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When Will We All Die?: The Statistics of Human Extinction

When Will We All Die?: The Statistics of Human Extinction

Thanks to CuriosityStream for supporting this episode of SciShow! Go to CuriosityStream.com/SciShow to learn more. We humans like to think we’re special in basically all ways, but if the history of life is any indication, our species has a limited time on this planet and in this universe. So the question is: when are we

What Happens To All The Dogs If Humans Disappear?

What Happens To All The Dogs If Humans Disappear?

Hey there! Welcome to Life Noggin! Any dog lover will tell you that our furry friends make our lives better. they save lives as police and search and rescue dogs and take care of us as therapy and service dogs. Studies even show that they improve our health by reducing stress and lowering blood pressure

Heather Barnett: What humans can learn from semi-intelligent slime

Heather Barnett: What humans can learn from semi-intelligent slime

I’d like to introduce you to an organism: a slime mold, Physarum polycephalum. It’s a mold with an identity crisis, because it’s not a mold, so let’s get that straight to start with. It is one of 700 known slime molds belonging to the kingdom of the amoeba. It is a single-celled organism, a cell,

HPSC0001 – Madness and Society

HPSC0001 – Madness and Society

I’m Bill MacLehose, I’m the lecturer for HPSC0001, the very first module in our catalogue, which is Madness and Society. So Madness and Society is a module that’s an overview of the history of deviant behaviors, what’s considered to be beyond the acceptable rational thought of humans from, really, the Classical period to the present.

Is Beauty Culture Hurting Us? – Glad You Asked S1 (E7)

Is Beauty Culture Hurting Us?  – Glad You Asked S1 (E7)

I think it was watching makeup videos maybe five or six years ago when I started to feel like my eyebrows were insufficient. So I went out and I bought an eyebrow pencil, and then this happened.All agreeing to scan millions of pages from books…Oh, my God.…related to biodiversity.I guess I did it wrong. So

The Royal Society Athena Prize

The Royal Society Athena Prize

Uta: We need diversity in science. If we stay with the very restricted community of very similar people we really will miss out on the large talent pool that is there, we cannot afford to do that. Brian: So Uta, for those who don’t know you can you tell us a bit about yourself. Uta:

Respiration in Human Beings | Biology

Respiration in Human Beings  | Biology

Hello! So by now we know that the process in which the food is converted into energy is called respiration. This respiration is of two types anaerobic respiration and aerobic respiration. In anaerobic respiration, food is converted into energy in absence of oxygen; while in aerobic respiration the food is converted into energy in presence

Human Water Cycle: Wastewater

Human Water Cycle: Wastewater

Wastewater. It’s what gets flushed down the toilet, rinsed down the drain, and produced by places such as factories, workplaces, and homes. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average person uses about 100 gallons of water a day with almost all of it turning into some form of wastewater. Of the hundred gallons

The next species of human | Juan Enriquez

The next species of human | Juan Enriquez

There’s a great big elephant in the room called the economy. So let’s start talking about that. I wanted to give you a current picture of the economy. That’s what I have behind myself. (Laughter) But of course what we have to remember is this. And what you have to think about is, when you’re