The Only Animal That Can’t Breathe Oxygen

From SciShow. 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…

Midi-chlorians: Our Connection to the Force

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Follow Journey to the Microcosmos: Twitter: https://twitter.com/journeytomicro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToMicro Pick up your very own Stentor pin: https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/stentor-coeruleus-enamel-pin Art by: https://www.instagram.com/ashe.walker/ Support the Microcosmos: http://www.patreon.com/journeytomicro Music from: https://musopen.org/music/43775-the-planets-op-32/ More from Jam’s Germs: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jam_and_germs YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn4UedbiTeN96izf-CxEPbg Hosted by Hank Green: Twitter: https://twitter.com/hankgreen YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/vlogbrothers Music by Andrew Huang: https://www.youtube.com/andrewhuang Journey to…

How Dogs (Eventually) Became Our Best Friends

From PBS Eons. We’re still figuring out the details, but most scientists agree that it took thousands of years of interactions to develop our deep bond with dogs. When did they first become domesticated? Where did this happen? And what did the process look like, in terms of genetics and anatomy? Special thanks to Jack…

Synura: Smelly, Flowery Confetti

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Follow Journey to the Microcosmos: Twitter: https://twitter.com/journeytomicro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToMicro Pick up your very own Stentor pin: https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/stentor-coeruleus-enamel-pin Support the Microcosmos: http://www.patreon.com/journeytomicro More from Jam’s Germs: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jam_and_germs YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn4UedbiTeN96izf-CxEPbg Hosted by Hank Green: Twitter: https://twitter.com/hankgreen YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/vlogbrothers Music by Andrew Huang: https://www.youtube.com/andrewhuang Journey to the Microcosmos is a Complexly production.…

4 Animals That Don’t Have Resident Gut Microbiomes

From SciShow. 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…

The Virtually-Unkillable Virus That Makes Itself a Nucleus

From SciShow. 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…

How YouTube Created ‘Flat Earth’

From Kurtis Baute. YouTube has a problem with misinformation. YouTube fostered the belief that the earth is flat in millions of people around the world. If that level of misinformation can happen regarding something so scientifically rudimentary, what does that mean for more complicated topics like climate change and COVID19? Check out zentouro’s video on…

Why Do Bats Carry So Many Dangerous Diseases?

From SciShow. 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…

Pediatricians Debunk 16 Myths About Kids

From Science Insider. A pediatrician and a developmental psychologist from the Mount Sinai Parenting Center debunk 16 of the most common myths about raising children. They explain how strict parents don’t raise well-behaved kids and how kids don’t get hyper on sugar. They also debunk the idea that a slap on the bottom never hurt…

The Secret Things Living in Your Aquarium

From Journey to the Microcosmos. For more from the Georgia Aquarium go to: https://www.georgiaaquarium.org Follow Journey to the Microcosmos: Twitter: https://twitter.com/journeytomicro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToMicro Pick up your very own Stentor pin: https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/stentor-coeruleus-enamel-pin Support the Microcosmos: http://www.patreon.com/journeytomicro More from Jam’s Germs: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jam_and_germs YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn4UedbiTeN96izf-CxEPbg Hosted by Hank Green: Twitter: https://twitter.com/hankgreen YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/vlogbrothers Music by Andrew Huang:…

The Wild Reasons Many Older People Wake Up So Early

From SciShow. 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…

4 Coronavirus Treatments In Development

From Science Insider. While there are currently no FDA-approved treatments or vaccines for the coronavirus, four treatments are being developed for existing infections. These treatments are only for existing infections, not preventing new ones, and are not a perfect solution. Remdesivir, for example, requires a 10-day IV treatment in a hospital. MORE CORONAVIRUS CONTENT: How…

What Coronavirus Symptoms Look Like, Day By Day

From Science Insider. After being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, it can take as few as two and as many as 14 days for symptoms to develop. Cases range from mild to critical. The average timeline from the first symptom to recovery is about 17 days, but some cases are fatal. Here’s what…

How We Find Our Microbes

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Thank you to Ariel Waldman for her Antarctic footage! For more from Ariel, check out https://www.youtube.com/arielwaldman You can support the Microcosmos! https://www.patreon.com/journeytomicro Follow Journey to the Microcosmos: Twitter: https://twitter.com/journeytomicro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToMicro More from Jam’s Germs: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jam_and_germs YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn4UedbiTeN96izf-CxEPbg Hosted by Hank Green: Twitter: https://twitter.com/hankgreen YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/vlogbrothers Music by Andrew…

