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  • 12:41 Taxonomy and the Tree of Life

    Taxonomy and the Tree of Life

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    The science of taxonomy and where humans fit into the tree of life More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=oHvLlS_Sc54

  • 12:16 Popular Taxonomy: Life's Filing System - Crash Course Biology #19

    Taxonomy: Life's Filing System - Crash Course Biology #19

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    Hank tells us the background story and explains the importance of the science of classifying living things, also known as taxonomy. Crash Course Biology is now available on DVD! http://dft.ba/-8css Like CrashCourse on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/You

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  • 12:17 Old&Odd: Archaea, Bacteria&Protists - CrashCourse Biology #35

    Old&Odd: Archaea, Bacteria&Protists - CrashCourse Biology #35

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    Hank veers away from human anatomy to teach us about the (mostly) single-celled organisms that make up two of the three taxonomic domains of life, and one of the four kingdoms: Archaea, Bacteria, and Protists. They are by far the most abundant organisms o

  • 11:52 Fungi: Death Becomes Them - CrashCourse Biology #39

    Fungi: Death Becomes Them - CrashCourse Biology #39

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    Death is what fungi are all about. By feasting on the deceased remains of almost all organisms on the planet, converting the organic matter back into soil from which new life will spring, they perform perhaps the most vital function in the global food web

  • 06:43 Shelf Life Episode 8 - Voyage Of The Giant Squid

    Shelf Life Episode 8 - Voyage Of The Giant Squid

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    Getting a giant squid from New Zealand to New York is no easy feat. Curator Neil Landman tells the tale of a sizable specimen’s journey to the collections at the American Museum of Natural History, and Curator Mark Siddall explains why this giant cephalop

  • 06:12 Shelf Life Episode 7 - The Language Detectives

    Shelf Life Episode 7 - The Language Detectives

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    What does it take to solve a mystery about an ancient Native American language group? 16th-century missionary texts, DNA sequencing methods, and lots of algorithms. Curators Peter Whiteley and Ward Wheeler discuss their project to map the evolution of Uto

  • 02:45 Are These Butterflies The Same?

    Are These Butterflies The Same?

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    Watch "This Exists" on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/thisexists Please subscribe! - http://www.youtube.com/user/minuteearth?sub_confirmation=1 And please support MinuteEarth on Patreon - https://patreon.com/minuteearth A tale of how two butterflie

  • 06:32 Shelf Life Episode 10 - The Dinosaurs Of Ghost Ranch

    Shelf Life Episode 10 - The Dinosaurs Of Ghost Ranch

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    Discovering a dinosaur is just the first step. Paleontologists Sterling Nesbitt, Mark Norell, and Danny Barta tell the story behind the Museum's treasure trove of Triassic fossils from Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. For more about how fossils are prepared for t

  • 04:19 Did The Brontosaurus Exist?

    Did The Brontosaurus Exist?

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    The Brontosaurus technically hasn't existed in the living/breathing sense of the word for 150 million years. But did it ever exist? Was this iconic dinosaur the result of misclassification? Learn about the Bone Wars with Stuff You Missed In History Class:

  • 06:32 The Taxonomy Of Candy

    The Taxonomy Of Candy

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    In our previous video 'What is a Species?,' we talked about the many ways scientists approach classifying organisms. So, I thought it'd be fun to get a few scientists from The Field Museum to apply their taxonomic know-how on something we're all familiar

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  • 02:08 The Deadliest Ice Age Ever

    The Deadliest Ice Age Ever

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    A big thank you to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth : - Today I Found Out - Maarten Bremer - Jeff Straathof - Mark Roth - Tony Fadell - Muhammad Shifaz - 靛蓝字幕组 - Maletendo Bezenga - Kapero - Candy - Zarko Obrenovic - Duhilio Patiño -

  • 04:07 Why Aren’t Humans Naturally Nocturnal?

