Cannabis Question Extra: CBD Helps Anxiety Patients in First Clinical Trial of its Kind

From NOVA PBS Official. Are the chemical compounds found in cannabis, including CBD, a potential treatment for reducing anxiety? Here’s what a clinical study found—and the story of one of its patients. In "The Cannabis Question," NOVA investigates the story of cannabis from the criminalization that has disproportionately harmed communities of color to the latest…

Fossil Feud: Eons vs SciShow!

From PBS Eons. You’ve heard of Family Feud… but how about Fossil Feud? Join us for a National Fossil Day livestream to watch the Eons team compete against some of our friends from SciShow! Gabriel-Philip Santos from the Alf Museum of Paleontology will be our host. Kallie Moore, Blake de Pastino and Michelle Barboza-Ramirez will be…

2021 Nobel Laureates Ardem Patapoutian and David Julius in conversation with Brian Greene.

From World Science Festival. Just announced winners of the 2021 Nobel Prize, David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian, discovered how the sensations of temperature and touch are encoded at a molecular level. Blending physics and chemistry, their work has profoundly advanced our understanding of a vital class of biological functions. Join us today at 3 PM…

When Mammals Only Went Out At Night

From PBS Eons. For decades, scientists believed dinosaurs were diurnal and tiny mammals were nocturnal. But as researchers have uncovered more mammalian fossils and studied the biology of different dinosaur species, they’ve found some surprising results. Thanks to Ceri Thomas (https://alphynix.tumblr.com/), Julio Lacerda (https://twitter.com/JuliotheArtist), and Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com/) for their excellent reconstructions featured in this…

How The James Webb Space Telescope Works – Smarter Every Day 262

From SmarterEveryDay. Get your first KiwiCo box for free when you sign up at https://KiwiCo.com/Smarter Click here if you’re interested in subscribing: http://bit.ly/Subscribe2SED ⇊ Click below for more links! ⇊ I greatly appreciate Dr. John Mather’s time and patience with me. He did a fantastic job of breaking down the design of the telescope. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_C._Mather…

Mind Your Language: Thought, Metaphor and Imagination

From World Science Festival. #BrianGreene #NoamChomsky #StevenPinker #EvelinaFedorenko #DanielDor Noam Chomsky, Steven Pinker, Evelina Fedorenko, and Daniel Dor join Brian Greene to grapple with the foundations of language. Language ranks among the most powerful influences on human existence. Even so, language presents many mysteries that are the subject of heated debate. Was there a rewiring…

How a Mass Extinction Event Created the Amazon

From PBS Eons. The Amazon rainforest of South America is a paradise for flowering plants. But long ago, the landscape that we now think of as the Amazon looked very different. And would you believe that the entire revolution of the Amazon began with just one day? Produced by Complexly for PBS Digital Studios Super…

Scientists Genetically Modify Mosquitoes to Reduce their Numbers

From NOVA PBS Official. The Aedes aegypti mosquito is responsible for spreading serious diseases like dengue virus, Zika virus, yellow fever, and chikungunya. Historically, scientists and other managers of insect populations have used insecticides to control A. aegypti’s population. But there’s a tradeoff: Insecticides "also target beneficial insects like honey bees and butterflies," UC San…

How Pollination Got Going Twice

From PBS Eons. The world of the Jurassic was a lot like ours – similar interactions between plants and insects were happening, but the players have changed over time. Because it looks like pollination by insects actually got going twice. Thanks to Franz Anthony for the excellent reconstructions of the scorpionfly, true fly, and false…

DID WE JUST MAKE THE WORLD’S BEST THERMAL PASTE!?

