The Human 2.0 – Genome Imperfection and the Garden of Eden | Giulio Superti-Furga | TEDxLinz

Translator: Behdad Khazaeli Reviewer: Tanya Cushman Look at yourself. Look at each other. You’re imperfect. You know, you’re short. You have flat feet. You have a bulging belly. You may lose your hair. You’re clearly not perfect. And so the question is, Do we want to be perfect? If you were to choose – and […]

More to our Junk DNA than meets the eye | Jay W. SHIN | TEDxKobe

Translator: Hideki Yakushiji Reviewer: Claire Ghyselen Good morning. I am a cell biologist from RIKEN Yokohama. Today I am going to tell you about junk. Gomi! Yes. Junk can be considered as something useless or serving no purpose. Let me give you an example. A food that is considered having very little nutrition value, we […]

Understanding Climate Change: Polar Vortex Weakening | Jesse Zhang | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Yulia Kallistratova Reviewer: Denise RQ I visited the East Coast this past winter, and I was greeted by a site similar to this. (Laughter) We can all relate to the severe snowstorms that affected the US in January and February. Coming back, my flight was delayed a whole day, but I mean, when it’s […]

Cancer, Alzheimer’s & Protein Origami | David Pincus | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Muhammad Ramadan So, the bad news is many of us are going to get either cancer or Alzheimer’s disease. (Laughter) The good news is we’re probably not going to get both. (Laughter) I’m a biologist at the Whitehead Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. And I’m in a really fortunate position, I get […]