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Einstein’s Brain Was Stolen and Chopped Up Into Tiny Pieces...For Science?!
 
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Over 60 years ago, Einstein's brain was stolen, preserved, dissected and sent in pieces across the country. Who was behind this theft for science? How NASA Engineers Use Origami To Design Future Spacecraft https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWoQhf6lBV0 Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Read More: How Einstein’s Brain Is Different Than Yours https://www.seeker.com/how-einsteins-brain-is-different-than-yours-1791620871.html “By any and all measures, Einstein was a genius. But what made him so different from any other person? Turns out his brain was wired in a very different way! Anthony takes a look inside to show you the ways in which Einstein's brain was both different and similar to yours.” Mathematical Ability Revealed in Brain Scans https://www.seeker.com/mathematical-ability-revealed-in-brain-scans-1771191893.html “The ways that the brain processes language and complex mathematical concepts are quite different.” The Tragic Story of How Einstein’s Brain Was Stolen and Wasn’t Even Special http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/04/21/the-tragic-story-of-how-einsteins-brain-was-stolen-and-wasnt-even-special/ “Albert Einstein, the Nobel prize-winning physicist who gave the world the theory of relativity, E = mc2, and the law of the photoelectric effect, obviously had a special brain. So special that when he died in Princeton Hospital, on April 18, 1955, the pathologist on call, Thomas Harvey, stole it.” Check Out Focal Point on Facebook! - https://www.facebook.com/FocalPointShow/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/ Subscribe now! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/
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How To Control Your Dreams
 
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Lucid dreaming is a dream where you're in control. Want to win the lottery, fly faster than Superman-- done and done! Anthony is a lucid dreamer himself and he explains how lucid dreaming works, and tips on how to do it yourself. Read More: WHAT PARTS OF THE BRAIN PRODUCE DREAMS? http://www.livestrong.com/article/78256-parts-brain-produce-dreams/ "When Sigmund Freud began investigating dreams 100 years ago, he assumed that dreaming involved many parts of the brain." Brain Scans Reveal Lucid Dreaming's 'Sleep Cinema' http://news.discovery.com/tech/brain-scan-lucid-dream-111102.htm "With their 1958 hit song "All I Have To Do Is Dream," whether they realized it or not, the Everly Brothers were actually singing about lucid dreaming. How else is one to interpret the song's conjuring themes of premeditated reverie?" WHY HAVE LUCID DREAMS? http://www.lucidity.com/LucidDreamingFAQ2.html#preventwake "Upon hearing about lucid dreaming for the first time, people often ask, "Why should I want to have lucid dreams? What are they good for?" The Alpha BRAIN: Lucid Dream Experience https://www.onnit.com/lucid-dreaming/ Stephen LaBerge http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_LaBerge Lucid Dreamers Help Scientists Locate the Seat of Meta-Consciousness in the Brain http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120727095555.htm "Studies of lucid dreamers show which centers of the brain become active when we become aware of ourselves in dreams." Watch More: Real Life Dream Recorder: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nLPaqmMDLs Paralyzed In Your Sleep: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wx4B03UJ1U Why Women Love Pinterest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JgHPPGwzbA ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
Views: 1292525 Seeker
New Discovery Could Unlock Graphene's Full Potential
 
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It's time for an update on graphene, that super material of the future! Scientists have come up with some new ways of making it that are easier and cheaper than ever before. Charge Your Cell Phone In 5 Seconds - https://youtu.be/ZwiTIzkF4cw Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: The Story of Graphene http://www.graphene.manchester.ac.uk/explore/the-story-of-graphene/ "Fascination with this material stems from its remarkable physical properties and the potential applications these properties offer for the future. Although scientists knew one atom thick, two-dimensional crystal graphene existed, no-one had worked out how to extract it from graphite." Scientists cook up material 200 times stronger than steel out of soybean oil http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-31/scientists-cook-up-super-strong-graphene-out-of-soybean-oil/8223686 "Many production techniques involve the use of intense heat in a vacuum, and expensive ingredients like high-purity metals and explosive compressed gases. Now a team of Australian scientists has detailed how they turned cheap everyday ingredients into graphene under normal air conditions. They said the research, published today in the journal Nature Communications, may open up a new avenue for the low-cost synthesis of the highly sought-after material." Physicists patent detonation technique to mass-produce graphene https://phys.org/news/2017-01-physicists-patent-detonation-technique-mass-produce.html "Forget chemicals, catalysts and expensive machinery-a Kansas State University team of physicists has discovered a way to mass-produce graphene with three ingredients: hydrocarbon gas, oxygen and a spark plug. Their method is simple: Fill a chamber with acetylene or ethylene gas and oxygen. Use a vehicle spark plug to create a contained detonation. Collect the graphene that forms afterward." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI
Views: 1640775 Seeker
This New 'Perfect' Battery Has Experts Stumped
 
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One of the inventors of the modern lithium-ion battery, John Goodenough, and a team of researchers claim to have invented a new solid state battery. But is it too good to be true? Disney Invented A Room Where Your Phone Will Never Die - https://youtu.be/IWjsXjVc_LE Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI We got nominated for a People's Choice Webby! That means, you can help us win. Please, take a minute and vote for us here (thanks!): https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2017/film-video/general-film/vr-cinematic-or-pre-rendered Read More: New Batteries Could Last a Decade With Minimal Upkeep https://www.seeker.com/new-batteries-could-last-a-decade-with-minimal-upkeep-2261389684.html "The batteries are designed to store wind and solar energy for later use. They're non-toxic, non-corrosive and could significantly reduce the cost of production." Lithium-Ion Battery Inventor Introduces Fast-Charging, Noncombustible Batteries http://engr.utexas.edu/news/8203-goodenough-batteries "A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed the first all-solid-state battery cells that could lead to safer, faster-charging, longer-lasting rechargeable batteries for handheld mobile devices, electric cars and stationary energy storage." BU-204: How do Lithium Batteries Work? http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/lithium_based_batteries "Lithium is the lightest of all metals, has the greatest electrochemical potential and provides the largest specific energy per weight. Rechargeable batteries with lithium metal on the anode could provide extraordinarily high energy densities; however, it was discovered in the mid-1980s that cycling produced unwanted dendrites on the anode. These growth particles penetrate the separator and cause an electrical short. The cell temperature would rise quickly and approach the melting point of lithium, causing thermal runaway, also known as 'venting with flame.'" Has lithium-battery genius John Goodenough done it again? Colleagues are skeptical https://qz.com/929794/has-lithium-battery-genius-john-goodenough-done-it-again-colleagues-are-skeptical/ "Researchers have struggled for decades to safely use powerful-but flammable-lithium metal in a battery. Now John Goodenough, the 94-year-old father of the lithium-ion battery, is claiming a novel solution as a blockbuster advance. If it proves out, the invention could allow electric cars to compete with conventional vehicles on sticker price. The improbable solution, described in a new paper from Goodenough and three co-authors, has drawn intense interest from leading science and technology publications." ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Watch More Seeker on our website http://www.seeker.com/shows/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Special thanks to Julian Huguet for hosting and writing this episode of Seeker! Check Julian out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jhug00
Views: 1519722 Seeker
How Scientists Can Slow Down Time
 
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The faster you are moving, the slower time moves! Trace is here to discuss time dilation, and how it’s so monumental that scientists were able to measure it in a lab! Read More: Time dilation measured at 40 percent of the speed of light - in a lab http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/09/time-dilation-measured-at-40-percent-of-the-speed-of-lightin-the-lab/ “Einstein is most famous for general relativity, which is really a theory of gravity.” Time Dilation http://www.phy.olemiss.edu/HEP/QuarkNet/time.html “It turns out that as an object moves with relativistic speeds a "strange" thing seems to happen to its time as observed by ‘us’ the stationary observer (observer in an inertial reference frame).” Test of Time Dilation Using Stored Li+ Ions as Clocks at Relativistic Speed http://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.120405 Synopsis: Relativity is Right on Time, Again http://physics.aps.org/synopsis-for/10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.120405 “Special relativity predicts that a twin in a high-speed rocket, as viewed by his Earth-bound brother, will have a slower-ticking clock.” Real-World Relativity: The GPS Navigation System http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~pogge/Ast162/Unit5/gps.html “People often ask me ‘What good is Relativity?’ It is a commonplace to think of Relativity as an abstract and highly arcane mathematical theory that has no consequences for everyday life. This is in fact far from the truth.” How Special Relativity Works http://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/everyday-myths/relativity10.htm “In order to attempt to prove this theory of time dilation, two very accurate atomic clocks were synchronized and one was taken on a high-speed trip on an airplane.” Hafele and Keating Experiment http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/relativ/airtim.html “During October, 1971, four cesium atomic beam clocks were flown on regularly scheduled commercial jet flights around the world twice, once eastward and once westward, to test Einstein's theory of relativity with macroscopic clocks.” Time Dilation Calculator http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=time+dilation+calculator ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
Views: 514913 Seeker
Weird Things Your Body Does When You're Around Your Crush
 
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Love has some strong effects on our bodies. From blushing to sweating, why do we react the way we do when facing a crush? Why Cuddling Is So Good For You - https://youtu.be/fRQB_eJdpVM Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Thanks to our sponsor Kay Jewelers for supporting DNews! - https://www.kay.com/en/kaystore Read More: Eye-Opener: Why Do Pupils Dilate in Response to Emotional States? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/eye-opener-why-do-pupils-dialate/ "For more than a century scientists have known that our eyes' pupils respond to more than changes in light. They also betray mental and emotional commotion. In fact, pupil dilation correlates with arousal so consistently that researchers use pupil size, or pupillometry, to investigate a wide range of psychological phenomena." How your body reacts when you fall in love http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/12/health/your-body-on-love/ "Kesha wasn't too far off when she described love as a drug, according to a 2010 study conducted at Rutgers University. Researchers concluded that falling in love is much like the sensation of feeling addicted to drugs with the release of euphoria, including brain chemicals like dopamine, oxytocin, adrenaline, and vasopressin." Why Do People Blush? http://www.livescience.com/32458-why-do-we-blush.html "Turns out, this cheek-coloring reaction is a universal human response to social attention. Everyone does it, some more than others. Common blushing triggers include meeting someone important, receiving a compliment, and when experiencing a strong emotion in a social situation." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Written By: Natalia Reagan
Views: 1293299 Seeker
What Is Antimatter And Why Are We Searching For It?
 
