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How storytelling helps parents in prison stay connected to their kids | Alan Crickmore
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time16 hours ago
When a parent is sent to prison, the unintended victims of their crimes are their own children -- without stability and support, kids are at higher risk for mental health and development issues. In a heartfelt talk, Alan Crickmore explains how the charity Storybook Dads is keeping families connected through the simple act of storytelling.
How storytelling helps parents in prison stay connected to their kids | Alan Crickmore
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time16 hours ago
When a parent is sent to prison, the unintended victims of their crimes are their own children -- without stability and support, kids are at higher risk for mental health and development issues. In a heartfelt talk, Alan Crickmore explains how the charity Storybook Dads is keeping families connected through the simple act of storytelling.
Finale: The Reckoning
Believed NPR
access_time21 hours ago
The world watches as more than 200 women and girls confront Larry Nassar at his sentencing hearings. "Little girls don't stay little forever," says one survivor. "They grow into strong women that return to destroy your world."
Dress your confidence: Ruchi Gulati #31
N.R.I. Woman N.R.I. Woman
access_time1 day ago
Ruchi Gulati is a blogger, the founder of the first Thyroid support group in Singapore and creator of a clothing line for plus sized women, Curvy Craze. She shares her story of embracing her curves with confidence and conquering the world with love, fun and kindness. Ruchi has been curvy for as long as she can remember. She’s also always been confident about herself and her abilities. About ten years ago she was diagnosed with Hashimoto's, a condition in which one's immune system attacks the thyroid making it hard for her to shift the weight. She loves her curves and has detached from the stigma that comes with the word fat and hopes one day all women can embrace their bodies the way they are and for everybody to offer the same dignity and respect to people irrespective of their size. She's our curvy NRI Woman and this is her story. Until next time keep learning, keep inspiring and be kind. Connect with the guests:Email: rucci66@hotmail.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/gulatis/ If you like what you hear, please tell your friends about us and do subscribe to our Podcast. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram. We promise not to bore you! Subscribe!Apple Podcast AppStitcher (available on AppStore and Google play) Get in touch.Instagram: @nriwomanpodcastTwitter: @nri_womanFacebook: NRI WomanEmail: hello@nriwoman.com CreditsEdited & mixed by Deepthy Shibish @ deepthysivadasan@gmail.com
The close relationship between crime and politics in India
The Sandip Roy Show The Indian Express
access_time2 days ago
Carnegie Fellow Milan Vaishnav on how Indians like to elect people facing criminal charges
What did you do during the environmental collapse, daddy?
A Point of View BBC
access_time3 days ago
"Two things seem incontrovertible about the mounting environmental catastrophe", writes Will Self.. "It's genuinely unprecedented - and we really are in it together". Will wonders what we should say to our children about global warming and our role in it. He says we have to hope that some sort of collective wisdom can emerge "because the alternative is frankly terrifying: a degraded, dystopic and nakedly Darwinian future". Producer: Adele Armstrong
The work that makes all other work possible | Ai-jen Poo
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time4 days ago
Domestic workers are entrusted with the most precious aspects of people's lives -- they're the nannies, the elder-care workers and the house cleaners who do the work that makes all other work possible. Too often, they're invisible, taken for granted or dismissed as "help," yet they continue to do their wholehearted best for the families and homes in their charge. In this sensational talk, activist Ai-Jen Poo shares her efforts to secure equal rights and fair wages for domestic workers and explains how we can all be inspired by them. "Think like a domestic worker who shows up and cares no matter what," she says.
Domestic workers make all other work possible | Ai-jen Poo
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time4 days ago
Domestic workers are entrusted with the most precious aspects of people's lives -- they're the nannies, the elder-care workers and the house cleaners who do the work that makes all other work possible. Too often, they're invisible, taken for granted or dismissed as "help," yet they continue to do their wholehearted best for the families and homes in their charge. In this sensational talk, activist Ai-Jen Poo shares her efforts to secure equal rights and fair wages for domestic workers and explains how we can all be inspired by them. "Think like a domestic worker who shows up and cares no matter what," she says.
