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For most of us, the term “puke your guts out” isn’t meant to taken literally. But for these animals, it’s kind of useful. 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 thanks go
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“When it comes to extinct creatures like dinosaurs, it can be tough to know for sure what they actually ate. And we’d like to know because what an animal eats tells you a lot about it. But every now and then, the fossil record gives us a gift: a fossilized meal that tells us exactly
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Oxygen is so essential for animals that every multicellular species we’ve ever studied has the ability to use oxygen to create energy… except one. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon Journey to the Microcosmos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBbnbBWJtwsf0jLGUwX5Q3g 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
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In the South Pacific, there is a rare tree so rich in metal that its sap runs blue. 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 thanks go to the following Patreon supporters
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Scientists who piece together our past can do so through the rare fossil or artifact, or they can go to one convenient location: a hyrax latrine. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast!
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We humans couldn’t live without our gut microbes, but not all animals rely on microscopic digestive communities like we do. And understanding why these animals ditched their microbial partners can teach us a lot about the costs and benefits of making evolutionary friends. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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In 2017, scientists discovered what appeared to be an unkillable virus that does something very un-virus-like… it builds its own nucleus inside its host’s cells! 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
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Newly described wormlike fossils dating back over half a billion years might be our oldest ancestors, and researchers have mapped and visualized the physical structure of the microscopic communities growing on human tongues! 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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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Renewable energy may be the way of the future, but in order to store that energy to make our grids more sustainable, we might need to take a look back at some battery technologies of the past. Hosted
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Bats are amazing and not just because they’re the only mammal that can fly! But they also carry a lot of diseases that are dangerous to humans, and while that is definitely not their fault, there is actually a lot we can learn from their unique immune systems. ———- Huge thanks go to the following
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When we began mass-producing matches in the 1800s, workers in the factories started dying mysteriously. The history of our sparking little flame-sticks is darker than you think. 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
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The earth is our home, and while we like to think we know a good deal about it, there are still some mysteries that scientists are looking to unravel. 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
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You might think your grandma who wakes up at 4am just needs less sleep than younger people. Not so! Studies suggest there are some bizarre reasons older people rise at the crack of dawn, including something called brain sand! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out
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This week, scientists discover something in a fish fossil that might give us a hand in finding our earliest land dwelling ancestors. 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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Thank you to the Monterey Bay Aquarium for partnering with us on this episode of SciShow. Visit https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/visit/exhibits/sea-otters/meet-our-otters to learn more about the Sea Otter Program. Did you know that some species take care of young that are not their own? This surprising practice is called alloparenting, and it’s been observed in animals from otters,
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What was the smallest non-avian dinosaur, and why were there so few tiny dinos running around the Mesozoic? 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
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It’s usually not a great idea to break laws, but breaking the laws of science is an exception! In fact, it’s often how we make progress. 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 ———-
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Thanks to climate change, many regions are experiencing longer and more dangerous wildfire seasons. Here are 4 high-tech ways we are trying to stop these fires in there tracks, as well as one that’s a bit simpler. 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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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Fish-eating trees sound like they’re straight out of science fiction. But they’re a real thing—one that exists right here on Earth. And they show just how interconnected life on this planet is. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has
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You may have heard several different projections about the fatality rate of COVID-19. How do different health organizations come up with these figures, and why do the numbers seem so fluid? 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
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Africa’s Sahara desert is a prime location, some say, to build arrays of solar panels and wind turbines. But scientists are aware that building these structures can potentially have large-scale effects on the surrounding environment that are worth studying first. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it
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Daffodils are cheerful symbols of spring… and also cold blooded killers. But it turns out, the poison in these plants may actually be helpful to us humans! 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
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their computational biology course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. When you picture a parrot, you probably don’t picture Denver, but up until about a century ago, the United States was home to its very own species of parrot: the Carolina parakeet. What happened to
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A lot of robots are developed to physically replicate our actions and behavior, like a bipedal, balanced walk, a large range of motion, and the ability to perceive and interact with the environment. But, maybe not to your surprise, that’s a lot more difficult to replicate than some viral robot videos might make you think.
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There are plenty of creatures out there with only one opening to handle both taking in food and getting rid of waste. But there’s at least one animal out there that doesn’t have a gut opening… at all. How does that even work?! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. SARS-CoV-2 is a new kind of coronavirus that appeared suddenly in late 2019. The disease it causes, called COVID-19, is now showing signs that it’s able to spread outside of its place of origin. This
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Animals have all kinds of adaptations to help them get through winter, from hibernation to boots and hats. But trees have to make it through the coldest months of the year alive, too, and they’ve developed some pretty extreme ways to do it! Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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Zombies aren’t coming for you brains, but for an unfortunate species of bats, the terror of seemingly sweet songbirds developing a taste for brains is a horrific reality. 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:
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Computer Science Fundamentals course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. What if, no matter how strong your password was, a hacker could crack it just as easily as you can type it? In fact, what if all sorts of puzzles we thought were hard
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“Thanks to some amazing scientific insights, we know a lot about the interior of our planet – even though we’ve never even made it through the crust. Hosted by: Hank Green Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free
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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. You might have noticed that lots of drugs have special children’s formulas, and you might think that’s because smaller people need smaller doses. But you’d be wrong! Because kids aren’t just tiny adults.
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Water is one of the most abundant and important substances on Earth, so you think we’d know everything there is to know about it. But it turns out water is way weirder, and it often behaves in ways that leave scientists with more questions than answers. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast!
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Did you ever have a delicious looking apple in your hands and bite in only to find it all grainy and sad? It’s not the fruit’s fault, and there might be something you can do about it! 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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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Computational Biology course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Ever since humans found out about germs, we’ve gone a bit overboard inventing antibacterial soap and antibiotics and antifungals. But despite our aversion to them, microbes aren’t all bad, and some of them could even
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Scientists can find answers in some pretty unusual places, and recently they found some evidence that dinosaurs weren’t cold-blooded by looking at… eggshells? 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
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There is a group of animals with more species than any other group, but Earth has such an astonishing variety of life that figuring out which group dominates is tricky. 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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Taxonomy is a powerful tool, and one that modern biology wouldn’t be able to function without. But trying to shoehorn the messy, complicated web of interrelationships that is biology into neat boxes has resulted in a pretty messy tree of life. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check
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It’s easy to look at a sleeping dog’s leg twitching and imagine that it’s having a wonderful rabbit-chasing dream. But can animals with brains that are very different from ours have dreams? 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
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