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Amy Smith:
Symbiosis: A Surprising Tale of Species Cooperation - David Gonzales Côn

TED2006 · 15:06 · Filmed Feb 2006
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Amy Smith: Symbiosis: A Surprising Tale of Species Cooperation - David Gonzales Côn
15:06 · Filmed February 2006 at TED2006 · Subtitles available in 14 languages

Different species often depend on one another. David Gonzales describes the remarkable relationship of the Clark's nutcracker and the whitebark pine, to illustrate the interdependency known as symbiosis.

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Amy Smith designs cheap, practical fixes for tough problems in developing countries. Among her many accomplishments, the MIT engineer received a MacArthur "genius" grant in 2004 and was the first woman to win the Lemelson-MIT Prize for turning her ideas into inventions. Full bio
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