New Genetic Clues to the Mystery of Your Giant Brain

Big-brained scientists have found the mechanism that may have allowed their brains (and all humans’) to get so big. Hosted by: Stefan Chin Head to for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Jerry Perez, Lazarus […]


Octopus skin color changes signal aggression

In Jervis Bay, Australia, a gloomy octopus (Octopus tetricus) displays aggressive behaviors: dark skin color, elevated mantle and spread web. Another octopus approaches and reacts by changing its skin to a pale color before swimming away to avoid conflict. This may be a form of octopus to octopus communication, researchers suspect. Read more: Video: […]


Robert Kraft’s Other Problem: Soccer

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Robert K. Kraft’s New England Patriots are a very good football team, having won six Super Bowl championships the past 19 years. They are 33-5 against the A.F.C. East division rival Buffalo Bills during that span. In a cruel twist of fate, Robert Kraft’s other team that plays at Gillette Stadium, the […]


Reporting on ebola

Sky’s special correspondent Alex Crawford and her team talk about the difficulties of covering the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. How do you report on one of the world’s deadliest diseases without contracting it? SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: Follow us […]


If an alien ship left its trash near Earth, here’s what it might look like | Science

J. W. Young/TMO/JPL/NASA By Daniel CleryMar. 15, 2019 , 5:05 PM Iridium flares are a familiar sight for sky watchers: The brilliant flashes take place when sunlight bounces off the solar panels of the 66 low-orbiting satellites in the iridium communications system. Now, a researcher involved in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence wonders what similar […]


“Prefiero la vuelta en el Camp Nou”

No pudieron preguntarle a Solskjaer por la eliminatoria frente al Barça porque ofreció su rueda de prensa antes del sorteo pero el club colgó unas horas después las impresiones del noruego, que regresa a un escenario al que le tiene un cariño especial. En el Camp Nou se coronó campeón de Europa con el United: […]