How To Survive Poison

Start speaking a new language in 3 weeks with Babbel 🎉. Get up to 65% OFF ➡️ Here: https://go.babbel.com/12m65-youtube-minuteearth-july-2021/default It’s not just how much you take in; it’s how fast your body can purge it. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Poison: A substance that is […]

5 Robots You Can Hug

Developers are working to make softer, squishier robots that are flexible enough to maneuver in extreme environments, including inside the human body! 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 […]

These Baby Shrimp Really Pack a Punch!

This episode is sponsored by Terra Mater, a Youtube channel for anyone interested in nature and exploring more of our planet. Head to their channel to watch some jaw-dropping wildlife footage! https://www.youtube.com/c/TerraMaterOfficial?sub_confirmation=1 Many species of mantis shrimp rely on their incredible punching abilities to stun their prey. But it turns out they don’t have to […]

Crocodile Tears Are Real (And Could Help Cure Dry Eyes)

You may have thought that crocodile tears were just a figure of speech, but it turns out they’re real, and may help those of us with dry eyes. 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: […]

If Tomatoes Could Talk, Here’s What They’d Say | SciShow News

We’d pictured the plant-fruit relationship as one-way, but new research reports that sometimes the fruit can talk back! And while cow burps are a widely cited contributor to climate change, it turns out that wild pigs might also be contributing with their eating habits. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called […]

The World’s Largest Nuclear Weapon (ft. Stephen Fry) #shorts

How devastating is the world’s largest nuclear weapon? Stephen Fry explains. #shorts SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: – Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth – Share this video with your friends and family – Leave us a comment (we read them!) CREDITS ********* Stephen Fry | Narrator Pindex | […]

The Plants That Live on Artificial Light (and Why That’s Bad)

Plants are finding their ways into caves, and it’s all our fault. 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 go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free […]

How Knots Help Us Understand the World

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 Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever: Chris Peters, Matt Curls, Kevin Bealer, Jeffrey Mckishen, Jacob, […]

Adult Cats Only Meow At Humans #shorts

The cat’s meow is only for humans. #shorts SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: – Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth – Share this video with your friends and family – Leave us a comment (we read them!) CREDITS ********* Julián Gustavo Gómez (@TheJulianGomez) | Script Writer, Narrator and Director […]

Tour the Solar System with SciShow Space

Did you know SciShow has a whole channel dedicated solely to space? Well, we hope you packed warm, cause we’re taking you on a tour through the solar system with these SciShow Space episodes! Hosted by: Hank Green Checkout https://www.youtube.com/SciShowSpace for more great content about space! SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. […]

Parkinson’s Isn’t Inherited (Usually), but This Gene Matters

We don’t know what causes non-hereditary Parkinson’s disease, but researchers have recently identified a gene that might help shed some light on those cases. And another paper suggests that the impact we’re having on the frequency of North Atlantic hurricanes is making it harder to understand what effect climate change is having. Hosted by: Hank […]

MinuteEarth Explains: How Did Whales Get So Big? | Book Trailer

WE MADE A BOOK! It’s packed with the clever explanations, adorable illustrations, and quirky humor you love from MinuteEarth – all in hard-cover form! Explore science and fun facts about animals, plants, microbes and more from all over Earth (and beyond). Pre-order a copy for yourself, your kids, your grandma, your mail carrier…anyone that shares […]

Seeing Like Mantis Shrimp to Spot Cancer

Mantis shrimp might as well be super heroes, and one of their powers might given us insight on how to spot cancer. 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 […]

5 Times Animals Inspired Better Drugs

Scientists have been turning to the animal world for inspiration for a long time, including for medicines. And many different types of animals have been responsible for this inspiration, including sharks, spiders, and… roadkill. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow […]

Wood-eating Clams: The Real Kraken?

For thousands of years, a sea creature has plagued sailors by attacking and devouring their ships. It is so destructive that reportedly it swiss-cheesed the hulls of Christopher Columbus’s ships, sinking at least two of them. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- […]

How are Koalas alive?

Koalas are pretty darn cute, but…they aren’t the brightest bulb on the continent. They will only eat eucalyptus leaves off the branch. On a plate, a koala won’t recognize their one and only food. Yet, somehow, koalas are still alive. And it’s all thanks to some pretty clever adaptations. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has […]

Mammals, Mutants, and… Roaches: The Science of Milk

The world of milks is much wider than your coffee shop oat variety. From rhinos to cockroaches, milk is essential for the development of many animals’ offspring. 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 ———- […]

Why These Bears “Waste” Food

Offset your carbon footprint with Wren! They’ll protect 5 extra acres of rainforest for each of the first 100 people who sign up at https://www.wren.co/join/minuteearth. Optimal foraging theory means that turning down food is sometimes more efficient than eating it – but even then, what’s “wasted” doesn’t necessarily go to waste. LEARN MORE ************** To […]

What’s in the 4% of our DNA that makes us different from chimps?