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Scientists have been looking for antimatter since the early 1920’s. Is antimatter real? Did Scientists Create A New State Of Matter? ►►►► http://dne.ws/21MDMS6 Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► http://dne.ws/1McUJdm Read More: Physicists Probe Antimatter For Clues To How It All Began http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/11/04/454594496/physicists-probe-antimatter-for-clues-of-how-it-all-began “Matter has a counterpart called antimatter. Each kind of fundamental particle of matter has an antimatter nemesis lurking in the shadows. And true to science-fiction stereotype, if matter and antimatter ever meet, they annihilate in a flash of light.” Scientists trap antimatter long enough to study how it works http://www.theguardian.com/science/2011/jun/05/scientists-create-antimatter-study “In science fiction stories, antimatter pops up everywhere as a power source for spaceships or the active ingredient in diabolical bombs. In real life, though, this mysterious substance is elusive and scientists have never had much of it to play around with.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq Sign Up For The TestTube Mailing List: http://dne.ws/1McUJdm
Views: 573003 Seeker
How Close Are We to Resurrecting Extinct Species?
 
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Bringing extinct animals back to life sounds like science fiction, but gene-editing techniques are making it possible. U.S./Mexico Border Wall Puts Animals In Danger Of Extinction - https://youtu.be/l6xTxh96Jbc Read More: Mammoth Tooth Discovery Suggests Ancient Beast Was Feeding Just West of Austin https://www.seeker.com/earth/animals/mammoth-tooth-discovery-suggests-ancient-beast-was-feeding-just-west-of-austin “About 67,000 years ago, a gigantic mammoth chowed down on enormous mouthfuls of grass in Texas, just west of where modern-day Austin is located, according to new research.” Bringing extinct species back from the dead could hurt—not help—conservation efforts http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/02/bringing-extinct-species-back-dead-could-hurt-not-help-conservation-efforts “...the concept of de-extinction—bringing extinct animals back to life through genetic engineering—is beginning to move from the realm of science fiction to reality.” Molecular 'Lego' Promises to Sharpen CRISPR Gene-Editing Tool https://www.seeker.com/molecular-lego-could-improve-crispr-gene-snipping-tool-2143516378.html “The tool, called a "molecular LEGO," could improve CRISPR's ability to cut away damaged DNA and help treat diseases like cystic fibrosis and leukemia” ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/videos Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/
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There’s a New Form of Matter in Town: EXCITONIUM!
 
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Physicists have finally proved the existence of a new form of matter, but the way they did it might just blow your mind. Quantum Teleportation Is Real, Here's How It Works - https://youtu.be/yb38jozeDOs Read More: Physicists excited by discovery of new form of matter, excitonium https://physics.illinois.edu/news/article/24114 “Excitonium has a team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign… well… excited! Professor of Physics Peter Abbamonte and graduate students Anshul Kogar and Mindy Rak, with input from colleagues at Illinois, University of California, Berkeley, and University of Amsterdam, have proven the existence of this enigmatic new form of matter, which has perplexed scientists since it was first theorized almost 50 years ago.” Astronomers Capture the First ‘Image' of the Dark Matter That Holds the Universe Together https://www.seeker.com/space/astronomy/astronomers-capture-the-first-image-of-the-dark-matter-that-holds-the-universe-together “Researchers have produced what they say is the first composite image of a dark matter filament that connects galaxies together. ‘This image moves us beyond predictions to something we can see and measure,’ said Mike Hudson, co-author of a new study published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.” There's A New Form Of Matter That Exists In Four Dimensions! https://www.seeker.com/theres-a-new-form-of-matter-that-exists-in-four-dimensions-2245968595.html “Time crystals actually move at their 'resting state' or their 'ground state' - that's when atoms have the lowest amount of energy. They're like a ball that is forever in motion. In other words, they are always unstable, down to the atomic level. They are the first non-equilibrium matter ever created!” ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/videos Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Special thanks to Julian Huguet for writing this episode of Seeker! Check Julian out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jhug00 This episode of Seeker was hosted by Trace Dominguez
Views: 286233 Seeker
This Is The Only Place Antimatter Can Survive In The Universe
 
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Scientists at CERN are using the Large Hadron Collider to create and study antimatter, but how are they doing it? Inside The World's Largest Particle Accelerator - https://youtu.be/328pw5Taeg0 Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: Bizarre Antimatter Looks Surprisingly Like Regular Matter http://www.seeker.com/bizarre-antimatter-looks-surprisingly-like-regular-matter-2158988923.html "For the first time, physicists have shown that atoms of antimatter appear to give off the same kind of light that atoms of regular matter do when illuminated with lasers, a new study finds. More precise measurements of this emitted light could unearth clues that might finally help solve the mystery of why there is so much less antimatter than normal matter in the universe, researchers say." Antimatter https://home.cern/topics/antimatter "Dirac interpreted the equation to mean that for every particle there exists a corresponding antiparticle, exactly matching the particle but with opposite charge. For the electron there should be an "antielectron", for example, identical in every way but with a positive electric charge. The insight opened the possibility of entire galaxies and universes made of antimatter." Physicists have observed the light spectrum of antimatter for first time http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists-have-observed-the-light-spectrum-of-antimatter-for-first-time "After two decades of trying, physicists at CERN have reported the first ever measurement of the light emitted by an antimatter atom, revealing that antihydrogen is the exact mirror image of regular hydrogen. The result, which finally confirms what has long been predicted by the laws of physics, opens up a new way of testing Einstein's special theory of relativity, and could help us answer one of the biggest mysteries in modern physics - why is there so much more regular matter than antimatter in the Universe?" ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Watch More Seeker on our website http://www.seeker.com/shows/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI
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Engineers Created A New Bionic Arm That Can Grow With You
 
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Check out Daniel Melville’s 3D printing business here! https://www.handydans3dprints.com/ Written & Produced by Lauren Ellis Edited by Lee Cofer Mould Shot by Phil Clarke Hill https://philclarkehill.com/ How Close Are We to Replacing Humans with Robots? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dA4I3PiDMz4 Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Read More: Open Bionics https://openbionics.com/ NHS launches world's first trial of 3D printed bionic hands for children https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-3d-printed-bionic-hands-children-world-first-bristol-tilly-lockey-a7787156.html “The new lightweight design by Open Bionics uses a 3D printer to create the hand in four separate parts, custom-built to fit the patient using scans of their body. Sensors attached to the skin detect the user’s muscle movements, which can be used to control the hand and open and close the fingers.” Cutting-Edge Artificial Joints Are Better Than Bionic https://www.seeker.com/3-d-printing-stem-cells-producing-bionic-artificial-joints-2078935550.html "New knee and hip joints developed from stem cells and 3-D printing mean implants are becoming a durable option for younger patients." ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/ Subscribe now! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/
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The Golden Ratio vs. The Rule of Thirds
 
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When it comes to photography, there is a debate whether or not the Golden Ratio is better than the Rule of Thirds. Join Tara as she discusses the importance of these. Read More: What is the ‘Golden Ratio’ and why is it better than the ‘Rule of Thirds?’ http://photo.stackexchange.com/questions/8965/what-is-the-golden-ratio-and-why-is-it-better-than-the-rule-of-thirds “Somebody recently told me that I will be able to compose more pleasing pictures if I use the Golden Ratio instead of the Rule of Thirds, and that the Rule of Thirds was an inferior way to compose photographs.” How to Use the Golden Ratio to Improve Your Photography http://www.apogeephoto.com/may2014/how-to-use-the-golden-ratio-to-improve-your-photography.shtml “The Golden Ratio has been used as a powerful composition tool for centuries. It is a design principle based on the ratio of 1 to 1.618.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Inside The World's Largest Particle Accelerator
 
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The Large Hadron Collider is a 27 kilometer atom smasher! How does it work and what can it tell us about the make-up of our universe? A Rare Look Inside The Doomsday Seed Vault Deep In The Arctic - http://bit.ly/2babUEI Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: CERN Overview Animation http://cds.cern.ch/record/2020780 "This animation shows how the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) works." After The Higgs, LHC Rounds Up The Unusual Suspects In Particle Physics http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/after-higgs-lhc-rounds-unusual-suspects-particle-physics-n306446 "Supersymmetry and dark matter, neutralinos, gravitinos and gluinos ... you can expect exotic topics like these to be spinning around as the Large Hadron Collider ramps up to smash subatomic particles again over the next couple of months." Excitement Grows As Large Hadron Collider Hints At New Particle https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/mar/18/excitement-grows-over-large-hadron-colliders-possible-new-particle-lhc "When hundreds of physicists gathered this week in La Thuile, an old mining town in the heart of the Italian alps, one short and simple question hung in the cool, crisp air: is it real? The source of their fascination, and no little excitement, was light. Not the sunlight that made the snow glint on the mountains in the Aosta valley, but light inside the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) across the border near Geneva. The machine had detected more photons than expected as it smashed particles beneath the quiet Swiss countryside. The brief flashes of light might be the first glimpse of the next big discovery." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI
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We’re Close to a Universal Quantum Computer, Here’s Where We're At
 
