What happens when we use the kindness of strangers to catalyze life-saving daisy chain of kidney donation? Here’s a reminder that compassion is still out there!
Have you noticed how it feels a bit empowering when you are the one who knows a little inside information about another country? Let’s start with a fundamental Japanese food and see where it takes us!
What happens when you put the tools for innovation into the hands of nurses? You get MakerNurse, and incredible project changing the future of patient care!
What if we’re wrong about diet leading to diabetes and we actually need to ask a few better questions? Here’s one of the most moving TEDmed Talks you ever see from a physician who has a very unique insight…
What makes you, you? Here’s a remarkable TED Talk from Riccardo Sabatini that gives the marvelous complexity of life new perspective.
Do helmets really protect us from a concussion? It turns out there is a lot we don’t know and a lot we have completely wrong when it comes to this seemingly common form of brain trauma!
What if we saw a need in our communities and tried to fix it? Lufefe Nomjana saw the need for sustainable food in his community and tackled the problem to become the Spinach King! Here’s his story.
What would a world look like where we spent more time in the service of humanity? One physician assistant decided to start a program to provide healthcare to the homeless not in a clinic but on the streets, making house calls to the homeless…
How are you doing when it comes to loving your body: every bulge, wrinkle, stretchmark and misbehaving shaft of hair? We may be able to move that in a positive, fun direction today. Take a look!
Dr. BJ Miller has some life experiences that can bring us to a new place in considering our own. Enjoy a little transformation here from his many stories that can help us right-size our challenges.
Can Introverts and Extroverts find some common ground of understanding, where both find the best in each other? They can! And it’s a fascinating, even fun, journey!
A company in India is revolutionizing the way we eat on the go. Bakey’s Edible Cutlery is turning our utensils into a part of the meal! This incredible innovation is not just fun, it will help keep tons of plastics out of our dumps!
The jerboa may look like the tiny rodent cousin of the t-rex, but the skeletons of these strange creatures are helping us answer questions with major implications in medicine.
Questionable head of lettuce in your vegetable drawer? Ancient jar of mystery goo in your fridge? What about that bread, can you just cut off that bit of mold? Today we answer some big questions about those sell by, use by, and best by dates!
This is the tale of how an ax-wielding nun, a medieval text, and modern science came together to find a cure to one of today’s greatest medical dilemmas. Get ready for an incredible story of discovery…
Are humans the only species that use medicine to improve our quality of life? The answer is changing the future of medicine for our species, and opening up a new world of possibility for the future of our health!
We all know what it looks like when we are without sleep, but why is it so important? It turns out that up until the 1950’s nobody had studied this question scientifically! Check out the story behind the science!
What if we were able to treat anxiety, depression, or ADHD by looking inside of our brains? This form of diagnostic imaging is now a reality, and it is helping doctors treat patients more effectively than ever before.
Have you heard 17 year old, Sam Berns’ secrets to a happy life? I watch this TED Talk periodically as a refresher course, no matter how busy I am – and maybe because of that. See why!
The incredible organization Creativity Explored is unleashing the artistic potential of developmentally disabled artists, showing us that creativity has the incredible power of unlocking something deeper in us all!
Can dance change lives? The organization Dancin Power proves that it can, and is helping to transform the lives of chronically ill children. Here are some of their incredible and uplifting stories!
Need the skills to change a bad habit? It turns out, will power may have nothing to do with your success. Here’s what does!
Have you heard of the The Breathless Choir? Here is the story that brought individuals from 12 to 92 with severe breathing problems together under the tutelage of renowned British choirmaster Gareth Malone to find the power of song once again.
Someday soon we will be re-growing our own failing or missing parts! This remarkable science may eventually touch every one of our lives. Fascinating!
Ever thought of yourself as a chemist? Well, if you have ever baked, or critiqued the results of a baker, you might just be the best chemist in your house! There’s fascinatingly fun science in those holiday cookies!
An MIT scientist studying how bacteria can detect cancer is teaming up with an artist to make living art. The results, and their story, is fascinating.
Are you feeling a little dread as the summer seems to be slipping away? I spent the morning at our local Farmer’s Market and came away with nothing but wonder. Take a look!
If you know any teenagers who would qualify as “rascals” (in the kindest terms), you may be surprised to learn what’s up there: really fun and amazing science!
Artist Sue Austin shatters the boundaries and assumptions of life in a wheelchair; proving the immensely transformative power of art.