Why Do We Need Hormones?

Why Do We Need Hormones?

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when I say the word hormone? Pimples? Mood swings? Cramps? Really inopportune moments where your armpits get sweaty? Are we good? We’re good. Hormones are obviously involved in puberty, but they’re so much more than that. Like hormones are involved in how we deal with stress, and

Why Don’t More Animals Eat Wood?

Why Don’t More Animals Eat Wood?

Hi, this is Julián from MinuteEarth. Make sure you stick around to the very end of the video to see a fun new thing we’re trying! On average, wood contains around 10 times more calories per kilogram than fruit or leaves. Yet while animals across the animal kingdom eat almost every part of trees: leaves,

Discovery of Molecule’s Role May Lead to a Diabetes Cure

Discovery of Molecule’s Role May Lead to a Diabetes Cure

Michael Downes: We discovered the physiological role of FGF1. What we found is that FGF1 when injected into the bloodstream has a potent glucose lowering ability. Ron Evans: One of the remarkable observations that we made is that FGF1 is a new regulator of glucose. We did not know that, and it came out as

A Grandpa Set His Clock Forward 1 Hour. This Is How His Heart Shutdown.

A Grandpa Set His Clock Forward 1 Hour. This Is How His Heart Shutdown.

KC is a 79 year old man, presenting to the emergency room with chest pain radiating to his left jaw. His wife Jane, tells the admitting nurse that earlier in the morning, he had become short of breath. He felt nauseous, and light headed, before collapsing to the floor. You see, KC was observing a

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: 2019 report

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: 2019 report

Our response to climate change today will determine the world we live in tomorrow, and will shape the health of children across the globe, at every stage of their lives. The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change monitors our choices, demonstrating what action, or the failure to act ,means for human health.

The Truth About MSG and Your Health

The Truth About MSG and Your Health

[ INTRO] Foodies can’t stop talking about umami — the savory taste that’s taking over the culinary scene and which, along with sweet, sour, bitter, and salty, is one of the five basic tastes that our tongues perceive. But if you’re a fan of Chinese takeout, you’ve been team umami from the get-go. That’s because

How to Tell Matter From Antimatter | CP Violation & The Ozma Problem

How to Tell Matter From Antimatter | CP Violation & The Ozma Problem

Most everyday phenomena happen equivalently in a mirror as they do normally – at least, from a physics perspective. Unlike when you play a video backwards in time (where it’s pretty obvious that something weird is going on), when compared with a normal video, motion in a mirrored video still looks totally physically normal –

Highs & Lows of Marijuana: How CBD Blocks Schizophrenia – Like Side Effects of THC. FPS #2

Highs & Lows of Marijuana: How CBD Blocks Schizophrenia – Like Side Effects of THC. FPS #2

hello everybody welcome to another episode of first-person science and today I’m your host Thomas the point I’m a second year masters student at the University of Guam and today I’m joined by my good friend Roger Hudson who’s a third-year PhD student at the University of Western Ontario studying neuroscience how are you today