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The Future of Human Health: 7 Very Short Talks That Will Blow Your Mind

The Future of Human Health: 7 Very Short Talks That Will Blow Your Mind

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Deafness: Emerging Strategies for a Cure

Stefan Heller is trying to create inexpensive ear drops that can cure deafness. In this short talk, Heller describes how his team of researchers at Stanford University is transplanting stem cells into the ear to fix damaged hearing. (October 11, 2008)

14mins

22 Jan 2009

Rank #1

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Googling the Brain on a Chip

Kwabena Boahen is using the human brain as the blueprint for designing radically more powerful and energy-efficient computers. (October 11, 2008)

8mins

22 Jan 2009

Rank #2

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Visualizing Desire

Stanford University's Brian Knutson is unraveling the mysteries of human desire with state-of-the-art medical imaging. Knutson's research sheds new light on how individuals make complex financial. (October 11, 2008)

12mins

22 Jan 2009

Rank #3

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Engineering New Treatments for Psychiatric Disease

Karl Deisseroth is pioneering bold new treatments for depression and other psychiatric diseases. By sending pulses of light into the brain, Deisseroth can control neural activity with remarkable precision. (October 11, 2008)

22 Jan 2009

Rank #4

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Brain-Computer Interfaces

Krishna Shenoy is creating "brain-computer interfaces" that will enable paralyzed patients to control prosthetic arms and computer cursors. (October 11, 2008)

14mins

22 Jan 2009

Rank #5