I’m Walking in Water

We may never know when our ancestors walked out of the water into dry land. But it’s possible they may have been walking in water for millions of years! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks […]

6 Animals That Aren’t Mammals and Produce “Milk”

When you think of milk, you might think of mammals like humans and cows, but there are other species that give food to their young, in their own weird ways. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge […]

Could We Spot Alzheimer’s Early With RNA? | SciShow News

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Hyena Butter: Everything You Did And Didn’t Want To Know

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How a Constipation Drug Might Help Mental Illness | SciShow News

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_october&adgroup=youtube Could you enter a flow state with the people around you? Also we’ve found a promising drug for treating mental illness, and […]

Hilde Mangold and the Organizer of Life | Great Minds

Thanks to Unbounce for sponsoring today’s video. Go to https://thld.co/unbounce_scishow and use the promo code SCISHOW at checkout to get 20% off your first 3 months. Experiments conducted by Hilde Mangold and Hans Spemann taught us how an animal develops from a small ball of cells into an organism with distinct, functioning parts. The work […]

Why Does Being in the Sun Make You So Tired?

The beach is nice, but why does spending time out in the sun leave us feeling so exhausted? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- 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 […]

5 Shapes That Slime Takes | Compilation

Everyone loves slime… until it starts coming out of someone’s nose, then all of a sudden it’s “gross.” But this slimy stuff is also really important to the lives of many animals, including humans! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on […]

The Secret to Big Gains? Healthy Gut Bacteria #inmice | SciShow News

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. If you go to the gym often enough, you might be familiar with protein powders and shakes, but one study thinks that the secret to big gains might actually be your gut bacteria. Hosted by: […]

Tsunamis… From the Sky?

Scientists have developed reliable early warning systems for tsunamis caused by earthquakes. The problem is, earthquakes aren’t the only things that cause tsunamis. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters […]

These AIs Are About to Revolutionize Biology

Even though proteins are fundamental to life, it’s hard to predict what they look like. But two independent groups announced that they’d cracked it, and it’s all thanks to some seriously clever artificial intelligence. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on […]

The Rain Shadow Effect #shorts

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Catching Alzheimer’s 25 Years Earlier

This episode of SciShow is brought to you in partnership with Gates Notes. Head to https://www.gatesnotes.com/Health/New-breakthroughs-in-Alzheimers-diagnostics to learn more about some of the latest breakthroughs in creating reliable, affordable, and accessible Alzheimer’s Diagnostics. To learn more about Alzheimer’s head to: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-disease/in-depth/alzheimers/art-2004807. To find a clinical trial, head to: https://www.alzheimers.gov/clinical-trials Alzheimer’s is a devastating form of […]

Detecting Earthquakes: AI vs. Citizen Scientists

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. There are over 13,000 active seismic stations out there, producing far more data than seismologists have time to go through. So, researchers set up a showdown of humans versus machines to sift through all this information and, in […]

These Superpowered Animals Use Your 5 Senses, But Better

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Many animals use the same five senses as we do, but these creatures take that beyond the next level. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow […]

What Megalodon’s Teeth Say About Their Parenting

A shark’s teeth usually says “stay away”, but we can learn a lot from them, including what type of parents they were. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for […]

The Hurricane Category Scale Is Broken

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Why Do Strawberries Have Eight Copies of Their Genes

Thank you to HelloFresh for sponsoring this video! Use code SCISHOW14 for up to 14 FREE MEALS across your first 5 HelloFresh boxes plus free shipping at https://bit.ly/3jxBZk4! Strawberries are delicious, but for a molecular biologist, they’re also very difficult. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support […]

How the Internet Can Finally Answer Its Own Cat Questions

This video was sponsored by Magic Spoon. Go to https://www.magicspoon.com/SciShow and use the code SciShow for $5 off any order. If we could find one silver lining to the pandemic, it’s that we have come one step closer to answering some of the questions about our feline friends. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on […]

A Story of Wrong-Way Migration, Caused By Climate Change

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Since the 1960s, around 80% of bottom-dwelling species have disappeared from the deep waters of the North Atlantic, potentially all victims of a wrong-way migration phenomenon. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at […]

Broods, Brains, and Blood: Where Won’t Parasites Go? | Compilation

Parasites. They’re all around us, from birds’ nests to litter boxes to our brains, and while plenty of them are harmful to the health of animals like us, some of them can actually be good! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron […]

Some Butterflies Are Secretly Cannibals

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. In the insect world, there are few creatures as gentle and innocent as a butterfly. And yet, some butterflies have… an unexpected side to them. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow […]

Slowly Solving the Mystery of Turtle Origins

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. The origin story of turtles is a mystery that has perplexed many for centuries, but thanks to more recent studies, we might be one step closer to figuring out their lineage. Hosted by: Michael Aranda […]

The 4 Steps That Could Solve Every Global Crisis

Check out the heroes who saved the ozone layer at https://futureoflife.org/future-of-life-award/ Lots of global problems seem intractable, but there’s a formula for success that we can follow. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Ozone layer: A thin layer of ozone concentrated in the Earth’s stratosphere roughly […]

Why Y Chromosomes Won’t Be Around Forever

We’re generally taught that chromosomes determine an animal’s sex, but it is way more nuanced than that. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- 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 […]

Seeing Sick Birds Boosts Canaries’ Immune Responses

Unlike humans, domestic canaries don’t have the option of social distancing when one of their own is ill. But canaries may have evolved a nifty workaround for protecting their populations when disease strikes! Hosted by: Niba Audrey Nirmal SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow […]

Bigger Beaks Through Climate Change | SciShow News

For your chance to win the Tesla Model S Plaid and support a great cause, enter at https://www.omaze.com/scishow Today we’re talking about birds — from how they are evolving in response to climate change and how one species is surprisingly healthy, genetically, despite being critically endangered. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! […]

The Place Where Time Flows Backwards

Watch the new season of MinuteBody – and get access to both CuriosityStream and Nebula – at https://curiositystream.com/minuteearth. People all around the world tend to represent time via space, but there’s no consensus on which way time goes. PREORDER OUR FIRST BOOK (out October 12th): DTFBA (get SUPER-cool book bundles here!): https://store.dftba.com/collections/minuteearth Amazon – http://bit.ly/MinuteEarthExplains […]

Studying Poop to Save Species

Poop kind of stinks, but the stuff inside of poop can tell us a lot about the natural 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 […]

We’re making hurricanes stronger #shorts

We’re making hurricanes stronger. Here’s how. #shorts #sponsored Sign the petition to urge the US Congress to support localized renewable energy solutions: https://go.acespace.org/page/86439/petition/1?utm_medium=infl&utm_source=youtube_social_inf&utm_campaign=infl&ea.tracking.id=youtube-social-inf&en_txn7=INF224199070 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 […]

Is Glass a Liquid?

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, […]

Sniffing Out a Seabird in the Desert

Scientists have been searching for the hard-to-find nests of Storm Petrels in order to protect them, but first, they’ll have to follow their nose. 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 […]