Let's kickstart science in America | ideas.ted.com

Science funding is broken. To fix it, we need to empower a new class of makers, citizen scientists and explorers

Comfort food in space: the final frontier | ideas.ted.com | Illustration by John Holcroft.

The past, present and future of food in space — from astronaut ice cream to “Enchilasagna” on Mars.

There is no "after Ferguson" | Photo: Jon Lowenstein

In advance of the grand jury verdict, photojournalist Jon Lowenstein talks about what he saw in Ferguson, Missouri. With photos and video.

EbolaDeeply.org wants to spread information about Ebola by any means necessary — to readers, journalists and rural people fighting the disease on the ground. We talk to co-founder Jon Gosier, a TED Senior Fellow.

littleBits Remote Pet Feeder

littleBits founder Ayah Bdeir wants you to snap the internet to anything you want.

“'Nothing replaces the loss of a son, not even another son.’

Safia Abo Zour, 25, holds her five-month-old baby, Mohammed, with one hand and holds with the other the sweater her older son, also named Mohammed, wore the last time he went to kindergarten. Mohammed had just turned four years old when he was killed during the second war in Gaza in 2011 after an airstrike on his family's house in the Al Zaitoun neigborhood. Safia named her new baby after his brother." -- Eman Mohammed

Portraits by photojournalist Eman Mohammed.

Bosnian photographer Ziyah Gafic grew up in Sarajevo during the war. In this powerful Q&A, he explains why he obsessively takes pictures of rusty watches, broken glasses and old combs.