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Genetics Explained: Mendel's Pea Plants

Next week’s episode is with brilliant Irish geneticist Aoife McLysaght. Evolutionary genetics is fathered by two men; Gregor Mendel and Charles Darwin. In this short video for TEDed, … 31 more words

Advice from a young TED speaker: Start a TED-Ed Club at your school

If you watch my TED Talk from 2010, you might see a confident 12-year-old, cracking jokes and striding around the stage in glasses that keep sliding down her nose. 825 more words

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TED-Ed: de ce unii oameni chelesc?

What do Charles Darwin, Michael Jordan, and Yoda have in common? They, like many other historical and fictive individuals, are bald. Scientists have long pondered, why do some people lose their hair, and how can we bring it back? 15 more words

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TED-Ed: când plăcile tectonice se ciocnesc

Tens of millions of years ago, plate tectonics set North and South America on an unavoidable collision course that would change the face of the Earth and spell life or death for thousands of species. 36 more words

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Capes, Cowls, and Courage

Over the last few months, I’ve been avidly listening to Dr. Andrea Letamendi’s podcast (co-hosted by Brian Ward), The Arkham Sessions. The podcast psychoanalyzes all the episodes of… 96 more words

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TED-Ed: despre poziția corectă a corpului

Has anyone ever told you, “Stand up straight!” or scolded you for slouching at a family dinner? Comments like that might be annoying—but they’re not wrong. 32 more words

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Check this out! > Music and Math: The Genius of Beethoven

Music and Math: The Genius of Beethoven by Natalya St. Clair

In this Ted-Ed video, the discussion turns towards the connection between music and math by looking specifically at Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata”. 40 more words

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