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This Tree Oozes Metal Sap

In the South Pacific, there is a rare tree so rich in metal that its sap runs blue.Hosted by: Olivia GordonSciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow...
How Hyraxes Preserve the Past in Poo

How Hyraxes Preserve the Past in Poo

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription.Scientists who piece together our past can do so through the rare fossil or artifact, or they can go to one convenient...

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4 Animals That Don’t Have Resident Gut Microbiomes

4 Animals That Don’t Have Resident Gut Microbiomes

We humans couldn’t live without our gut microbes, but not all animals rely on microscopic digestive communities like we do. And understanding why these animals ditched their microbial partners can teach us a lot about the costs and benefits of making evolutionary...

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The Surprisingly Retro Future of Batteries

The Surprisingly Retro Future of Batteries

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Renewable energy may be the way of the future, but in order to store that energy to make our grids more sustainable, we might need to take a...

Why Do Bats Carry So Many Dangerous Diseases?

Why Do Bats Carry So Many Dangerous Diseases?

Bats are amazing and not just because they're the only mammal that can fly! But they also carry a lot of diseases that are dangerous to humans, and while that is definitely not their fault, there is actually a lot we can learn from their unique immune...

This Old Sailors’ Mystery Could Help Save Swimmers

This Old Sailors’ Mystery Could Help Save Swimmers

Go to https://nordpass.com/SCISHOW or use code SCISHOW to get 50% off of NordPass plus one extra month for free!For thousands of years, sailors have been telling stories of a mysterious phenomenon called dead water. Even after scientists figured out why it happens, it...

The Dark History of Matches

The Dark History of Matches

When we began mass-producing matches in the 1800s, workers in the factories started dying mysteriously. The history of our sparking little flame-sticks is darker than you think.Hosted by: Hank GreenSciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it...

6 Things We Still Don’t Know About Earth

6 Things We Still Don’t Know About Earth

The earth is our home, and while we like to think we know a good deal about it, there are still some mysteries that scientists are looking to unravel.Hosted by: Olivia GordonSciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at...

The Wild Reasons Many Older People Wake Up So Early

The Wild Reasons Many Older People Wake Up So Early

You might think your grandma who wakes up at 4am just needs less sleep than younger people. Not so! Studies suggest there are some bizarre reasons older people rise at the crack of dawn, including something called brain sand!Hosted by: Hank GreenSciShow has a spinoff...

A Very Handy Fish Fossil

A Very Handy Fish Fossil

This week, scientists discover something in a fish fossil that might give us a hand in finding our earliest land dwelling ancestors.Hosted by: Hank GreenSciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at...

Why Animals Take Care of Other Animals’ Young

Why Animals Take Care of Other Animals’ Young

Thank you to the Monterey Bay Aquarium for partnering with us on this episode of SciShow. Visit https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/v... to learn more about the Sea Otter Program. Did you know that some species take care of young that are not their own? This...

The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do

The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do

Get Merch designed with ❤ from https://kgs.link/shop Join the Patreon Bird Army 🐧 https://kgs.link/patreon ▼▼ More infos and links are just a click away ▼▼A huge thanks to the experts who helped us on short notice with the video. Especially “Our World in Data”, the...

How Washington Became a Ship Graveyard: A SciShow Field Trip #3

How Washington Became a Ship Graveyard: A SciShow Field Trip #3

Thanks to Subaru for partnering with us on this episode. Head to https://www.subaru.com/vehicles/outback/ to learn more about the all-new 2020 Subaru Outback.Olympic National Park is temporarily closed as Washington, the US, and the world work to mitigate the spread...

What This Chart Actually Means for COVID-19

What This Chart Actually Means for COVID-19

We’re on PATREON now! Join the community ►► https://www.patreon.com/itsokaytobesmartSUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss a video! ►► http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓↓↓ More info and sources below ↓↓↓Stay informed. Stay cautious, but not scared. Listen to scientists and public health...

Where Are All the Tiny Dinosaurs?

Where Are All the Tiny Dinosaurs?

What was the smallest non-avian dinosaur, and why were there so few tiny dinos running around the Mesozoic?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...