Marianne Williamson, independent candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, California District 33, speaks at the 2014 Santa Monica Women’s Conference. Joining Marianne was food advocate Robyn O’Brien.
In many ways you’re more microbe than human. There are 10 times more cells from microorganisms like bacteria and fungi in and on our bodies than there are human cells. But these tiny compatriots are invisible to the naked eye. Ben Arthur gives us a guided tour of the rich universe of the human microbiome.
Simon finally gets around to pushing his Golden Buzzer for a youthful musical duo. Bars & Melody combine cuteness and originality. An original song written about the bullying endured by one of the performers.
PRODUCERS: Will Halicks and Hans Weise
EDITOR AND VIDEOGRAPHER: Hans Weise
Written, Performed & Directed by Gary Turk.
Featuring Louise Ludlam & Stuart Darnley.
Original score by New Desert Blues.
Sound engineering by Daniel Cobb.
Filmed and edited by Gary Turk.
You Are Your Microbes
From the microbes in our stomachs to the ones on our teeth, we are homes to millions of unique and diverse communities which help our bodies function. Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin emphasize the importance of understanding the many organisms that make up each and every organism.
Lesson by Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin, animation by nenatv.
Every gut microbe has a job to do.
Find out who these millions of different microbes are and what their jobs are within the ecosystem that is you.
View full lesson http://ed.ted.com/lessons/you-are-your-microbes-jessica-green-and-karen-guillemin