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For a long time, we could only guess what color a dinosaur might be. But in the past decade, there has been an explosion of color. Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check
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Did you know that traits in animal species can re-appear in a new generation hundreds of years later? These ancient reappearing genetics are called Atavisms, and they can help us understand amazing things, like how limbs actually grow! Join us for a fascinating video, hosted by Hank Green. SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called
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Our friends at MinuteEarth just released a new book! To check out “How Did Whales Get So Big?” head to: https://store.dftba.com/collections/minuteearth When birds and squirrels cache food for the winter, it means they have to remember where to find that food later. Their strategies for finding their hidden feasts includes memory tricks and changing brains.
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Humans love to make perfumes and fragrances from the weirdest sources, And to protect those sources, we sometimes come up with synthetic alternatives….which then create their own sets of environmental problems. 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
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Try Squarespace for free: http://squarespace.com/MinuteEarth And subscribe to MinuteEarth! http://goo.gl/EpIDGd As we try to figure out the evolutionary trees for languages and species, we sometimes get led astray by similar but unrelated words and traits. Thanks to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube sponsors. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these keywords:
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Check out the video from PBS Eons here: https://www.youtube.com/shorts/LXF3WzF8684 Hosted by: Hank Green (he/him) Emma Dauster: Writer Justine Ghai: Fact Checker Amy Peterson: Script Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Daniel Comiskey: Editorial Director Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Sources: https://mdpi-res.com/d_attachment/energies/energies-14-05173/article_deploy/energies-14-05173-v2.pdf?version=1629856061 https://www.airproducts.co.uk/-/media/airproducts/files/en/330/330-11-001-us-temperature-influence-on-the-flammability-limits-of-heat-treating-atmospheres.pdf https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016236115002239 Image Sources: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fire_triangle.svg https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/small-fire-stock-footage/1341615845?phrase=flame&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/illustration/abstract-shape-background-royalty-free-illustration/1407768533?phrase=blobs&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/close-up-of-fire-flames-seamless-loop-alpha-channel-stock-footage/1275810659?phrase=flame%20alpha&adppopup=true
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Hosted by: Hank Green (he/him) Emma Dauster: Writer Rachel Garner: Fact Checker Amy Peterson: Script Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Daniel Comiskey: Editorial Director Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Sources: https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-12843.xml https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433007858008&view=1up&seq=13 https://stage.geolsoc.org.uk/~/media/shared/documents/Publications/On%20the%20formation%20of%20mould%20by%20Charles%20Darwin%20Series%202%20Volume%205%202.pdf Image Sources: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charles_Darwin_by_Julia_Margaret_Cameron_2.jpg https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/worm-royalty-free-image/465702424?phrase=earthworm&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/earthworms-in-dirt-stock-footage/1144624663?phrase=earthworm&adppopup=true https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Col_St_Jean_(Marnes_bleues)_2_F.JPG https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/earthworm-crawling-on-the-dirt-stock-footage/1394381285?phrase=earthworm&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/worms-stock-footage/904371066?phrase=earthworm&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/earthworm-in-damp-soil-royalty-free-image/1299897834?phrase=earthworm&adppopup=true
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Thanks to 23andMe for sponsoring this video! http://www.23andme.com/minuteearth If you live outside the US, click here: https://www.23andme.com/ When we domesticate an animal species, their brains shrink and they freak out less. Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth And to our SPONSORS on YouTube. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these keywords: Domesticated
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Whales have a lot of the same ear parts as humans, but they are capable of making sounds that could easily shatter a human’s eardrums. So why are they seemingly immune from their own sense-shattering sounds? Special thanks to Ted Cranford, Ph.D. from San Diego State University and Aude Pacini, Ph.D. from The University of
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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 http://www.scishowtangents.org ———-
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An Australian man named James Harrison holds the world record for most blood donations. His blood has saved the lives of millions of newborn babies, but how can one man’s blood help babies all over the world? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go
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GiveWell is matching donations from first-time donors dollar for dollar up to $250. Click on https://bit.ly/3rHPv9a to donate and be sure to use the fundraiser code MINUTEEARTH at checkout to make sure your donation gets matched. The most cost-effective way to save a human life right now is to help give Vitamin A drops to
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Head to https://shopify.com/scishow to learn more and for a free trial. Thanks to Shopify, a commerce platform that helps you start, grow, and manage your business, for supporting SciShow. Turns out doing the crossword is only one way you can keep your head healthy because mushrooms can help your brain cells grow! Hosted by: Hank
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Vanessa Hill of BrainCraft shares her science YouTube story with Hank and reveals a big announcement! Jessi from Animal Wonders and a special Australian friend or two join in the second half. Check out Vanessa’s video featuring the SciShow team here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR2ffO_BXWA&feature=youtu.be More BrainCraft: https://www.youtube.com/user/braincraftvideo More Animal Wonders: https://www.youtube.com/user/Anmlwndrs Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support
