We Can Cure Ebola! (Mostly—Which is Better Than Rarely) | SciShow News

From SciShow. We’ve made a lot of progress recently in curing two deadly diseases that have been difficult to treat! 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 to the following…

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 https://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,…

The Terrifying Fish with Transparent Teeth

From SciShow. The deep-sea dragonfish is a predator that lives deep in the Pacific Ocean. Like many other deep sea predators, it’s got an oversized jaw and a bioluminescent appendage to attract prey, but it does have one weird (and strangely useful) difference: its teeth are transparent! Thumbnail Credit: David Baillot/UC San Diego Jacobs School…

Hydrology and Huckleberry The Beaver | SciShow Talk Show

From SciShow. Hydrologist Casey Ryan explains how he studies water on the Flathead Indian Reservation and Jessi from Animal Wonders brings in Huckleberry the beaver, who is much bigger than he use to be. You can find more information about Casey Ryan’s work at these sites: http://therezweliveon.com/ http://skclivinglandscapes.org/ http://csktnrd.org/water-management/water-management-program And a great video series about…

Why Is Being Underwater So Peaceful?

From SciShow. After nailing that sweet triple gainer into the pool you may have noticed something: being underwater is very peaceful, thanks to a reflex we share with all air-breathing vertebrates. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a…

Denisovans: Our Mysterious Cousins That Made Us Better

From SciShow. During most of the past 2 million years or so, there were several species of hominins on Earth at any given time. Like, you might be familiar with our famous extinct cousins, the Neanderthals. But since 2010 we’ve been uncovering evidence of another mysterious cousin that we lived alongside, the Denisovans! Hosted by:…

Bringing Back the Lost Tree of Eastern America

From SciShow. American chestnut trees were all over the US at the end of the 19th century until the fungus wiped most of them out. Scientists have been trying to figure out ways to bring those endangered American chestnuts back to their former glory. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called…

Your Dog Questions Answered!

From SciShow. People and dogs have been best buddies for, like, 15,000 years, but there are still some things we don’t know about them! That’s why SciShow has but together this handy compilation answering some of the common questions we all have about our canine companions! Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast!…

How Studying Bacteria Almost Kept Us From Discovering the Flu

From SciShow. Today we know pathogens — viruses, bacteria, and certain other microbes — are responsible for many diseases. But linking specific diseases to the microbes that cause them has been surprisingly tricky, and some research practices lead to false accusations. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check…

4 Creatures You Can See With Your Own Microscope!

From SciShow. You might have been one of those lucky people that had a microscope to tinker with as a kid. But if you missed out on that, it’s not too late! If you’re interested in making your very own foray into the world of microscopy, here are four creatures you might be able to…

Why Our Sewers are Plagued by Fatbergs

From SciShow. Sure, throwing grease down the drain is not great for the pluming in your home, but it can actually cause problems on a much bigger scale in the form of FOGs – also known as fatbergs. And yes, those are as gross as they sound. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff…

The Siberian Traps: A 250 Million Year Old Crime Scene

From SciShow. The event that killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago might be the most famous mass extinction ever, but it’s not the only one in Earth’s history, nor is it the worst… not by a long shot. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out…

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Playlist

From SciShow. 50 years ago, humans walked on the moon! Let’s celebrate by watching some of our favorite videos about the Apollo missions. To watch the playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6LazjKFZQAzCjqPr3-Y8M1T #Apollo #Moon #Education #Science #STEM 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…

6 Ways Species Rely on Humans for Survival

From SciShow. Sometimes, a species has declined so dramatically that they require serious human intervention to ensure they don’t disappear forever. Here are six ways we’re using conservation and science to keep those species alive. #Science #STEM #Conservation Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at…

5 Groundbreaking Women in Engineering

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-_-WomenInSTEM2019 #WeLoveSTEM #STEM #Engineering #WomenInSTEM After many years of quietly changing the world, women are finally receiving recognition for contributions in STEM. Let’s celebrate these 5 groundbreaking women, and their contributions…

Are the Meat Sweats a Real Thing?

From SciShow. Some people might bemoan the inevitable onset of the meat sweats after a particularly meaty meal, but this phenomenon may not be as inevitable—or real—as we’re led to believe. 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…