From Tech Ingredients. We take our newly created DIY and High Performance Thermal Paste and compare it to eight other thermal products. In the next video, we’ll show you how to make it yourself! Stay tuned.. Buy our High Performance Thermal Paste! https://www.techingredients.com/thermalproducts Our test results: https://docs.google.com/document/d/16n48X9kjDHUVKqAYEQ6niDNANwk6k1f5DiXDPNUMN3A/edit?usp=sharing Previous related video: https://youtu.be/8MOTMq9g8Nk Find us on Patreon…

Our Mathematical Universe: Brian Greene & Max Tegmark

From World Science Festival. Join us for a spirited conversation between Brian Greene and Max Tegmark exploring the controversial possibility that mathematics and reality are one and the same. Subscribe to the WSF newsletter for updates on future programs and live conversations: https://bit.ly/WSFnewsletter Official Site: https://www.worldsciencefestival.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WorldSciFest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/worldsciencefestival Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/WorldSciFest/

How Mirrors Could Solve our Energy Problem

From Physics Girl. We visited a giant field of solar mirrors to learn about Concentrated #Solar Power technology! Thank you to Toyota for lending us the Mirai and for sponsoring this renewable energy roadtrip! Previous videos in this series: 1800 miles in a hydrogen car [https://youtu.be/hghIckc7nrY] Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric vs Battery Electric [https://youtu.be/dWAO3vUn7nw] Big…

Our Most Powerful Rocket EVER! Upsets Local Official!

From Tech Ingredients. This is the final part of our four part series on rocket motors. These motors are extremely loud, proceed with caution. Graphs: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Rb6aYsCaTsbzD-vEBOj7aqnlECwc4ynm?usp=sharing Previous related videos: https://youtu.be/aotOiYkf95c https://youtu.be/PD6XpFfR68E https://youtu.be/AFyzTqhM6is Find us on Patreon and our website: https://www.patreon.com/techingredients https://www.techingredients.com/ #SpaceX #DIY

Why We Should Be Talking About Energy Storage

From Physics Girl. To reach our global goal of being net zero carbon emissions by 2050, we must solve one problem – energy storage. Thank you to Toyota for lending us the #Mirai and for sponsoring this series. Scientists, researchers, and engineers are working to develop innovative ways of addressing the intermittency of wind and…

How Carburetors are Made (Basically Magic) – Holley Factory Tour | Smarter Every Day 261

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Does Math Reveal Reality?

From World Science Festival. Mathematics has an uncanny ability to describe the physical world. It elegantly explains and predicts features of space, time, matter, energy, and gravity. But is this magnificent scientific articulation an invention of the human mind or is mathematics indelibly imprinted upon the substrate of reality? #BrianGreene and leading thinkers parse the…

Preparing Our DIY Rockets For Testing!

From Tech Ingredients. This is part 3 in a 4 part series on rocket motors, rocket nozzles and nitrous oxide. We start inside with going over some of the basics of our engines then move outside for a demo of our test setup. Stay tuned for the next and final part where we run our…

Where Are All the Medium-Sized Dinosaurs?

From PBS Eons. The remains of medium-sized predatory dinosaurs are pretty rare in places where giant predators like T. rex existed. Which is weird, because that’s just not how ecosystems work today. Thanks to Franz Anthony, Jack Mayer Wood, ABelov2014, Fabrizio De Rossi, Nathan E. Rogers, Emily Willoughby, Julio Lacerda, and Vladimir Rimbala for their…

The Truth about Driving a Hydrogen Car

From Physics Girl. I drove 1800 miles in a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car! Thanks to Toyota for sponsoring this video and lending us the 2021 #Mirai. Upcoming videos in this series: Hydrogen vs. Battery Electric Grid Energy Storage Concentrated Solar Creator/Host: Dianna Cowern Editor: Levi Butner Producer: Hope Butner Production Assistant: Patrick Muhlberger Research: Sophia…

How Are Rocket Nozzles Made?

From Tech Ingredients. This is part 2 in a 4 part series on rocket motors, rocket nozzles and nitrous oxide. We start by showing you how to fabricate your own fuel grains and then we move on to the nozzles. Previous video: https://youtu.be/AFyzTqhM6is Related videos: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzrI14lOlSqcoYtfoC8uo25gRkIAJgt5i Find us on Patreon and our website: https://www.patreon.com/techingredients https://www.techingredients.com/…

On the Shoulders of Giants: Steven Weinberg and the Quest to Explain the World

From World Science Festival. Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg was one of the world’s foremost theoretical physicists and a passionate advocate for science. Among his many influential contributions is the co-discovery of the electroweak theory that unifies electromagnetism and the weak nuclear force, a central pillar in the Standard Model of Particle Physics. Join Brian Greene…

