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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

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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 […]

The Superhuman World of Wim Hof: The Iceman

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To me, God is cold. You could say that I think of the cold as a noble force. It’s just helping me. It’s training me. It’s bringing me back to the inner nature the way it was meant to be. And there’s a way I do not only endure, the cold, I love the cold.>>We […]

Is Height Genetic?

Is Height Genetic?

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Hey smart people, Joe here. I am a descendent of giants. With a grandfather, dad, two uncles, and an aunt all towering over 6 feet tall. We are the people you don’t want to stand behind at a Bon Jovi concert, but we’re also the people who can get that thing off the top shelf […]

3 Ways Trees Can Save the Climate (With Our Help)

3 Ways Trees Can Save the Climate (With Our Help)

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Hey smart people, Joe here. Fact: Earth is experiencing climate change on a scale and pace never before seen since our species has been on the planet, and we’re causing it by pumping more heat-trapping carbon into the atmosphere than Earth’s natural systems can take out. Now fixing a problem as massive as climate change […]

Where Does Complexity Come From? (Big Picture Ep. 3/5)

Where Does Complexity Come From? (Big Picture Ep. 3/5)

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The universe as a whole evolves towards increasing entropy, or disorder — a tendency physicists call the Second Law of Thermodynamics. This movement toward disorganization might lead you to think that organized structures – like, say, living beings – would never spontaneously come into existence. Of course entropy can go down in part of the […]

Why study a Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences undergraduate degree in the UK?

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Hi. We all study Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences at the University of Birmingham and we’ll like to tell you five reasons why it’s such a great degree programme. 1. Variety Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences is designed for talented students who appreciate the benefits of breadth as well as depth. You’ll typically pick one […]

Should We Be Worried About GMOs? – Glad You Asked S1

Should We Be Worried About GMOs? – Glad You Asked S1

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( music playing )Christophe: This is the island of Maui.We’re here because this place has been at the centerof a fierce debate about whether we should growand eat genetically modified food.And that question is only getting more important.At the current rate, we will have to grow more foodin the next 30 years than we have […]

EXPÉRIENCE: L’EAU DE VOTRE DOUCHE EST RADIOACTIVE ?!

EXPÉRIENCE: L’EAU DE VOTRE DOUCHE EST RADIOACTIVE ?!

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Radioactivity is … EVERYWHERE! Some time ago I made a video to explain what radioactivity is and with some uranium ores we made experiments to observe indirectly the emitted particles. I also said that this radioactivity naturally comes from the soil and rocks that release radon, a radioactive gas that is found in the surrounding […]

Why study Chemistry at Birmingham?

Why study Chemistry at Birmingham?

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I chose chemistry at the University of Birmingham because compared to all the other unis this offers some of the best facilities there are around I mean just look around you the brand-new CTL opened just over a year ago and that allows us undergraduates to undertake our experiments to a high level. When I […]

Why can’t we talk about periods? | Jen Gunter

Why can’t we talk about periods? | Jen Gunter

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When I was a teen, I had terrible periods. I had crippling cramps, I leaked blood onto my clothes and onto my bed sheets, and I had period diarrhea. And I had to miss school one to two days a month, and I remember sitting on the couch with my heating pads, thinking, “What’s up […]