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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...
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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Why Scientists Keep Trying to Break This 18th Century Law

Why Scientists Keep Trying to Break This 18th Century Law

It’s usually not a great idea to break laws, but breaking the laws of science is an exception! In fact, it’s often how we make progress.Hosted by: Stefan ChinSciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at...

4 High-Tech Ways To Stop Wildfires (And 1 Low-Tech One)

4 High-Tech Ways To Stop Wildfires (And 1 Low-Tech One)

Thanks to climate change, many regions are experiencing longer and more dangerous wildfire seasons. Here are 4 high-tech ways we are trying to stop these fires in there tracks, as well as one that’s a bit simpler.Hosted by: Stefan ChinSciShow has a spinoff podcast!...

These Trees Eat Salmon!

These Trees Eat Salmon!

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Fish-eating trees sound like they’re straight out of science fiction. But they’re a real thing—one that exists right here on Earth. And they...

How Dangerous is COVID-19? | SciShow News

How Dangerous is COVID-19? | SciShow News

You may have heard several different projections about the fatality rate of COVID-19. How do different health organizations come up with these figures, and why do the numbers seem so fluid?#COVID19 #Coronavirus #FlattenTheCurveHosted by: Olivia GordonSciShow has a...

How Green Energy Could Bring More Rain to Africa

How Green Energy Could Bring More Rain to Africa

Africa’s Sahara desert is a prime location, some say, to build arrays of solar panels and wind turbines. But scientists are aware that building these structures can potentially have large-scale effects on the surrounding environment that are worth studying first....

Good News: Daffodils Are The Worst

Good News: Daffodils Are The Worst

Daffodils are cheerful symbols of spring… and also cold blooded killers. But it turns out, the poison in these plants may actually be helpful to us humans!Hosted by: Olivia GordonSciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at...

North America’s Lost Parrot

North America’s Lost Parrot

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their computational biology course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription.When you picture a parrot, you probably don’t picture Denver, but up until about a century ago, the United States was...

5 of the Most Important Inventions in Robotics

5 of the Most Important Inventions in Robotics

A lot of robots are developed to physically replicate our actions and behavior, like a bipedal, balanced walk, a large range of motion, and the ability to perceive and interact with the environment. But, maybe not to your surprise, that's a lot more difficult to...

This Worm’s Gut Has No Way In or Out

This Worm’s Gut Has No Way In or Out

There are plenty of creatures out there with only one opening to handle both taking in food and getting rid of waste. But there’s at least one animal out there that doesn’t have a gut opening… at all. How does that even work?!Hosted by: Hank GreenSciShow has a spinoff...