How Do Fish Talk To Each Other?

Fish have been found singing off the coast of Australia. A belated Prince tribute, you ask? Well, no, not exactly. Hey guys, Natalia here for DNews today. The morning rooster has met its underwater match. Scientists have studied fish since the days of Aristotle, analyzing their body language and vocal behavior, but recent recordings off […]

Some Sharks Live for 500 Years, What Can We Learn From Them?

Most species of shark evolved in the oceans before the first trees evolved on earth. They’ve been around up to 450 million years and have survived 4 mass extinctions so far.Many of the OG ancient sharks that first started to appear millions of years ago remain virtually unchanged today, like this frilled shark–yeah, that guy’s […]

These Squishy Batteries Are Made Out of Water, Here’s How They Work

We humans are soft and squishy, and don’t like electricity. Robots are hard and pointy, and they love it. So how do we make a robot that’s soft and squishy like living things, but still gets power? Hydrogels of course. Hard, metal robots are so 20th century. “Soft-robotics” is hip. Just like me. Soft-robotics involves […]

How Can We Stop Sharks From Going Extinct?

This episode of Dnews is brought to you by Pacifico Beer. Sharks: we can’t live with em, but we also can’t live without em. Despite that, sharks are continuing to disappear, so what’s causing that? And how do we stop it? Hey guys, Tara here for Dnews – and it’s Shark Week here at Discovery, […]

How Do Eels Make Electricity?

Electric eels have fascinated scientists and the public for hundreds of years. Even Charles Darwin was puzzled by them. What is the shocking secret behind an electric eel’s weapon? Hey guys Julia here for DNews Electric eels are some of the most shocking…. okay sorry had to do that once… organisms on this planet. They […]

This Neurobiologist Swims With Great White Sharks to Study Fear

The first thing that comes through your mind when you see a white shark coming towards you is, “Oh my goodness, that’s a white shark. It looks like in the movies.” They’re long, but their girth is what’s incredible. The bodies of these animals are just enormous. They’re very aggressive and dangerous animals, but we […]

The Incredible Tech Inside California’s Most Famous Aquarium (360 Video)

Hey everybody thanks for tuning in to Dnews today I’m Trace I’m here at Lands End at the very edge of San Francisco and it’s a beautiful place to come and see whales breaching or watch seals but if you want to see wildlife up close you have to go a hundred and twenty miles […]

Why Fish Can Drink Salt Water And We Can’t

Salt is everywhere on our planet, but some animals evolved to live in it while, others didn’t; what happened there? What caused this split? Sup salty dogs, thanks for watching DNews, I’m Trace. Water is everywhere and is one of the main reasons life was able to evolve on Earth. It’s pretty great. Salt is […]

The Best Way To Swallow Pills

I’m the one they call Doctor Feelgood. I’m gonna make you feel alright. By teaching you how to swallow pills. If you’re anything like my lovely and beautiful and talented wife, you probably have a very hard time putting medication into your body because it’s borderline physically unbearable for you to swallow pills. It’s seriously […]

How Much Are Antibiotics Used in Your Meat?

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is already a growing problem. But is the food we eat making it worse? Hello everyone, Amy with you on DNews today. Every vegetarian has their own reason for going meatless. For me, meat’s just too chewy. For others, the drugs farmers feed livestock might be behind their rationale to go meatless, and […]