Angela Belcher: Using nature to grow batteries
Inspired by an abalone shell, Angela Belcher programs viruses to make elegant nanoscale structures that humans can use. Selecting for high-performing genes through directed evolution, she’s produced viruses that can construct powerful new batteries, clean hydrogen fuels and record-breaking solar cells. At TEDxCaltech, she shows us how it’s done.
TEDx Talk by Kyle Empringham: Why Doesn’t Everyone Care About the Environment?
Kyle is ecolutionist’s Conservation and Biodiversity Editor and the Founder and Editor of the eco-blog, The Starfish.
Jackson Browne: “If I Could Be Anywhere”
Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music — and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics.