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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. Across the southeastern United States, bald eagles have been dying unexplainedly for the past 25 years. In March of 2021, researchers announced that they had found the killer, and they hope we can use this knowledge to better
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There are lots of unsolved mysteries in the world of math, and many of them start off with a deceptively simple premise, like: What’s the biggest couch you can slide around a 90-degree corner? Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow
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We often think of the ocean’s tide as a simple rise and fall, connected to the motion of the Moon. But on any given shore, the reality is much more complex and oceanic scientists have realized recently that there’s another, more surprising factor in play. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff
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A new study finds that dog years don’t work like we thought they did. #shorts SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: – Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth – Share this video with your friends and family – Leave us a comment (we read them!) CREDITS ********* David Goldenberg |
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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. Scientists are looking to end how we categorize living fossils, and in doing so, give the phrase new life. 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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Our DNA stores the information that makes us who we are, but that’s not all it can do! There are applications for DNA that go way beyond its use for life, like storing data and folding it into complicated shapes. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it
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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. Certain cicada species in North America emerge from the ground by the millions every 13 or 17 years. But why those specific intervals? Are cicadas secretly prime-number-loving mathematicians?! Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s
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This episode is brought to you by the song Like This — Patrick Olsen’s new single. It’s available now on all streaming services.https://streamlink.to/like-this Tiny creatures called rotifers seem to have no problem continuing their lives after waking from a refreshing 24,000-year nap. And DNA samples from goats that lived 30,000 years ago tell us a
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Mt Everest is unquestionably the highest point on earth, but it doesn’t always feel that way. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk 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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Humans love to make perfumes and fragrances from the weirdest sources, And to protect those sources, we sometimes come up with synthetic alternatives….which then create their own sets of environmental problems. 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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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Physics of the Everyday course. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. It seems like kind of an awkward way to spend most of your time, but flamingos seem perfectly happy to hang out on one leg. For a long time, people assumed they were
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To discover more about Nature’s Fynd, visit https://naturesfynd.com. To learn about their remarkable nutritional fungi protein and fermentation process, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sodONlWRiE0. Some chefs swear by copper pots and pans, but they are much more expensive than other materials. Are they worth it? Well, it all comes down to electrons! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has
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Watch the new season of MinuteBody – and get access to both CuriosityStream and Nebula – at https://curiositystream.com/minuteearth. We might have a strong hand because having a weak hand is actually useful. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Handedness: the tendency to use one hand more
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Your DNA is a part of you, but it might not share your sense of who’s numero uno. 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 following Patreon supporters
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Why is yawning contagious? It might be your body trying to keep on the lookout for snakes. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk 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
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Computational Biology course. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Oxygen is pretty great stuff, but this recently discovered organism couldn’t care less about oxygen. It breathes nitrogen and may offer a window into how the types of cells in OUR bodies may have evolved
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To discover more about Nature’s Fynd, visit https://naturesfynd.com. To learn about their remarkable nutritional fungi protein and fermentation process, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sodONlWRiE0. Explaining strange Earth geology is often straightforward — combine a volcanic eruption a dash of erosion, and boom, you’ve got a striking cliff! But not all the features on this planet are so easy
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Horse plus donkey — it seems like an unlikely combination. I mean, they’re different species! And yet, when they get together, they can produce a mule or the lesser-known hinny. Either way, those offspring usually can’t become parents themselves. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check
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To discover more about Nature’s Fynd, visit https://naturesfynd.com. To learn about their remarkable nutritional fungi protein and fermentation process, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sodONlWRiE0. We have the first published example of using light and gene therapy to restore someone’s vision! And in heavier (metal) news, a recent study found surprisingly high levels of mercury in meltwater from the
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To discover more about Nature’s Fynd, visit https://naturesfynd.com. To learn about their remarkable nutritional fungi protein and fermentation process, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sodONlWRiE0. Don’t be fooled! The yellow or white corn you see in the grocery store is only the tip of the rainbow-colored iceberg of corn coloration. And these more genetically diverse varieties of corn might
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Bees, they’re important and amazing creatures, and with spring on the way we thought we’d share another round of our favorite bee episodes. 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
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Learn more about Lydall’s mission to create a cleaner, quieter and safer world at https://www.lydall.com. The global pandemic led to a drop in outdoor air pollution, but it also led to an increase in indoor air pollution – and our exposure to it. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling
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Up in the air, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… A SQUID! 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 for helping us keep SciShow
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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. If you’ve received a vaccine that’s 95% effective, that does not mean you have a 5% chance of getting sick. That’s just not how the numbers are calculated. So let’s take a closer look at how it does
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To discover more about Nature’s Fynd, visit https://naturesfynd.com. To learn about their remarkable nutritional fungi protein and fermentation process, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sodONlWRiE0. Scientists have known for some time that certain animals can breathe using their butts, but now, researchers have determined that certain mammals can too! And in very much other news, researchers in Washington state
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The Tasmanian tiger was officially declared extinct in 1986, but there are some who still hold out hope. 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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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Damascus steel blades were not only visually stunning with their intricate, swirling patterns, but they were also known for being incredibly sharp. Unfortunately, the recipe for making them was lost over time and we haven’t been able to
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Our various secretions – from tears to earwax – can tell us more about our bodies than you might 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 ———- Huge thanks go to the following
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This episode is brought to you by Nature’s Fynd, a fungi based food company for optimists. To learn more head to https://www.naturesfynd.com/fy-protein A vaccination to protect against allergic asthma may be in sight, as scientists this week publish promising results in mice. Also, the California Condor is making a comeback, and its genome is looking
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This episode is brought to you by the Music for Scientists album! Check out “The Idea” music video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUyT94aGmbc. Given just a little time, bacteria could outgrow earth, so what’s stopping them? Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support
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Scientists are beginning to notice that more and more species are missing an essential vitamin, one that is crucial for their survival. 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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This episode is brought to you by the Music for Scientists album! Stream the album on major music services here: https://streamlink.to/music-for-scientists. Check out “The Idea” music video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUyT94aGmbc. For more than a hundred years, we’ve been studying fossils of Tyrannosaurus rex. But despite all the new insights we’ve gained, many of the popular images
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Chemical Reaction course. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Regular old glass like the kind that makes up a mason jar can shatter and explode if put in the oven. But we do have types of glass that you can bake your pie or
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