Get ready for hybrid thinking | Ray Kurzweil
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time5 days ago
Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a brain the size of a walnut) is the key to what humanity has become. Now, futurist Ray Kurzweil suggests, we should get ready for the next big leap in brain power, as we tap into the computing power in the cloud.
A lesson on looking | Amy Herman
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time5 days ago
Are you looking closely? Visual educator Amy Herman uses art to enhance your powers of perception and find connections where they may not be apparent. Learn the techniques Herman uses to train Navy SEALS, doctors and crime scene investigators to convert observable details into actionable knowledge with this insightful talk.
How to motivate people to do good for others | Erez Yoeli
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time6 days ago
How can we get people to do more good: to go to the polls, give to charity, conserve resources or just generally act better towards others? MIT research scientist Erez Yoeli shares a simple checklist for harnessing the power of reputations -- or our collective desire to be seen as generous and kind instead of selfish -- to motivate people to act in the interest of others. Learn more about how small changes to your approach to getting people to do good could yield surprising results.
How to motivate people to do good for others | Erez Yoeli
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time6 days ago
How can we get people to do more good: to go to the polls, give to charity, conserve resources or just generally act better towards others? MIT research scientist Erez Yoeli shares a simple checklist for harnessing the power of reputations -- or our collective desire to be seen as generous and kind instead of selfish -- to motivate people to act in the interest of others. Learn more about how small changes to your approach to getting people to do good could yield surprising results.
3 questions to ask yourself about everything you do | Stacey Abrams
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time7 days ago
How you respond after setbacks is what defines your character. Stacey Abrams was the first black woman in the history of the United States to be nominated by a major party for governor -- she lost that hotly contested race, but as she says: the only choice is to move forward. In an electrifying talk, she shares the lessons she learned from her campaign for governor of Georgia, some advice on how to change the world -- and a few hints at her next steps. "Be aggressive about your ambition," Abrams says.
3 questions to ask yourself about everything you do | Stacey Abrams
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time7 days ago
How you respond after setbacks is what defines your character. Stacey Abrams was the first black woman in the history of the United States to be nominated by a major party for governor. She lost that hotly contested race -- but as she says, the only choice is to move forward. In an electrifying talk, she shares the lessons she learned from her campaign for governor of Georgia, some advice on how to change the world -- and a few hints at what her own next steps are. "Be aggressive about your ambition," Abrams says.
Confessions of a recovering micromanager | Chieh Huang
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time8 days ago
Think about the most tired you've ever been at work. It probably wasn't when you stayed late or came home from a road trip -- chances are it was when you had someone looking over your shoulder, watching your each and every move. "If we know that micromanagement isn't really effective, why do we do it?" asks entrepreneur Chieh Huang. In a funny talk packed with wisdom and humility, Huang shares the cure for micromanagement madness -- and how to foster innovation and happiness at work.
Confessions of a recovering micromanager | Chieh Huang
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time8 days ago
Think about the most tired you've ever been at work. It probably wasn't when you stayed late or came home from a road trip -- chances are it was when you had someone looking over your shoulder, watching your each and every move. "If we know that micromanagement isn't really effective, why do we do it?" asks entrepreneur Chieh Huang. In a funny talk packed with wisdom and humility, Huang shares the cure to micromanagement madness -- and how to foster innovation and happiness at work.
'What Have You Done?'
Believed NPR
access_time8 days ago
Even some of Larry Nassar's victims found it hard to believe they themselves were abused. This is the story of a patient who supported him for years, despite the allegations. Hear what it took for her to finally accept the truth.
