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TED November 15, 2011

This week, fly with the Jetman ... view the unseen processes from conception to birth ... and join the call for Open Science Now!

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Strapped to a jet-powered wing, Yves Rossy is the Jetman -- flying free, his body as the rudder, above the Swiss Alps and the Grand Canyon in a dream of flight. Watch now >>
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Alexander Tsiaras shares a powerful medical visualization, showing human development from conception to birth and beyond. (Graphic images.) Watch now >>
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Michael Nielsen calls for scientists to embrace new tools for collaboration that will enable discoveries to happen at the speed of Twitter. Watch now >>
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The next big shift is now -- and it’s not what you think. Tech investor Roger McNamee presents 6 bold ways to prepare for the
next internet. Watch now >>
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Charlie Todd and his group, Improv Everywhere, cause bizarre, hilarious and unexpected public scenes. Watch now >>

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Kelwalin Dhanasarnsombut Kelwalin Dhanasarnsombut on
Allan Jones: A map of the brain
“ Excellent and informative talk. What a wonderful scientific attempt :D
He should collaborate with Dr. Sabastian Seung: While he's focusing on trascriptomic of the brain, Seung's looking for connectome, find connections/synapses of each neuron. Together, these information will tell us not only what genes are expressed in each brain area or how many connections does one neuron has, but to let us see how these genes play roles on neuron's functions and understand more about the synapsis network on our brain.
Keep all good job coming, Scientists, for humanity ;D"
Patricia Larsen Patricia Larsen on
Charlie Todd: The shared experience of absurdity
“ There is always people that are, for one reason or another, "sour"; they seem to be unable to see the fun and good of any acts; they take every opportunity to complain about things, as it is mentioned in this video "people have to much time on their hands".. NOOOO! People CHOOSE to give others a moment of happiness using their own time, it doesn't mean that they have nothing else to do, they just choose doing one thing over another, one positive thing which benefits everyone, a smile on someone else is a gift you give & get!.... I am grateful for that and I am all for it! THANKS."