“ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” Explores a Playground of Possibilities that Could Change Our World

By David Ford

Nov 18, 2011 9:24am

“ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” believes that one idea can change the world. Over the next several months Diane Sawyer and a team of correspondents will explore the endless world of possibilities and the many ways leading change agents are rethinking our future. Together with TED, a nonprofit devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading,” ABC News will introduce viewers to some of the people who are sharing their inspiring, exciting and life-changing ideas.

The first report aired Thursday, November 17 on “World News” and features a report by Jay Schadler about the key to possibly living longer.  By studying a critter about the size of a comma, biochemist Cynthia Kenyon and her team have pinpointed a combination of rare genes that seem to counter the effects of aging. Read the story here. Watch the first report here:

Viewers who have an amazing idea or inspirational thought they believe is worth spreading can submit a video that embodies their idea in 30 seconds or less at ABCNews.com.

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