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Educators, follow @IntelEDU on Twitter and visit http://intel.com/rightdevice for exclusive lesson plans, classroom tech ideas and to learn more about advancing education worldwide. Hank explains the gift that your brain gives you every day: the gift of neural plasticity — the ways in which your brain actually changes at the cellular level as you learn.
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All plants get energy from the sun, but the giant hogweed gets another, dangerous superpower from the sun’s light: the ability to burn skin with its sap. Hosted by: Michael Aranda Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go
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Until recently, fossil evidence for modern humans has only gone back 200,000 years. A new discovery in Morocco and thermoluminescence dating may help extend that beyond 300,000 years. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without
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If you’ve ever associated a smell with old age, you weren’t imagining it—it all has to do with the chemistry of our skin. Hosted by: Stefan Chin ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith,
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Hundreds of ant species have been farming for tens of millions of years. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, John Szymakowski, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz, David Campos, and Chris Peters. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help
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Get NordVPN at https://NordVPN.com/minuteearth. Use code MINUTEEARTH to save 77%! Earth’s outer shell is made of two materials whose different densities and thicknesses give rise to two distinct “levels” on the planet’s surface. Watch our new show Paradigms (U.S. servers only!): https://www.vrv.co/paradigms Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube sponsors. ___________________________________________ To
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Abusing inhalants, like glue, can cause serious health problems, and you shouldn’t need a video on the internet to tell you that. But let’s take a deeper look at why these chemicals are so dangerous. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the
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Neutrinos are weird. But all the big unsolved problems in physics are somehow connected to one unsolved mystery: Why do neutrinos have mass? 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
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Do you really need a daily shower to stay clean, or is it doing more harm than good? Some scientists have recommendations based on what we know about our skin — and what might be living on top of it. We’re conducting a survey of our viewers! If you have time, please give us feedback:
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Forget your Hans Grubers, Lord Voldemorts, and Hannibal Lecters. It’s time to meet some real supervillains. They’re called retroviruses, and they actually change their host cell’s DNA. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow
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Nuclear weapons are the most destructive things we’ve ever created, but it turns out there’s a way to make them even deadlier… Hosted by: Stefan Chin ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A.
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Fun Fact: people can donate over half of their liver, and the tissue will grow back within a year! Knowing that, it seems pretty logical to assume that we could just keep donating and regrowing our livers over and over again, but is that really the case? Special Thanks: Dr. George Michalopoulos, University of Pittsburgh
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Your brain is lying to you about what you see– find out why in this Quick Question! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, David Campos, Chris Peters, Philippe von Bergen, Lilly Grainger, Happy Birthday!!, Fatima Iqbal,
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Let’s face it: Humans are pretty messy. Industrial processes like mining and manufacturing are important parts of keeping civilization going, but they all impact the environment. Sometimes that impact is particularly big and messy, leaving behind hazardous waste that can take years or even decades to clean up. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks
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Sometimes your cat looks at you like they’re just absolutely revolted. So, does your cat think you’re gross? Hosted by: Hank Green Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi,
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Chinese alchemists searching for an elixir of eternal life discovered the world’s first chemical explosive. Hank has the full story on gunpowder in this SciShow about a big idea of science. Like SciShow? http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow! http://www.twitter.com/scishow T*mbl SciShow. http://scishow.tumblr.com References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3Pbe
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One of the most fundamental ideas in physics is that the disorder of the universe, also known as entropy, is constantly increasing. But, life’s inherent chemical makeup has been hacking the disorder of the universe for billions of years! SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium
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The world’s first artificial pigment, Egyptian blue, may help scientists prevent forgery and even save lives. We’re conducting a survey of our viewers! If you have time, please give us feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters:
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A big thank-you to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth : – Maarten Bremer – Jeff Straathof – Today I Found Out – Tony Fadell – Muhammad Shifaz – Mark Roth – Melissa Vigil – Valentin – Alberto Bortoni ___________________________________________ Credits (and Twitter handles): Script Writer: David Goldenberg (@dgoldenberg) Script Editor: Alex Reich Video Illustrator: Qingyang Chen
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Most of us are hoping that any nuclear threats are just empty threats, and getting at the facts about ICBMs can be difficult. But what would actually happen if someone launched a nuclear weapon? We’re conducting a survey of our viewers! If you have time, please give us feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———-
