The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

So here we are in Hintze Hall, our newly renovated space. On this ground floor we have ten Wonder Bays, which show the sorts of collections that we’ve got. So on the east side we have we have extinct specimens, and on the west side we have extant specimens that are still in the world […]

How turtle shells evolved… twice – Judy Cebra Thomas

Meet Odontochelys semitestacea. This little creature spends its days splashing in Late Triassic swamps with a host of other reptiles. Under the surface lies its best defense against attack: a hard shell on its belly. Odontochelys is an early ancestor of the turtle. Its half-shelled body illustrates an important point about the modern turtle: it […]

How Fish Adapt to Darkness

There are millions of examples of plants and animals adapting to their environment. Need to blend in? Change your coloring. Need to crack a different kind of nut? Change your beak. But while we have lots of examples of adaptation, we rarely have the ability to look at what genetic changes caused the physical ones. […]

Our short-sighted inner fish: Vision explains why our fish ancestors came on to land

Almost 400 million years ago, some adventurous fish made a huge leap that eventually led to the evolution of humankind. They decided to come up on land We humans probably would never have evolved the intelligence we have today if not for that move onto land. Why? Because it vastly improved our eyesight. According to […]

The Lion and the Shark: Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency

Good evening, everyone. This is actually my first time at an Ethereum meetup. I’ve been interested and involved in Ethereum since the very beginning. Actually, since two weeks before the beginning, because Vitalik sent me the whitepaper. He asked me for comments, so I promptly called him and told him exactly why it wouldn’t work. […]

Evolution is Real – 90 second proof!

Evolution is real Just look at bacteria… Bacterial infections are killed with antibiotics Bacteria evolves to become resistant to antibiotics Doctors do not prescribe antibiotics Willy-Nilly because bacteria can evolve to become resistant to antibiotics Most knowledgeable creationist accept this, but they call it “micro-evolution” they claim evolution can only cause minor changes to existing […]

There Was No First Human

[MUSIC] This is me. I’m a human. These are my parents, they’re clearly humans too. My grandfather, human. My great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather? Humans without a doubt. But my grandfather 185 million generations removed? Not a human. He was a fish. [MUSIC] Imagine you could take a picture of every ancestor down the line and put […]

How Do Sharks and Rays Use Electricity to Find Hidden Prey? | Deep Look

We live in a world full of electric fields. Animals, plants — even the earth itself — creates them. But only a handful of creatures can actually sense them. Sharks — also rays and skates… a whole group, animals called elasmobranchs — can actually detect electricity Maybe it’s like feeling the presence of someone hiding […]

Biological Themes

Hi all welcome back good today we’re going to talk about biological themes that connect all of biology we’re going to talk about some issues some theories and we’re gonna look at you know the the backbone or the base level of biology so let’s go ahead and get started so first off I remember […]

Top 10 Unbelievable Facts About The Biggest Shark Ever : Megalodon

10 Unbelievable Facts About The Biggest Shark Ever It won’t be wrong to say that sharks are among the most feared creatures on Earth and you don’t need us to tell you why that is! They have been known to gobble the mightiest of humans in one go or bite off their limbs, enough reason […]