From Scarred Lungs to Diabetes: How COVID May Stick With People Long-Term | SciShow News

From SciShow. Even though we are still in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are trying to figure out the ways in which this disease may stick with people in the long term – from lasting lung damage to potentially triggering diseases like diabetes and Alzheimers. Hosted by: Hank Green COVID-19 playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6IQediwz2GzMTNvm_dMzr47…

Hiding a Nobel Prize From the Nazis

From SciShow. To keep their solid gold Nobel Prizes away from the Nazis, James Franck and Max von Laue sent their medals to trusted colleague Niels Bohr. But when Germany invaded Denmark in 1940, the medals were no longer safe – so chemist George de Hevesy used his knowledge of chemistry to dissolve the gold…

Why Scientists Are Cooking Ancient Pots

From SciShow. Unlocking the mysteries of ancient ceramics is a bit complicated. Radiometric dating tells us the age of the clay, but when was it first shaped by a human? We can find out by blasting it with heat again! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it…

The Protein That Switches on Puberty

From SciShow. Puberty is a wild time in human bodies, and so much goes on as they transform from a child to an adult. But it turns out, the whole process is controlled by a single protein – and it’s probably one you’ve never even heard of. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff…

Thank Goodness for Bacterial Cannibalism

From SciShow. Some species of bacteria have a wicked survival strategy: killing members of their own species or a closely-related one. There’s a lot we don’t know about it, but it’s possible that someday we could potentially harness that knowledge to kill them inside the human body! Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff…

How Cells Hack Entropy to Live

From SciShow. SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. One of the most fundamental ideas in physics is that the disorder of the universe, also known as entropy, is constantly increasing. But, life’s inherent chemical makeup has been hacking the disorder of the universe for…

Atavisms: 4 Lost Traits That Returned

From SciShow. Every once in a while, traits thought to be lost forever suddenly reappear, like a dolphin or a whale born with complete hind limbs! Known as atavisms, these occurrences can teach us all sorts of things, like how limbs actually grow. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow…

How Long Does SARS-CoV-2 Last on Surfaces? What We Know

From SciShow. Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Probability Fundamentals course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. If a surface is contaminated with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, how long does it pose a risk of infection? Hosted by: Hank Green COVID-19 News &Updates playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6IQediwz2GzMTNvm_dMzr47 SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s…

Raccoons Don’t Really Wash Their Food

From SciShow. Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Raccoons are famous for "washing" their food, but this behavior, called dousing, isn’t really about cleanliness. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at…

Poop: Our Newest Ally in the Fight Against COVID-19?

From SciShow. Right now, scientists need additional COVID-19 monitoring methods. And our poops might help! Hosted by: Hank Green COVID-19 News &Updates playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6IQediwz2GzMTNvm_dMzr47 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 ———- Huge thanks go to the following…