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Scientists May Have Found a Way to Treat All Cancers… By Accident | SciShow News

Scientists May Have Found a Way to Treat All Cancers… By Accident | SciShow News

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow. Go to Brilliant.orgSciShow to learn how you can give the gift of learning to someone you love! [ intro ] People often wonder why there isn’t a cure for cancer yet. And the answer is usually because “cancer” isn’t one thing. It’s this big umbrella term […]

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These Hybrid Metallic Crystals Are Chemistry’s New Miracle Materials

These Hybrid Metallic Crystals Are Chemistry’s New Miracle Materials

4200 meters above Melbourne, Australia, a chemistry experiment is in progress. These are the samples, which will be injected with metal and organic particles to form crystals at low gravity. And this guy back here is Dr. JJ Richardson, the lead researcher. JJ and his team study nanomaterials called Metal-Organic Frameworks, which are considered the […]

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‘Magic’ Angle Graphene Is BACK…with an Even Bigger Twist

‘Magic’ Angle Graphene Is BACK…with an Even Bigger Twist

I have got some mega news for you, my friends, and it involves two of our favorite words: graphene and superconductors. Let’s just dive right in, shall we? To understand this latest news, we have to go back to last year. The physics world was sent into a tizzy by the discovery of a ‘magic […]

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Will Betelgeuse Explode? This Is What Scientists Know So Far

Will Betelgeuse Explode? This Is What Scientists Know So Far

One of the sky’s brightest stars has been exhibiting some pretty unusual behavior. Since October 2019, this massive red supergiant, named Betelgeuse, has been losing its sparkle leading many scientists to wonder whether the star is headed toward its demise by way of a supernova explosion. And me to wonder if it will blow if […]

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6 Everyday Ways Science Protects You from Your Poop

6 Everyday Ways Science Protects You from Your Poop

[♪ INTRO] Look. We all poop, but pretty much nobody wants to deal with it. We don’t want to touch it, smell it, look at it… And there’s a really good reason for that. While your own poop probably won’t hurt you, many serious diseases, like cholera, typhoid, and polio, are all caused by microbes […]

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Chemical Earmuffs: The Future of Hearing Protection? | SciShow News

Chemical Earmuffs: The Future of Hearing Protection? | SciShow News

[INTRO ♫] Everywhere from construction jobs to rock concerts, loud noise carries a risk of permanent damage to your hearing. But a new study published this week in the journal PNAS has found a chemical trick that might help block the harmful effects of noise on our ears. They developed a drug-based procedure that actually […]

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Theoretical physics: insider’s tricks

Theoretical physics: insider’s tricks

Physics is the simplest and most central of all branches of human knowledge. I know that. You know that. Everybody knows that. And it’s true! Of all of the branches of physics, the truly deepest and most fundamental of all is particle physics. Our current theory, which is called the Standard Model, is based around […]

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Chemical Equations | Environmental Chemistry | Chemistry | FuseSchool

Chemical Equations | Environmental Chemistry | Chemistry | FuseSchool

Chemical equations can sometimes look a bit daunting, especially when there are lots of different compounds and state symbols involved. But fear not, we’ll help in this lesson on chemical equations. Quite simply, a chemical equation shows the overall chemical change of reactants into products. It’s a bit like a detailed cooking recipe, but where […]

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[Why series] Earth Science Episode 3 – High Air Pressure and Low Air Pressure

[Why series] Earth Science Episode 3 – High Air Pressure and Low Air Pressure

At first glance, air appears to have no power. However, air influences our lives in many ways, and causes various meteorological phenomena. Snow, rain and wind are just some of the phenomena created by wind. These weather patterns vary depending on the pressure of the air. High Air Pressure and Low Air Pressure Air is […]

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The 2016 Nobel Prizes: Chemistry and Physics!

The 2016 Nobel Prizes: Chemistry and Physics!

It’s that time of the year again: around October, the Nobel prize winners are announced, and a few scientists around the world are specially honored for their discoveries. Olivia talked about the Physiology or Medicine Prize last week, and now it’s Chemistry and Physics’ turn. This year’s Chemistry prize was shared between three researchers, who […]

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