What Makes Us ... Us : TED Radio Hour For thousands of years, we've searched to answer the question: Who are we? Today, science has brought us closer than ever to the answer. This hour, TED speakers share ideas on what makes us ... us.

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Life's biggest questions, explored.

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What Makes Us ... Us

For thousands of years, we've searched to answer the question: Who are we? Today, science has brought us closer than ever to the answer. This hour, TED speakers share ideas on what makes us ... us.

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TED Radio HourTED Radio Hour

Life's biggest questions, explored.