Aromatherapy: Malini Ohri #30
N.R.I. Woman N.R.I. Woman
access_time8 days ago
Malini Ohri our guest today is a certified beauty and health consultant and aromatherapist. She has a career in the health and wellness industry spanning over 40 years and as an aromatherapist for over 13 years. She has a passion for using and making things all natural. She chats with us about aromatherapy, its benefits, how to introduce aromatherapy into one'life and most importantly how to pick the right products. Aromatherapy is a holistic healing treatment that uses natural plant extracts to promote health and well-being. It enhances both physical and emotional health. Some of the health benefits of aromatherapy include reducing anxiety and stress, improving focus, alleviating pain, eliminating headaches and increasing circulation. Malini is the creator of the aromatherapy line Saanté. Connect with the guests: Email: maliniohri@gmail.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/malini.ohri Saanté: https://www.facebook.com/saantearoma/ If you like what you hear, please tell your friends about us and do subscribe to our Podcast. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram. We promise not to bore you! Subscribe! Apple Podcast App Stitcher (available on AppStore and Google play) Get in touch. Instagram: @nriwomanpodcast Twitter: @nri_woman Facebook: NRI Woman Email: hello@nriwoman.com Credits Edited & mixed by Deepthy Shibish @ deepthysivadasan@gmail.com
An intimate portrait of Jahangir, with Parvati Sharma
Talking Books The Indian Express
access_time9 days ago
Author Parvati Sharma in conversation with journalist Supriya Nair about her latest book - Jahangir: An Intimate Portrait of a Great Mughal.
Color blind or color brave? | Mellody Hobson
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time10 days ago
The subject of race can be very touchy. As finance executive Mellody Hobson says, it's a "conversational third rail." But, she says, that's exactly why we need to start talking about it. In this engaging, persuasive talk, Hobson makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring -- makes for better businesses and a better society.
The witch-hunt culture
A Point of View BBC
access_time10 days ago
Roger Scruton argues that political correctness, far from being the cure to our conflicts, is actually the ultimate source of them. The "isms" and "phobias", he says, have been used in order to "put some complex matters beyond discussion, so that only one perspective can be publicly confessed to". "In the world of political correctness", he writes, "there is no presumption of innocence, but only a hunger for targets". Producer: Adele Armstrong
Me Too is a movement, not a moment | Tarana Burke
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time11 days ago
In 2006, Tarana Burke was consumed by a desire to do something about the sexual violence she saw in her community. She took out a piece of paper, wrote "Me Too" across the top and laid out an action plan for a movement centered on the power of empathy between survivors. More than a decade later, she reflects on what has since become a global movement -- and makes a powerful call to dismantle the power and privilege that are building blocks of sexual violence. "We owe future generations nothing less than a world free of sexual violence," she says. "I believe we can build that world."
Me Too is a movement, not a moment | Tarana Burke
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time11 days ago
In 2006, Tarana Burke was consumed by a desire to do something about the rampant sexual violence she saw in her community. She took out a piece of paper, wrote "Me Too" across the top and laid out an action plan for a movement centered on the power of empathy between survivors. More than a decade later, she reflects on what has since become a global movement -- and makes a powerful call to dismantle the power and privilege that are building blocks of sexual violence. "We owe future generations nothing less than a world free of sexual violence," she says. "I believe we can build that world."
The story of Marvel's first queer Latina superhero | Gabby Rivera
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time12 days ago
With Marvel's "America Chavez," Gabby Rivera wrote a new kind of superhero -- one who can punch portals into other dimensions while also embracing her gentle, goofy, soft side. In a funny, personal talk, Rivera shares how her own childhood as a queer Puerto Rican in the Bronx informed this new narrative -- and shows images from the comic book that reveal what happens when a superhero embraces her humanity. As she says: "That myth of having to go it alone and be tough is not serving us."
The story of Marvel's first queer Latina superhero | Gabby Rivera
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time12 days ago
With Marvel's "America Chavez," Gabby Rivera wrote a new kind of superhero -- one who can punch portals into other dimensions while also embracing her gentle, goofy, soft side. In a funny, personal talk, Rivera shares how her own childhood as a queer Puerto Rican in the Bronx informed this new narrative -- and shows images from the comic book that reveal what happens when a superhero embraces her humanity. As she says: "That myth of having to go it alone and be tough is not serving us."
