The humble cone snail is actually a deadly sea predator. Its powerful venom can paralyze and kill its prey, but researchers are studying it as a potential medicine. TED Radio Hour’s Manoush Zomorodi shares chemical biologist Mandë Holford's research on how snail venom can fight cancer and alleviate pain.
What would a Thanksgiving meal look like that was actually native to the Americas? Chef Crystal Wahpepah knows. Her goal at Wahpepah’s Kitchen is to introduce people to her culture – and remind them whose land we're living on. Eating can be a way of paying homage to food and traditions that existed way before the Pilgrims got here.