Your body vs. implants - Kaitlyn Sadtler

Biology
Why do medical implants like insulin pumps and prosthetic knees need replacement? Explore how the immune system fights implants and how new devices are trying to help.

What Happens To Your Memories After You Die?

Biology
When we're no longer on this earth, what happens to all the memories in our heads? Do people remember their passing if they're brought back to life?

Why Do We Talk In Our Sleep?

Biology
Sleepy time!

You Don’t Want to Live Forever

Biology
The idea of immortality has long been a prominent fixture in storytelling, and serves as a much sought after goal even here in real life.

The mysterious science of pain

Biology
Explore the biological and psychological factors that influence how we experience pain and how our nervous system reactions to harmful stimuli.

Can a Virus Get a Virus?

Biology
Can a virus get a virus?

The Secrets of Extreme Breath Holding

Biology
Humans can hold our breath longer than we think by taking advantage of our body’s innate survival instincts - and then ignoring them.

What Happens If Your Stomach Gets Removed?

Biology
Can you survive without a stomach? What happens when your stomach is gone?

How to biohack your cells to fight cancer

Biology
Check out the science of biohacking, where biologists go into a patient’s genetic code and reprogram their immune system to recognize and fight cancer cells.

What Happens When You Go To Sleep High?

Biology
Dude. Sleeping high does what?

What Happens When You Freeze To Death?

Biology
Good reason to stay inside during this Polar Vortex!

Could A Plant Grow Inside You?

Biology
Plants can live in all kinds of environments...even inside the your body?

The Most Important Dinosaur

Biology
Dinosaurs!

Non-Invasive Brain Surgery

Biology
Scientists have combined ultrasound, viruses and synthetic drugs to control regions of the brain.

Jellyfish Acceleration | Because Science Live

Biology
How Jellyfish move.

What If You Only Ate Chips?

Biology
What if you only consumed potatoes forever?

Why Are Fewer People Getting Appendicitis?

Biology
There are many other unforeseen health changes that seem to be related to the forces of modernization, like the increase in rates of diabetes, Crohn’s disease, and ADHD.

Can We Get Older Without Aging?

Biology
Nothing is guaranteed in life except death, taxes, and entropy. What do other life forms have to teach us about staying alive as we get old, and will we ever conquer death?

Why is meningitis so dangerous?

Biology
In 1987, thousands of people gathered in Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj pilgrimage. But what started out as a celebration led to a worldwide health crisis: more than 2,000 cases of meningitis broke out, spreading across Saudi Arabia and the rest of the world.

This Strange Condition Keeps You Looking Young Forever

Biology
What if you were forever stuck in the aging process? Could you actually stay looking young for the rest of your life? What problems would you face if you had a growth hormone deficiency that caused you to never actually age?

This Rare Mutation Gives You Massive Muscles At Birth

Biology
This RARE mutation can make you VERY muscular, but what exactly is happening to cause this? Is it harmful?