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TED speaker holds large robotic pill, and holds small robotic pill with a camera up to his mouth, with a screen showing his teeth

Scientists unveil new remote-controlled 'pillbot' — a microrobot that you can swallow for early disease detection

At TED, scientists debuted a microbot dubbed PillBot, new tech that offers real-time internal diagnostics without invasive procedures, revolutionizing medical care and potentially extending lives.
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WATCH: First TED Talk of 2024 is a conversation between Israeli and Palestinian activists: 'Hope is an action'

Sitting across from one another — and facing each other, rather than the audience — Aziz Abu Sarah and Maoz Inon took the stage for the first TED Talk of the annual TED Conference.
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RuPaul stands on stage for TED Talk on red carpet in front of TED logo

RuPaul celebrates the 'power of drag' from TED stage

This year’s TED conference just kicked off in Vancouver, BC… with a slay.
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TED stage showing TED2024 logo ahead of TED Talks

TED announces rebrand, invites more conversation (and controversy) at 2024 conference

To kick off TED’s 2024 conference, head of TED Chris Anderson unveiled TED’s new tagline and changes to this year’s event
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Woman in an orange dress smiling with her hand over her heart, adorned with large hoop earrings and bangles

Living fully by facing death: The wisdom of Alua Arthur, America's leading death doula

Having worked with Chris Hemsworth — and thousands of everyday clients who are in hospice care, or just want to think more intentionally about their deaths — Arthur is “a friend at the end of the world.”
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An illustration of a heart and a little black hole-style character made to represent anxiety, sitting under a tree

9 comics that perfectly illustrate what it's like to live with anxiety

Haley Weaver playfully sheds light on the complexities of mental health, offering understanding and comfort, to all of us experiencing anxiety.
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From left to right: a fishing cat, a mangrove forest, a hairy nosed otter

A mangrove expedition found a trove of 700 species — ‘We barely scratched the surface’

Biologists surveyed a Cambodian mangrove forest, finding 700 species and highlighting mangroves' crucial role in biodiversity conservation amid widespread loss.
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Left: Cate Blanchett speaks into a microphone in a recording booth. Right: The poster for Netflix's docu-series 'Our Living World' with green and blue hues

Cate Blanchett, Netflix celebrate Earth Day with release of docu-series 'Our Living World'

Netflix's latest nature docu-series is narrated by Cate Blanchett and explores the wondrous connections between species and ecosystems across the globe.
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A photo collage of a sea turtle, a man riding a bicycle, a chemical plant, a dog on top of a giant rock, and a flatlay image of the Goodnewspaper

Good News This Week: April 13, 2024 - Turtles, Dogs, & Bicycles

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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The Caribbean Sea, with glistening blue waves, shadows of reefs below the water, and a green stretch of land dotted with palm trees on a coastal island beneath a sunny blue sky.

Nonprofit's success with 40k coral plantings is a big win for Caribbean reefs, after years of being ravaged by coral disease

The nonprofit FUNDEMAR has been vital to Caribbean reef restoration amid threats like stony coral tissue loss disease, which is on the rise around the world.
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Maggie Rogers is selling concert tickets to her fans IRL to fight exploitation in the live music industry

Maggie Rogers just dropped her third album "Don't Forget Me," and will soon take it on tour. But first — she's selling tickets in-person at box offices.
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Triptych image in monochrome depicting natural disasters: a hurricane from above, an aerial view of a flooded residential area, and a barren tree in a foggy landscape.

Global death tolls from natural disasters have actually plummeted over the last century

A study from Our World in Data finds that the global death toll from natural disasters has greatly reduced since the 1900s, due to a constellation of solutions.
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