100 solutions to climate change | Chad Frischmann
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time13 days ago
What if we took out more greenhouse gases than we put into the atmosphere? This hypothetical scenario, known as "drawdown," is our only hope of averting climate disaster, says strategist Chad Frischmann. In a forward-thinking talk, he shares solutions to climate change that exist today -- conventional tactics like the use of renewable energy and better land management as well as some lesser-known approaches, like changes to food production, better family planning and the education of girls. Learn more about how we can reverse global warming and create a world where regeneration, not destruction, is the rule.
100 solutions to climate change | Chad Frischmann
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time13 days ago
What if we took out more greenhouse gases than we put into the atmosphere? This hypothetical scenario, known as "drawdown," is our only hope of averting climate disaster, says strategist Chad Frischmann. In a forward-thinking talk, he shares solutions to climate change that exist today -- conventional tactics like the use of renewable energy and better land management as well as some lesser-known approaches, like changes to food production, better family planning and the education of girls. Learn more about how we can reverse global warming and create a world where regeneration, not destruction, is the rule.
When technology can read minds, how will we protect our privacy? | Nita Farahany
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time14 days ago
Tech that can decode your brain activity and reveal what you're thinking and feeling is on the horizon, says legal scholar and ethicist Nita Farahany. What will it mean for our already violated sense of privacy? In a cautionary talk, Farahany warns of a society where people are arrested for merely thinking about committing a crime (like in "Minority Report") and private interests sell our brain data -- and makes the case for a right to cognitive liberty that protects our freedom of thought and self-determination.
When technology can read minds, how will we protect our privacy? | Nita Farahany
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time14 days ago
Tech that can decode your brain activity and reveal what you're thinking and feeling is on the horizon, says legal scholar and ethicist Nita Farahany. What will it mean for our already violated sense of privacy? In a cautionary talk, Farahany warns of a society where people are arrested for merely thinking about committing a crime (like in "Minority Report") and private interests sell our brain data -- and makes the case for a right to cognitive liberty that protects our freedom of thought and self-determination.
The radical possibilities of man-made DNA | Floyd E. Romesberg
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time15 days ago
Every cell that's ever lived has been the result of the four-letter genetic alphabet: A, T, C and G -- the basic units of DNA. But now that's changed. In a visionary talk, synthetic biologist Floyd E. Romesberg introduces us to the first living organisms created with six-letter DNA -- the four natural letters plus two new man-made ones, X and Y -- and explores how this breakthrough could challenge our basic understanding of nature's design.
The radical possibilities of man-made DNA | Floyd E. Romesberg
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time15 days ago
Every cell that's ever lived has been the result of the four-letter genetic alphabet: A, T, C and G -- the basic units of DNA. But now that's changed. In a visionary talk, synthetic biologist Floyd E. Romesberg introduces us to the first living organisms created with six-letter DNA -- the four natural letters plus two new man-made ones, X and Y -- and explores how this breakthrough could challenge our basic understanding of nature's design.
The Parents Who Were, Unwillingly And Unknowingly, Witnesses To Their Children's Abuse
Believed NPR
access_time15 days ago
However many questions you might have for the parents in the Larry Nassar story, these parents have infinitely more.
