5 minute lesson

Meet the Internet of Fungus!

Plants are talking to each other through fungus! But how exactly does this work?

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Discover the Man Who Sees Only with Sound! He’s Redefining What’s “Impossible”!

How can a man without eyes ride a bicycle or navigate busy streets? Using a form of echolocation, Daniel Kish is able to see with sound and teach others to do the same!

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8 minute lesson

Cow Burps are Warming our Planet, but Seaweed Could Change That!

What do seaweed and cow burps have to do with saving the planet? Sometimes the solutions to big problems come from strange places.

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4 minute lesson

Your Dog is Traveling Through Time… With Their Nose! 

Dogs help us in many ways and very often they use their nose to do so! So what makes their sense of smell so incredible and different from our own?

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Sailing Through Space on the Power of the Sun

LightSail 2 is a crowdfunded mission to space to test out a technology called solar sailing that could revolutionize space exploration!

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Conservation Success! How Out of the Box Thinking Saved an Adorable Fox

When the Island Fox nearly went extinct, scientists had to ask, why? This conservation story is a great example of how we can solve complex problems!

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6 minute lesson

Meet the Rescue Dogs Saving the Environment!

Rescue dogs are getting a new opportunity in life, saving endangered wildlife and helping us preserve some of the planet’s most fragile ecosystems!

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8 minute lesson

Teeth: the Most Underrated Marvel of Nature?

Do you know how teeth grow? It’s actually a fascinating process that started before you even had a brain! Learn more about this marvel of our biology!

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4 minute lesson

Masterful Mimics of the Natural World

Bugs that look like twigs? Mantises that look like dead leaves? Moths with snake heads for wings? Nature’s awe-inspiring ingenuity so often points to the fact that almost anything is possible! When it comes to some of the most remarkable ways creatures have found to survive, the tactics of camouflage and mimicry that the insect… Read more »

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6 minute lesson

Could Flies Change the Future of Farming?

Black soldier flies could change the future of farming by helping us create closed-loop systems for our food! Find out how!

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2 minute lesson

Snake Robots: Can You Watch This Without Squirming?

The snake robot takes inspiration from the way snakes move to find new ways to explore the world. Check out how biomimicry combines engineering and nature!

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8 minute lesson

What are Dolphins Trying to Say to Us?

Is it possible to communicate with dolphins? Researchers are discovering ways to understand the communication between these animals, and now how to talk back!

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13 minute lesson

How Music Reshapes Our Brains

Music is a human universal and has a deep impact on us. Here’s how music affects our brains and the ways it reshapes us at a fundamental level.

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6 minute lesson

The Bacteria that Lights Up This Squid’s Life

The bobtail squid has made friends with an unlikely organism, a bacteria that helps it glow at night. Together they are a remarkable example of how life finds a way to survive through symbiosis.

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Giant Crystal Cave: An Underground Wonder!

Mexico’s Crystal Cave is home to some of the planet’s most remarkable crystal formations. After its accidental discovery, it has become a wonder to see!

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Decoding Dinosaur Feathers

Did you know we can figure out the color of dinosaur feathers? Using physics and biology together, scientists are able to see dinosaurs as they once were!

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