Tag: science

This New Tech Could Eliminate Toxic PFAS From Our Drinking Water

This New Tech Could Eliminate Toxic PFAS From Our Drinking Water

Human-made chemicals that were once considered the peak of our ingenuity have come back to haunt us in a big way. They’re present in our soil, air, water… and that means they’re in us, too. And we don’t…

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Density – Why does oil float on water? | #aumsum

Density – Why does oil float on water? | #aumsum

Topic: Density. Why does oil float on water? Did you realize that a large log of wood floated on water but a comparatively smaller piece of rock sank? How is this even possible? This is possible because of…

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Can Gargling Salt Water Cure a Sore Throat?

Can Gargling Salt Water Cure a Sore Throat?

[♪ INTRO] While it might give you that podcast-ready, baritone voice, a sore throat is no fun at all. And if you’re looking for a quick fix, you might have already heard that you can gargle salt water….

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Skin Cancer: One Woman’s Story

Skin Cancer:  One Woman’s Story
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How Does Water Get to Your House?

How Does Water Get to Your House?

[ INTRO ] Ahhh. It’s so nice to have a nice, cool glass of water after that epic soccer game we just had Hey, Squeaks, do you know where this water came from? [Squeaks squeaks] That’s true, it…

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Indeed x CH: An inside look at the Canadiens’ sports science department

Indeed x CH: An inside look at the Canadiens’ sports science department

With a League-record 24 Stanley Cups, the Canadiens are the NHL’s most successful franchise. The sports science department works to maintain that championship performance. The department of sports science was created three years ago. We have around 10…

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Why do we have tears when we cry?

Why do we have tears when we cry?

(phone ringing) – Hi, it’s Doug. It might sound like I’ve been crying, but I haven’t been. If my voice sounds funny, it’s because I’ve had a cold. Someone named Poppy has a question about crying though. Let’s…

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NASA is sending a rover to hunt for water on the Moon

NASA is sending a rover to hunt for water on the Moon

We’re sending a rover to hunt for water on the Moon Meet VIPER The rover will explore the Moon’s south pole Searching for water ice inside cold, dark craters and other places Water is a precious resource, especially…

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It took science 2,000 years to find the clitoris

It took science 2,000 years to find the clitoris

Do you recognize the shape above me? Kind of an alien, penguin spaceship, maybe? Well, not exactly. It’s something called the clitoris. You may have heard of it? It’s had a lot of names throughout the ages. Little…

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Why do we have leap years?

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(telephone ringing) – Hi, Doug. – Hi, Sire. – I have a question for you. Why do we have leap years? – Ooh, that’s a great question. The month of February always has 28 days. Except every four…

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