Geological Misfits: 4 Small Weird Places 0 (0)

From SciShow. There are some places on our planet that seem pretty ordinary, they’re just… weirdly small. Like, a miniature desert, or a teensy volcano. But when you look a little closer, there’s a lot more to these tiny geological misfits than meets the eye. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s…

What Glowing Fish and Your Dress Shirt Have in Common 0 (0)

From SciShow. Fluorescent molecules are useful for a lot more than just making you look cool at your local rave. Fluorescence turns out to be a kind of chemical superpower that lets us tackle all kinds of problems, from solving crimes to saving lives! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called…

These Plants Are the Same Species 0 (0)

From SciShow. Sometimes the males and females of a species can look really different from each other. This is pretty common in animals (think peacocks), but there are some plant species out there with extreme sexual dimorphism! And now scientists think they have a pretty good idea how and why this happens, Hosted by: Rose…

The Experiment That May Have Broken Physics | SciShow News 0 (0)

From SciShow. Researchers have made some unexpected readings of mysterious particles called muons, which may make us reexamine the Standard Model in physics. Hosted by: Stefan Chin April Pin of the Month: https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/scishow-pin-of-the-month-mini-neptunes-april 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…

How Tectonic Plates Shape Life… and Vice Versa 0 (0)

From SciShow. 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. You might think of plate tectonics as destructive since it’s the ultimate force behind earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions. But the slow movement of…

Bones Began as Mineral Batteries 0 (0)

From SciShow. Today, bones hold us up. But for ancient jawless fishes, bones may have been a way to store energy for long journeys. Plus, new research indicated that hippos and cetaceans may have evolved their aquatic traits separately. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…

Animals Inspiring the Armor of the Future 0 (0)

From SciShow. Organisms have evolved many clever forms of armor so that they can be ready for whatever nature throws at them. And us flimsy humans can learn to enhance our armor by taking inspiration from some of these creatures, and not necessarily the ones you’d expect! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff…

Why These Bees Just Keep Staring at Flowers 0 (0)

From SciShow. You might have wondered why bumblebees stop for a moment to stare at the flower they were just interacted with. Are they cherishing all the good times they had together, or is this behavior serving a biological purpose? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it…

Why Only Some Vaccines Need Booster Shots 0 (0)

From SciShow. Thanks to KiwiCo for supporting this episode of SciShow! Head to kiwico.com/scishow50 or click the link in the description to get 50% off your first month of any crate. Vaccines teach your immune system to recognize pathogens, but sometimes your body needs a bit of a reminder. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has…

Your Phone and You: How Your Cell Affects You 0 (0)

From SciShow. For most of us, our bodies are interacting with phones nearly all the time, whether we’re looking at screens, listening to music, or carrying them in our pockets. If you are wondering about the health implications of a world filled with devices, here’s a selection of episodes about the science of phones! Hosted…

The Scientist Who Made the Internet Possible | Great Minds: Narinder Singh Kapany 0 (0)

From SciShow. Thanks to Qualcomm for sponsoring a portion of this video. Learn more at https://www.qualcomm.com/products/mobile-computing/mobile-pcs The tools and resources the internet provides us have undoubtedly become everyday necessities for a large portion of the world. That technology would not have been possible without the research of an often overlooked scientist named Narinder Singh Kapany,…

Breast Cancer, and Other Surprisingly Seasonal Diseases 0 (0)

From SciShow. Seasonal illnesses from infectious diseases aren’t a new concept, but a few decades ago public health experts began to notice the same behavior in some non-infectious diseases like breast cancer. These patterns have helped us learn a lot about how our bodies interact with the environment. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow…