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Richard Preston:
Richard Preston fala sobre as árvores gigantes

TED2008 · 19:31 · Filmed Feb 2008
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O escritor de ciência Richard Preston fala sobre alguns dos maiores seres vivos no planeta: as árvores gigantes do noroeste do Pacífico nos Estados Unidos. Crescendo de uma semente minúscula, elas sustentam ecossistemas enormes — e ainda são, em geral, um mistério.

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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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