Who Really Invented the Radio?

Who Really Invented the Radio?

♪ INTRO ♪ There are probably lots of things in your life that use radio waves, like your car and your cell phone. And there are radio waves passing through you all the time. For something that we use so much, you’d think we’d know who invented it. But the story behind the invention of […]

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Why We Like Bad News

Why We Like Bad News

[♪ INTRO] If you read the headlines today, you probably come away feeling like the world is a scary, dangerous, hopeless place. But in reality, many things are better now than ever. Worldwide homicide rates have largely been dropping for centuries, for example, and global life expectancy keeps climbing. So why all the bad news? […]

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Endangered Animals!

Endangered Animals!

What do pandas, orangutans, rhinos, and gorillas have in common? Aside from being animals that you probably only see at the zoo, these animals are all endangered. Scientists say an animal is ‘endangered’ when there aren’t many of them living in the wild anymore. And any kind of animal can become endangered — birds, insects, […]

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Scientists Pull RNA from a 14,000 Year-Old Wolf | SciShow News

[intro] In a new study published this week in the journal PLOS Biology, molecular biologists describe something unbelievable: the sequence of the oldest RNA discovered to date. This RNA is estimated to be a little over fourteen thousand years old. Its very existence challenges the long-held belief that ancient RNA just isn’t a thing. And […]

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