Paramecium: The White Rat of Ciliates

From Journey to the Microcosmos. These world travelers might be, well, almost everywhere, but there is a still a lot we don’t know about the famous paramecium. Hank reads The Raven on Ours Poetica: https://youtu.be/4TaGRUMteWI 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…

Are Microbes Good or Bad for Humans?

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Where is the line between good and bad microorganisms and why do we seem to know so much more about the bad ones? 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…

The Colors of the Microcosmos

From Journey to the Microcosmos. We see the colors of the microcosmos every single week, but let’s stop and ask why our some microbes are bright green, while others are a golden brown. Follow Journey to the Microcosmos: Twitter: https://twitter.com/journeytomicro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToMicro Check out the pilots: Hashed Out: https://www.youtube.com/hashedout Stories Retold: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNWGWU1SlGc61l5_eN0pXHQ History Pop: https://www.youtube.com/historypop…

Amoebas: Occasional Brain-Eaters

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Yes, they might eat your brain, but there’s a lot more to amoebas than that! Follow Journey to the Microcosmos: Twitter: https://twitter.com/journeytomicro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToMicro To support Journey to the Microcosmos on Patreon, visit 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…

The Microscopic Circle of Life

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Life is chemistry. From diatom to Diana, life is not a magical imbued trait, is a process of the physics of our universe. The precise and convoluted chemistry of life requires specific physical and chemical situations. And this planet has a dizzying variety of such circumstances that, over millions or…

Rotifers: Charmingly Bizarre & Often Ignored

From Journey to the Microcosmos. We also don’t really know what rotifers are… but we’ll try to tell you as much as we know! To support Journey to the Microcosmos on Patreon, visit http://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:…

Life Without Oxygen? Challenge Accepted

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Slimy, a little smelly, maybe even a little gross, but to many organisms, the oxic-anoxic transition is a shifting chemical boundary that has created a challenge for life…a challenge it conquered. To support Journey to the Microcosmos on Patreon, visit http://www.patreon.com/journeytomicro Check out Crash Course: Artificial Intelligence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0_lo_GDcFw&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtO65LeD2p4_Sb5XQ51par_b&index=2 Follow Journey…

Relax and Enjoy the View

From Journey to the Microcosmos. This week, we’re taking a bit of a break, but we thought you might also like one. So, today, let’s all just sit and look at our lovely little friends while we take a breath and enjoy Andrew Huang’s amazing music. If you like videos like this and want an…

Hydra: Stretchy, Speedy, & Probably Immortal

From Journey to the Microcosmos. The hydra of mythology may not be as far off from reality as you think! Let’s take a journey to the mall to meet our tentacled, regenerating friends! To support Journey to the Microcosmos on Patreon, visit http://www.patreon.com/journeytomicro Follow Journey to the Microcosmos: Twitter: https://twitter.com/journeytomicro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JourneyToMicro More from Jam’s…

Euglenoids: Single-Celled Shapeshifters

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Euglenoids have had a very, very long time to evolve, and that has led to the things they have evolved into being extremely diverse—so diverse that, combined with the varied shape-shifting abilities of its member species, euglenoids have proven challenging to both identify and classify Support Journey to the Microcosmos…

You Can Support The Microcosmos!

From Journey to the Microcosmos. To support Journey to the Microcosmos on Patreon, visit http://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 Huang: https://www.youtube.com/andrewhuang Journey to the Microcosmos is a Complexly production. Find out…

Death in the Microcosmos

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Death is inevitable and mysterious, even in the microcosmos. Stentors, heliozoans, and yes, even tardigrades, experience death in many different ways. 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 Huang:…

How Do Colonies Help Microorganisms Survive?

From Journey to the Microcosmos. In the microcosmos, it’s dangerous to go alone. This week we go on a journey into colonies to find out why sticking together is such a great strategy! 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:…

Mysterious Jiggly Crystals and Other Intracellular Structures

From Journey to the Microcosmos. Let’s journey deep into the cells themselves to take a look at some of the structures that keep cells alive and others that do… something… that we’ll figure out someday… probably. 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…