To be healthy as a whole, mental wellness plays a role: Maithili Appalwar #29
N.R.I. Woman N.R.I. Woman
access_time15 days ago
Maithili Appalwar is a 22-year-old senior at Georgia Tech. She and her team won the People's Choice Award at the Ideas to Serve Competition hosted by Georgia Tech's Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship and they used the money as their pilot fund for Thrive. Maithili is passionate about improving mental health in low-resource communities which is why she started Thrive with two friends. Thrive hopes to be a platform that helps improve student mental health in India including mental health literacy workshops delivered to students and teachers by Thrive facilitators and daily meditation and gratitude journaling activities delivered by trained teachers. She is our passionate NRI Woman and this is her story. Until next time. Keep learning, keep inspiring and be kind! Connect with the guests: Email: maithili.appalwar@gatech.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/maithili.appalwar If you like what you hear, please tell your friends about us and do subscribe to our Podcast. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram. We promise not to bore you! Subscribe! Apple Podcast App Stitcher (available on AppStore and Google play) Get in touch. Instagram: @nriwomanpodcast Twitter: @nri_woman Facebook: NRI Woman Email: hello@nriwoman.com Credits Edited & mixed by Deepthy Shibish @ deepthysivadasan@gmail.com
The twice born: Talking to Indian Brahmins with Aatish Taseer
The Sandip Roy Show The Indian Express
access_time16 days ago
In this episode, Sandip speaks to author and journalist Aatish Taseer about his experiences writing The Twice Born: Life and Death on the River Ganges.
Speak, History!
A Point of View BBC
access_time17 days ago
"For most of my adult life", writes Stella Tillyard, "I have had a template which I have used not only to understand myself but also to interpret the world around me. History has been my guide". But today, she says, history appears inadequate "to describe the chaos that now seems to surround us". Producer: Adele Armstrong
Elizabeth Gilbert shows up for ... everything	 | The TED Interview
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time19 days ago
Introducing The TED Interview, a new podcast hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson. As a writer, Elizabeth Gilbert is notorious for placing her heart squarely on her sleeve. Her best-selling memoir "Eat Pray Love" was a sensation precisely because of her eloquent, open-hearted descriptions of fear, divorce and wanting everything life had to offer. When she spoke at TED back in 2009, she charmed the audience with her frank descriptions of what happened after the book became a runaway success and her lyrical ideas of the nature of creativity. Nearly ten years later, in this extraordinarily intimate conversation with Chris Anderson, she shares why openness, transparency and creativity are still central to her philosophy of life -- even when faced with moments of desperation and personal tragedy.
Where do your online returns go? | Aparna Mehta
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time20 days ago
Do you ever order clothes online in different sizes and colors, just to try them on and then send back what doesn't work? Aparna Mehta used to do this all time, until she one day asked herself: Where do all these returned clothes go? In an eye-opening talk, she reveals the unseen world of "free" online returns -- which, instead of ending up back on the shelf, are sent to landfills by the billions of pounds each year -- and shares a plan to help put an end to this growing environmental catastrophe.
Where do your online returns go? | Aparna Mehta
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time20 days ago
Do you ever order clothes online in different sizes and colors, just to try them on and then send back what doesn't work? Aparna Mehta used to do this all time, until she one day asked herself: Where do all these returned clothes go? In an eye-opening talk, she reveals the unseen world of "free" online returns -- which, instead of ending up back on the shelf, are sent to landfills by the billions of pounds each year -- and shares a plan to help put an end to this growing environmental catastrophe.
How my mom inspired my approach to the cello | Paul Rucker
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time20 days ago
Multidisciplinary artist and TED Fellow Paul Rucker has developed his own style of cello; he puts chopsticks between his strings, uses the instrument as a drum and experiments with electronics like loop pedals. Moving between reflective storytelling and performance, Rucker shares his inspiration -- and definitely doesn't play the same old Bach.
How video games turn players into storytellers | David Cage
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time20 days ago
Have you ever watched a film or read a novel, wishing that you could change the narrative to save your favorite character? Game designer David Cage allows you do just that in his video games, where players make decisions that shape an ever-changing plot. In a talk and live demo, Cage presents a scene from his new project, letting the audience control a character's decisions. "Interactive storytelling can be what cinema was in the 20th century: an art that deeply changes its time," Cage says.
How a fleet of wind-powered drones is changing our understanding of the ocean | Sebastien de Halleux
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time21 days ago
Our oceans are unexplored and undersampled -- today, we still know more about other planets than our own. How can we get to a better understanding of this vast, important ecosystem? Explorer Sebastien de Halleux shares how a new fleet of wind- and solar-powered drones is collecting data at sea in unprecedented detail, revealing insights into things like global weather and the health of our fish stocks. Learn more about what a better grasp of the ocean could mean for us back on land.