    Why Aren’t Humans Naturally Nocturnal?

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    Our bodies depend on light and dark for optimal sleep patterns. Here's why sleeping with the lights out is more important that you think. Why Do We Yawn? - http://bit.ly/28SDDts Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: Lig

  • 02:34 The Worldwide Phenomenon That's Shrinking Animals

    The Worldwide Phenomenon That's Shrinking Animals

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    Animals across the globe are shrinking, and scientists think climate change might be to blame. This Boring Taxonomical Change Is Making Dinosaur Nerds Go Crazy - https://youtu.be/GM7SOweWAHE Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI W

  • 02:26 What Makes A Dinosaur?

    What Makes A Dinosaur?

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    Thanks to 23andMe for sponsoring this video! http://www.23andme.com/minuteearth Due to a revolution in our understanding of the tree of life, birds are dinosaurs, while dimetrodons are not. Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEa

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  • 03:40 Popular This Famous Tongue Twister Is Actually About Dinosaurs

    This Famous Tongue Twister Is Actually About Dinosaurs

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    "She sells seashells by the seashore" isn't the whole story. This Boring Taxonomical Change Is Making Dinosaur Nerds Go Crazy - https://youtu.be/GM7SOweWAHE Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: Who Discovered the First

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  • 02:48 Why Do Some People Hate Cilantro?

    Why Do Some People Hate Cilantro?

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    Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Cilantro is one of the most polarizing herbs the planet. Consider it the Benedict Cumberbatch of taco toppings. But what is it about this little plant that stokes such intense vitriol from some people, while the rest

  • 07:21 The Great Snake Debate

    The Great Snake Debate

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    90 million years ago, an ancient snake known as Najash had...legs. It is by no means the only snake to have limbs either. But what’s even stranger: we’re not at all sure where it came from. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtub

  • 05:48 History's Most Powerful Plants

    History's Most Powerful Plants

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    Fossil fuels are made from the remains of extinct organisms that have been exposed to millions of years of heat and pressure. But in the case of coal, these organisms consisted largely of some downright bizarre plants that once covered the Earth, from Col

  • 02:52 How Much Food Is There On Earth?

    How Much Food Is There On Earth?

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    Go to https://brilliant.org/MinuteEarth to build your math & science skills! Food already in cupboards, supermarkets, & warehouses could feed humanity for 4 months, but potential food - berries, termites & krill - could extend that by another year. Thanks

  • 07:58 How the Chalicothere Split In Two

    How the Chalicothere Split In Two

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    Try CuriosityStream today: http://curiositystream.com/eons Two extinct relatives of horses and rhinos are closely related to each other but have strikingly different body plans. How did two of the same kind of animal, living in the same place, end up look

  • 05:04 Space Volcanoes - Shelf Life 360

    Space Volcanoes - Shelf Life 360

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    Here on Earth, volcanic eruptions are dramatic manifestations of our dynamic planet. Elsewhere in our solar system, awe-inspiring extraterrestrial volcanoes—both active and extinct—provide clues to planetary formation and hints of how life may

  • 12:26 Your Place in the Primate Family Tree

    Your Place in the Primate Family Tree

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    Our new sticker is available here: https://store.dftba.com/collections/eons And check out Tacos of Texas!: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLh_qdzak59m68-i4M441Rkr5j8c_mQ-en Purgatorius, a kind of mammal called a plesiadapiform, might’ve been one of

  • 10:12 When Camels Roamed North America

    When Camels Roamed North America

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    Camels are famous for adaptations that have allowed them to flourish where most other large mammals would perish. But their story begins over 40 million years ago in North America, and in an environment you’d never expect: a rainforest.   Special thanks t

  • 11:54 Paramecium: The White Rat of Ciliates

    Paramecium: The White Rat of Ciliates

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    These world travelers might be, well, almost everywhere, but there is a still a lot we don't know about the famous paramecium. Hank reads The Raven on Ours Poetica:https://youtu.be/4TaGRUMteWIFollow Journey to the Microcosmos:Twitter: https://twitter.com/

