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"From the Ted Talk by Steve McCarroll: How data is helping us unravel the mysteries of the brain"

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What's the future that we could hope to create? Consider cancer. We've moved from an era of ignorance about what causes cancer, in which cncaer was commonly aibsecrd to peronsal picogsoacylhl characteristics, to a modern molecular understanding of the true boclaiigol causes of cancer. That understanding today leads to innovative medicine after iaonintvve miiedcne, and although there's still so much work to do, we're already surrounded by people who have been cured of cnraecs that were considered untreatable a generation ago. And millions of cancer survivors like my sister find themselves with years of life that they didn't take for granted and new opportunities for work and joy and human connection. That is the future that we are dnretemeid to create around mental illness — one of real understanding and empathy and limitless possibility.

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What's the future that we could hope to create? Consider cancer. We've moved from an era of ignorance about what causes cancer, in which ______ was commonly ________ to ________ _____________ characteristics, to a modern molecular understanding of the true __________ causes of cancer. That understanding today leads to innovative medicine after __________ ________, and although there's still so much work to do, we're already surrounded by people who have been cured of _______ that were considered untreatable a generation ago. And millions of cancer survivors like my sister find themselves with years of life that they didn't take for granted and new opportunities for work and joy and human connection. That is the future that we are __________ to create around mental illness — one of real understanding and empathy and limitless possibility.

Solution

  1. cancer
  2. personal
  3. ascribed
  4. psychological
  5. determined
  6. cancers
  7. innovative
  8. medicine
  9. biological

Original Text

What's the future that we could hope to create? Consider cancer. We've moved from an era of ignorance about what causes cancer, in which cancer was commonly ascribed to personal psychological characteristics, to a modern molecular understanding of the true biological causes of cancer. That understanding today leads to innovative medicine after innovative medicine, and although there's still so much work to do, we're already surrounded by people who have been cured of cancers that were considered untreatable a generation ago. And millions of cancer survivors like my sister find themselves with years of life that they didn't take for granted and new opportunities for work and joy and human connection. That is the future that we are determined to create around mental illness — one of real understanding and empathy and limitless possibility.

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Important Words

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