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TED and National Geographic: Shared mission, shared planet, shared stage

Posted By Shanna Carpenter

National Geographic shares stories that inspire people to care for our world, and TED leverages the power of ideas to change the world. It could be said that we share some common ground. Unsurprisingly, almost half of the National Geographic Explorers, as well as a few members of their staff, have given TEDTalks. Below the […]

 

Building a family tree for all humanity: Spencer Wells on TED.com

Posted By Tedstaff

All humans share some common bits of DNA, passed down to us from our African ancestors. Geneticist Spencer Wells talks about how his Genographic Project will use this shared DNA to figure out how we are — in all our diversity — truly connected. (Recorded June 2007 in Arusha, Tanzania. Duration: 20:53) Watch Spencer Well’s […]