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BJ Miller: What really matters at the end of life. Smithsonian X 3D. Jack Horner: Shape-shifting dinosaurs. Esotericism Today. Christoph Adami: Finding life we can't imagine. Martin Hanczyc: The line between life and not-life.

NT (Non-TED) Life Pearls

Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology. Jane Goodall on what separates us from the apes | Video on TED.c. Peter Ward on Earth's mass extinctions. Jonathan Drori: Every pollen grain has a story | Video on Luca Turin on the science of scent. Richard Preston on the giant trees. Stefano Mancuso: The roots of plant intelligence. Cary Fowler: One seed at a time, protecting the future of food | Jonathan Drori: Why we're storing billions of seeds | Video on T. Paul Stamets on 6 ways mushrooms can save the world | Video on T. William Li: Can we eat to starve cancer? Julian Treasure: Shh! Sound health in 8 steps. Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic? Bonnie Bassler on how bacteria "talk" Paul Ewald asks, Can we domesticate germs? Bill Gates on mosquitos, malaria and education | Video on Jack Horner: Building a dinosaur from a chicken.

Jack Horner: Shape-shifting dinosaurs. Janine Benyus: Biomimicry in action. Jane Poynter: Life in Biosphere 2. Stewart Brand proclaims 4 environmental 'heresies' | Video on TE. Yann Arthus-Bertrand captures fragile Earth in wide-angle | Vide. Kamal Meattle on how to grow fresh air. Mitchell Joachim: Don't build your home, grow it! | Video on TED. Joshua Klein on the intelligence of crows. Keith Bellows on the camel's hump. Deborah Gordon digs ants. Charles Anderson discovers dragonflies that cross oceans | Video. Robert Full: Learning from the gecko's tail. Beverly + Dereck Joubert: Life lessons from big cats. Mike deGruy: Hooked by an octopus. Dan Barber: How I fell in love with a fish. Jeremy Jackson: How we wrecked the ocean. John Francis walks the Earth.

Peter Tyack: The intriguing sound of marine mammals | Video on T. Brian Skerry reveals ocean's glory -- and horror | Video on TED. David Gallo shows underwater astonishments. Richard Pyle dives the reef's Twilight Zone. Susan Savage-Rumbaugh on apes. Elaine Morgan says we evolved from aquatic apes | Video on TED.c. Louise Leakey digs for humanity's origins. Nina Jablonski breaks the illusion of skin color | Video on TED. Robert Sapolsky: The uniqueness of humans. Wade Davis on the worldwide web of belief and ritual | Video on. Murray Gell-Mann on the ancestor of language. Phil Borges on endangered cultures. Wade Davis on endangered cultures. Laurie Santos: A monkey economy as irrational as ours.