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Why is there Land? Video

Why is there Land?

You need it, you love it, you probably live on it: it's land! But have you ever thought about where land even comes from? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast!
Why Are Cheetahs the Fastest Land Animal? Video

Why Are Cheetahs the Fastest Land Animal?

Cheetahs are fast. You know this. But which is faster: a cheetah, or a Tyrannosaurus rex? Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents.
How Cells Hack Entropy to Live Video

How Cells Hack Entropy to Live

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. One of the most fundamental ideas in physics is that
Atavisms: 4 Lost Traits That Returned Video

Atavisms: 4 Lost Traits That Returned

Every once in a while, traits thought to be lost forever suddenly reappear, like a dolphin or a whale born with complete hind limbs! Known as atavisms, these occurrences can teach
Why Does Rain Smell so Good… to Bugs? Video

Why Does Rain Smell so Good… to Bugs?

Humans love the smell after good rain, though we may not be the the target of the pleasing aroma. There's evidence the characteristic post-rain scent is used to lure arthropods
How Long Does SARS-CoV-2 Last on Surfaces? What We Know Video

How Long Does SARS-CoV-2 Last on Surfaces? What We Know

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Probability Fundamentals course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. If a surface is contaminated
The Most Metal Algorithm in Computer Science Video

The Most Metal Algorithm in Computer Science

Have a problem with many competing variables? Why not solve it with a computer algorithm based on cooling metal? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's
Why Do Neutrinos Have Mass? A Small Question with Huge Consequences Video

Why Do Neutrinos Have Mass? A Small Question with Huge Consequences

Neutrinos are weird. But all the big unsolved problems in physics are somehow connected to one unsolved mystery: Why do neutrinos have mass? Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has
Some Mammals Can Just… Pause Pregnancy Video

Some Mammals Can Just… Pause Pregnancy

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. We generally think of pregnancy as a continuous process,
How to Fight COVID-19… with a Virus Video

How to Fight COVID-19… with a Virus

When it comes to fighting COVID-19, scientists are throwing every bit of science we’ve got at it. A creative technique some researchers are looking into involves using gene
How to Eat When You Don’t Have a Mouth: Lessons From 5 Animals Video

How to Eat When You Don’t Have a Mouth: Lessons From 5 Animals

Not all animals have a mouth, or even need one to eat! These different feeding strategies can teach us a lot about our ancestors and how they went from not needing a mouth at all
Raccoons Don’t Really Wash Their Food Video

Raccoons Don’t Really Wash Their Food

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Raccoons are famous for
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