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The Man Who Tried to Give Himself An Ulcer… For Science

Here at SciShow, we don’t like to indulge the idea of the ‘mad scientist.’ But sometimes scientists do live up to the stereotype, and resort to doing things most of us would never do. Like experimenting on themselves to prove a point. In 1984, an Australian doctor named Barry Marshall

Your Appendix Isn’t Useless, After All

This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. From websites and online stores to marketing tools and analytics, Squarespace is the all-in-one platform to build a beautiful online presence and run your business. [♪ INTRO] The appendix gets a bad rap. You probably never think about it unless it’s the reason you’re

Making Antivenom out of Human Antibodies | SciShow News

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. [ ♪ Intro ] It’s tempting to think that doctors are on the cutting edge of medical science, but some advancements take a while. Like this week, a paper was published in Nature Communications that announced progress toward a more effective antivenom for the super

Diffusion | #aumsum

Diffusion. Diffusion is the movement of molecules from high concentration to low concentration. Sorry. Where should I pour this water? Air particles enter the empty container. Air particles possess energy. Particles start moving randomly. They bump and bounce into one another. Eventually, air particles spread out and fill the entire

Do Essential Oils Really Work? And Why?

Do Essential Oils Really Work? And Why?

When you come home at the end of a long day, you might unwind with a lavender bubble bath. Or maybe you light a zesty orange candle as part of your study ritual. These habits fall under the umbrella of aromatherapy: the idea that smelling so-called “essential oils” can change