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5 Dinosaur Dinners and What They Told Us

{♫Intro♫} Food is an important part of any animal’s lifestyle, and also life, but when it comes to extinct creatures like dinosaurs, it can be tough to know for sure what they actually ate. And we’d like to know, because what an animal eats tells you a lot about it: from how it hunts, to …

The Dark History of Matches

The Dark History of Matches

[♩INTRO] In the mid-1800s, factories began mass-producing matches. Lots of them were hugely successful, and pretty soon, they were selling millions of matchboxes a year. And then the factory workers — many of whom were young women — started dying. The symptoms would often start with a toothache and jaw pain and then progress to …

A Very Handy Fish Fossil

A Very Handy Fish Fossil

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [ intro ] Now we all know that there is lot’s of important infectious disease science happening right now and three cheers for the people doing that work. So do today for Scishow News, there will be breaking news, but …