Why Conch Could Go Extinct In 10 Years

From Science Insider. Conchs are a large part of Bahamian culture, since it’s used heavily in the island’s cuisine and local tradition. But the Bahamas’ conch communities are dwindling due to overfishing. Studies are showing that the conch population in the Bahamas is dropping significantly, and some scientists argue that the sea creatures could be…

The Microcosmos of the 1800s | The Story of Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg

From Journey to the Microcosmos. The Ehrenberg Collection Database: http://download.naturkundemuseum-berlin.de/Ehrenberg/ Follow Journey to the Microcosmos: Twitter: https://twitter.com/journeytomicro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToMicro Support the Microcosmos: https://www.patreon.com/journeytomicro More from Jam’s Germs: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jam_and_germs YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn4UedbiTeN96izf-CxEPbg Hosted by Hank Green: Twitter: https://twitter.com/hankgreen YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/vlogbrothers Music by Andrew Huang: https://www.youtube.com/andrewhuang Journey to the Microcosmos is a Complexly production. Find out more…

Bacillaria: Distractingly Beautiful Crystal Colonies

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Follow Journey to the Microcosmos: Twitter: https://twitter.com/journeytomicro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToMicro Pick up your very own Stentor pin: https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/stentor-coeruleus-enamel-pin Support the Microcosmos: http://www.patreon.com/journeytomicro More from Jam’s Germs: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jam_and_germs YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn4UedbiTeN96izf-CxEPbg Hosted by Hank Green: Twitter: https://twitter.com/hankgreen YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/vlogbrothers Music by Andrew Huang: https://www.youtube.com/andrewhuang Journey to the Microcosmos is a Complexly production.…

How a Hot Planet Created the World’s Biggest Snake

From PBS Eons. About 59 million years ago, the largest animal lurking in the ancient forests of Colombia by far was Titanoboa – the largest snake ever known. It’s only been in the past few years that we’ve put together the many pieces of this puzzling creature, but it turns out that the greatest snake…

Why The 2019 Novel Coronavirus Is So Hard To Stop

From Science Insider. In late 2019, a new strain of coronavirus was detected in humans. Within weeks, this novel virus spread from it’s original location, Wuhan, China. But can COVID-19 be stopped? And if so, how? There are many issues when it comes to stopping a new virus, but detection, containment, medications, and vaccinations will…

Veterinarians Debunk 15 Dog Myths

From Science Insider. Veterinarians from the Animal Medical Center in New York City debunk 15 of the most common myths about training and owning dogs. MORE DEBUNKED: Pathologists Debunk 13 Coronavirus Myths https://youtu.be/PGtRgPr-jH4 Pediatricians Debunk 16 Baby Myths https://youtu.be/jzFY1KDoaeU Myth Marathon: Experts Debunk 95 Health Myths https://youtu.be/OMfDNsTAN4w —————————————————— #Dogs #Myths #ScienceInsider Science Insider tells you…

How Cyanobacteria Took Over The World

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Follow Journey to the Microcosmos: Twitter: https://twitter.com/journeytomicro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToMicro Pick up your very own Stentor pin: https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/stentor-coeruleus-enamel-pin Support the Microcosmos: http://www.patreon.com/journeytomicro More from Jam’s Germs: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jam_and_germs YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn4UedbiTeN96izf-CxEPbg Hosted by Hank Green: Twitter: https://twitter.com/hankgreen YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/vlogbrothers Music by Andrew Huang: https://www.youtube.com/andrewhuang Journey to the Microcosmos is a Complexly production.…

So, I’m making a thing.

From Kurtis Baute. I’m gonna try and make a documentary (?) and I’m switching to part-time here on YouTube. I’m going to be focusing this channel more on climate change, because I’ve realized that it matters more than anything. Every other issue I care about requires a habitable planet for it to even take place…

When the Rainforests Collapsed

From PBS Eons. Check out Animal Wonders! https://youtu.be/tyK21xUnGrk The Carboniferous Rainforest Collapse set the stage for a takeover that would be a crucial turning point in the history of terrestrial animal life. If it weren’t for that time when the rainforests collapsed – in an extinction event that you probably haven’t heard of – our…