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234: System Two
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234: System Two

Plus, the world's smallest national park, anthrobots, a golden age for workers, and good news on poverty in Vietnam, HIV in South Africa, methane restrictions in the US, and mangrove restoration in Mexico.

229: Bush Pilot
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229: Bush Pilot

Plus, fluorescent squirrels, Luddites, restoring lost senses, and good news on neglected tropical diseases in Africa, reproductive rights in France, brown bears in Europe, and an earlier-than-expected peak in carbon emissions.

227: Yo
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227: Yo

Plus, a really cute robot, Ghost in Hong Kong, why you're living in an explosion, and good news on polio eradication, conservation in Israel, education in low-income countries, and a carbon border tax in Europe

225: Empire

225: Empire

Plus dark stars, human cells, the sterile world of infinite choice, and good news on maternal and child health in Asia, social attitudes in the UK, Indigenous rights in Brazil, new hope for net zero, and crime (and cycling) in the United States.

224: Gigacasting
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224: Gigacasting

Plus, unintended consequences, artificial wombs, sex versus gender, and good news on child poverty, leprosy, girls' education in Nigeria, a conservation law in California, EV sales in Germany, and wind power in the UK.

223: Alice Ring
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223: Alice Ring

Plus, speaking to whales, the road trip of dreams, chirality, how electric vehicles made the Wall Street Journal look foolish, and good news on human rights in Mexico, mangroves in China, Medicare in the US, and coal generation in the EU

219: Glimmers
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219: Glimmers

Plus, modern day doom machine, back-of-the-pack running, CRISPR crops, thanobots, and good news on global breast-feeding rates, healthcare in India, serial killers, conservation in Gabon and wind energy in the UK.

214: Gravity Hum
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214: Gravity Hum

Plus, the myth of the lizard brain, airships, psychedelic first responders, and good news on funding for a new TB vaccine, crime in Mexico City, deforestation in Malaysia and Indonesia, and electric vehicles in Canada.

TED 2023

TED 2023

When we only tell the stories of doom, we fail to see the stories of possibility.

213: The Path to Happiness
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213: The Path to Happiness

Plus, cosmic ray muons, industrial stem cell engineering, new sci-fi recommendations, and good news on rubella in southeast Asia, breast cancer in the UK, blue whales in California, food waste in South Korea, and industrial clean energy policy in the US and Japan.

Humankind

Humankind

What we learned from one hundred stories about people stitching the world back together

209: Topias
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209: Topias

Plus, open-source sourdough, synesthesia, the oldest architectural plans, and good news on tropical disease elimination in Bangladesh, Mali and Benin; homicide rates in the United States; deforestation in Brazil; platypus reintroductions in Australia; and falling emissions in Europe.

208: Pangenome
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208: Pangenome

Plus, a cloning milestone, mapping the planet's seabed, eavesdropping on animals, and good news on poverty (and deforestation) in Indonesia, press freedom in Fiji, debt for nature in Ecuador, shade in American cities, and wind power in the United Kingdom.

204: Nose Print
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204: Nose Print

Plus, unreal motion capture, unreal lightning capture, amazing mathematicians, and good news on population growth, malaria vaccines in Kenya, global river restoration, private conservation in South America and rooftop solar in China.

200: The Rift
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200: The Rift

Plus, the innermost inner core, lab-grown tenderloin, gold hydrogen, and good news on watersheds in Bolivia, a new reserve in Ecuador, solar in China, a green bank in the United States, and riding across Africa on an electric motorbike.

197: Toroidal
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197: Toroidal

Plus, Kai Lenny stomping Jaws, vortex ultrasound, very sad coal bosses, and good news on neglected tropical diseases, women's rights in China (and Sierra Leone), conservation in Alaska, and clean energy acceleration in Europe.

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