The Only Radiation Units You Need to Know

From SciShow. In order to have a meaningful conversation about the dangers of radiation exposure, it’s important to be clear about just how much radiation we are dealing with. Unfortunately, the units we use are kind of a mess… but SciShow is here with the only two you need to know. Hosted by: Michael Aranda…

Why Do Pineapple and Kiwi Ruin Gelatin?

From SciShow. Adding the wrong fruits to your gelatin can turn it into a big, goopy mess. But understanding why this happens can help you learn how to make better desserts, and level up your cooking game in general. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…

A Cancer Gene May Be More Friendly Than We Thought

From SciShow. Until now, researchers have assumed that healthy cells switch off the enzyme telomerase as a way to protect themselves from turning cancerous. But a new study suggests the enzyme may have a healthier role than we previously thought. Researchers have also figured out a way to store energy from mechanical waves! Hosted by:…

Abilities Evolution Took From Us

From SciShow. A common misconception is that evolution is a long chain of progress, where organisms gain cool, new features over time. However, if a trait doesn’t help with survival or reproduction, eventually it can disappear. Here are a few abilities humans’ distant ancestors had that have been lost to natural selection! Hosted by: Michael…

Futuristic Spy Tech Self-Destructs in Sunlight | SciShow News

From SciShow. This week scientists invented futuristic technologies that sound made up by Hollywood’s spy movies, and we might be able to have infrared supervision without goggles…soon. Hosted by: Stefan Chin 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…

Why Don’t We Have Cancer-Sniffing Dogs?

From SciShow. There are a lot of stories out there about dogs who seemed to smell lung cancer on their owner’s breath, and a recent study found that some dogs can detect lung cancer in blood samples with astonishing accuracy. So why aren’t there domestic dogs trained to detect cancer in every hospital on the…

Mimics, Twins, and Doppelgӓngers… Obviously | SciShow Quiz Show

From SciShow. This video was sponsored by Battle for Cattle. Play the game online at http://battleforcattle.com or download it for iOS in Apple’s App Store and Android in Google’s Play Store. App Store https://appstore.com/battleforcattle Play Store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.biofaction.battleforcattle Two bespectacled science YouTubers enter, one bespectacled science YouTuber leaves … because while they may look suspiciously alike,…

There Are Millions of Blood Types

From SciShow. You’re probably aware that your blood can be A, B, AB or O, but it turns out that blood types can get a lot more complicated than that! *We made a mistake in the credits of this video: The writer of this episode was Alane Lim. Check out Journey to the Microcosmos here:…

5 Delightful Color-Changing Minerals

From SciShow. Thanks to Generation Genius for sponsoring this episode. Go to http://GenerationGenius.com and check out their next generation science videos for grades K-5. From corundum to alexandrite, there are rare minerals have multi-colors caused by how they form their structure! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check…