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Richard Preston:
Richard Preston over de reuzensequoia's

TED2008 · 19:31 · Filmed Feb 2008
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Richard Preston: Richard Preston over de reuzensequoia's
19:31 · Filmed February 2008 at TED2008 · Subtitles available in 19 languages

Wetenschappelijk schrijver Richard Preston praat over enkele van de grootste levende wezens op onze planeet, de reuzensequoia's of mammoetbomen van de Pacific Northwest in de Verenigde Staten. Ze groeien uit een piepklein zaadje maar ondersteunen enorme ecosystemen - en ze zijn nog altijd, grotendeels, een mysterie.

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Richard Preston wrote The Hot Zone, a classic look at the Ebola virus and the scientists who fight it. His wide-ranging curiosity about science and people has led him to cover a dizzying list of topics, with a lapidary attention to detail and an ear for the human voice. Full bio
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