TED fans with an Android TV or Amazon FireTV will see a newly reimagined app — one that offers far more than just a sleek new design — beginning today. We’re giving you more relevant talk suggestions, provided daily on the homepage. With our new layout, the app’s playlists and talks are easier than ever to […]
A few years ago, ethno-botanist Mark Plotkin injured his foot. A visit to a doctor at home had him feeling pain-free for a few months, but things changed when he headed to the Amazon rainforest for work. There, a local shaman noticed his limp and offered him a palm tree wrap along with a specially-brewed […]
What is the significance of a boiling river? Geoscientist Andrés Ruzo tells a riveting story of discovery on the Amazon — and shares several new findings for the first time.