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Tag Archives: TED talks

Uri Alon: Why truly innovative science demands a leap into the unknown

Just saw this from a friend’s share. It is a great TED talk by Uri Alon on his experience on doing innovative science.   His work has inspired many including myself. Here are a few seminal papers by his groups. Milo R, Shen-Orr S, Itzkovitz S, Kashtan N, Chklovskii D, Alon U. Network motifs: simple […]

Has education destroyed our creativity?

Recently I have got the privilege to share my research work with secondary school students. During the talk, it was obvious to meĀ  that the younger the students were, the more imaginative the questions that they could come up with and the more fearless they were in asking questions. One reason is that the eduction […]

Issues in scientific communiciation

Just come across these two great TED talks by Ben Goldacre that talks about how the information in scientific literature can be distorted and why not all information that is essential for medical advance can be found in the literature. It is really a flaw in the research system and human nature that positive and […]

Sense of fairness in animals

Just come across this interesting video the other day..   which is an except from this TED talk : Frans de Waal: Moral behavior in animals