How Nature Has Already Beat Cancer | Carlo Maley | TEDxASU

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Thank you. It’s a real pleasure to be here. I’m here to tell you today that nature has beat cancer 12 times. Now, I’m at the Biodesign Institute. I know, gob-stopping, right? (Laughter) I’m at the Biodesign Institute, and the whole idea behind the Biodesign Institute is Read more…

Beautiful wasp zombifies cockroach

In the African savannah lives a very interesting creature. This is Ampulex compressa, the Jeweled Cockroach wasp. She is on the hunt for something. And this is it. A cockroach. She approaches it carefully as the roach is far bigger than she is. Once she is close enough she strikes! Stinging it twice. The first Read more…

The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps.

In 1989, Japan’s Shinkansen Bullet Train had a problem. It was fast — really fast — like, pushing 170 miles per hour fast. But every time it exited a tunnel — it was loud. The noise was coming from a variety of sources, but whenever a train sped into a tunnel, it pushed waves of Read more…

Reversing Extinction for the Northern White Rhino | Freethink

– [Man] Good girl. – [Barbara] Okay, going in with the probe. – [Man] Okay. – [Narrator] This is Doctor Barbara Durrant. She’s working to save a species, and holy crap she’s sticking her arm all the way in. Wow, let’s go back to the beginning and get some context. (tape rewinding) This is a Read more…

Two Lynx in Ontario Have Intense Conversation

Rahhhhh! I didn’t do it! I swear I’m innocent! (DON’T LIE TO MEEE!) I don’t know wh- I’M TELLING MOM!! I’m telling her you took my food again This is why she doesn’t like you YOU LYING PIECE OF- I’M SORRY ALRIGHT?! That’s what you said last time Get your own hunt for f**ks sake Read more…

Chicago Adventure, Part Seven: Octopus Sex

The Chicago Field Museum is one of the largest and most respected natural history museums in the world. Join me as we go behind the scenes! Dun dun dun! Would you like a chair? Sure. Is there one? – Grab that red one. I’ll grab the… Hoo. We know more about Mars anymore than we Read more…

Blue Planet II : The Prequel

The Ocean … the largest habitat on Earth. A generation ago, the series ‘The Blue Planet’ took us beneath the waves. but now we know so much more Take a deep breath New science… and new technology…. allow us to voyage further … and deeper … than ever before. From the restless shores of our Read more…

How Your DNA Proves Evolution Is Real

Hey smart people. Joe here. Charles Darwin spent 5 years circling the world, to discover what became The Origin Of Species. Alfred Russel Wallace spent /8/ years traveling through South Asia to witness the story of evolution. But you can discover the same thing today, without going anywhere. Because the story of evolution is right Read more…

Fire Ants vs. Water

The Fire Nation came pouring out of the tube and onto the wooden limb. It wasn’t long before it was clear that the ants have claimed the Selva de Fuego home. But then I noticed something. There were some ants that had fallen into the water. A lot of ants, actually. More than I was Read more…

Red Pandas VS Giant Pandas | Animal Facts | Love Nature

– [Narrator] Look at most lists of the Internet’s favorite animals, and it’s a good bet you’ll find red pandas somewhere near the top. And it’s easy to see why. Here are a few fun facts about the absolutely adorable red panda. Winning nickname. The Chinese name for the red panda is hun-ho, which translates Read more…