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Earth's Vibrating Magnetic Field

Earth's Vibrating Magnetic Field

A 45 year old theory has finally been proven by scientists that shows the earth's protective magnetic field vibrates like a drum.

How Did Insulin Become so Expensive?

How Did Insulin Become so Expensive?

Insulin is an important drug for many people who rely on it to save their lives. But what once started out as an inexpensive treatment has grown to be too expensive for most.

An Expanding Pill for Medical Research

An Expanding Pill for Medical Research

Scientists have created a new pill that after being swallowed expands in your stomach and is impervious to the acidic environment. If you want to shrink it you have to drink a special concoction so it can pass through your system.

Why Building on Mars is a Bad Idea

Why Building on Mars is a Bad Idea

Man's next great adventure is setting up a colony on Mars. But doing so is a terrible idea but one we need to do all the same.

Capturing Magnetic Fields in Slow Motion

Capturing Magnetic Fields in Slow Motion

Magnetic fields are mysterious force we never see but thanks to these awesome experiments we can get an idea of how they look but dropping magnets onto a trampoline and capturing it in slow motion.

The Science Behind Freezing to Death

The Science Behind Freezing to Death

With temperatures dropping have you ever wondered what happens when you freeze to death? It's not pretty so make sure you wrap up warm while watching.

Pouring Homemade Lava Into a Swimming Pool

Pouring Homemade Lava Into a Swimming Pool

Have you ever wondered how you can make your very own lava or better yet what you would do with it. Like, I don't know, pouring it into your swimming pool? Wonder no more.

Learning Gene Editing with Biohacker

Learning Gene Editing with Biohacker

CRISPR has made waves in the world of science and now biohacker Josiah Zayner is bringing it to the masses to teach people about gene editing.

The Real Distance Between Earth and the Moon

The Real Distance Between Earth and the Moon

The earth and moon are pretty far apart but this simple animation using the speed of light demonstrates just how far apart the two are in space.

How to Save the World from a Supervolcano Apocalypse

How to Save the World from a Supervolcano Apocalypse

There is a supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park and it's big. It's so big that the threat it poses has been taken seriously by NASA who have a $3.5billion plan to prevent it from erupting.

What Makes Your Fingerprint Unique?

What Makes Your Fingerprint Unique?

Fingerprints are unique to each individual, even twins have different fingerprints. But what makes our fingerprints so unique, can science explain it?

What is Electroconvulsive Therapy and is it Safe?

What is Electroconvulsive Therapy and is it Safe?

Electroconvulsive therapy, or shock therapy as it's more commonly known, was popular back in the day. But what exactly did it do and is it safe?

The Truth About Organic Food and Healthy Eating

The Truth About Organic Food and Healthy Eating

More and more people are looking to eat healthy and most turn to organic food to meet their dietary requirements. But is organic food the healthiest option available?

Harnessing the Power of the Sun with a Dyson Sphere

Harnessing the Power of the Sun with a Dyson Sphere

Imagine the kind of power the sun generates all the time. Now imagine harnessing it. That's the crazy idea behind the Dyson sphere.

Our Solar System Planets at Full Tilt and Spin

Our Solar System Planets at Full Tilt and Spin

Have you ever wondered what our solar system planets actually look like while spinning and at what angle? These beautiful animations shows each in a revealing new way.

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