de los Reyes III

Let’s talk about poo: Fellows Friday with Francis de los Reyes III

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Environmental engineer Francis de los Reyes works with cutting-edge microbiological techniques to create solutions in the fields of environmental biotechnology and engineering. But his big passion, both professionally and personally, is finding ways to improve the plight of the world’s 2.5 billion people living without adequate sanitation. In this conversation, he tells the TED Blog []

Go home and talk s***: Rose George at TED2013

Go home and talk s***: Rose George at TED2013

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A trip to a public bathroom stall several years ago inspired journalist Rose George to think. “I asked myself the question: Where does this stuff go?” George remembers. “With this question, I found myself plunged into the world of sanitation, toilets and poop. And I have yet to emerge.” Many people don’t think much about toilets. As []