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Quantum computers are just on the horizon as both tech giants and startups are working to kickstart the next computing revolution. U.S. Nuclear Missiles Are Still Controlled By Floppy Disks - https://youtu.be/Y8OOp5_G-R4 Read More: Quantum Computing and the New Space Race http://nationalinterest.org/feature/quantum-computing-the-new-space-race-26349 “In January 2017, Chinese scientists officially began experiments using the world’s first quantum-enabled satellite, which will carry out a series of tests aimed at investigating space-based quantum communications over the course of the next two years.” Quantum Leap in Computer Simulation https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/quantum-leap-in-computer-simulation “Ultimately it will help us understand and test the sorts of problems an eventually scaled-up quantum computer will be used for, as the quantum hardware is developed over the next decade or so.” How Quantum Computing Will Change Your Life https://www.seeker.com/quantum-computing-cryptography-future-physics-2031879856.html “The Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics kicked off a new season of live-streamed public lectures featuring quantum information expert Michele Mosca.” Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/ Subscribe now! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/
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How Many Dimensions Does The Universe Have?
 
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Dimensions are complicated, and wrapping your mind around how many there are can give you a headache. Join Trace as he explains everything you should know about them. Read More: What is a dimension, and how many are there? http://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/everyday-myths/dimension.htm "As you've probably noticed, we live in a world defined by three spatial dimensions and one dimension of time." Imagining Other Dimensions http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/physics/imagining-other-dimensions.html "For most of us, or perhaps all of us, it's impossible to imagine a world consisting of more than three spatial dimensions." 10 Dimensions http://www.universetoday.com/48619/10-dimensions/ "We all consider dimensions in general terms such as another reality or how we perceive the environment around us." How Many Dimensions Does the Universe Really Have? http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/physics/2014/04/how-many-dimensions-does-the-universe-really-have/ "An engineer, a mathematician and a physicist walk into a universe. How many dimensions do they find?" Extra dimensions, gravitons, and tiny black holes http://home.web.cern.ch/about/physics/extra-dimensions-gravitons-and-tiny-black-holes "Why is gravity so much weaker than the other fundamental forces?" Scientists suggest spacetime has no time dimension http://phys.org/news/2011-04-scientists-spacetime-dimension.html "The concept of time as a way to measure the duration of events is not only deeply intuitive, it also plays an important role in our mathematical descriptions of physical systems." Theoretical physics: The origins of space and time http://www.nature.com/news/theoretical-physics-the-origins-of-space-and-time-1.13613 "Many researchers believe that physics will not be complete until it can explain not just the behaviour of space and time, but where these entities come from." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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How To Stop Shaking When You’re Nervous
 
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Nerves are a hard thing to calm. You start sweating, your stomach cramps and you start to shake. What triggers these reactions in your body? What Does Stress Do To Your Body ►►►► http://dne.ws/1Uxl8ag Read More: Human Screams Occupy a Privileged Niche in the Communication Soundscape http://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822%2815%2900737-X “Screaming is arguably one of the most relevant communication signals for survival in humans. Despite their practical relevance and their theoretical significance as innate and virtually universal vocalizations, what makes screams a unique signal and how they are processed is not known.” Relaxation techniques: Breath control helps quell errant stress response http://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/relaxation-techniques-breath-control-helps-quell-errant-stress-response “The term “fight or flight” is also known as the stress response. It’s what the body does as it prepares to confront or avoid danger. When appropriately invoked, the stress response helps us rise to many challenges.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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How Exercise Rewires Your Brain
 
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Everyone knows exercise is good for your health, but new studies show it does more than flatten those abs-- it physically alters your brain to better handle stress! Anthony shows us this hidden, and hugely beneficial impact of working out. Read More: Exercise reorganizes the brain to be more resilient to stress http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S37/28/70Q72/ "Physical activity reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is reduced and anxiety is less likely to interfere with normal brain function, according to a research team based at Princeton University." Scientists Map the Wiring of the Biological Clock http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/25342.aspx "The World Health Organization lists shift work as a potential carcinogen, says Erik Herzog, PhD, Professor of Biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. And that's just one example among many of the troubles we cause ourselves when we override the biological clocks in our brains and pay attention instead to the mechanical clocks on our wrists." The Role of GABA in Anxiety Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12662130 "Anxiety stems from and perpetuates dysregulation of neurobiological systems, but the exact mechanisms of anxiety disorders are still only partially understood." Circadian Rhythms of Dopamine, Glutamate and GABA in the Striatum and Nucleus Accumbens of the Awake Rat: Modulation by Light. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15009508 "Using microdialysis, we investigated the circadian rhythms of the extracellular concentrations of dopamine, glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the striatum and nucleus accumbens of the awake rat." gamma-Aminobutyric acid https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma-Aminobutyric_acid Hippocampus http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippocampus Watch More: Beer Healthier Than Running? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCALn0JAULs Do Fitness Trackers Work? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOD-VxHl0Zo Distort:Robot Destruction http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsgqllvbT28 ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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This New Form of Light Is a Physical Molecule, Here’s How We Made It
 
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Shooting photons through a rubidium gas cloud has some surprising results: photonic molecules. Are we one step closer to light crystals? Quantum Teleportation Is Real, Here's How It Works - https://youtu.be/yb38jozeDOs Read More: Scientists Create a New Form of Light by Linking Photons https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists-link-photons-and-create-new-form-light-180968184/#GaguaoDkSm2Yd052.99 “It’s a glimpse of science fiction made fact: Scientists have created a new form of light that could someday be used to build light crystals.” Is It a Light Wave or a Particle? https://www.wired.com/2013/07/is-light-a-wave-or-a-particle/ “It’s in your physics textbook, go look. It says that you can either model light as an electromagnetic wave or you can model light a stream of photons. You can’t use both models at the same time.” Atomic Decay Test Investigates How Matter and Antimatter Coexist in the Universe https://www.seeker.com/space/astrophysics/atomic-decay-test-investigates-how-matter-and-antimatter-coexist-in-the-universe “A never-before-seen type of radioactivity could explain why matter, including humans, exists today. And now a team of physicists has launched an experiment to find the oddball phenomenon.” ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/videos Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Special thanks to Julian Huguet for writing this episode of Seeker! Check Julian out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jhug00 This episode of Seeker was written by Trace Dominguez
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Why Can't We Remember Being Babies?
 
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Why can't we recall being born? It was kind of a big day, so you'd think we'd remember. Anthony looks at how the inner workings of a baby's brain differs from that of a full grown adult. Read More: When Do Babies Become Conscious? http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/04/baby-consciousness/ "For everyone who's looked into an infant's sparkling eyes and wondered what goes on in its little fuzzy head, there's now an answer." Babies Have Consciousness, Study Finds http://www.livescience.com/28848-babies-have-consciousness.html "Infants have a conscious experience of the world at as early as 5 months of age, new research finds." Why Don't We Remember Being Babies? http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/1026-why-dont-we-remember-being-babies.html "Virtually nobody has memories from very early childhood — but it's not because we don't retain information as young children." Can a person remember being born? http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/remember-birth.htm "Psychologists refer to this inability of most adults to remember events from early life, including their birth, as childhood amnesia." Why Can't You Remember Being a Baby? http://mentalfloss.com/article/12330/why-cant-you-remember-being-baby "There are probably blackout periods you can't remember at all from your childhood, and the memories you do have are likely hazy and garbled." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! Watch More http://www.youtube.com/dnewschannel Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzWQYUVCpZqtN93H8RR44Qw?sub_confirmation=1 DNews Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez Twitter https://twitter.com/trace501 DNews Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews DNews Website http://discoverynews.com
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Inside the International Hunt for the Ghost Particle
 
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This mega science experiment wants to solve one of the biggest mysteries in science today: what happened after the Big Bang? This Is The Only Place Antimatter Can Survive In The Universe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XD8Q3Mb1Q4I&t=107s Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Read More: What is a Neutrino? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-a-neutrino/ “A neutrino is a subatomic particle that is very similar to an electron, but has no electrical charge and a very small mass, which might even be zero.” An Invisible Particle Could Be The Building Block For Some Incredible New Technology http://www.businessinsider.com/why-you-should-care-about-neutrinos-2013-12 “An invisible and almost massless particle could be the building block for some incredible new technology.” A Short History Of The Mysterious Disappearing Neutrinos https://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2015/10/07/446372157/a-short-history-of-the-mysterious “Neutrinos are very weird particles. Proposed by Wolfgang Pauli in 1930, they are known as "ghost particles" for their uncanny ability to fly through matter practically as if it didn't exist.” ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/ Subscribe now! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Written & Produced by Lauren Ellis Edited by Lee Cofer Mould
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How To Tell The Perfect Lie
 
