What alcohol does… and doesn’t do to your brain cells. Drink responsibly! [SciShow]
This is for all you coffee or caffeine lovers out there! Whether it’s coffee or another form or caffeine intake, we all need an energy boost at times! But how exactly is it affecting your brain? And could too much kill you? Check out this video to find out! [ASAP Science]
Watch as Minute Physics explains the science behind balancing an object on its tip. The math behind the whole thing is really complex. Check it out! [Minute Physics]
Warning: Language. A new video from Ze Frank’s “True Facts” series on animals. Hilarious and gross, as usual. [zefrank1]
Learn about the role of the sea in global warming. The global conveyer belt is part of the large-scale ocean circulation that is driven by differences in the density of the waters. It plays a key role in keeping the climate at balance and Europe warm. Global warming may change it forever with unforeseeable consequences. […]
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Is the world spinning, and you don’t know why? Scientific American MIND editor Ingrid Wickelgren explains how your inner ear can throw you off balance. [Scientific American | Via IO9]
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Putting aside the social and cultural issues for a moment, the American Chemical Society says yes, it’s just fine. [More clips from the ACS's Reactions series.]
A British teenager has been praised by judges in a science contest after discovering a factor that could put black athletes with heart conditions at more risk of not being diagnosed. Henry Roth explored the genetic condition hypertropic cardiomopathy. It leads to a thickening of the heart’s muscle walls and, if undiagnosed and untreated, increases […]
ASAP Science takes a look at an often misunderstood condition in a clip that’s well-timed given the recent public debate sparked by the death of Robin Williams by suicide: What exactly is going on inside of a depressed person? We look at the scientific basis for depression, and shed light on the fact that it […]
Sebastian Alvarado, a biologist at Stanford, tries to make sense of how Bruce Banner could turn into the Incredible Hulk and back again. If you enjoyed this, check out his look at the science behind Captain America.