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Thanks to my grandmother for inspiring this story, and to my mother for helping make it. If you like our videos, please consider supporting MinuteEarth on Patreon! – Alex Bird poop was the gateway fertilizer that turned humanity onto the imported-chemical-based farming system of modern agriculture. Thanks to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube
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SciShow News explores how a diseases that was officially eliminated in the U.S. has made a sudden comeback. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records:
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We appreciate your support on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth Getting wet isn’t REALLY what makes wool shrink; it merely exacerbates the friction between the wool fibers, which is stronger in one direction than another, so when agitated in the washer or dryer, they migrate in relation to each other in a process called “felting.” ___________________________________________ To learn more
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People have been using silkworm silk to make stuff for thousands of years, but spider silk could potentially be even more useful. It’s stronger than steel, super stretchy, and could be made into anything from bridge cables to biodegradable water bottles… if only we could figure out how to cultivate it. Hosted by: Hank Green
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If you’ve ever seen a group of starlings in flight, you’ve appreciated one of nature’s most hypnotic sights — the lava-lamp-like flow of a murmuration. SciShow explains the biology and mathematics behind this beautiful phenomenon. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso
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Thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring this video. Go to Squarespace.com for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, go to http://squarespace.com/scishow and add code “SCISHOW” at checkout to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Antartica is a cold and isolated place, but intrepid scientists have found ways to
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When spiders die, their tiny legs curl up tight against their body, because spiders don’t use muscles to extend their legs. Instead, they have hydraulic legs! 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 ———-
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There have been a lot of scientific discoveries around COVID, but other science stories did happen in 2020 — including amazing discoveries about everything from dinosaurs to parasites. 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:
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Subscribe to MinuteEarth!! http://goo.gl/EpIDGd Sometimes, it makes sense for critters across the animal kingdom to chow down on their own young. Thanks to http://www.audible.com/minuteearth for sponsoring this video. If you enjoyed this video, you might want to check out this one by Jesse Agar: Why kill a baby? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REUzqgRh3GU (send some love from us)
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Horseshoe crabs aren’t really crabs, but they are super old, super cool, and they deserve your respect. Because they may have already saved your life. SciShow explains! ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome
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Your brain uses tons of calories, just in its daily work of keeping you alive. So does thinking extra hard use even MORE calories? QQ fills you in! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Messages from our Subbable subscribers: “Michael, always be curious, Love Mom and Dad.” – Jennifer Daniels “Carl Sandburg Junior High STEM students
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Acids are widely considered to be the scariest chemical compounds of all, but bases can be just as powerful. Most powerful of all are a special class of pH scale-defying bases called superbases! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon
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They explode when you touch them. Even a millionth of a gram can kill you. They can even disable you with their horrifying smell. SciShow introduces you to give of the most dangerous chemicals in the world. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put
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The terminal velocity of an object is the speed at which the force of drag equals the force of gravity on that object. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twiter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Narrated by Michael Aranda: http://www.youtube.com/michaelaranda All video footage used via Creative Commons license. See the full videos at the links below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH6lKiMq_v4&hd=1
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Hank gives you the facts on stem cells – what they are, what they’re good for, where they come from, and how they’re used in medicine. Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over
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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Big or small, most creatures end up on something else’s dinner menu. But the velvet ant combines a ton of defenses into one very unappetizing package.  Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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How can we transplant animal tissue into humans? And will we ever be able to grow customized organs? SciShow explains! Hosted by: Hank Green Written by: Alexa Billow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Lentz, John Szymakowski, Ruben Galvao, and Peso255.
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Why do dogs eat grass? A look at your pup’s wild relatives may give you a sense of what dogs’ diets are really like. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our
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In this episode of SciShow we look at the most fascinating birds that hover! ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/artist/52/SciShow Or help support us by subscribing to
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Learn why jaundiced babies have yellowish skin and eyes for the first few days after they’re born and how the ancient Greeks thought birds could help cure the affliction (spoiler: they were super wrong). Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following
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