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One of the toughest materials known to science is made not by humans, but by nature… and it’s inside of oysters. 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 the
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Hot off the presses, this week has been cool! Researchers have discovered the first room-temperature superconductor, and another group has created a type of paint that actually stays cooler than the environment around it! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow
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Around 750-1250 CE, the Islamic empire made incredible scientific advancements that still influence many fields of research today. What we know about some of the great minds of that time, as well as what we’ve learned from modern studies, suggest that the diversity of the scholars and their knowledge during that period might have played
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Every day, humans literally flush a valuable resource down the toilet: nitrogen. But there are some animals that have figured out a way to recycle the extra nitrogen in their bodies by moving it not to their livers, but to their mouths! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents.
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The idea of conservation might seem like a thing that’s only popped up in the last century or so, but organized efforts to conserve resources that directly benefit humans go back centuries! Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming
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Humans are known to carry a tune, but we’re hardly the only animals that sing. In fact we’ve got five of nature’s finest singers, and what makes them so unique. 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
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Physics of the Everyday course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. When we breathe out, we empty our lungs. But an ancient reptile figured out a more efficient way to breathe, which ultimately helped birds dominate the skies. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has
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This week, scientists turned to an unlikely source to try to solve the problem of antibiotic resistance, and got a peek at the lifestyle of some of the very first mammals… by studying their teeth. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support
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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. Bivalves—animals like mussels, clams and oysters—might be a more familiar sight in a restaurant than a lab. But it turns out that studying them might help us learn more about our own health. Hosted by:
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For the pioneers of human aviation, one of the trickiest problems was figuring out how to steer the early craft. Then, the Wright Brothers changed everything by using bike parts and watching birds. 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
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These fun looking sea slugs have a few unique features, not the least of which is the fact that they defend themselves by smelling like watermelon candies. Hosted by: Michael Aranda 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
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In elections, your vote may be influenced by design of the ballot itself, especially when you don’t have strong feelings about which candidate to elect. Political Questions on SciShow Psych: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NYaDNK0xvM Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron
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Many ancient sites had some truly amazing effects on sound waves, suggesting that early cultures may have built spaces to evoke certain sensation. And by studying the acoustics of these structures, we can learn new things about the experiences people had there, hundreds or even thousands of years in the past. Hosted by: Hank Green
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If you’re a person with sight, your two eyes are your only window into the visual world. But slugs sees not only with their eyes, but also with thier brains. 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
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The treatment for viral gastroenteritis has been stay near a toilet and drink lots of fluids. But new research into cytokines has the potential to change that. Hosted by: Hank Green COVID-19 News and Updates: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6IQediwz2GzMTNvm_dMzr47 SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming
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Stem cells are widely believed to hold great promise in medical research because of their ability to transform into all sorts of other cell types, and scientists can grow it in living mice. 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
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Nature is full of all kinds of beautiful color, and there is plenty of weird science there too! Here’s a showcase of a few of our episodes all about coloration. 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
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Negative campaigns—or campaigns that work by painting opposing candidates in a negative light—have been used for decades. But today, thanks to information that can be gained from social media, these campaigns may be even more effective at influencing us than before. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check
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When you see a black cat, you might think of witches and goth bands, but they’re also a great example of a melanistic animal, and they’re not the only ones! 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
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Researchers have found ancient communities of microbes that have been buried deep, for a hundred million years! This discovery might be the oldest living thing on Earth, and could even expand the search for life on other planets. Bizarre Beasts Channel: https://www.youtube.com/bizarrebeasts Bizarre Beasts Pin Club: https://www.Bizarrebeastsshow.com Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff
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This week we learned that the Neanderthal/Denisovan/Human family tree is pretty complicated, thanks to a close look into some Neanderthals’ Y chromosomes. 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
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Generally, when you think of carbon monoxide, nothing good comes to mind. And that’s… pretty reasonable. But elephant seals show us how we might be able to use carbon monoxide as an effective therapy for heart attacks and stroke. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out
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It might sound like a concept from science fiction, but artificial intelligence is already facilitating the development process behind some pharmaceuticals. Hosted by: Michael Aranda 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
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There’s a compound found in squid skin that they use to change color and protect their cells, but it could also help us fight some of the most common disease-causing microbes out there. 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
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Knowledge and Uncertainty course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Deep below the surface, the ocean floor is full of riches. There’s gold, iron, and lots of other rare, precious metals. What kind of geochemical processes can leave loot all over the seafloor? Hosted
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Almost every human has told a lie at some point or another – but did you know that we are not the only species to do this? From dogs to cuttlefish to thornbills, these 7 animals also lie! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at
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Seeing as nasty wildfire seasons are becoming our new normal, let’s talk about smoke: what it is, what it does to us, and what you can do to protect yourself from it. 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
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There are tens of thousands of types of worms on our planet, and these wiggly wonders are oh-so fascinating that we had to put together different stories about them to reveal just how ‘wormdeful’ they are. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———-
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This weird-looking creature has been mistaken for a lot of things, including a whale placenta and a sea monster as well as a garbage bag. And less often, it’s recognized for what it is: a jellyfish! 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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You might have heard about animals behaving oddly right before an earthquake hits. But are these reports more than just anecdotes? 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
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Unicorns may not exist on this planet, but Earth does have plenty of one-horned creatures that are just as remarkable, if not quite as majestic. Get your sticker sheet: dftba.com/scishow 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
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Today, penguins are found mainly in the Southern Hemisphere. But fossils have revealed giant lookalikes to these swimming birds further up north, spurring questions of how they evolved and what happened to them. 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
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Researchers believe you can get reinfected with COVID-19, but we’re not quite sure if that’s a bad thing yet. COVID-19 News & Updates: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Knowledge and Uncertainty course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Looking at a map, you would never know that North America once almost ripped itself in half. But 1.1 billion years ago, it tried to – and had it succeeded, there would now be
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Knowledge and Uncertainty course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Anglerfishes are pretty unique creatures, but what’s really unique is how some of these species mate. 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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At the turn of the 20th century, scientists thought that insects were nothing more than tiny reflex machines. But Charles Henry Turner, who was possibly America’s first Black entomologist, ran some groundbreaking animal behavior studies that suggested otherwise. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at
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If wheels and rolling have proven so efficient for humans, why hasn’t evolution pushed at least some other species in that direction? Well actually, there are a few species that can get around by rolling. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support
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Deep into the ocean even the slightest glimmer give you away. Which is why some fish have evolved to be so dark that they absorb any light that hits them. 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
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This video was sponsored by Fasthosts. Win your Ultimate Tech Bundle by entering Fasthosts’ Techie Test: https://www.fasthosts.co.uk/scishow There’s another theory about the Covid-19 pandemic going around, and while it is pretty cool, it’s not exactly the solution some are suggesting it might be. Hosted by: Hank Green COVID-19 News & Updates: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6IQediwz2GzMTNvm_dMzr47 SciShow has a
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Nothing says “nature” like a lush green forest. But why are plants green in the first place? 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 the following Patreon supporters for
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Trees that grow quickly die younger, risking a release of carbon dioxide that challenges forecasts that forests will continue to be a “sink” for planet-warming emissions, scientists said Tuesday. Tree cover absorbs a significant proportion of carbon dioxide emitted by burning fossil fuels and plays a crucial role in projections for our ability to wrestle
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