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We all know lying is bad.. but sometimes, certain situations give you no other option. Anthony has some tips on how to make that lie more convincing than any other. Read More: Intricacies of Lying: False Descriptions Easier to Remember Than False Denials http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130904205111.htm "What happens when you tell a lie? Set aside your ethical concerns for a moment -- after all, lying is a habit we practice with astonishing dexterity and frequency, whether we realize it or not." How to Tell a Lie http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/you-illuminated/200908/how-tell-lie "As a culture, we laud truth-tellers. From an early age we're taught to revere two of our most noteworthy presidents, Honest Abe and George Washington, who could not tell a lie. What does it indicate, though, when the well-known story about the first US president coming clean after cutting down his father's cherry tree is nothing more than fiction, a bold-faced lie?" How to Tell a Lie Without Being Caught http://m.wikihow.com/Tell-a-Lie-Without-Being-Caught "Ever needed to tell a little white lie to spare somebody's feelings? Or wanted to lie as part as your April fools trick? Want to lie to your enemy as revenge or lie to your sister for a laugh? Here's how to do it and get away with it!" Body Language Basics http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/spycatcher/201108/body-language-basics "For millions of years, our early ancestors ambled on this planet, navigating a very dangerous world. They did so by communicating effectively their needs, emotions, fears, and desires with each other." How to Lie Without Actually Telling a Lie http://lifehacker.com/5951066/how-to-lie-without-actually-telling-a-lie "We all lie sometimes, whether you're seeking to hide your true feelings about someone's fruitcake or a housing a deep, dark secret. Nonetheless, most of us don't enjoy being dishonest and you don't have to be. By utilizing misdirection, you can lead others to believe a lie without ever telling it." How to Tell If Someone Is Being Honest http://www.ehow.com/how_4449212_tell-someone-being-honest.html "Whether you're questioning your spouse about his whereabouts, talking to your kids about their weekend, or speaking to your boss about a raise, you need to be able to spot a liar and deal with the situation accordingly. Even the best liars make mistakes and, if you pay close attention to their involuntary actions, you can determine who's being honest and who's lying through their teeth!" Watch More: Get Rich, Cheat More: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GBNxp0IS_4 Lie Detectors Lie : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyUWGXVxCCk What Are Jokers For?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILVJbMcKbTM&feature=c4-overview ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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How Close Are We to Photographing a Black Hole?
 
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What does a black hole look like? No one knows for sure. Artists make their images based on what physicists think they look like. But that could be about to change. This Is Not What Space Looks Like - https://youtu.be/N5rZ9E72zbI Read More: Scientists Wonder If the Collision of Two Neutron Stars Created a Black Hole https://www.seeker.com/space/astrophysics/scientists-wonder-if-the-collision-of-two-neutron-stars-created-a-black-hole “For the first time, scientists have seen the source of gravitational waves from two colliding neutron stars, and the space oddity doesn't stop there. Those neutron stars might have collapsed into a black hole after they merged, scientists say.” Gravitational Wave Kicks Monster Black Hole Out of Galactic Core https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/gravitational-wave-kicks-monster-black-hole-out-of-galactic-core “Astronomers have uncovered a supermassive black hole that has been propelled out of the center of a distant galaxy by what could be the awesome power of gravitational waves.” New Class of Black Hole 100,000 Times Larger Than the Sun Detected in Milky Way https://www.seeker.com/space/astronomy/new-class-of-black-hole-100000-times-larger-than-the-sun-detected-in-milky-way “Black holes are notoriously hard to find, since they don’t emit any light. But there’s one particular size of black hole that has been especially evasive, even though astronomers have theorized that they should be plentiful..” ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/videos Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/
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How Fiction Makes Our Brains Better
 
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Merriam-Webster declared 'science' the 2013 word of the year. But can reading something other than data and facts, say a work of fiction, help improve brain function? Anthony explains the many possible benefits that reading a fictitious book can have on the brain. Read More: A Novel Look at How Stories May Change the Brain http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140103204428.htm "Many people can recall reading at least one cherished story that they say changed their life." Novel Finding: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Empathy http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=novel-finding-reading-literary-fiction-improves-empathy "The types of books we read may affect how we relate to others." A novel look at how stories may change the brain http://esciencecommons.blogspot.com/2013/12/a-novel-look-at-how-stories-may-change.html "Many people can recall reading at least one cherished story that they say changed their life." Short- and Long-Term Effects of a Novel on Connectivity in the Brain http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/brain.2013.0166 "We sought to determine whether reading a novel causes measurable changes in resting-state connectivity of the brain and how long these changes persist." Reading Literary Fiction Improves Theory of Mind http://www.sciencemag.org/content/342/6156/377.abstract "Understanding others' mental states is a crucial skill that enables the complex social relationships that characterize human societies." READING LITERARY FICTION IMPROVES "MIND-READING" SKILLS FINDS A STUDY FROM THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH http://www.newschool.edu/pressroom/pressreleases/2013/CastanoKidd.htm "Heated debates about the quantifiable value of arts and literature are a common feature of American social discourse." http://lifehacker.com/5965703/the-science-of-storytelling-why-telling-a-story-is-the-most-powerful-way-to-activate-our-brains http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=the-secrets-of-storytelling http://www.wired.com/business/2011/03/why-do-we-tell-stories/ Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year Is ... Science! http://news.discovery.com/history/merriam-websters-word-of-the-year-is-science-131203.htm "While the Oxford University Press honored "selfies" as its 2013 Word of the Year, celebrating those quickly snapped self-portraits, Merriam-Webster is taking a more academic approach to its annual linguistic spotlight." Word of the Year 2013 http://www.merriam-webster.com/info/2013-word-of-the-year.htm "The Word of the Year, with the greatest increase in lookups, may surprise many people: science." Watch More: Best Geek Reads 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMjhZ3vc55c TestTube Wildcard http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-437-pets-make-us-healthier?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Sherlock: Master of Science http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d67num8cp_c ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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NASA Is Going to The Sun, Here’s Why That’s So Crazy
 
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NASA is launching humanity’s first ever mission to touch the Sun, and it could solve two of the most vexing mysteries in astrophysics. Watch More Space Crafts! | https://bit.ly/2w0YKD1 Read More: Parker Solar Probe https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/parker-solar-probe “NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will be the first-ever mission to ‘touch’ the Sun.” Launch Week Begins for Parker Solar Probe https://blogs.nasa.gov/parkersolarprobe/2018/08/07/launch-week-begins-for-parker-solar-probe/ “Teams preparing for launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe are beginning a busy week leading up to liftoff, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11, at 3:33 a.m.” Parker Solar Probe - Spacecraft http://parkersolarprobe.jhuapl.edu/Spacecraft/index.php#Extreme-Environments “PSP will perform its scientific investigations in a hazardous region of intense heat and solar radiation. The spacecraft will fly close enough to the Sun to watch the solar wind speed up from subsonic to supersonic, and it will fly though the birthplace of the highest-energy solar particles.” ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website http://www.seeker.com/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Space Crafts on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerSpaceCrafts/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/
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Could We Upload Our Consciousness To A Computer?
 
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Would it ever be possible to one day upload our consciousness to a computer? How would we go about this? Read More: The Brain vs. The Computer https://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/bvc.html “Throughout history, people have compared the brain to different inventions.” Scientists Are Convinced Mind Transfer Is the Key to Immortality http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/scientists-are-convinced-mind-transfer-is-the-key-to-immortality “Call it mind transfer, uploading, brain backup, whatever—the idea of copying the human brain to a computer so it can live on without the body has a strong hold on futurists, neuroscientists, and folks that just want to live forever.” Mind-reading Technology Speeds Ahead http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mind-reading-technology-speeds-ahead/ “Jack Gallant perches on the edge of a swivel chair in his lab at the University of California, Berkeley, fixated on the screen of a computer that is trying to decode someone's thoughts.” Engineering a memory with LTD and LTP http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v511/n7509/full/nature13294.html “It has been proposed that memories are encoded by modification of synaptic strengths through cellular mechanisms such as long-term potentiation (LTP) and long-term depression (LTD).” MIT scientists implant a false memory into a mouse’s brain http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/inception-mit-scientists-implant-a-false-memory-into-a-mouses-brain/2013/07/25/47bdee7a-f49a-11e2-a2f1-a7acf9bd5d3a_story.html “Sometime soon, a lab mouse could wake up thinking he had snuggled up to a girl mouse the night before. But he hadn’t. The memory would be fake.” If your brain were a computer, how much storage space would it have? http://io9.com/if-your-brain-were-a-computer-how-much-storage-space-w-509687776 “The comparison between the human brain and a computer is not a perfect one, but it does lend itself to some interesting lines of inquiry. For instance: what is the storage capacity of your brain?” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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What is DEET, And Is It Dangerous?
 
