On the Origin of Butts

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. We’ve already been told that everybody poops – but did you ever stop to consider why? It’s thanks to our heroic through-gut that humans don’t suffer the same fate as jellyfish and anemones,…

Why Does Fish Flake?

From SciShow. If you’ve ever eaten it, you’ve probably noticed how flaky fish can be. Poke at it with your fork and it just falls apart — no knife required. What makes fish different from other animal protein? Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at…

How Engineers Move Medicine Around the World

From SciShow. This episode was produced in collaboration with and sponsored by Emerson. Click here to learn more about their We Love STEM initiative: https://www.emerson.com/welovestem?cm_mmc=SciShow-_-Video-_-Youtube-_-ColdChain2019 #WeLoveSTEM #STEM #Engineering #coldchain Modern medicine has made great strides when it comes to treating and preventing some of the worst diseases in history. But getting that medicine from labs…

6 Forensic Technologies of the Future

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How 5G Cell Service Could Hurt Weather Forecasts

From SciShow. Good weather forecasts save lives, but scientists are worried that 5G transmissions could drown out frequencies measured by weather satellites, setting weather forecasts back decades. Special thanks to Roger Saunders, Ph.D. from the UK Met Office; Peter Iannucci, Ph.D. from UT Austin; and Dan Billow, AMS from WESH-TV. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow…

Why Can’t I Get Rid of This Cowlick?

From SciShow. You or someone you know may have struggled to get a cowlick to just stay down already, but you can take solace in the fact that these inconvenient hair tufts have a lot to teach us about the world around us. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow…

Genomics Has a Diversity Problem

From SciShow. Skillshare is offering SciShow viewers two months of unlimited access to Skillshare for free! Try it here: https://skl.sh/scishow-15 Someday, the information in our genome could transform healthcare as we know it, but one major hurdle we have to get over is the lack of diversity in our studies. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow…