Category: Video

Category: Video

91192 The First Room Temperature Superconductor! (Still No Hoverboards) | SciShow News
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The First Room Temperature Superconductor! (Still No Hoverboards) | SciShow News

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
91162 Alice Hamilton: The Doctor Who Made Work Safer | Great Minds
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Alice Hamilton: The Doctor Who Made Work Safer | Great Minds

During the period of rapid industrialization at the turn of the 20th century, factory jobs were incredibly unsafe. That is, until Dr. Alice Hamilton basically became an investigative reporter to figure
91099 Why Was the Islamic Golden Age of Science… Golden?
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Why Was the Islamic Golden Age of Science… Golden?

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
91086 The Secret Ingredient in Ruminant Spit
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The Secret Ingredient in Ruminant Spit

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
91057 The First Conservation Efforts Protected… Poop?!
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The First Conservation Efforts Protected… Poop?!

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!
91021 Animal Melodies: 5 of Nature’s Sweetest Singers
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Animal Melodies: 5 of Nature’s Sweetest Singers

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
90992 Reptiles' Breathing Hack Helped Birds Dominate the Air
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Reptiles’ Breathing Hack Helped Birds Dominate the Air

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
90972 The Antibacterial Benefits of Wasp Venom
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The Antibacterial Benefits of Wasp Venom

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
90936 Bivalves Could Be the New Lab Rats
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Bivalves Could Be the New Lab Rats

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
90889 What the Wright Brothers Should Actually Be Famous For
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What the Wright Brothers Should Actually Be Famous For

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.
90863 These Horrifying Sea Slugs Smell Like Watermelon Candies
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These Horrifying Sea Slugs Smell Like Watermelon Candies

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
90840 Ballot Design Has a Sneaky Influence on Your Vote
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Ballot Design Has a Sneaky Influence on Your Vote

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:
90800 5 Ancient Structures with Amazing Acoustics
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5 Ancient Structures with Amazing Acoustics

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,
90773 These Slugs See with Their Brains
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These Slugs See with Their Brains

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
90749 We Might Finally Be Able to Treat the "Stomach Flu" (#inmice)
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We Might Finally Be Able to Treat the “Stomach Flu” (#inmice)

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
90705 Why Scientists Are Using Mice to Make Human Cells
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Why Scientists Are Using Mice to Make Human Cells

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
90696 The Bizarre World of Living Color | Compilation
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The Bizarre World of Living Color | Compilation

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
90678 Flowers, Bees, and... Yeast? It's a Pollination Love Triangle!
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Flowers, Bees, and… Yeast? It’s a Pollination Love Triangle!

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Bees and flowers are as classic a pair as peanut
90641 The New Era of Negative Campaigns
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The New Era of Negative Campaigns

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
90630 6 Delightfully Goth Animals
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6 Delightfully Goth Animals

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
90611 These 100-Million-Year-Old Microbes Are Still Alive!
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These 100-Million-Year-Old Microbes Are Still Alive!

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
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