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DEET is a chemical used in many bug sprays. It's very good at repelling insects, but is it safe? Trace explains what DEET is, why we use it, and if it can actually be harmful. Go to http://www.audiblepodcast.com/dnews to get a FREE Audiobook of your choice when you sign up today. Follow DNews on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dnews Follow Trace on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tracedominguez Read More: Is DEET Safe To Use? http://www.popsci.com/article/science/deet-safe-use?dom=tw&src=SOC "DEET is a popular insect repellent—an estimated 30 percent of Americans use it every year—yet it sounds like a good number of people are wary of it, too." How DEET Works http://adventure.howstuffworks.com/outdoor-activities/hiking/deet.htm "Is th­e­re anything more annoying than the ­­high-pitched buz­z of a mosquito in your ear?" New Theory on DEET: Mosquito Just Dislikes It http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/19/science/19obdeet.html?_r=0 "Earlier this year, researchers announced they had solved a mystery: how DEET works. DEET, the most popular mosquito repellent, jams odorant receptors in insect nervous systems, masking other odors that attract the bugs." What is DEET? http://npic.orst.edu/factsheets/DEETgen.html "DEET is an insect repellent that is used in products to prevent bites from insects such as mosquitoes, biting flies, fleas and small flying insects." DEET http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/extoxnet/carbaryl-dicrotophos/deet-ext.html "Deet is found in a variety of commercial insecticides. Trade names for products containing Deet include Autan, Delphene, Detamide, Deltamid, Flypel, m- Delphene, Meta-Delphene, Naugatuck Det, and Off." Assessment of methods used to determine the safety of the topical insect repellent N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET) http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/7/1/173#B2 "N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET) has been registered for commercial use as an insect repellent for over five decades, and is used widely across the world." Watch More: Poison Ivy Will Destroy You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pIspD66ZZw TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-452-time-perception?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Female Bugs With a Penis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdebgogZANE ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Another Universe May Have Bumped Into Ours and We Might Have Proof
 
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The Cold Spot in the cosmic microwave background radiation has led astronomers to speculate the possibility of parallel universes. What Is Beyond The Universe? - https://youtu.be/ghaZf1ODia0 Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read more: Universe Older Than Thought, New Map Reveals https://www.seeker.com/universe-older-than-thought-new-map-reveals-1767334276.html "Astronomers first discovered the CMB by accident in 1964, and have been studying it ever since because of the precious clues about the universe's beginnings embedded in it." Our Universe Has 10-20 Times More Galaxies Than Thought https://www.seeker.com/galaxy-population-hubble-discovery-astronomy-universe-2044032670.html "A new headcount of galaxies in the observable universe turned up 10- to 20 times more galaxies than previous estimates, bringing the tally up to as many as 2 trillion, a new study shows." Multiverse: have astronomers found evidence of parallel universes? https://www.theguardian.com/science/across-the-universe/2017/may/17/multiverse-have-astronomers-found-evidence-of-parallel-universes "Each alternate universe carries its own different version of reality. There will be one where you wrote this column and I read it; one where the Guardian is an alt-right propaganda rag; even a really weird one in which Donald Trump uses twitter to spread nothing but amusing cat videos." ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website http://www.seeker.com/shows/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=seeker Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ This episode of Seeker was written and hosted by Trace Dominguez
Views: 2469521 Seeker
Is the Butterfly Effect Real?
 
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Most of us have heard of the Butterfly Effect, but is it real? And what is Chaos Theory? Is Anything Truly Random? http://bit.ly/2cNQDzc Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: Can a Butterfly in Brazil Really Cause a Tornado in Texas? http://www.livescience.com/17455-butterfly-effect-weather-prediction.html "The butterfly effect is all the more pleasing because the computer model that led to its discovery resembles a butterfly. The mathematician Edward Lorenz created the model, called a strange attractor, in the 1960s; it's a line that alternately spirals around two adjacent ovals, mapping out the chaotic solution to a set of interrelated equations." When the Butterfly Effect Took Flight https://www.technologyreview.com/s/422809/when-the-butterfly-effect-took-flight/ "On a winter day 50 years ago, Edward Lorenz, a mild-mannered meteorology professor at MIT, entered some numbers into a computer program simulating weather patterns and then left his office to get a cup of coffee while the machine ran. When he returned, he noticed a result that would change the course of science." The Butterfly Effect http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi652.htm "In 1960 Lorenz tried to model the weather. He wrote simplified equations and solved them on a primitive computer. Sure enough, his output did behave a lot like real weather. His colleagues watched over his shoulder. They were fascinated." DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI
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We Found New Planets. No, You Can't Live There
 
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Everyone is freaking out about the discovery of 7 new potentially-habitable exoplanets, but is Trappist-1 really as good as it sounds? Pluto Could Be Made A Planet Again, Along With 102 Other Celestial Bodies - https://youtu.be/76hv6KOB-AI Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: 'Habitable' Exoplanets Might Not Be Very Earth-Like After All http://www.seeker.com/habitable-exoplanets-might-not-be-very-earth-like-after-all-2292844800.html "One of the most exciting moments in exoplanet science came in late February, when NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope announced the discovery of seven rocky planets orbiting in or near the habitable zone of their parent star, TRAPPIST-1, which lies 40 light years away from Earth. Comparing the habitability of our own planet to the conditions on newly-discovered exoplanets, however, could be misleading, according to the authors of a commentary in the journal Nature Astronomy." Astronomers Aren't Sure if TRAPPIST-1's Planets Are Habitable After All http://www.sciencealert.com/astronomers-question-if-trappist-1-s-planets-are-habitable-afterall "In what is becoming a bit of a rollercoaster of emotions, it seems that at least a couple - if not all -- of the seven planets in the TRAPPIST-1 solar system could have already been stripped of their atmosphere by the star's radiation, making it unlikely that liquid water could flow on their surfaces after all." NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-telescope-reveals-largest-batch-of-earth-size-habitable-zone-planets-around/ "NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water. The discovery sets a new record for greatest number of habitable-zone planets found around a single star outside our solar system." ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Watch More Seeker on our website http://www.seeker.com/shows/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI
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The Van Allen Belts Are Lethal, This Is How Astronauts Fly Through Them
 
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The radioactive Van Allen belts posed a serious challenge for space travel. NASA had to figure out a way for astronauts to fly through them without being exposed to deadly doses of radiation. To learn more about NASA's Van Allen belt calculations, check out these links: https://spacemath.gsfc.nasa.gov/earth/3Page7.pdf https://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/tnD7080RadProtect.pdf Read More: The 12 Greatest Challenges For Space Exploration https://www.wired.com/2016/02/space-is-cold-vast-and-deadly-humans-will-explore “It’s a huge, dangerous, maybe impossible project. But that’s never stopped humans from bloody-mindedly trying anyway.” Studying the Van Allen Belts 60 Years After America’s First Spacecraft https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/studying-the-van-allen-belts-60-years “Sixty years ago today, the United States launched its first satellite into space. Dubbed Explorer 1, the spacecraft followed just months after the Soviet Union’s Sputnik 1 and 2 spacecraft commenced the Space Age. Data captured by the Geiger counter aboard Explorer 1 heralded the emergence of space physics and ushered in a new era of technology and communications.” 6 Surprising Facts About the First Manned Space Mission https://www.livescience.com/33185-yuri-gagarin-vostok-1-faq-facts.html “Reaching unprecedented speeds for manned travel, the spacecraft broke free of the Earth's gravitational pull and entered orbit around the planet, circling once before re-entering the atmosphere and landing back on Soviet soil.”
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Will Teleportation Ever Be Possible?
 
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Forget electric cars, teleportation is the real transportation of the future! OK, that might be a stretch, but scientists actually have had some luck making this sci-fi fantasy a reality... sort of. Trace looks at the current state of teleportation research. Read More: Beam Me Up, Scotty? That Might Take Some Time http://news.discovery.com/space/beam-me-up-scotty-that-might-take-a-while-130731.htm "Alas, apart from a tiny handful of experiments on entangled photons, teleportation is, in a practical sense, pure science fiction." How Teleportation Will Work http://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/everyday-myths/teleportation.htm "Ever since the wheel was invented more than 5,000 years ago, people have been inventing new ways to travel faster from one point to another." Teleportation and Wormholes: The Science of 'Jumper' http://www.livescience.com/2306-teleportation-wormholes-science-jumper.html "When scientists talk about teleportation, they don't typically mean teleporting matter from one place to another as in the new movie. Rather, teleportation involves capturing the essential information about something - its "quantum state" - to recreate it exactly someplace else." Why Don't We Have Teleportation? http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/digital/fact-vs-fiction/why-dont-we-have-teleportation-15015958 "Theoretical physicist and unstoppable optimist Michio Kaku thinks humanity will achieve a version of teleportation in the real world." Quantum teleportation done between distant large objects http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2013/jun/11/quantum-teleportation-done-between-distant-large-objects "The macroscopic quantum spin state of caesium atoms held in a vessel has been teleported to a second vessel 50 cm away - according physicists in Denmark, Spain and the UK, who have performed the feat." Will we just teleport from place to place in the future? http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/snot/will_we_just_teleport_from_place_to_place_in_future.aspx "Believe it or not, scientists have managed to 'teleport' some things already. But as for 'beaming up', Star Trek-style, either there's no hope at all... or we're a very long way off." To infinity and beyond: teleporting humans into space http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/press/press-releases/2013/july/to-infinity-and-beyond-teleporting-humans-into-space "To begin the teleportation process, every human that is teleported will need to be represented in transferable data." Watch More: Future Transportation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VA9-R5X6Fkw Flying Cars? Meh. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NmeRB4gLpA The Taser http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkncV-CVg6g ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
Views: 380097 Seeker
Earth's Magnetic Field Is Going To Flip, Here's How We Know
 
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Scientists are using clues from ancient artifacts to help them predict the future of the magnetic field. What Happens When Earth's Magnetic Poles Reverse? - https://youtu.be/Ou1BiorYRNU Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Go to http://graze.com and enter code SEEKER to get a free sampler box. Read More: Ancient Jars Hold Clues About Earth's Fluctuating Magnetic Fields https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/14/science/magnetic-field-earth-jars.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Ftrilobites "Geoscientists have little knowledge of what has been occurring with the magnetic field during recent millenniums. The current decline could be just a squiggle of typical fluctuations. So they turned to pottery and the record keeping of ancient bureaucrats." Why Earth's Inner and Outer Cores Rotate in Opposite Directions http://www.livescience.com/39780-magnetic-field-pushes-earth-core.html "Scientists have long suspected that Earth's magnetic field - which protects life from harmful space radiation - drifts in a slightly westerly direction. That theory was established in the 1690s, when geophysicist Edmund Halley (the same Halley who spotted the eponymous comet) sailed aboard a research vessel through the South Atlantic Ocean and collected enough compass readings to identify this shift." You might still be a simple bacterium, if not for magnetism https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/04/14/you-might-still-be-a-simple-bacterium-if-not-for-magnetism/?utm_term=.b1240950a75c "Scientists think that about 500 million years ago, Earth's core solidified, turbocharging our magnetic field. This would have allowed the atmosphere to hold more gas, in part shielding early life from powerful solar rays - and allowing multicellular life to evolve." ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Watch More Seeker on our website http://www.seeker.com/shows/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI
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You Shower Too Much!
 
