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Why Are Cheetahs the Fastest Land Animal?

Why Are Cheetahs the Fastest Land Animal?

Cheetahs are fast. You know this. But which is faster: a cheetah, or a Tyrannosaurus rex?Hosted by: Olivia GordonSciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org———-Support SciShow by...
How Cells Hack Entropy to Live

How Cells Hack Entropy to Live

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. 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...
Atavisms: 4 Lost Traits That Returned

Atavisms: 4 Lost Traits That Returned

Every once in a while, traits thought to be lost forever suddenly reappear, like a dolphin or a whale born with complete hind limbs! Known as atavisms, these occurrences can teach us all sorts of things, like how limbs actually grow. Hosted by: Hank GreenSciShow has a...
Why Does Rain Smell so Good… to Bugs?

Why Does Rain Smell so Good… to Bugs?

Humans love the smell after good rain, though we may not be the the target of the pleasing aroma. There’s evidence the characteristic post-rain scent is used to lure arthropods to bacteria.Hosted by: Stefan ChinSciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called...