3 reasons why women are still fighting for equal healthcare

“A common theme here is that the data exists, but it has been ignored or beaten back,” says science journalist Linda Villarosa. At the Aspen Ideas Festival, TEDWomen co-host Pat Mitchell (at right) led a conversation about challenges around getting fair and equitable health care for women. The panel included, from left, journalist Villarosa, More...

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By admin On Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Why TED takes two weeks off every summer

TED.com is about to go quiet for two weeks. No new TED Talks will be posted on the website until Monday, August 13, 2018, while most of the TED staff takes our annual two-week summer holiday. Yes, we all, or More...

By admin On Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Ideas sparked by “What if?”: The talks of TED@UPS 2018

Juan Perez, UPS’s chief information and engineering officer, opens TED@UPS with a question: “What if?” (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) The greatest ideas of our time will be sparked by a simple question: More...

By admin On Friday, July 20th, 2018

What does TED look for in its Fellows?

Every year, TED opens applications for its new group of TED Fellows. We get thousands of applications from all corners of the world, representing every field under the sun — marine mammal conservation, biomechatronics, More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Electric and empowered: Monica Araya on Costa Rica’s clean energy future

Monica Araya made a big prediction on the TED stage in 2016: Costa Rica, her home country, will be the first nation in the world to pursue 100% renewable energy. Fast forward to 2018, and they’re on their way. More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

You can now get customized TED Talk recommendations in your inbox

As the number of TED Talks on TED.com grows, we’ve created a new way to discover talks you’ll love: Tell us your favorite topics and areas of interest, and we’ll send you a customized email brimming with More...

By admin On Friday, July 13th, 2018

Tiq Milan talks to Netflix, the determined search for aliens, and other TED news.

As usual, the TED community is bursting with new projects and discoveries. Here are a few highlights. The power of representation. Writer and trans activist Tiq Milan, at left in the photo above, was interviewed More...

By admin On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Ghana eliminates trachoma, The Bail Project opens a fifth site: Updates from The Audacious Project

At One Acre Fund’s soil lab in Kenya, soil samples from small farms are analyzed to help the farmers select the right seeds and fertilizer to maximize their yields. Photo: Courtesy of One Acre Fund Their More...

By admin On Friday, June 29th, 2018

Curing cancer one nanoparticle at a time, and more news from TED speakers

As usual, the TED community is hard at work — here are some highlights: A new drug-delivering nanoparticle. Paula Hammond, the head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT, is part of a research More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Apply now to be a TED2019 Fellow

The TED Fellows program is turning ten years old next year, and we are looking for our most ambitious class yet. We select people from every discipline and every country to be Fellows, and we give them support More...