Ep. 52 Bathing Monkeys, Dinosaur Footprints and Robot Fish | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update– Huge dinosaur footprints are discovered, scientists create a robotic fish, and why these monkeys bathe in hot springs. First up, Scientists have been studying huge dinosaur footprints, thought to be 170 million years old! Around 50 fossil footprints were recently discovered on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. The researchers […]

How Fish Eat (in SLOW MOTION!) – Smarter Every Day 118

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day. So as dads, when you go fishing you spend a lot of time thinking about how to get the fish to bite, but you don’t really think about how mechanically the fish do the bite. Does that make any sense? So today on Smarter Every […]

How Fish Eat Part 2 (SLOW MOTION UNDERWATER!) – Smarter Every Day 119

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day. So in the last episode of Smarter Every Day we revealed that fish eat by sucking in the water by opening up their mouth and then once they do that they allow the water to exit back behind the operculum by opening up their gill […]

Watch These Cunning Snails Stab and Swallow Fish Whole | Deep Look

Big news. You can now support Deep Look on Patreon. More after the show. Cone snails are striking … in more ways than one. They lurk in the sand around coral reefs. And wait til you see what’s under the hood. That pretty veneer is hiding an impressive array of tools … and weapons. A […]

How to Make a Superbug, and an Even More Super-Collider!

Southern California has had it rough lately. A couple of weeks ago, we told you about the measles outbreak that started there, and now Los Angeles seems to have spawned a whole new kind of outbreak. A superbug. Or, at least, that’s what the media have been calling it — a bacterium that’s killed two […]