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 DinosaurBiology
Non-Invasive Brain SurgeryBiology
Scientists have combined ultrasound, viruses and synthetic drugs to control regions of the brain.
Jellyfish Acceleration | Because Science LiveBiology
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 ForeverBiology
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 BirthBiology
This RARE mutation can make you VERY muscular, but what exactly is happening to cause this? Is it harmful?
Where Do Teeth Come From?Biology
Teeth. We’ve all got ‘em (most of us, anyway). But how do they grow? Teeth are made from some biological nanotechnology that will blow your mind.
The World in UVBiology
UV cameras expose a hidden world and reveal the incompleteness of our perception.
How Small Is An Atom? Spoiler: Very Small.Biology
Atoms are very weird. Wrapping your head around exactly how weird, is close to impossible - how can you describe something that is SO removed from humans experience? But then again, they kind of make up everything, so let us try anyways.
Which Life Form REALLY Dominates Earth?Biology
Are humans really Earth's most dominant species? Let's put all of the planet's living things on a scale and see what has amassed the most mass.
3 Arguments Why Marijuana Should Stay Illegal ReviewedBiology
We take a fair look at some of the best counter arguments for legalization and see how they hold up in review.
How Evolution Turned A Possum Into A WolfBiology
ntil the early 20th century, Tasmania was home to a very weird wolf-like creature. Except that it wasn't a wolf. Even though it looked like a wolf.
Why do we sweat? - John MurnanBiology
There are a number of scenarios that can make us sweat-including exercise, eating spicy foods, and nervousness.
The Deadliest Being on Planet Earth - The BacteriophageBiology
A war has been raging for billions of years, killing trillions every single day, while we don't even notice. This war involves the single deadliest being on our planet: The Bacteriophage.
How squids outsmart their predatorsBiology
There are about 500 species of squid, and they live in all the world's oceans, making them a reliable food source for whales, dolphins, sharks, seabirds, fish - and even other squids. As a result, the squid's most extraordinary adaptations are those that have evolved to help them thwart these predators.
What Happens When You Take Steroids?Biology
How do steroids work? The pros and cons.