How do viruses jump from animals to humans?

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Discover the science of how viruses can jump from one species to another and the deadly epidemics that can result from these pathogens.

The Tiny Creatures You Didn't Know You Were Drinking

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Billions of tiny new friends. Just think of it like that...

The Bacteria That Made Life Possible Are Now Killing Us

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Thanks to the St. Croix Watershed Research Station for sponsoring this video!

Frogs Come Alive After Winter Thaw | National Geographic

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These frogs froze for the winter, but remained alive - now they are thawing out.

A brief history of cannibalism

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Human cannibalism is a lot more common than you might think. Dive into its complex history and see its uses in medicine, cultural rituals and in times of survival.

Handmade Vs. Machine-Made Pasta And Meatballs

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Handmade versus machine-made pasta. Is one really easier than the other and can you taste the difference?

Why Can Soda Dissolve a Rat?

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Surprise! You won a rat in your soda!

Ancient Rome’s most notorious doctor

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Learn about the Greek physician and philosopher Galen of Pergamon, whose experiments and discoveries changed medicine.

What Does Xanax Really Do To Your Body?

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What is Xanax or Alprazolam? A popular drug of choice for teens and adults has some pretty bad side effects when used incorrectly.

Could Your Phone Hurt You? Electromagnetic Pollution

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Electricity is all around us, all the time. It makes our lives easier, safer, more fun and most of us never think about it. But is there such a thing as too much electricity? Electronic devices emit an electromagnetic field, which is suspected to cause cancer. We read countless sources on this topic to summarize the results of the latest research for you.

What Happens To Your Body If You Get Stabbed?

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The answer isn't just "YOU DIE"! *puts away katana*

How to Turn Cancer Against Itself

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This video was made in partnership with the Swiss National Science Foundation.

What makes TB the world's most infectious killer?

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Learn why tuberculosis, TB, is the world’s most infectious disease and how medical advancements are improving treatment.

What If We Just Burned All Our Trash?

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With Starbucks banning plastic straws and zero waste on trend, is the solution to plastic pollution and climate change burning all the trash?

How to Turn Cancer Against Itself

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This video was made in partnership with the Swiss National Science Foundation.

I Waterproofed Myself With Aerogel!

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Aerogel has extraordinary properties but it can be tough to work with. This video looks at modifying aerogels to take advantage of their unique characteristics.

What If You Were Sent Back To The Ice Ages?

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What would happen if you traveled to the ice ages? Would you be able to survive the earth in it's dangerous icy state?

What If We Burned All Trash on Earth?

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With Starbucks banning plastic straws and zero waste on trend, is the solution to plastic pollution and climate change burning all the trash?

Your body vs. implants - Kaitlyn Sadtler

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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.

The mysterious science of pain

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

The Side Effects of Vaccines - How High is the Risk?

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Vaccines are one of our best tools to prevent dangerous diseases, but they come with side effects. So would it be safer not to vaccinate?