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E.O. Wilson:
Advice to a young scientist

TEDMED 2012 · 14:56 · Filmed Apr 2012
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"The world needs you, badly," says legendary biologist E.O. Wilson in his letter to a young scientist. He gives advice collected from a lifetime of experience — and reminds us that wonder and creativity are the center of the scientific life.

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Biologist E.O. Wilson explores the world of ants and other tiny creatures, and writes movingly about the way all creatures great and small are interdependent. Full bio
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