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We're Probably Going to Cure MS

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You've probably heard of multiple sclerosis, especially if you're a fan of The West Wing. But can we ever cure MS? Yes. But also, no. But also, probably? It's complicated.

Why Steve-O risked his life over, and over, and over again

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You know Steve-O. Now meet Steve Glover, as the professional stuntman talks to us about pain, insecurity, and never finding contentment.

Psychiatrists Can't Agree About This New Disorder

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Prolonged grief disorder recently debuted in both of the two manuals that clinicians use to diagnose psychological conditions. But the DSM and the ICD don't completely agree on what it is.

Do Gut Microbes Control Your Personality? | Kathleen McAuliffe | TED

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Biologist Kathleen McAuliffe dives into new research that suggests certain bacteria in your gut can influence major parts of who you are, from your personality to life-changing neurological disorders.

Can you trust your memory? This neuroscientist isn’t so sure | André Fenton

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There are three kinds of memory that all work together to shape your reality. Neuroscientist André Fenton explains.

Keep Calm And Recover From Surgery Faster

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Can keeping calm before a surgery reduce negative outcomes? More than one study says "Yes."

The #1 antidote to aging | Daniel Lieberman, Morgan Levine & more

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5 health experts, including Harvard professor Daniel Lieberman, share the exact ways exercise can lead to a healthier lifespan.

The time I was a human incubator

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Premature babies majorly benefit from skin-to-skin contact with a parent –also known as “kangaroo care”– because it reduces infections and hypothermia and increases weight gain and parental involvement.

Can AI Catch What Doctors Miss? | Eric Topol | TED

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AI could propel the biggest transformation in the history of medicine, says physician-scientist Eric Topol.

How Did Humans Evolve? Crash Course Biology #19

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What’s a human? And how did we become humans, anyway?

I kissed nuclear waste to prove a point.

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The shadows of Chernobyl and Fukushima loom large over the topic of nuclear energy, fueling fears often unaligned with reality.

You Went Through Puberty as a Baby

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We all remember the woes and trials of our adolescence.

The WEIRD Way Monkeys Got to America

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Many of the greatest biological dispersal events in history likely happened because animals inadvertently traveled across the oceans on floating debris.

The #1 way to strengthen your mind is to use your body | Wendy Suzuki

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Exercise gives your brain a “bubble bath of neurochemicals,” says Wendy Suzuki, a professor of neural science.

In The Future, Death Will Be Different

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In the future, humans will likely die of a very different suite of causes than we do now, thanks to advances in healthcare, an aging population, and changes in the environment.

Building a Sled | Alaska: The Next Generation

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Daniel Apassingok, along with Chase and his family and friends help build a sled to help their every day lives.

Are solar panels worth it?

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Today in many countries solar is the cheapest form of energy to produce. Millions of homes are equipped with rooftop solar, with most units paying for themselves in their first seven to 12 years and then generating further savings.

Is Someone You Love Suffering in Silence? Here's What To Do | Gus Worland | TED

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Lots of people talk about the need to be physically fit, but mentally fit? Not as much.

Your Body Killed Cancer 5 Minutes Ago

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Somewhere in your body, your immune system just quietly killed one of your own cells, stopping it from becoming cancer, and saving your life. It does that all the time.

Ancient Humans Made Millions Of These - We Don’t Know Why

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The Acheulean handaxe was the most common tool of early humans, but we still don’t know what the heck they used it for.

How Can We Respond to Climate Change?

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Now that we know how complex and interwoven climate change is with society globally, we can begin to see it everywhere.