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Social geographer Danny Dorling explodes the traditional maps of the world and creates lively, ever-changing depictions of why and how we live.

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A team of geologists has been exploring the caves beneath the table mountains of Venezuela, where new lifeforms may have been quietly developing for millions of years. Journalist Lars Abromeit describes the expedition into the unknown.

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Last Mile Health has expanded healthcare access to the most remote regions of Liberia. Raj Panjabi, the nonprofit’s founder and winner of the 2017 TED Prize, looks back at how his team handled the Ebola outbreak — and how it can help them build a healthier future for their country and us all.

Woolly Mammoth, courtesy of the Royal BC Museum and Archives, Victoria, BC, Canada

TED science curator David Biello explores the odd couple behind the de-extinction movement — scientists and hunters — and what this says about our ambivalent attitude towards animals

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Why would a plant want an animal to have sex with it? Because, it turns out, plants can be manipulative and deceitful! Wild sex expert Carin Bondar explains.

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In August, a group of scientists announced that people deserve their own new epoch in official geologic time, like the Holocene or the Paleogene. Welcome to the Anthropocene!

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A new initiative will allow astronomers to search a million stars for intelligent life. With tens of billions of stars in the Milky Way, might we finally win the numbers game?