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It’s Okay to Be Smart

Life by the Numbers

Video duration: 4:26

How successful are we compared to other species? It turns out that biomass, or what things weigh, can be more important than how many of something there are. Find out how our numbers stack up against everything from bugs to bacteria, and get ready for some mind-blowing numbers!

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Sunburn, Sweat and the Science of Summer!

A summertime look at why we sweat, why we burn, and why our fingers wrinkle in the pool

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Sunburn, Sweat and the Science of Summer!

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The Sun Is A Magnet!

Sunspots, solar flares, coronal mass ejections, OH MY!

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The Sun Is A Magnet!

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How Your Body Knows Left From Right

Why are our bodies so symmetrical, but our guts aren't?

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How Your Body Knows Left From Right

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Why Your Brain Is In Your Head

Part 1 of 3 in my series about why our bodies are shaped the way they are.

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Why Your Brain Is In Your Head

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