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Best TED Talks on Reinventing Education [VIDEO] | Voxy Blog

Best TED Talks on Reinventing Education [VIDEO] | Voxy Blog | Education Technology | Scoop.it

In February, we published a list of the Best TED Talks on Language & Linguistics. Today, we’re featuring some of our favoriteTED speakers – among them, TED curator Chris Anderson and 12-year old child prodigy Adora Svitak – who have dared to challenge the current education system and our approach to learning.

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10 talks on the future of stem cell medicine | TED Blog

10 talks on the future of stem cell medicine | TED Blog | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Will the next generation think about diseases like Alzheimer’s and diabetes the way we think about polio and the whooping cough? Susan Solomon, the co-founder of the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF), certainly hopes so.

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 A collection of TED talks highly recommended by Jacob Blumenthal

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Jacob Blumenthal's curator insight, June 27, 2013 4:11 AM

This is a great collection of talks from TED! Highly recommended!

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Geraldine Hamilton: Body parts on a chip

It's relatively easy to imagine a new medicine, a better cure for some disease. The hard part, though, is testing it, and that can delay promising new cures for years. In this well-explained talk, Geraldine Hamilton shows how her lab creates organs and body parts on a chip, simple structures with all the pieces essential to testing new medications -- even custom cures for one specific person. (Filmed at TEDxBoston)

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