On the genetic level, we’re not all that different from chimps. But those small differences in DNA can have huge effects. 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 […]

The Wasp That Reprograms Spiders

Scientists have observed a new parasitic behavior between a wasp and a social species of spider, where the spider re-learned an ancestral behavior! Hosted by: Hank Green Thumbnail credit: Fernandez-Fournier et al. 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: […]

The Blinding White Remains of a Dying Sea | Weird Places: White Sands

This episode is sponsored by Endel, an app that creates personalized soundscapes to help you focus, relax and sleep.The first 100 people to sign up here get a one week free trial: https://app.adjust.com/b8wxub6?campaign=scishow_july&adgroup=youtube The aptly named White Sands National Park is home to over 400 square kilometers of blindingly white sand. It’s the culmination of […]

5 Problems With Plastic and How We Can Fix Them | Compilation

Though not everyone is excited about it, plastics are pretty much everywhere. But what problems are they causing and is there anything we can do to solve those problems? Hosted by: Michael Aranda Why We’re So Bad at Recycling Plastic – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unLu7rFRGc0&t=3s Paper, Plastic, or Reusable? The Truth About Green Grocery Bags – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvzvM9tf5s0 Why […]

How Fevers REALLY Work

Watch the new season of MinuteBody – and get access to both CuriosityStream and Nebula – at https://curiositystream.com/minuteearth. Fevers are one of our best weapons against infections, but they don’t work like you might think. We’d like to give a big thank you to Sharon Evans from the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center for sharing […]

Meet Dragon Man, Humans’ Possible New Relative | SciShow News

In a bone-filled week, a rediscovered cranium from China might represent an entirely new species of human that’s possibly our closest evolutionary relative. And, while studying a 5,000-year-old skeleton, scientists found evidence of what might be the earliest plague infection. Hosted by: Hank Green Thumbnail Credit: Chuang Zhao SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called […]

What’s a Particle Accelerator Doing in a Hospital?

Go to http://curiositystream.com/scishow to start streaming Engineering the Future. Use code scishow to sign up, just $14.99 for the whole YEAR. Hospitals have all sorts of amazing tools, and some might even have a particle accelerator hiding somewhere in the basement. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check […]

Serious Play: 4 Toys That Inspired Scientific Breakthroughs

Children’s toys can help teach kids about colors, shapes, and imagination. But it turns out they’ve also inspired scientists and engineers for centuries, leading to innovations in medical diagnostics and space travel. So, if you’re looking for your next million-dollar idea, consider raiding the nearest toy chest! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff […]

How These Snakes Evolved to Spit… IN YOUR EYE

If you spook a spitting cobra, it might literally shoot venom at your eyes… And our ancestors might have caused them to do this, evolutionarily speaking. 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 ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: […]

Can Climate Change Make Lightning… Supercharged?

The oceans absorb a lot of CO2, leading to a variety of effects like ocean acidification. But you might not expect one of those effects: stronger lightning strikes. Surveyor 1 Pin: https://store.dftba.com/collections/scishow/products/scishow-pin-of-the-month-surveyor-1-june 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 […]

Poisons and Venoms and Toxins, Oh My!

From daffodils to dangerous snakes, toxins are everywhere. Here’s a collection of episodes about our favorite poisonous, venomous, and generally toxic organisms. 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 ———- Huge thanks go to […]

The People Who Lived in Denisova Cave | SciShow News

Signup for your FREE trial to Wondrium: https://Wondrium.com/SciShow Once upon a time, we coexisted with other human species. And there’s one place on Earth that may have taught us more about that than any other single site. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org […]

Radiation Is a Green Diamond’s Best Friend

Diamonds are iconic, but some of them might make others a little green with envy. 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 go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us […]

We Solved the Mystery of the Dying Birds

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Across the southeastern United States, bald eagles have been dying unexplainedly for the past 25 years. In March of 2021, researchers announced that they had found the killer, and they hope we can use this knowledge to better […]

An Unexpected Tool to Track Ancient Civilizations…Bacteria

Thanks to Morning Brew for sponsoring today’s video. Sign up for FREE today: http://cen.yt/mbscishow Scientists have used a bacteria that commonly infects us to track how ancient humans spread to the Americas from Siberia. And other scientists have discovered a new species of hyrax in the forests of Africa by listening to their barks and […]

1 year old puppy = 30 year old human #shorts

A new study finds that dog years don’t work like we thought they did. #shorts SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: – Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth – Share this video with your friends and family – Leave us a comment (we read them!) CREDITS ********* David Goldenberg | […]

Living Fossils Are Dead! Long Live Living Fossils

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Scientists are looking to end how we categorize living fossils, and in doing so, give the phrase new life. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- […]