  • 13:18 38 People on this Flight Got Sick. Why? - The Science of Ventilation

    38 People on this Flight Got Sick. Why? - The Science of Ventilation

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    How likely are you to get sick on an airplane? How safe are airplanes? The science of ventilation and bioaerosol research. If you liked this video, check out: What stretching actually does to your body: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JgBp7dX4AUOnly some

  • 02:13 Moros intrepidus: North America's Tiny Tyrannosaur

    Moros intrepidus: North America's Tiny Tyrannosaur

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    Diminutive, fleet-footed tyrannosauroid narrows the 70-million-year gap in the North American fossil recordPublished in Communications Biology21 Feb 2019DOI: 10.1038/s42003-019-0308-7Authors: Lindsay Zanno, Terry Gates, Aurore Canoville, Haviv Avrahami, N

  • 08:40 Insect Flight | Capturing Takeoff & Flying at 3,200 FPS

    Insect Flight | Capturing Takeoff & Flying at 3,200 FPS

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    Takeoff and flight sequences of insects spanning 8 different taxonomic orders captured at 3,200 fps!00:00 - intro01:17 - plume moth01:20 - firefly02:32 - painted lichen moth03:14 - leafroller moth03:31 - rosy maple moth04:00 - stonefly (see comment for co

  • 04:02 Why Hardwoods Are The Softest Woods

    Why Hardwoods Are The Softest Woods

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    Use the promo code "minuteearth" at https://curiositystream.com/minuteearth for 26% off an annual subscription to CuriosityStream, plus access to Nebula!Not all hardwood trees have hard wood and softwoods soft wood, because these terms denote their taxono

  • 03:05 These Frogs Hide Thanks to Transparent Skin

    These Frogs Hide Thanks to Transparent Skin

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    Hanging out in the trees of Central and South America are some frogs with pretty unusual coloration. Which is to say, parts of them have no color at all. Their bellies are completely see-through!Hosted by: Stefan ChinSciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's ca

  • 03:01 Why Most New Species Are Discovered By Amateurs

    Why Most New Species Are Discovered By Amateurs

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    Check out Terra Maters new video about the Skywalker Gibbon - and subscribe - at https://youtube.com/terramaterofficial.Most new species are discovered by amateurs because nowadays non-professionals are actually better suited to the requirements of new sp

  • 05:09 Flowers and Their Pollinators: A Perfect Match!

    Flowers and Their Pollinators: A Perfect Match!

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    Mister Brown and Squeaks take a look at some flowers and their pollinators, and learn about special structures that help them work together perfectly!----------Love SciShow Kids and want to help support it? Become a Patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.

  • 05:43 The Biggest Flower in the World!

    The Biggest Flower in the World!

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    Squeaks wants to know more about the biggest flower in the world! So Mister Brown teaches him all about this stinky, weird plant - called Rafflesia arnoldii!----------Love SciShow Kids and want to help support it? Become a Patron on Patreon: https://www.p

  • What is an Animal? Crash Course Zoology #1

    What is an Animal? Crash Course Zoology #1

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    Check out Animal IQ on PBS Terra! https://youtu.be/Ejhbr_t7BlcSo what is an animal anyway? In our inaugural episode of Crash Course Zoology, well endeavor to answer just that because as it turns out, its complicated! But before we get there well need to i

  • Insects in flight | 11 incredible species in SLOW MOTION

    Insects in flight | 11 incredible species in SLOW MOTION

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    Takeoff and flight sequences of insects spanning 5 different taxonomic orders captured at 3,200 fps!00:00 - weevils01:44 - katydids03:02 - bark lice04:00 - march fly04:59 - assassin bug06:02 - katydidTaxonomic info:nut/acorn weevil (Curculio sp.)broad-nos


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