Month: November 2019

When you think of herbs, you might picture rosemary, basil, or dill weed, but you can add something a bit bigger than that to your mental herb collection: good ol’ bananas. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a
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Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat – an incredibly useful property that defies our current understanding of how conductors work. The metal, found in 2017, contradicts something called the Wiedemann-Franz Law, which basically states that good conductors of electricity will also be proportionally good conductors of heat, which is why
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Around the world, there are lakes that disappear without warning. Then, even stranger, they come back! This can happen for lots of different reasons, and the fact that they vanish and reappear reveals some surprising connections. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———-
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It’s Thanksgiving in the US, so everyone’s got turkey on the brain. And sure, turkeys are great, but there are lots of other cool birds that just don’t get their due! So SciShow has put together a collection of episodes honoring some of our amazing feathered friends. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff
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A long-awaited international deal governing how the world’s technology companies should roll out 5G technology poses serious risks to weather forecast accuracy, according to data from federal agencies and the World Meteorological Organization. Negotiators from around the world announced a deal Friday at a meeting in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, for how to roll out 5G
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What exactly is the Thirty Meter Telescope, and why is the proposed location in Hawai’i such a conflict? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters
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Thanks to Raycon for sponsoring this video. Go to http://buyraycon.com/scishow and check out some of their Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals! If your hair gets frizzy when the humidity is high, try not to think of it as a bad hair day—you’re really just a human hygrometer! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a
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There’s nothing fun about getting a cavity! It can feel like there’s not much you can do to prevent them, but researchers are working on several ways to tackle their main cause so we can create a cavity-free world! SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium
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Tesla finally revealed its outrageous Blade Runner-style pickup truck, the “Cybertruck”, at an event in LA on Thursday evening. But an on-stage demonstration by Tesla CEO Elon Musk seemingly backfired, The Guardian reports: Tesla’s chief designer Franz von Holzhausen lobed a hefty metal ball at the window — and smashed it. “Oh my f**king God,”
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You are probably aware of the fact that elephants make trumpeting noises – but did you know that most of their communication is so low pitched that humans can’t even hear it? SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Scientific Thinking course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Marine archeologists accidentally found the world’s oldest known intact shipwreck, and their work scanning, diving, and exploring has given us some very cool insights into more than just our history sailing the oceans. Hosted by:
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While you probably aren’t going to get sick from just being outside in all this microbe rain, pathogenic organisms ARE raining down on us all the time, everywhere! Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Differential Equations II course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has
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With acidic puddles, lava lakes, and one of the most important early hominid discoveries, the Danakil Depression is home to all of the extremes. Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Casino Probability course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Blood is a pretty remarkable diagnostic tool! It doesn’t just tell you about blood-related diseases, it can reveal information about everything from your brain to your unborn fetus. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a
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Another aging rock star, another baby, does age have any affect on sperm, or are these little swimmers seemingly viable until death? Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to
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What’s cooler: A vaccine for one of the deadliest bacterial infections around or a holodeck? Well, this week we got a step closer to BOTH! Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge
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Under the right circumstances, individual electrons can form partnerships that allow them to zip effortlessly through special materials called superconductors – letting them conduct electrical current without resistance. That in itself is pretty impressive. But now physicists have found evidence these quantum partnerships – known as ‘Cooper pairs‘ – are also capable of acting as
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In high school biology, we learn that humans are born with either XX or XY chromosomes, and that a person’s internal and external sex organs match those chromosomes. It turns out, however, that sex isn’t that straightforward. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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Thanks to the National Human Genome Research Institute for supporting this episode. If you’re interested in learning more about the human genome and the latest in polygenic risk score research, head to http://genome.gov/PRS #polygenicriskscores #science The first time you visit a new doctor, they’ll probably ask you about your family history – but it turns
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Phones, TVs, solar panels, and electric car batteries are all made of some rare and unusual elements. As our modern world creates more and more of these technologies, will things go from “rare” to “nonexistent” and what will we do then? Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check
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You’d think we’d know everything there is to know about sexual reproduction. But as it turns out, there are still quite a few things we picked up that aren’t exactly true, and we’re here to correct that. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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