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How Nature Has Already Beat Cancer | Carlo Maley | TEDxASU

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Thank you. It’s a real pleasure to be here. I’m here to tell you today that nature has beat cancer 12 times. Now, I’m at the Biodesign Institute. I know, gob-stopping, right? (Laughter) I’m at the Biodesign Institute, and the whole idea behind the Biodesign Institute is […]

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How Starfish Changed Modern Ecology

– [Narrator] For Bob, the tide pool is a natural laboratory. There are hunters, and filter feeders, scavengers, and plants giving food and shelter. (gentle orchestral music) And among the mussels, and barnacles, anemones, and snails, a large predator lurks. (water bubbling) Despite appearances, starfish are skilled hunters. Each of their arms carry eye-like sensors. […]

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Engines of Destruction: The Science of Hurricanes!

[MUSIC] According to legend, when Kublai Khan’s army set sail to conquer Japan, a powerful typhoon, a Pacific tropical cyclone, arrived without warning, destroying Khan’s fleet and saving Japan. When the Mongols returned a few years later with an even bigger army, another typhoon showed up and turned the invading fleet into driftwood. Thinking their […]

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