Pain-Killing Hunger and Superpowered Diabetic Fish

SciShow is supported by Skillshare. [INTRO ♪] Pain sucks. And if that wasn’t bad enough, the best painkillers we have tend to be incredibly addictive and can pose other dangers, too. So scientists are on the lookout for alternatives. And a new study in the journal Cell may have just found an unlikely ally in […]

Do Essential Oils Really Work? And Why?

When you come home at the end of a long day, you might unwind with a lavender bubble bath. Or maybe you light a zesty orange candle as part of your study ritual. These habits fall under the umbrella of aromatherapy: the idea that smelling so-called “essential oils” can change your mood or even have […]

How Tongues Helped Vertebrates Conquer Land

[ intro ] Chances are you don’t give your tongue the credit it deserves. That fleshy muscle in your mouth is so much more than a food-tasting organ. Without tongues, we might still be swimming around and staring longingly at the dry land we and all other backboned animals never managed to conquer. So today, […]

How to Grill Fish

Prepared on the grill, fish is a special treat. Outdoor grilling makes a wonderful summertime meal that’s juicy and tender. And won’t leave that lingering fish smell throughout your house. We’ll show you the basic steps for grilling fish so that you can get great results every time. Step One: Fresh is best. Freshness is […]

Injecting Yourself with Killer Bacteria

Whether they’re talking about people or animals, looks can be deceiving. The most innocent-looking critters can pack a huge punch. Take this tiny fish. Pretty cute, right? Or maybe it’d look like a tasty snack if you were a predator in a reef. At least, until it reveals a pair of sharp fangs in its […]

How To Make Lipstick & Lip Balm From Scratch | How to Make Everything

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How to Buy fish for Aquarium

An aquarium is like a holiday at home. Colorful activity inside the aquarium and the mysterious beauty of the underwater world will distract you from everyday’s stress. Keeping an aquarium provides plenty of variation, is fun, and there is always something exciting to watch at home. Natural aquarium setup and maintenance causes little work if […]

How to Debone a Chicken Thigh

Chicken thighs are in such demand for so many recipes. And if your family loves dark meat, then you’ll want to have these versatile pieces on hand for grilling, roasting, or stir-fries. Did you know that when you buy deboned chicken thighs at the grocery, that you’re paying a premium price for them. Why not […]

Stop Saying Sharks Will Cure Cancer

Thanks for CuriosityStream for supporting this episode! Go to CuriosityStream.com/SciShow to learn more { ♪INTRO } It seems like every time scientists learn something about sharks— like, a new genome is published— everyone suddenly starts going on about whether this new bit of information will finally show us how sharks will cure cancer. And there’s […]

Why Does Fish Flake?

{♫Intro♫} Whether you like it in your tacos, fried with chips, or on top of rice, fish can be delicious. But if you’ve ever eaten it, you probably noticed how flaky fish can be. Poke at it with your fork and it just falls apart — no knife required. Other meats, like beef or pork, […]