How to Set Up a New Aquarium – Fishless Cycling – DrTim’s Aquatics

NOTE: As of Nov 2016 use 4 drops per gallon of our ammonium chloride not 1 drop per gallon as mentioned in this video NOTE: As of Nov 2016 it is 4 drops per gallon not 1 drop

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About this Week – Episode 9

Back again… with 4 awesome discoveries you probably didn’t hear about this week. Do no harm. That’s the goal of this new device… invented for scientists to safely catch and release soft-bodied ocean creatures for study. These critters are notoriously tough to grab with existing equipment. The origami-inspired design has five 3D-printed polymer “petals” attached […]

Why do we harvest horseshoe crab blood? – Elizabeth Cox

During the warmer months, especially at night during the full moon, horseshoe crabs emerge from the sea to spawn. Waiting for them are teams of lab workers who capture the horseshoe crabs by the hundreds of thousands, take them to labs, harvest their cerulean blood, then return them to the sea. Oddly enough, we capture […]

How Bacteria Rule Over Your Body – The Microbiome

Microbes are everywhere, on your phone, in your water bottle, on your hands before you wash them, on your hands after you wash them, and literally everywhere else on top of you too. Microbes are omnipresent at any moment, and there is nothing we can do about it So, millions of years ago we made […]

Disease! Crash Course World History 203

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about a subject that makes me profoundly uncomfortable: disease. This is a tough subject for me personally because I’m a bit of a hypochondriac, but to be fair, my fears are kind of rational. I am afraid that my […]

Vent Smells Bad | Washer Fluid Smells Bad | Fish Smell | Car Vents Smell | Bundys Garage

SO THE OTHER DAY I WAS OUT WITH MY FAMILY AT THE PARK AND STARTED TO USE THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID AND IT SMELLED AWFUL THE PROBLEM IS I HAD THE AIR CONDITIONING ON AND THESE RIGHT HERE ARE THE FRESH AIR INTAKE FOR THE AIR CONDITIONER SYSTEM AND SO EVEN THOUGH THE WINDSHIELD WASHER […]

A new weapon in the fight against superbugs | David Brenner

So … we’re in a real live war at the moment, and it’s a war that we’re truly losing. It’s a war on superbugs. So you might wonder, if I’m going to talk about superbugs, why I’m showing you a photograph of some soccer fans — Liverpool soccer fans celebrating a famous victory in Istanbul, […]

A World Without Microbes: An Apocalyptic Thought Experiment | I Contain Multitudes

[MUSIC PLAYING] ED YONG: Imagine wiping out every microbe on Earth, every bacteria, every germ. I’ve done that. That is Professor Jack Gilbert from the University of Chicago. Catastrophic ideas are exciting. Everyone loves a disaster movie. ED: This summer– JACK GILBERT: As a microbe guy, you’ll like this movie. ED: In a world without […]

THE AQUARIUM NITROGEN CYCLE

Speaker 1: Hey everyone, Corey from Aquarium Coop. Today we’re going to learn about the nitrogen cycle. I feel like I haven’t done a video like this and I explain it kind of a different way, that type of thing, and then we’re also going to answer this question, how does bacteria actually colonize? Just […]

How antibiotics work

How do antibiotics work? Pathogenic bacteria in the body cause infections, which can be treated by antibiotics Bacteriostatic antibiotics slow the growth of bacteria by interfering with the processes the bacteria need to multiply These processes include: DNA replication Metabolism e.g. enzyme activity Protein production Bactericidal antibiotics kill the bacteria, for example by preventing the […]