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How often do you shower or wash your body? Chances are, you probably bathe too much! Bathing every day strips the body and hair of natural oils, and it dries out the skin. Trace washes away some myths and explains why showering too often could be bad for your skin and your health. Read More: Hygiene of the Skin: When Is Clean Too Clean? http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/7/2/pdfs/70-0225.pdf "Skin hygiene, particularly of the hands, is a primary mechanism for reducing contact and fecal-oral transmission of infections agents." Are Long, Hot Showers Bad For Your Skin? http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/cleansing/myths/hot-showers-bad.htm "It's a cruel world sometimes. The tastiest foods are bad for your health, the finest things are bad for your wallet and long, hot showers, unfortunately, are bad for your skin." The Great Unwashed http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/31/fashion/31Unwashed.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1& "A daily shower is a deep ingrained American habit. Most people would no sooner disclose they had not showered in days than admit infidelity." Crystal structure and functional mechanism of a human antimicrobial membrane channel http://www.pnas.org/content/110/12/4586.full.pdf+html?sid=231abd39-923c-40d5-85f0-3ca4e5351912 "Multicellular organisms ?ght bacterial and fungal infections by producing peptide-derived broad-spectrum antibiotics." Surface Bacteria Maintains Skin's Healthy Balance http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/archive/newsrel/health/11-09Gallo.asp# "On the skin's surface, bacteria are abundant, diverse and constant, but inflammation is undesirable." Commensal bacteria regulate TLR3-dependent inflammation following skin injury http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2880863/ "The normal microflora of the skin includes staphylococcal species that will induce inflammation when present below the dermis but are tolerated on the epidermal surface without initiating inflammation." How Much Should You Shower? http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/daily/tips/daily-shower-skin1.htm "It's conventional wisdom that the more you shower, the cleaner you are." Watch More: Don't Use Antibacterial Soap! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXt0I48LveE TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-476-allergies?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT Hand Dryers vs. Paper Towels http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U85j1TPckSM
Views: 1240756 Seeker
NASA’s Crazy Plan to Save the World From the Supervolcano Under Yellowstone
 
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A Yellowstone supervolcano eruption is becoming more and more likely. Luckily for us, NASA has a plan to stop it. The Crazy Plan to Capture and Store CO2 Under the Ocean - https://youtu.be/ozgROE1xCM4 Read More: NASA Has a $3.5bn Plan to Save The Planet From The Yellowstone Supervolcano http://www.sciencealert.com/nasa-has-a-3-5bn-plan-to-save-the-planet-from-the-yellowstone-supervolcano “NASA has been working on a plan to counter this potentially far off but ultimately inevitable circumstance, which could be graver than even the nightmare scenario of a planet-devastating asteroid strike.” The Future of Electric Vehicles May Lie Below Ancient Supervolcanoes https://www.seeker.com/earth/energy/the-future-of-electric-vehicles-may-lie-below-ancient-supervolcanoes “In a paper published in Nature Communications, the researchers explained how these massive volcanoes — 10,000 times more powerful than most active volcanoes today — created the perfect thermodynamic conditions to produce thick deposits of lithium-rich clays.” Yellowstone Supervolcano Much Bigger Than Thought https://www.seeker.com/yellowstone-supervolcano-much-bigger-than-thought-1769766669.html”A giant reservoir of magma and hot rock beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano has been found and imaged. The newly found reservoir lies 12-28 miles below the surface, and is four-and-a-half times larger than the shallower, hot melted rock zone that powers current Yellowstone geysers and caused the caldera's last eruption some 70,000 years ago.” ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website http://www.seeker.com/shows/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=seeker Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Special thanks to Amy Shira Teitel for hosting and writing this episode of Seeker! Check Amy out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/astVintageSpace
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Here's What It Actually Takes to Be a NASA Astronaut
 
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NASA recently announced its new class of astronauts and their skill set is pretty diverse. So, what exactly does it take to be a NASA astronaut? Yes, Apollo Flew Through the Van Allen Belts Going to the Moon - https://youtu.be/bLtgS2_qxJk NASA Is Going to the Sun! But How...and Why? - https://youtu.be/r4HEeaZIgZQ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Get 15% off http://www.domain.com domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code SEEKER at checkout! Read More: NASA Announces New Class of Astronaut Trainees https://www.seeker.com/space/exploration/nasa-announces-new-class-of-astronaut-trainees "NASA introduced 12 new astronauts on Wednesday (June 7), who will train for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space. The seven men and five women comprise the 22nd class of American spaceflight trainees since 1959. The group is the largest NASA has selected in almost two decades." Here's What Emergency Medicine Will Look Like for Astronauts in Space https://www.seeker.com/space/heres-what-emergency-medicine-will-look-like-for-astronauts-in-space "If an emergency medical situation arises during a crewed trip to Mars, odds are that the astronauts helping out will have little medical training. Making things even more challenging, the astronauts will be far from home working only with the limited supplies on board - a task that would be difficult for even experienced doctors." NASA: Astronaut Selection https://astronauts.nasa.gov/default.htm "NASA selects astronauts from a diverse pool of applicants with a wide variety of backgrounds. From the thousands of applications received, only a few are chosen for the intensive Astronaut Candidate training program. Including the "Original Seven", only 338 astronauts have been selected to date." ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website http://www.seeker.com/shows/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=seeker Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Special thanks to Amy Shira Teitel for hosting and writing this episode of Seeker! Check Amy out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/astVintageSpace
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How Music Affects Your Brain
 
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Good music makes us feel good. No surprise there. Now scientists have uncovered what's going on inside our brains when we are jammin' to our favorite tunes. Anthony explains. Read More: "Phys Ed: Does Music Make You Exercise Harder?" http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/25/phys-ed-does-music-make-you-exercise-harder/ "For a study published last year, British researchers asked 12 healthy male college students to ride stationary bicycles while listening to music that, as the researchers primly wrote, "reflected current popular taste among the undergraduate population."' "Dementia Therapy and Music" http://alzheimers.aplaceformom.com/articles/dementia-therapy-and-music/ "The man had not spoken in three or four years. An older man in the late stages of Alzheimer's, he could no longer care for himself and required a high level of assistance in his daily activities of living." "Why Loud Music in Bars Increases Alcohol Consumption" http://www.spring.org.uk/2008/09/why-loud-music-in-bars-increases.php "At some point during the evening, in bars across the land, two things happens: the lights go down and the music goes up." "Drivers warned against loud music" http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/3623237.stm "Listening to loud music while driving can seriously hamper reaction times and cause accidents, new research suggests." "Changes of the neurotransmitter serotonin but not of hormones during short time music perception" http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs004060070031 "We studied the impact of the perception of pleasant and unpleasant music, as rated by healthy subjects with a psychometric scale, on the hormones prolactin and ACTH." "Symposium looks at therapeutic benefits of musical rhythm" http://www.stanford.edu/dept/news/pr/2006/pr-brainwave-053106.html "Rhythmic music may change brain function and treat a range of neurological conditions, including attention deficit disorder and depression." DNews is a show about the science of everyday life. We post two new videos every day of the week. Watch More http://www.youtube.com/dnewschannel Why Do Songs Get Stuck In Your Head? ►►►► http://bit.ly/1U6OaBp Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzWQYUVCpZqtN93H8RR44Qw?sub_confirmation=1 DNews Twitter https://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni Twitter: https://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green Twitter https://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez Twitter https://twitter.com/trace501 DNews Facebook http://www.facebook.com/DNews DNews Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/106194964544004197170/posts DNews Website http://discoverynews.com/
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You Don’t Even Want To Know About Bacteria On The Space Station
 
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Think the ISS is squeaky clean...think again! Bacteria like Staphylococcaceae and Enterobacteriaceae absolutely thrive in space stations! Get 15% off http://www.domain.com domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Where Are The Most Bacteria-Filled Places In Your Life? - https://youtu.be/NYgvCtrdu2U Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: New Research Collaboration Explores Microbiome of the Space Station https://www.nasa.gov/feature/new-research-collaboration-explores-microbiome-of-the-space-station “More than 200 people have crossed the airlock threshold to the International Space Station to conduct research that benefits people on Earth and the agency’s Journey to Mars. The microbes they brought with them—and left behind—are the focus of a new collaborative research opportunity from NASA and the non-profit Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.” How does ultraviolet light kill cells? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-does-ultraviolet-ligh/ “Ultraviolet (UV) light kills cells by damaging their DNA. The light initiates a reaction between two molecules of thymine, one of the bases that make up DNA. The resulting thymine dimer is very stable, but repair of this kind of DNA damage--usually by excising or removing the two bases and filling in the gaps with new nucleotides--is fairly efficient.” Four-year bacterial monitoring in the International Space Station—Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” with culture-independent approach http://www.nature.com/articles/npjmgrav20167 “We performed microbial monitoring in the Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo”, a part of the International Space Station, for 4 years after its completion, and analyzed samples with modern molecular microbiological techniques. Sampling was performed in September 2009, February 2011, and October 2012.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Written by: Trace Dominguez
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Why Do Our Hair And Eye Color Change?
 
