Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts

March 26, 2017

Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples?

Olivia Gordon
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The size, shape, and designs of the balls used in sports are usually the results of decades or even centuries of trial and error, and the cute, dimply li'l golf ball is no different!

This Is Your Brain On GPS

Hank Green
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Researchers have revealed a potentially life-saving rapid blood type test, and does using GPS to get around make your brain lazy?

March 24, 2017

The World's Bird Poop Obsession

Hank Green
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Here's something to think about the next time you clean your windshield.

Scientists Find First "Evidence" That Our Universe Is A Hologram

Mike Chen
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The holographic universe theory is nothing new, but recently researchers have found the first ever observational evidence that out universe may be a hologram.

When A Satellite Goes Missing, What Can We Do?

Trace Dominguez
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Space is big and easy to get lost in. When we lose contact with spacecraft, scientists have some complicated methods to find them again.

March 22, 2017

Sexier, Stronger And Smarter Super Humans May Appear In 12 Years

Mike Chen
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As most of us already know, technology is slowly taking over everything, and according to Ray Kurzweil, there is a good chance that we could become part robotic super humans in the next 12 years.

Getting A DNA Test Could Keep You From Your Dream Job

Dr. Crystal Dilworth
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Genetic traits are already being used as selection criteria for some jobs, but do we really want DNA test results on our resumes?

The Crazy Way Scientists Launch Rockets From Balloons

Amy Shira Teitel
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Large chemical rockets are needed to launch payloads into space from the ground, but could rockoons, rocket balloons, be a more efficient alternative?

March 21, 2017

A Plastic That Conducts Electricity?

Hank Green
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Plastics usually stop electricity in its tracks, but scientists have figured out a way to keep the electrons flowing.

March 20, 2017

Poop Can Teach You A Lot, But You Have To Look At It

Amy Shira Teitel
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When it comes to health, what comes out of you is just as important as what you put in. What does your poo say about you?

March 19, 2017

Do Glasses Ruin Your Eyesight?

Hank Green
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Hank Green, the host of the SciShow dispels the myth that pertains to glasses making a person's eyesight worse.

March 17, 2017

The Oldest Plant-Like Fossils Ever

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Researchers might have discovered the 2 oldest plant-like fossils this week!

Will Humans Ever Be Able To Hibernate?

Olivia Gordon
A screenshot of Olivia Gordon 
Do you ever feel so tired that you want to sleep for a few months? Scientists are searching for ways to cause human hibernation.

This Giant Neuron Could Explain Where Consciousness Comes From

Trace Dominguez
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After uncovering three giant neurons, scientists could be one step closer to pinpointing where consciousness lives in the brain.

March 16, 2017

We Could Back Up The Internet On A Gram Of DNA

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
Nature's code for life is stored in DNA, but what if we could code anything we wanted into DNA?

Meet Your Microbiome!

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
What you don't know about your microbiome may kill you!!! ...or just give you diarrhea.

March 14, 2017

Don't Fear Superintelligent AI (Grady Booch)

Grady Booch
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New tech spawns new anxieties, says scientist and philosopher Grady Booch, but we don't need to be afraid of an all-powerful, unfeeling AI.

March 13, 2017

Ocean Volcanoes May Hold Clues To Alien Life

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
Scientists think studying 'extremophiles' in toxic hydrothermal vents could teach us about potential extraterrestrial life.

5 Of The World's Most Bizarre Seeds

Five
Five  
Some of the plants have adapted their systems to spread their seeds. But some of those plants have very unique way to disperse their seeds.

March 12, 2017

Why Do We Have Such Crooked Teeth?

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
A lot of humans need or want braces to fix their crooked teeth, but why do you never see a dog walking down the street with headgear? Our ancient ancestors and mac and cheese may be to blame!

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