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How Bacteria Helped Plants Take Over the World | SciShow News

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this week of SciShow! Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [ intro ] There’s a lot written about how early animals transitioned from living in… Read more »

The Teenage Brain Explained

Being a teenager is hard. And so is living with one, I’m told. No human gets to escape this moody, angsty, confusing phase And interestingly, such an extended adolescence is… Read more »

5 Weird Things Your Blood Can Tell You

This episode of SciShow is sponsored by Brilliant! Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] It usually isn’t possible to simply glance at a sick person and instantly know… Read more »

Why Do I Have Tonsil Stones?

A sore throat can be a sign of all kinds of medical maladies. You might have caught a cold from your coworkers, or just cheered too loudly at the big… Read more »

How Do Concussions Cause Amnesia?

Amnesia. It’s a pretty great way to add some drama to stories. A bowling ball to the head and, suddenly, Fred Flintstone can’t remember who he is. Another bonk, and… Read more »

Nitroglycerin: Explosive Heart Medication

[Theme song] Imagine a substance so potent that depending on how you use it, it could blow you to pieces, or it could save your life. This stuff exists, and… Read more »

Will Stress Really Make You Go Gray?

[♪INTRO] We’ve all seen those comparison photos. Some president starts off with a full head of dark hair, and a few years later they’re totally gray. But stress doesn’t really… Read more »