How a fleet of wind-powered drones is changing our understanding of the ocean | Sebastien de Halleux
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time21 days ago
Our oceans are unexplored and undersampled -- today, we still know more about other planets than our own. How can we get to a better understanding of this vast, important ecosystem? Explorer Sebastien de Halleux shares how a new fleet of wind- and solar-powered drones is collecting data at sea in unprecedented detail, revealing insights into things like global weather and the health of our fish stocks. Learn more about what a better grasp of the ocean could mean for us back on land.
How to disagree productively and find common ground | Julia Dhar
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time22 days ago
Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can't agree -- on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other so we can start disagreeing productively and finding common ground -- over family dinners, during work meetings and in our national conversations.
How to disagree productively and find common ground | Julia Dhar
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time22 days ago
Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can't agree -- on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other so we can start disagreeing productively and finding common ground -- over family dinners, during work meetings and in our national conversations.
How He Got Caught
Believed NPR
access_time22 days ago
For Larry Nassar, the beginning of the end came in 2016, thanks to a tough police detective, a dedicated team of journalists in Indiana, and a homeschooling mom from Kentucky.
WeGo. WeDo. WeLive: Supna Shah #28
N.R.I. Woman N.R.I. Woman
access_time22 days ago
Unexplained Infertility. two words that provide hope and cause frustration in equal measure. Our guest today Supna Shah dealt with this for ten years before getting pregnant through IVF. While dealing with the infertility was distressing, the process of IUI and IVF was emotional, physically and financially exhausting. Supna chats with us about her journey through infertility, the treatment, managing postpartum depression and now raising emotionally intelligent triplets Pranav, Pavani and Vraj. She's raising her children while managing a business of organic clothing line for children and a first parenting web-network, WeGo Kids. She's our NRI Woman and this is her story. Until next time keep learning, keep inspiring and be kind! Connect with the guests: Email: supna@wego-kids.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/supna.shah.1 If you like what you hear, please tell your friends about us and do subscribe to our Podcast. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram. We promise not to bore you! Subscribe! Apple Podcast App Stitcher (available on AppStore and Google play) Get in touch. Instagram: @nriwomanpodcast Twitter: @nri_woman Facebook: NRI Woman Email: hello@nriwoman.com Credits Edited & mixed by Deepthy Shibish @ deepthysivadasan@gmail.com
Why India needs relatable role models, with Varsha Adusumilli
Talking Books The Indian Express
access_time23 days ago
In this episode, author Varsha Adusumilli and columnist Aparna Piramal Raje discuss why India needs relatable role models.
Going into Storage
A Point of View BBC
access_time24 days ago
Howard Jacobson on a very tricky dilemma - which of his possessions can he throw away or put into storage and which must he keep? "I inhabit a simple moral universe when it comes to sheets of paper", he writes. "Paper with words on, good. Paper with numbers on, bad". But it's more complicated with some other things "How can I release the evidence of me to a storage company somewhere on the North Circular Road!" Producer: Adele Armstrong
How a long-forgotten virus could help us solve the antibiotics crisis | Alexander Belcredi
TEDTalks (video) TEDTalks
access_time25 days ago
Viruses have a bad reputation -- but some of them could one day save your life, says biotech entrepreneur Alexander Belcredi. In this fascinating talk, he introduces us to phages, naturally-occurring viruses that hunt and kill harmful bacteria with deadly precision, and shows how these once-forgotten organisms could provide new hope against the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
How a long-forgotten virus could help us solve the antibiotics crisis | Alexander Belcredi
TEDTalks (audio) TEDTalks
access_time25 days ago
Viruses have a bad reputation -- but some of them could one day save your life, says biotech entrepreneur Alexander Belcredi. In this fascinating talk, he introduces us to phages, naturally-occurring viruses that hunt and kill harmful bacteria with deadly precision, and shows how these once-forgotten organisms could provide new hope against the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.