The Island of the Last Surviving Mammoths

From PBS Eons. The Wrangel Island mammoths would end up being the final survivors of a once-widespread genus. In their final years, after having thrived in many parts of the world for millions of years, the very last mammoths that ever lived experienced what’s known as a mutational meltdown. Produced by Complexly for PBS Digital…

How COVID-19 and Climate Change Affect Breathing

From NOVA PBS Official. "COVID has impacting so many with illness and killed over 600,000 just in this country alone," Drew Lanham, a cultural and conservation ornithologist at Clemson University, told NOVA. On average, we each take 8.5 million breaths in a year. Deep breathing reaches all parts of one’s lungs, allows full exchange of…

Live Q&A with Brian Greene

From World Science Festival. A live discussion and Q & A with Brian Greene, covering everything from black holes, quantum, cosmology and a range of fascinating questions taken directly from the live chat. Subscribe to the WSF newsletter for updates on future programs and live conversations: https://bit.ly/WSFnewsletter Official Site: https://www.worldsciencefestival.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WorldSciFest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/worldscience… Instagram:…

Mixing Nitrous and Rockets is DANGEROUS… But Really FUN!

From Tech Ingredients. This is the 1st part in a 4 part series on rocket motors, rocket nozzles and nitrous oxide. We begin with an explanation of the use of nozzles and nitrous then move outside to do some testing. Part links: https://www.mcmaster.com/3282K111/ https://www.mcmaster.com/3282K163/ https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004LF97V8 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B084RX68M3 https://www.amazon.com/Nitrous-Express-11050-Bottle-Standard/dp/B004LF1LH6/ Everyday Astronaut video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbH1ZDImaI8 Related videos: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzrI14lOlSqcoYtfoC8uo25gRkIAJgt5i Find…

Destin Reacts to “How Does A Carburetor Work?” – Behind the Scenes Commentary | Smarter Every Day

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The Map of Superconductivity

From DoS – Domain of Science. The Map of Superconductivity poster is available here: https://store.dftba.com/collections/domain-of-science/products/map-of-superconductivity-poster Superconductivity is a fascinating property exhibited by many materials when they are cooled down to cryogenic temperatures to below a certain transition temperature. Below this temperature they lose all of their electrical resistance and they are able to conduct electricity…

Transparent Carburetor (Extended Cut With My Dad Darryl) – Smarter Every Day

From Smarter Every Day 2. Go to http://www.brilliant.org/smartereveryday to sign up for free + get 20% off your annual premium membershipClick here if you’re interested in subscribing: http://bit.ly/Subscribe2SED ⇊ Click below for more links! ⇊ Main Channel Video: https://youtu.be/toVfvRhWbj8 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GET SMARTER SECTION A pretty good video by Briggs & Stratton https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfTpU6HS4cA ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tweet Ideas…

How Does A Carburetor Work? | Transparent Carburetor at 28,546 fps Slow Mo – Smarter Every Day 259

From SmarterEveryDay. Go to http://www.brilliant.org/smartereveryday to sign up for free + get 20% off your annual premium membership Click here if you’re interested in subscribing: http://bit.ly/Subscribe2SED ⇊ Click below for more links! ⇊ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GET SMARTER SECTION Extended Cut with my Dad on the 2nd Channel https://youtu.be/TWfss7z05no A pretty good video by Briggs & Stratton…

The Pacific Northwest is due for a Major Earthquake

From NOVA PBS Official. An 8.0-magnitude-plus earthquake hasn’t rumbled beneath the Pacific Northwest since the 1700s. Now, the region is due for the next "big one" and a subsequent tsunami. Coastal Indigenous communities could be severely affected. (Already, the Shoalwater Bay Tribe is constructing a tsunami tower to give their residents a better shot at…

How California’s Droughts Lead to Other Disasters

From NOVA PBS Official. Each year, California and the Southwest break new records for droughts and high temperatures, leading to heat waves, wildfires, and even flooding. Learn how these catastrophes operate together—and how engineers are working on new technologies to help us survive. PRODUCTION CREDITS: Produced by: Lorena Lyon Production assistance: Angelica Coleman Ari Daniel…