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When babies are born, their eyes and hair are one color, but change within the first few years of their life! Why do hair and eye colors change? Trace explains the process of inheriting certain traits from your parents, and discusses why the colors change! Follow DNews on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dnews Follow Trace on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tracedominguez Read More: How are human eye colors inherited? http://www.athro.com/evo/gen/inherit1.html "Genes are structures that are carried on larger structures called chromosomes. The genes for each characteristic come in pairs, and the two genes together produce a given characteristic." New genes involved in human eye color identified http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/05/100506172731.htm "Three new genetic loci have been identified with involvement in subtle and quantitative variation of human eye color." Blue-eyed Humans Have A Single, Common Ancestor http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/01/080130170343.htm "New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor." Why Do Babies' Eyes Start Out Blue, Then Change Color? http://www.livescience.com/13564-babies-eyes-start-blue-change-color.html "While only 1 in 5 Caucasian adults have blue eyes in the United States, most are born blue-eyed." Hair Color http://genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask63 "Why does the hair color of children often change color as they grow older?" Eye Color http://genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask176 "Why did the very blue eyes of a kid become brown when he grew up?" Blue Eyes http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor/14D.html "Just as the cerulean blue of a baby's eyes fades over time, so does the blue sky as it stretches over the horizon - but two different scattering effects are responsible for the changes." How Vision Works http://health.howstuffworks.com/mental-health/human-nature/perception/eye1.htm "Although small in size, the eye is a very complex organ." How Eye Color Develops http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/eye-color.htm "The colored part of the eye is called the iris, which has pigmentation that determines our eye color." Baby's Eye Color http://www.whattoexpect.com/first-year/ask-heidi/baby-eye-color.aspx "Get your fill gazing at those baby blues now, Mom, because there's a chance they could become brown (or go green)." Watch More: Are Beards Still Cool? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FB1sczLwrmk TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-231-how-too-many-screens-affect-our-brain?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC Don't Leave In Your Contact Lenses! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOmsFH6yiiM ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Does Being Bilingual Make You Smarter?
 
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Do you speak more than one language! Congrats, because studies show that being able to speak in multiple languages is linked to being smarter! We invited Alice Gillet, who is fluent in English and French, onto DNews to discuss why this is. Follow Alice on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alice_gillet Read More: Being bilingual may slow down the brain aging process, says study http://www.techtimes.com/articles/7893/20140602/being-bi-lingual-slows-brain-aging-study.htm "A new study has shown being bilingual is not just a trait that leads to a more well-rounded person, it actually may slow brain aging." The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3583091/ "We are surrounded by language during nearly every waking moment of our lives." How the Brain Benefits From Being Bilingual http://science.time.com/2013/07/18/how-the-brain-benefits-from-being-bilingual/ "Never mind how well spoken you might be now, you will never again be as adept with languages as the day you were born." Learning second language 'slows brain ageing' http://www.bbc.com/news/health-27634990 "Learning a second language can have a positive effect on the brain, even if it is taken up in adulthood, a University of Edinburgh study suggests." Speaking two languages benefits the aging brain http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140602101204.htm "New research reveals that bilingualism has a positive effect on cognition later in life." The Benefits of Being Bilingual http://www.wired.com/2012/05/the-benefits-of-being-bilingual/ "Samuel Beckett, born in a suburb of Dublin in 1906, was a native English speaker. However, in 1946 Beckett decided that he would begin writing exclusively in French." The Consequences of Bilingualism for the Mind and the Brain http://psi.sagepub.com/content/10/3/i.full "Until recently, research on language processing and its cognitive basis assumed that monolingual speakers were the model subjects of study and that English provided an adequate basis on which universal principles might be generalized." Watch More: Tips on Learning a Foreign Language https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DzdVbkN-1E TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-364-whats-the-deal-with-genetically-modified?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNWC The Universal Word https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhXGa83FgZg ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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What Happens When You're In a Coma?
 
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The word coma comes from the greek meaning of “deep sleep,” but what exactly does this unconscious state do to your brain? Can A Brain Injury Make You a Genius? ►►►► http://bit.ly/1H7EgWg Read More: How Comas Work http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/coma2.htm “Illnesses that affect the brain and brain injuries can both cause comas. If a person suffers severe head trauma, the impact can cause the brain to move back and forth inside the skull.” How Active Is the Brain in a Coma? http://news.discovery.com/human/health/how-active-is-the-brain-in-a-coma-130204.htm “When doctors recently tested former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon brain with a functional MRI, they found "robust" brain activity when he was shown pictures of his family and heard his son’s voice. A stroke and brain hemorrhage left Sharon in a coma seven years ago.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq Sign Up For The TestTube Mailing List: http://dne.ws/1McUJdm
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What Is Beyond The Universe?
 
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Scientists have found that the universe is expanding in all directions at once, but how can that be? And what is it expanding into? Is the Butterfly Effect Real? - https://youtu.be/Hp8wGQW-Y48 Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: The Universe Is Expanding Faster Than We Thought http://www.seeker.com/universe-is-expanding-faster-than-predicted-1837208806.html "Less than 20 years after the startling discovery that the expansion of the universe is accelerating -- a finding that led to a Nobel Prize in Physics for two teams of astronomers -- comes a potentially more jarring revelation that the cosmos is busting out in all directions even faster than predicted." Cosmology safe as universe has no sense of direction https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/09/160922093823.htm "The new study, published today in Physical Review Letters, studied the cosmic microwave background (CMB) which is the remnant radiation from the Big Bang. It shows the universe expands the same way in all directions, supporting the assumptions made in cosmologists' standard model of the universe." Universe Expanding Symmetrically, Real-Time Analysis Shows http://www.space.com/25673-universe-expansion-real-time-cosmology.html "The universe is expanding - and it is doing so at the same rate in all directions, according to new measurements that appear to confirm the standard model of cosmology." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI
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A Tenth Planet Could Be Warping Our Outer Solar System
 
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Scientists have just found warping in the Kuiper Belt that suggests there might be a tenth planet. How The Mysterious Planet 9 Is Tilting Our Solar System - https://youtu.be/Yo0Bz-8ZeR8 Proof We Landed on the Moon is in the Topography - https://youtu.be/fSDeIjSzTzA Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Get 15% off http://www.domain.com domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code SEEKER at checkout! Read More: UA Scientists and the Curious Case of the Warped Kuiper Belt https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/ua-scientists-and-curious-case-warped-kuiper-belt "The plane of the solar system is warped in the outer reaches of the Kuiper Belt, signaling the presence of an unknown Mars-to-Earth-mass planetary object far beyond Pluto, according to new research from the UA." 'Planet Nine' Could Be an Alien Intruder https://www.seeker.com/planet-nine-astronomy-solar-system-mystery-planets-pluto-2192095886.html "There are few solar system mysteries quite as compelling as 'Planet Nine.' The hypothetical world, thought to be orbiting at an extreme distance from the sun, has some observational evidence that supports its existence. But as it is so far away and therefore so dim, it's not very easy to actually directly observe it." NASA's Kepler Telescope Has Identified 10 New Earth-Like Exoplanets https://www.seeker.com/space/planets/nasas-kepler-telescope-has-identified-10-new-earth-like-exoplanets "NASA revealed Monday 10 new rocky Earth-sized planets that could potentially have liquid water and support life. The Kepler mission team released a survey of 219 potential exoplanets - planets outside of our solar system - that had been detected by the space observatory launched in 2009 to scan the Milky Way galaxy." ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website http://www.seeker.com/shows/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=seeker Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Special thanks to Amy Shira Teitel for hosting and writing this episode of Seeker! Check Amy out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/astVintageSpace
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Hard vs. Soft Water: What's The Difference?
 
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You may have heard that bathing in hard water can be bad for you, but is that true? What's the difference between hard and soft water? Why Fish Can Drink Salt Water And We Can't - https://youtu.be/gXr2y9_e8NA Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: Hard facts about tap water http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-04-25/health/sc-health-0425-hard-soft-water-20120425_1_hard-water-soft-water-calcium-and-magnesium "Apparently, all tap water is not created equal. Some water is deemed 'hard,' and other is considered to be 'soft.' And here's the confusing part: Hard water isn't better than soft in all situations, and soft isn't always preferable. Confused yet? We explain the ins and outs of each below." Hardness of Water http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_ocr_gateway/chemistry_out_there/hardness_of_water/revision/1/ "Hard water contains dissolved magnesium and calcium ions. These make it more difficult for the water to form a lather with soap. Temporary hardness is caused by dissolved calcium hydrogen carbonate (which is removed by boiling)." The Expedited Explainer: Hard vs. Soft Water http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/environment/a10893/expedited-explainer-hard-vs-soft-water-17008740/ "Not all water is created equal. Namely, some is hard (about 85 percent of the water in the U.S.) and some is soft-and the difference is important. It comes down to minerals, which are annoying in some circumstances and helpful in others." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Special Thanks to Sapna Parikh for hosting this episode of DNews! Check Sapna out on Twitter: http://twitter.com/sapna_parikh Written by: Jennie Butler
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How Creativity And Mental Illness Are Linked
 
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Studies have shown a higher incidence of mental disorders in those who are highly creative. Does creativity lead to madness or does madness lead to creativity? Does Being Messy Make You More Creative ►►►► http://dne.ws/1LXCfjk Read More: New study claims to find genetic link between creativity and mental illness http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/jun/08/new-study-claims-to-find-genetic-link-between-creativity-and-mental-illness “Results imply creative people are 25% more likely to carry genes that raise risk of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. But others argue the evidence is flimsy.” Is neuroticism fueled by overthinking? http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-08-neuroticism-fueled-overthinking.html “Isaac Newton was a classic neurotic. He was a brooder and a worrier, prone to dwelling on the scientific problems before him as well as his childhood sins. But Newton also had creative breakthroughs.” Fine Line Revealed Between Creativity and Insanity http://www.livescience.com/9330-fine-line-revealed-creativity-insanity.html “History suggests that the line between creativity and madness is a fine one, but a small group of people known as schizotypes are able to walk it with few problems and even benefit from it.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Jupiter’s Iconic Red Spot is Shrinking, What Could Happen Next?
 
