5 Ways Chemistry Is Making Your Life Greener 0 (0)

From SciShow. The path that products take to get onto store shelves doesn’t always leave the best impact on the environment. But with green chemistry, chemists have found ways to make the production of some items safer for both people and the planet. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow…

Sparkling Clouds and Other Wild Ways Cephalopods Use Ink 0 (0)

From SciShow. Octopuses and other cephalopods can squirt ink when threatened, but the forms the ink takes can go way beyond your typical smokescreen. 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 ———- Huge thanks…

The Untold Story of the First Vaccine 0 (0)

From SciShow. Vaccines save millions of lives each year, so we owe a lot to the people that pioneered that medical breakthrough. But the concept of a vaccine had already existed for a long time before it was “discovered,” and the real story is way more interesting! Hosted by: Michal Aranda SciShow has a spinoff…

Why Do Fish School? 0 (0)

From SciShow. You might think that fish ride the undercurrents with all their buds to avoid the hungry mouths of predators – safety in numbers, right? But, it turns out, there’s more to consider when asking why fish swim in schools. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check…

Tapputi-Belatekallim: The First Chemical Engineer | Great Minds 0 (0)

From SciShow. A perfumer from Ancient Babylon named Tapputi-Belatekallim is possibly history’s first recorded chemist, and some of the techniques she used are still in practice today. Hosted by: Hank Green 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…

6 Types of Odd Body Armor 0 (0)

From SciShow. From medieval knights to face shields, humans are pretty big fans of armor. But it turns out that other organisms use armor, too! Except sometimes, their armor doesn’t look like anything we’d expect. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org

The Fly That Lays Eggs in Toad Nostrils 0 (0)

From SciShow. We were probably all told to quit picking our noses at one point, and by most standards, this is good advice. But if you were a toad, it might come in handy to scratch away blowfly eggs. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check…

Cheap, Fast, Easy, AND Accurate? New COVID Test Might Do it All | SciShow News 0 (0)

From SciShow. Traditional COVID tests take time and specialized personnel, but a new kind of test that uses nanotechnology could expedite the process. Hosted by: Hank Green 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…

The Virus Eaters 0 (0)

From SciShow. SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Viruses are really tiny, so you might think nothing could survive on a virus-based diet. But, according to a growing body of research, the right kind of microorganism can! Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow…

Why Do Things Look Blurry Underwater? 0 (0)

From SciShow. If you’ve been brave enough to open your eyes underwater, you might have noticed that everything is blurry. But fish have no trouble finding their way beneath the waves. So why can’t we see as clearly below as we do above? Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s…

Why Athletes Are Worried About COVID: Its Toll on the Heart 0 (0)

From SciShow. We tend to think of COVID-19 as a lung infection, but there’s more evidence that it might also be affecting the hearts of healthy athletes without them even knowing it. Hosted by: Stefan Chin COVID-19 News and Updates: 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

Thank Goodness for Chlamydia(e) 0 (0)

From SciShow. The group of bacteria known as Chlamydiae doesn’t do much to endear itself to us since these bacteria can cause a variety of illnesses. But it turns out that we may have Chlamydiae to thank for life as we know it! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow…