What would you say if we told you that humanity is currently making a collaborative effort to engineer the perfect superbug? A bug that could kill hundreds of millions of people? Well, it is happening right now. We are in the process of creating a superbacterium. Bacteria are among the… Continue Reading The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained

What if I told you there were trillions of tiny bacteria all around you? It’s true. Microorganisms called bacteria were some of the first life forms to appear on Earth. Though they consist of only a single cell, their total biomass is greater than that of all plants and animals… Continue Reading What causes antibiotic resistance? – Kevin Wu

You may think scientists stationed in Antarctica are just playing with penguins or studying leopard seals. But some of them are down there to fly balloons or watch ice cubes. Special balloons and special ice cubes. Like the balloon-based experiment ANITA, which has seen things we thought weren’t possible, and… Continue Reading ‘Ghost Particles’ Erupting from Antarctica Could Shatter Standard Physics

Researchers at MIT, Harvard Medical School, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have recently invented a technology to wirelessly power up tiny devices like this one, deep inside the human body. These devices have no batteries, yet the new technology can wirelessly power them up and communicate with them from a… Continue Reading Wireless System can Power and Communicate with Tiny Devices inside the Body (Short Video)

– This is me and I love coffee. The intoxicating nutty aroma. The rich chocolatey taste. Some days I drink three cups like the average American I am. Other days, I drink more like five or six. But is that too much? First the good news. It’s almost impossible to… Continue Reading What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Too Much Coffee

AMNA NAWAZ: It’s often dismissed as just a headache, but a migraine attack is much more than that. Fifteen percent of Americans are affected. But, as Stephanie Sy reports, the stigma associated with migraine disease has meant fewer resources for desperate patients. The story is part of our regular series… Continue Reading 15 percent of Americans have migraine disease. Why aren’t there better treatment options?

This specialized 3D printer just received a record-breaking throughput for modern 3D printing. It can create structures the size of a human adult in just a few hours. That’s printing about 7 millimeters per minute. With this device, the team may have just cracked the code on how to utilize… Continue Reading This Record-Breaking 3D Printer Could Be the Future of Manufacturing

– [Narrator] Hypothermia. It’s something you see all too often in movies starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But what is it, exactly? And how does it really happen? Our body is always trying to maintain a balmy temperature of around 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, or 37 degrees Celsius. Hypothermia occurs when our body… Continue Reading What Hypothermia Does To Your Body And Brain

We here at The Infographics Show routinely cover the most pressing scientific questions of our age, such as what would happen if everyone on Earth screamed at the same time, or what if everyone went blind for 10 seconds? Occasionally we like to get silly and talk about Link’s love… Continue Reading The Most Painful Illness Known to Man