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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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Playtime with Parachutes | Physics for Kids

Playtime with Parachutes | Physics for Kids

Have you ever played under a parachute at school? You and your friends hold on the edge, flip it up toward the sky, and then slip inside and watch it slowly float down on top of you. Or maybe you’ve seen a skydiver jump out of an airplane! After he jumps, he falls through the […]

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Firework Milk With Kendall The Scientist

Firework Milk With Kendall The Scientist

Hi this is Kendall the scientist and today we’re gonna be doing… Actually I have no idea what we’re gonna be doing but my mom said that she would lead me through it. So the ingredients I have it’s this container of milk, this q-tip, a plate, some dish soap and then these four food […]

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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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Fun With Bubbles! | Physics for Kids

Fun With Bubbles! | Physics for Kids

Today at the Fort, we’re blowing bubbles! This is an official summer fun alert! If you’ve had a chance to blow bubbles at school, or in your backyard, then you know that it can be really fun to make them — and pop them! And they’re also a pretty cool way to learn some science! […]

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Slipping, Sliding Science! | Physics for Kids

Have you ever played on a backyard water slide? It’s one of our favorite kinds of summertime fun! You just lay a piece of plastic on the lawn, spray some water on it from a hose or a sprinkler, get a running start, and then… you can guess what happens next. You slip and you […]

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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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Why Do People Say We’ve Reached the End of Physics?

Why Do People Say We’ve Reached the End of Physics?

[♪ INTRO] The whole point of physics has always been to understand what the universe is made of and how the stuff in it interacts. You know, like how Isaac Newton wanted to figure out why an apple always falls straight toward the ground. And we’ve come a really long way over the years. These […]

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5 of the Best Measurements In Science

5 of the Best Measurements In Science

[ intro ] If you take all the humans who have ever lived, then, all told, members of our species have probably witnessed around a quadrillion sunrises — give or take. That’s a quadrillion tests of the hypothesis that the sun rises in the morning. Today’s humans use what’s called the Standard Model of particle […]

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