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Over the past couple decades, Jupiter's Great Red Spot has gotten visibly smaller. Scientists are watching closely as the iconic anticyclone changes the face of our solar system's largest planet. Watch more Space Crafts here! | https://bit.ly/2GWm5x9 Read More: Bizarre Weather Around the Solar System http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science “Bizarre weather is not restricted to Earth. Hurricane Sandy was a speck of dust compared to some of the cataclysms currently taking place around the solar system.” Jupiter's Great Red Spot Is 50 Times Deeper Than the Oceans of Earth https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/solar-system/a14416555/jupiters-great-red-spot “The new study shows that in terms of depth, ‘the Great Red Spot's roots go 50 to 100 times deeper than Earth's oceans and are warmer at the base than they are at the top.’ said Andy Ingersoll, a Juno co-investigator.” What is Jupiter Made Of? https://www.space.com/18388-what-is-jupiter-made-of.html “Composed predominantly of hydrogen and helium, the massive Jupiter is much like a tiny star. But despite the fact that it is the largest planet in the solar system, the gas giant just doesn't have the mass needed to push it into stellar status.”
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Could Magnonics Spark the Extinction of Electronics?
 
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Faster, more efficient electronics may be on the horizon thanks to a creative use of magnetism... as soon as we can stop blowing stuff up. Meet "magnonics." Photonic Chips Will Change Computing Forever... If We Can Get Them Right - https://youtu.be/rUMx1Rmijzc Read More Riding the (quantum magnetic) wave https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180312132959.htm "Scientists have shown that an organic-based magnet can carry waves of quantum mechanical magnetization, called magnons, and convert those waves to electrical signals." Researchers demonstrate pattern recognition using magnonic holographic memory device https://phys.org/news/2015-05-pattern-recognition-magnonic-holographic-memory.html "The main challenge associated with magnonic holographic memory is the scaling of the operational wavelength, which requires the development of sub-micrometer scale elements for spin wave generation and detection." Magnon transistors could give spintronics a boost https://physicsworld.com/a/magnon-transistors-could-give-spintronics-a-boost/ "Circuits based on magnons have the potential to be much simpler in design than comparable conventional electronics – while at the same time consuming much less energy." ____________________ Elements is more than just a science show. It’s your science-loving best friend, tasked with keeping you updated and interested on all the compelling, innovative and groundbreaking science happening all around us. Join our passionate hosts as they help break down and present fascinating science, from quarks to quantum theory and beyond. Seeker explains every aspect of our world through a lens of science, inspiring a new generation of curious minds who want to know how today’s discoveries in science, math, engineering and technology are impacting our lives, and shaping our future. Our stories parse meaning from the noise in a world of rapidly changing information. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/videos Elements on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/SeekerElements/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Special thanks to Julian Huguet for hosting and writing this episode of Seeker! Check Julian out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jhug00
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How Einstein's Brain Is Different Than Yours
 
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By any and all measures, Einstein was a genius. But what made him so different from any other person? Turns out his brain was wired in a very different way! Anthony takes a look inside to show you the ways in which Einstein's brain was both different and similar to yours. Read More: The corpus callosum of Albert Einstein's brain: another clue to his high intelligence? http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/09/24/brain.awt252 Anatomy of the Corpus Callosum Reveals Its Function http://www.jneurosci.org/content/28/7/1535.full "The corpus callosum (CC) comprises axons connecting the cortices of the two cerebral hemispheres and is the principal white matter fiber bundle in the brain." Einstein's Corpus Callosum Explains His Genius-Level Intellect http://guardianlv.com/2013/10/einsteins-corpus-callosum-explains-his-genius-level-intellect/ "Einstein was undoubtedly one of the most influential physicists of all time, advancing concepts in quantum physics and gaining enormous notoriety for his theory of relativity." THE CORPUS CALLOSUM AND STEREOPSIS http://hubel.med.harvard.edu/book/b34.htm "The corpus callosum, a huge band of myelinated fibers, connects the two cerebral hemispheres. Stereopsis is one mechanism for seeing depth and judging distance." Reduced Laterality as a Trait Marker of Schizophrenia-Evidence from Structural and Functional Neuroimaging http://www.jneurosci.org/content/30/6/2289.long "Laterality is a characteristic principle of the organization of the brain systems for language, and reduced hemispheric asymmetry has been considered a risk factor for schizophrenia." Decreased activation and increased lateralization in brain functioning for selective attention and response inhibition in adolescents with spina bifida. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22145814 "We used functional magnetic resonance imaging to evaluate functional activity in the brain of adolescents with spina bifida when performing selective attention and response inhibition tasks." Neuroplasticity: Changes in grey matter induced by training http://www.nature.com/index.html?file=/nature/journal/v427/n6972/full/427311a_fs.html "Does the structure of an adult human brain alter in response to environmental demands?" The musician's brain as a model of neuroplasticity http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12042882 "Studies of experience-driven neuroplasticity at the behavioural, ensemble, cellular and molecular levels have shown that the structure and significance of the eliciting stimulus can determine the neural changes that result." Training-induced neuroplasticity in young children http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19673782 "As the main interhemispheric fiber tract, the corpus callosum (CC) is of particular importance for musicians who simultaneously engage parts of both hemispheres to process and play music." Lateralization of Cerebral Functions http://mimh.edu/Portals/0/SampleChapterLateralizationofCerebralFunctions.pdf "The human brain is clearly divided into hemispheres by a deep longitudinal fissure. Although these hemispheres are similar from a gross anatomical point of view, research over the past century suggests that they have specialized functions." The More Hemispheric Lateralization, the Better Thinking Performance http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/2013/the-more-hemispheric-lateralization-the-better-thinking-performance.shtml "By examining activity of the living human brain at rest via fMRI, NIMH intramural scientists have discovered a secret to how it enhances thinking ability." Brain halves interact differently with each other http://firstlook.pnas.org/brain-halves-interact-differently-with-each-other/ "...findings detailed this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveal another fundamental difference between the brain's halves - they interact with each other differently, with left-side regions biased to interact more strongly with the same hemisphere, while right-side areas interact more strongly with both hemispheres." Watch More: Reshape Your Brain: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XwFahi-qf8 Test Tube Wild Card: http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-462-cool-sound-waves?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT The Right/Left Brain Myth: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yE6VTvxkhFs ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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Does Power Make You Corrupt?
 
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There's a belief that people in power tend to be corrupt, but does power lead to corruption or do the corrupt end up in power? Watch More ►►►► http://dne.ws/1O3UjbH Read More: The Power Paradox http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/power_paradox "Years of research suggests that empathy and social intelligence are vastly more important to acquiring and exercising power than are force, deception, or terror." Power Can Corrupt Even The Honest http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141001090105.htm "When appointing a new leader, selectors base their choice on several factors and typically look for leaders with desirable characteristics such as honesty and trustworthiness. However once leaders are in power, can we trust them to exercise it in a prosocial manner?" Power And The Illusion Of Control http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090303171451.htm "A new study, reported in Psychological Science, shows that power can literally "go to one's head," causing individuals to think they have more personal control over outcomes than they, in fact, do." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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How Uranium Becomes Nuclear Fuel
 
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Nuclear technology is constantly in the news. So how exactly do you make nuclear fuel? Special thanks to Life Noggin for animating this video! Check them out: http://www.youtube.com/lifenoggin Read More: Fuel Cycle Facilities http://www.nrc.gov/materials/fuel-cycle-fac.html “The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulates uranium recovery facilities that mill uranium; fuel cycle facilities that convert, enrich, and fabricate it into fuel for use in nuclear reactors, and deconversion facilities that process the depleted uranium hexafluoride for disposal.” Uranium processing http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/619232/uranium-processing “Uranium (U), although very dense (19.1 grams per cubic centimetre), is a relatively weak, nonrefractory metal. Indeed, the metallic properties of uranium appear to be intermediate between those of silver and other true metals and those of the nonmetallic elements, so that it is not valued for structural applications.” About Nuclear Fuel Cycle https://infcis.iaea.org/NFCIS/About.cshtml “Nuclear Fuel Cycle can be defined as the set of processes to make use of nuclear materials and to return it to normal state. It starts with the mining of unused nuclear materials from the nature and ends with the safe disposal of used nuclear material in the nature.” Nuclear Fuel Processes http://www.nei.org/Knowledge-Center/Nuclear-Fuel-Processes “Nuclear power plants do not burn any fuel. Instead, they use uranium fuel, consisting of solid ceramic pellets, to produce electricity through a process called fission.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Julia Wilde on Twitter https://twitter.com/julia_sci DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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The Danger Of Staying In Bed Too Long
 
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