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Almost all mammals with prehensile tails live in the neotropics because the forest is different there. Thanks to http://www.audible.com/minuteearth for sponsoring this video. Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth : ___________________________________________ Credits (and Twitter handles): Script Writer: David Goldenberg (@dgoldenberg) Script Editor: Kate Yoshida (@KateYoshida) Video Illustrator: Ever Salazar (@eversalazar) Video Director: Kate Yoshida
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The DNA inside our cells almost exclusively twists in one direction, but the reason for this might be out of this world! 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
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Hosted by: Hank Green (he/him) Lucas Principe: Writer Rachel Garner: Fact Checker Amy Peterson: Script Editor Stefan Chin: Editor Savannah Geary: Associate Producer Daniel Comiskey: Editorial Director Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Sources: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsomega.1c04196 https://www.ncsl.org/research/health/state-medical-marijuana-laws.aspx https://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/25/24/5792 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7120914/#:~:text=What%20Are%20Terpenes%3F,taste%2C%20and%20pigment%20of%20plants https://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/25/24/5792 https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0173911 Images: https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/blooming-cannabis-ready-to-be-used-for-extraction-royalty-free-image/1409118809?phrase=cannabis&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/striped-skunk-spraying-usa-royalty-free-image/200352446-001?phrase=skunk%20&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/big-green-leaves-of-marijuana-close-up-royalty-free-image/1227304330?phrase=cannabis%20plant&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/cannabis-flower-with-visible-trichomes-royalty-free-image/1171421792?phrase=terpene&adppopup=true https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alpha-humulene-from-xtal-Mercury-3D-bs.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:(S)-Linalool_molecule_ball.png https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/wooden-logs-with-forest-on-background-royalty-free-image/527072689?phrase=lumber&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/citrus-fruit-royalty-free-image/181859627?phrase=citrus&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/mixed-flower-bouquet-royalty-free-image/902155732?phrase=close%20up%20flowers%20bouquet&adppopup=true
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Birdsong has historically been described as a male trait to compete for female mates, but there’s a good chance that you’ve never learned about female birdsong, and they do indeed sing! Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Math History course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Hank Green
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Head to https://shopify.com/scishow to learn more and for a free trial. Thanks to Shopify, a commerce platform that helps you start, grow, and manage your business, for supporting SciShow. Don’t let carbon nanotubes get all the hype! Carbon nano-onions might be the future of medicine and electronics and they just got much easier to make.
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To learn more about the research behind this video, visit Peter Kennedy’s lab at https://cbs.umn.edu/kennedy-lab Two mushroom guilds with vastly different strategies are locked in competition for forest dominance. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: – Fungi: Members of a eukaryotic kingdom that have chitin in
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Mushrooms can be pretty weird! Some have the power to trick animals into caring for them, appear to bleed, or even clean up radiation! 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
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Lara Brenner talks about her research on how stressed cougars are and how the public views them. Then Jessi from Animal Wonders joins the show with Seraphina the red fox! UM Human Dimensions Lab http://www.cfc.umt.edu/research/humandimensions/ Thumbnail Credit: Bas Lammers ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the
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Get your FREE 2-month Skillshare trial: http://skl.sh/minuteearth2 The “Mountain or Valley?” illusion makes our brains turn valleys inside out. But inside-out valleys are a real thing, both on Earth and on Mars. Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video, and to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth Watch: The “Mountain Or Valley?” Illusion by MinutePhysics ___________________________________________ If
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Scientists are discovering new species at the bottom of the ocean and deep in the rainforest, but there are also plenty of new animals being discovered in cities around the world! Hosted by: Michael Aranda Thumbnail Photo Credit: ForestWander ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the
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Surround a wild animal with humans, and there are bound to be some changes. Here are five animals that show differences in captivity. 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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While it’s true that most snakes aren’t considered poisonous, there definitely are poisonous snakes, with poison for their predators and venom for their prey. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks
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Thanks again to the Monterey Bay Aquarium for collaborating with us on this episode! They think it would /beavery/ cool if you checked out their social channels or https://montereybayaquarium.org. Follow Monterey Bay Aquarium: Twitter: @MontereyAq Facebook: @montereybayaquarium Instagram: @montereybayaquarium Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MontereyBayAquarium Tumblr: @montereybayaquarium TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@montereyaq Could you imagine ordering a fish taco and receiving a
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Nature is full of all kinds of beautiful color, and there is plenty of weird science there too! Here’s a showcase of a few of our episodes all about coloration. 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
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