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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hank and the gang return with SciShow Quiz Show, where Sci Show’s resident geniuses compete to win prizes for our subscribers! ———- 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
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Head to https://linode.com/scishow to get a $100 60-day credit on a new Linode account. Linode offers simple, affordable, and accessible Linux cloud solutions and services. On the briny sea, you’re sometimes left wondering if that mass below your ship is the seafloor or a layer of fish so thick that your sonar thinks it’s the
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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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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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Welcome back to SciShow Quiz Show! Katelyn Salem of Kate Tectonics competes against Googleable internet sensation, Hank Green. Kate Tectonics: https://www.youtube.com/user/katetectonics 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 without them! Shout out to Bryce
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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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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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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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Trees are different from branch to limb, but all of them have ways to stop fungal invaders dead in their tracks. 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 for helping
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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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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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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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Start speaking a new language in 3 weeks with Babbel. Get up to 65% off in your subscription here: https://go.babbel.com/t?bsc=1200m65-youtube-scishow-aug-2022&btp=default&utm_term=generic_v1&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_source=YouTube&utm_content=Influencer..scishow..USA..YouTube You might not think that the raccoon digging through your stinky trash cares much about what it can scrounge. I mean, that’s week old pizza. But it turns out scavengers are actually picky about what
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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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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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This video was originally posted to TikTok in February, 2021. Hosted by: Hank Green (he/him) Christie Wilcox: Writer Kyle Nackers: Fact Checker Alexis Dahl: Script Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Sarah Suta: Producer Hiroka Matsushima: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Sources: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24904511/ https://doi.org/10.1152/jappl.1999.87.5.1609 Image Sources: https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/crying-man-under-the-rain-htmedjf6lkbe0y8em https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sobotta.3.1909.549.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Assessory_meningeal_artery.png https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/3d-render-abstract-emotional-sad-face-icon-tears-sorrow-disappointed-character-gm862036862-142795729
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Hosted by: Savannah Geary (they/them) Emma Dauster: Writer Nicholas Evans: Fact Checker Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Daniel Comiskey: Editorial Director Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Sources: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41567-022-01698-6 https://www.nature.com/articles/360324a0.pdf Image Sources: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41567-022-01698-6/figures/2 https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/illustration/fundamental-states-of-matter-solid-gas-royalty-free-illustration/502606599?phrase=water%20molecules%20liquid%20solid&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/for-water-stock-footage/1331626920?phrase=water&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/ice-cubes-falling-4k-alpha-loop-stock-footage/1376601012?phrase=ice%20cube&adppopup=true
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Study after study has shown that napping is awesome. This might make you wonder: should everyone be napping? The answer is more complicated than you might think. 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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Hosted by: Alexis Dahl Christie Wilcox: Writer Kyle Nackers: Fact Checker Alexis Dahl: Script Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Sarah Suta: Producer Hiroka Matsushima: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Source: https://doi.org/10.1002/ca.23425 Image Sources: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anatomy,_descriptive_and_surgical_(electronic_resource)_(1860)_(14764287872).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anatomy,_physiology_and_hygiene_(1890)_(14764414585).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anatomy,_physiology_and_hygiene_(1890)_(14784279873).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gray%27s_Anatomy_20th_edition_(1918)-_Title_page.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Anatomy,_descriptive_and_surgical_(electronic_resource)_(1860)_(14578042509).jpg
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Winter is upon us, and for many that includes snow! And although snowflakes are ice crystals that become flakes under the right conditions, they also have mysteries that can be less simple to explain! 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
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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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Why are some athletes able to crush world records when other records remain unbroken for years? The answer has to do with the kind of materials used in the competition and the type of athletic event one is competing in. Hank Green explains in this episode of SciShow. This episode is inspired and brought to
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It’s amazing how professional baseball players can throw very fast curveballs, but do you know how do curveballs change direction in midair? 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—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin, Bealer,
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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-_-ColdChain2019 #WeLoveSTEM #STEM #Engineering #coldchain Modern medicine has made great strides when it comes to treating and preventing some of the worst diseases in history. But getting that medicine from labs to remote
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Thanks to Qualcomm for sponsoring a portion of this video. Learn more at https://www.qualcomm.com/products/mobile-computing/mobile-pcs The tools and resources the internet provides us have undoubtedly become everyday necessities for a large portion of the world. That technology would not have been possible without the research of an often overlooked scientist named Narinder Singh Kapany, who learned
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Niba Audrey Nirmal: Host Emma Dauster: Writer Attabey Rodríguez Benítez: Script Editor Kyle Nackers: Fact Checker Bonnie Meyer: Managing Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Sources: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jafc.1c03889 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9771412/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27692531/ https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/jf801873h https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03523-7 https://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(21)01219-5
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This video was sponsored by 80,000 Hours. Head to https://80000hours.org/scishow to be sent a free copy of their in-depth career guide and sign up for their newsletter. They don’t call water the building block of life for nothing, most living things need it. The palo verde tree, however, has managed to skate by needing it
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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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Emma Dauster: Writer Attabey Rodríguez Benítez: Script Editor Luke Rosener: Fact Checker Bonnie Meyer: Managing Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer, Host Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Source: https://eprints.ncl.ac.uk/file_store/production/210309/D7B7F7A0-D3F4-4159-A59F-DB55390AA075.pdf Sound Source: Image Sources: https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/giant-lobster-on-the-sea-floor-close-up-346762734 https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/an-underwater-close-up-of-lobster-and-school-of-fish-in-background-bhwlqb7s7jkfag8x7 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/lobster-in-pot-gm518547399-49177990 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/cooking-lobsters-in-vintage-white-enamel-pot-over-gas-stove-gm1330622064-413983675 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/cooking-fresh-healthy-lobster-in-domestic-kitchen-gm1352695548-428031029
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Ever wonder what it’d be like to have a whale as a house? Wonder no more after you watch this episode of SciShow! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- 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,
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Not all trees will yield a bountiful harvest every year. These trees will only do it once in their whole lifetime. 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 for helping
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For your chance to win two seats on one of the first commercial flights to space with Virgin Galactic – all while supporting a great cause – enter at https://omaze.com/minuteearth. While the rest of the world’s megafauna are still foundering in the anthropocene era, these two big animals have used little animal strategies to bounce
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Hank squares off against the host of SciShow Kids, Jessi Knudsen Castaneda, to match wits about chemistry, evolution, and how babies are weird! https://www.youtube.com/user/scishowkids ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, John Szymakowski, Peso255, Jeremy Peng, Avi
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