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Adorable, sure, but how are you alive?? Giant pandas present a conservation challenge like no other. Find out how the bears eke out an existence in the wild, and why they’re proving so hard to save. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without
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In this final segment on the four fundamental forces of physics, Hank tackles the magnetic force, the second of the two ways in which electromagnetism is apparent in the universe. ———- 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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Energy drinks- you’ve had them, or at least you’re well aware of their presence in today’s culture. But what is actually in these things? Especially the mysterious ingredient TAURINE? 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
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Thanks to the St. Croix Watershed Research Station for sponsoring this video! To learn more about their work, visit https://www.smm.org/scwrs/. Aquatic cyanobacteria first oxygenated earth’s air, making human life possible; now, due to our actions, cyanobacteria are madly blooming once more, poisoning our coasts in the process Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and
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On the 4th of July, Americans like to celebrate the things that make the United States unique, and a lot of those things have to do with our geography. That remarkable geography is also responsible for some pretty unique weather, and unfortunately for the millions of people living in the Midwest, that weather includes tornadoes.
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Why do exams always tell you to use a number 2 pencil? What happens if you don’t? Quick Questions explains! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Messages from our Subbable subscribers: “Man, I was really holding out for that lab coat!” – Erik Avalos “Flabbergasted lemmings elegantly circumnavigate unanticipated pandemoniums utilizing transparent aluminium hovercraft.” – Eric
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Check out our new website! https://www.minuteearth.com/ Thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring this video. http://www.squarespace.com/minuteearth Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth ___________________________________________ Astringent plant chemicals called tannins bind proteins on mucous membrane and skin, generating a prickly, puckery mouthfeel from foods and letting us “tan” skins into leather. ___________________________________________ If you want to learn more
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Did you know that bananas are berries, but strawberries aren’t? A lot of thought goes into classifying fruits and vegetables, and it all has to do with anatomy. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon
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Hank tells the story of the mysterious star known as “Methuseleh,” and why scientists think that it is the oldest known star in the universe. Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Tardigrade Poster: http://vid.io/xom SciShow Mug: http://vid.io/xoa SciShow
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When Hank watches nature documentaries he always comes away with one big question: how is that not killing you? In today’s episode of SciShow he looks at three unusual ways that animals manage not to get killed by nature. Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls,
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Quick Questions explains how some bees can transform flower nectar into the liquid gold that you use to sweeten your tea. 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
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Hank addresses a highly requested topic – liquid fluoride thorium reactors – and tells us how LFTR might be the future of energy in … China? Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/nuclear-power-entrepreneurs-push-thorium-as-a-fuel/2011/12/15/gIQALTinPR_story.html http://theweek.com/article/index/213611/could-thorium-make-nuclear-power-safe
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Why do we faint? Because sometimes, your nervous system just doesn’t know what to do with itself. 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
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Recently, humanity filled the periodic table up to atomic number 118, which nicely rounds out that row. But are we done yet? Have we discovered all of the different elements? And what is an “island of stability?” Learn about the 4 Newest Elements: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9bzQIsQMAI Learn about Richard Feynman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIJw3OLB9sI Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support
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A tiny change in a molecule’s geometry completely changes its effects on the human body. How We Made This Video (Ever & David Talk About Drugs): https://youtu.be/tefxgYP0BVM March for Science website: https://www.marchforscience.com Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth ___________________________________________ If you want to learn more about this topic, start your googling with: Enantiomers: Molecules
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Please support us through Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/minuteearth Or, click the “Sponsor” button to support us through YouTube itself. Thank you! Every once in a while, all the oaks or spruces or other plants in a region suddenly produce a tremendous bounty of seeds – up to 100 times more than usual. But why do they do
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Hank explains the whole story about radiation – the good, the extremely helpful, and the bad. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
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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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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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Please support us on Patreon: https://goo.gl/ZVgLQZ And subscribe! http://goo.gl/EpIDGd This video sponsored by: http://www.youtube.com/TheNilFacts And thanks to Subbable supporter Raed Massoud for helping make MinuteEarth possible! Humans can go inside or put on clothes, but trees spend winter naked in the cold. Why don’t they all die? Created by Henry Reich Animation: Ever Salazar Production
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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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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Chemical Reaction course. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Regular old glass like the kind that makes up a mason jar can shatter and explode if put in the oven. But we do have types of glass that you can bake your pie or
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Ever wonder how your finger can magically control your smartphone screen? We explain in this episode of SciShow. 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 ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters
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Subscribe – it’s FREE! – http://goo.gl/EpIDGd And please support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZVgLQZ REFERENCES Skin cell loss by weight Agache, P. & Humbert, P. 2004. “Measuring the Skin.” http://dft.ba/-74An Aly, R. et al. 1978. Effect of Prolonged Occlusion on the Microbial Flora, pH, Carbon Dioxide and Transepidermal Water Loss on Human Skin. http://dft.ba/-73BV Candi,
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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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How whale poop becomes perfume. Thanks to Crunchyroll for sponsoring this video! http://www.crunchyroll.com/minuteearth Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth ___________________________________________ FYI: We try to leave jargon out of our videos, but if you want to learn more about this topic, here are some keywords to get your googling started: Sperm Whale: (Physeter macrocephalus) The
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Fish in a tree? How can that be? For some aquatic creatures, it’s not necessarily bad to be a fish out of water. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s
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There are some places on our planet that seem pretty ordinary, they’re just… weirdly small. Like, a miniature desert, or a teensy volcano. But when you look a little closer, there’s a lot more to these tiny geological misfits than meets the eye. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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We might order fish raw, but why don’t we ever order chicken that way? 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 them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland,
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Cats are known for their curiosity, and as that one saying goes “it killed the cat”. But we can help our cuddly counterparts avoid this sad fate if we watch out for these three everyday things. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to
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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.  SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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Drugs that treat heart failure are also prescribed for anxiety? What’s up with that? 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 them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer, Justin Lentz, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Patrick Merrithew,
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Why do some species flourish and others falter? Sometimes it just comes down to luck. A big thank-you to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth : – Today I Found Out – Maarten Bremer – Jeff Straathof – Mark Roth – Tony Fadell – Muhammad Shifaz – 靛蓝字幕组 – Alberto Bortoni – Valentin – Antoine Coeur ___________________________________________
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Ever wonder how lightning works? Scientists are still figuring it out, but what we do know is fascinating. Learn about positive and negative lightning, red sprites, blue jets, and ball lightning in this episode of SciShow! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to
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How Alan Turing’s Reaction-Diffusion Model Simulates Patterns in Nature Thanks to http://www.audible.com/minuteearth for sponsoring this video. Asparagus Pee Survey Results: https://goo.gl/8x7abL ___________________________________________ If you liked this video, we think you might also like this: Reaction Diffusion Simulation (Gray-Scott model) https://pmneila.github.io/jsexp/grayscott/ ___________________________________________ Credits (and Twitter handles): Script Writer: Rachel Becker (@RA_Becks) Script Editor: Emily Elert (@eelert)
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