Tag: ted

Robert Fischell: TED Prize wish: Finding new cures for migraine, depression, malpractice

I’m going to discuss with you three of my inventions that can have an effect on 10 to a 100 million people, which we will hope to see happen. We… Read more »

How aspirin was discovered – Krishna Sudhir

4,000 years ago, the ancient Sumerians made a surprising discovery. If they scraped the bark off a particular kind of tree and ate it, their pain disappeared. Little did they… Read more »

The myth of Cupid and Psyche – Brendan Pelsue

“Beauty is a curse,” Psyche thought as she looked over the cliff’s edge where she’d been abandoned by her father. She’d been born with the physical perfection so complete that… Read more »

How stress affects your body – Sharon Horesh Bergquist

Cramming for a test? Trying to get more done than you have time to do? Stress is a feeling we all experience when we are challenged or overwhelmed. But more… Read more »