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Love Inspiration? 3 TED Talks That Feature Electricity

Posted by Tonia Nifong on Mon, May 12, 2014

So you thought electricity was boring? Whether or not electricity is your “thing”, these TED Talks are sure to interest you. From nano-electric power generation, to using electric fields to fight cancer, these ideas are truly remarkable.

TED Talks Feature Ideas Worth Spreading
TED Talks feature ideas worth spreading.

TED is a non-profit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. Their goal is to make great ideas accessible and spark conversation. Check out the TED Talks below, and be inspired. And better yet, share them with others.

The Future of Nano-Electric Power Generation
TED introduces this video by saying, “What would happen if we could generate power from our windowpanes? Nano-electric power generation is based on mastering the electron to create power.  Click here to watch.

Using Electricity to Treat Cancer - Tumor Treating Fields
An electric field is a field of forces that act on and attract bodies that have an electric charge. Learn about how Novocure is researching ways to utilize electric fields in the battle against cancer. Click here to watch.

The Missing Link to Renewable Energy
Donald Sadoway, a materials engineer, is working on large-scale batteries that can store renewable energy sources like solar and wind. Click here to watch.

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