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Regeneration: The speakers in Session 7 at TEDGlobal 2013

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RegenerationSession 7, “Regeneration,” couldn’t come at a better time; it’s the end of the second day of TEDGlobal 2013, and we could all use a little repair and restoration. In this session, four scientists and researchers look closely at the ways in which the body breaks down — and how we can rebuild them.

Here are the speakers who appeared in this session of TEDGlobal 2013. Click the speaker’s name for a full recap of their talk:

Molly Stevens studies and creates new biomaterials that could be used to detect disease and repair bones and human tissue.

Regenerative neuroscientist Siddharthan Chandran explores how to heal damage from degenerative disorders such as MS and motor neuron disease.

Grégoire Courtine and his interdisciplinary lab imagine new ways to recover after devastating, mobility-impairing injury to the spinal cord.

Biomedical engineer Mark Kendall aims to shake up how vaccines are delivered with the Nanopatch.

Photographer Fabian Oefner creates stunning visual representations of natural forces.

Drawing on threads stretching deeply into their musical ancestry, the brothers of oud group Le Trio Joubran spin passionate oud music for the 21st century.