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The Viruses That Shaped Humanity

You might get the impression that all viruses are terrible, awful, no-good things that just wreak havoc on humanity. But, surprise: The truth is way more interesting! Hosted by: Hank Green […]

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The Viral Origins of the Placenta

During an ancient viral infection, a protein was embedded into the human genome, allowing the placenta to develop as it has. This animation was produced by Diana Gradinaru, supported by the Genetics Society in celebration of their 100th anniversary in … Continue reading

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Will COVID-19 vaccines cause fertility problems? Are SARS-CoV-2 Spike and Syncytin identical?

Kenneth Witwer addresses the idea that COVID-19 vaccines may cause fertility problems. Specifically, a recent proposal says that the the endogenous protein Syncytin-1 (important for successful pregnancy and reportedly loaded into EVs) is identical or nearly identical to the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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The world’s most dangerous fart – Nick Caruso and Dani Rabaiotti

Dive into the bowels of the animal kingdom to explore why animals fart, and find out which creature has the foulest flatulence. — For most humans, farts are a welcome relief, an embarrassing incident, or an opportunity for a gas-based … Continue reading

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How Is LIDL So Affordable?

How is Lidl So Cheap? is the question we try to explain in today’s video. The supermarket chain is beginning to make its presence felt with increased investment in America and the whole of Europe which made us wonder, how … Continue reading

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The nightmare future humanity avoided

The Montreal Protocol was designed to save the ozone layer, but it may have ended up saving the planet. Learn more about how the atmosphere absorbs radiation with Brilliant! https://www.brilliant.org/simonclark A new paper this year examined the “world avoided” via … Continue reading

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When did light skin appear in modern humans?

[…] Sources: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-… https://centerforhealthprogress.org/b… https://www.science.org/content/artic… https://www.independent.co.uk/news/sc… https://www.livescience.com/42838-eur… […]

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How Pythagoras Broke Music (and how we kind of fixed it)

How does music work? What did an Ancient Greek philosopher have to do with it? Why did he keep drowning people? Discover the answers to these questions and more as we take a tour through musical tuning systems, examining how … Continue reading

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The Planets Are Weirdly In Sync

[…] You can also discuss this video on REDDIT: https://stvmld.com/m4fnhvcw Orbital Resonance Incredibly, three of the four largest moons of Jupiter (Ganymede, Europa and Io) have orbital periods that are whole number ratios with each other (1:2:4). The big gap … Continue reading

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Why the Earth exists because of Saturn | Migration of Planets

[…] Did you know that the places where the planets formed in the solar system aren’t necessarily where they’ve ended up today? Planets can MIGRATE. And it’s that migration that throws the rest of the Solar System into a complete … Continue reading

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