Lisa Dyson:
A forgotten Space Age technology could change how we grow food

TED@BCG Paris · 11:55 · Filmed May 2016
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We're heading for a world population of 10 billion people — but what will we all eat? Lisa Dyson rediscovered an idea developed by NASA in the 1960s for deep-space travel, and it could be a key to reinventing how we grow food.

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Lisa Dyson thinks a new class of crops might help us reinvent agriculture — and feed the world. Full bio
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