The Difference Between Evolution and Natural Selection [Science Video]

A lot of people get confused when it comes to understanding the difference between evolution and natural selection, so to help clear things up, here’s a short video from Minute Earth explaining that difference. [Minute Earth]

Jet Lag May Disrupt Genes [Science!]

Disrupted gene activity may be the reason jet lag kicks our butts so badly according to research from a British university. They found that both jet lag and working nightshifts affected the activity of more than 1,500 genes. The Surrey University study looked at the levels of gene expression, in which a gene’s information is […]

Uh-Oh: The Black Hole Science Rap [Science Music Video]

An awesome new science-themed rap by my pal Michael Wilson aka Coma Niddy explaining how black holes aren’t really dangerous per se, what we really need to worry about is being caught in the event horizon, leading inexorably to death by spaghettification. Speaking of spaghettification, black holes are probably entry points to the plane of […]

The Science of Snowflakes [Video]

The video tracks formation of snowflakes from their origins in bits of dust in clouds that become droplets of water falling to Earth. When the droplets cool, six crystal faces form because water molecules bond in hexagonal networks when they freeze. It explains that ice crystals grow fastest at the corners between the faces, fostering […]

Student Rickrolls Teacher in Quantum Physics Essay

Now this is one awesome rickroll. I hope the guy got extra points for his creativity! [Source: Sairam Gudiseva on Twitter | Via IO9]

David Suzuki on Overpopulation [Science Video]

David Suzuki speaks about world populations and how growth, is ultimately going to be humanity’s downfall. [Source: tehmulletman | Via IHC]

How do cancer cells behave differently from healthy ones? [Science Video]

How do cancer cells grow? How does chemotherapy fight cancer (and cause negative side effects)? The answers lie in cell division. George Zaidan explains how rapid cell division is cancer’s “strength” — and also its weakness. [Ted Ed | Via LS]

Magnetic Levitation in Slow Motion [Video]

From Earth Unplugged: Our slow-mo specialists Sam and Si caught up with Dr Kei Takashina from the University of Bath to investigate the science of magnetic levitation. The video features some stunning images of levitation in action and explains how freezing superconductors creates this amazing effect. [Earth Unplugged]

NASA Captures X-Ray Image of “The Hand of Iron Man” [Pic]

Well, they didn’t exactly name it “The Hand of Iron Man,” but rather “The Hand of God.” However, we here at Geeks are Sexy vastly prefer “The Hand of Iron Man” because that’s exactly what the picture looks like. Can you see the shape of a hand in this new X-ray image? The hand might […]

Danica McKellar Demystifies Pi for Us + Awesome Pi Song! [Video]

Math Bites, a new web show from Danica McKellar that takes a layman look at the world of mathematics. Oh, and about that awesome Pi song? It starts at 3m:14s in the video. You’ll also see Chris Hardwick wearing a tutu. You’re welcome. Edit: I’ve also included the song in a standalone video player below. […]

Can Plants Think? + 7 Awesome Facts about Plants [Science Video]

Find out how incredibly intelligent plants really are; not only can they smell, hear and touch – they even store memories! And as a bonus, here are 7 awesome facts about plants! [ASAPScience]

UPDATE: 7-Year-Old Girl Asks Scientists To Breed Her a Dragon, Scientists Comply [Pic + Video]

Earlier today we told you how 7-year-old Sophie of Queensland, Australia asked scientists over at CSIRO to “make” her a dragon, and unfortunately, at first, the response was negative. But lo and behold, things have changed and a Dragon was successfully “breeded” at the science agency’s additive manufacturing facility in Melbourne. Behold Toothless in all […]