BrainStuff

Can Galaxies Exist Without Dark Matter?

Dodany: 22 maja 2019

We previously thought that all galaxies form with the help of dark matter, but researchers just found a galaxy that doesn't seem to contain any. Learn why that's so weird and what it might mean in...

Why and How Are Documents Redacted?

Dodany: 21 maja 2019

Court and other government documents are often presented with redactions -- that is, with some text blacked out or otherwise made unreadable. Learn how this is done -- and why -- in today's episode...

Why Does Measles Reset Your Immune System?

Dodany: 21 maja 2019

After the measles vaccine spread, researchers noticed that the death toll from many other diseases dropped. Learn how the measles destroys your immunity to other diseases, and why the vaccine is...

Introducing: Math & Magic

Dodany: 18 maja 2019

How do the smartest marketers cut through the noise? And how do they manage to do it again and again? Join iHeartMedia Chairman and CEO Bob Pittman as he analyzes the Math and Magic of...

What Is Relative Humidity?

Dodany: 17 maja 2019

Relative humidity can make pleasant temperatures unbearable (and vice versa). Learn why -- and what the dew point has to do with it -- in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your...

Could Transplanted Organs Be Reused?

Dodany: 16 maja 2019

People who receive organ transplants often die with that organ working perfectly, but today, those organs are rarely retransplanted. Learn why -- and how some researchers are hoping to change that...

What Is Agnosticism?

Dodany: 15 maja 2019

Some people think that there are no effective differences between religious agnosticism and atheism, but the two standpoints are distinct. Learn how both work in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn...

How Does Henry Ford's Feud with the Dodge Brothers Affect Businesses Today?

Dodany: 14 maja 2019

The legal feud between carmakers Henry Ford and the Dodge brothers wasn't just deeply personal -- it changed the way Americans do business. Learn how in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about...

Has Anyone Been Buried on the Moon?

Dodany: 14 maja 2019

Spoiler alert: Yes. But just one person. Learn who Eugene Shoemaker was and how his friends and family got him interred on the moon in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices...

What Happened at America's Secret Atomic City?

Dodany: 10 maja 2019

When the U.S. was building atomic bombs during World War II, it set up a secret city -- Oak Ridge, Tennessee -- to produce the uranium-235 it needed. Learn how this city worked and what it's used...

Why Do Some People Eat Dirt?

Dodany: 9 maja 2019

The craving for and practice of eating earth is more widespread than you might think. Learn why researchers think people engage in pica (a.k.a geophagy) in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more...

Why Is the Blobfish Blobby?

Dodany: 8 maja 2019

The blobfish has been voted the World's Ugliest Animal based on above-water photos, but its gelatinous features make it perfectly adapted for life deep in the ocean. Learn how in this episode of...

What Does the Word 'Caucasian' Really Mean?

Dodany: 7 maja 2019

Caucasian' is sometimes used to mean 'white', but the word comes from an old, incorrect scientific hypothesis and has been used to perpetuate prejudice. Learn why it would be better left in the...

What Can Marsquakes Teach Us?

Dodany: 6 maja 2019

Seismic activity has been recorded on Mars, and researchers hope to use the data to learn lots about the history and current state of the red planet. Learn how in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn...

Introducing: Sleepwalkers

Dodany: 4 maja 2019

This is Sleepwalkers. With secret labs and expert guests, Oz Woloshyn and Karah Preiss explore the thrill of the AI revolution hands-on, to see how we can stay in control of our future....

Why Are Grocery Store Tomatoes So Meh?

Dodany: 3 maja 2019

Many tomatoes found in large grocery stores are mealy and lack flavor. Learn why -- and what researchers are doing about it -- in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

What Is the Humboldt Ocean Current?

Dodany: 2 maja 2019

This cold Pacific current runs along South America's coast, creating some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Learn how it works and who it was named for in this episode of BrainStuff....

What's the Controversy Behind 'Mary Had a Little Lamb'?

Dodany: 1 maja 2019

No, it's not the lyrics -- the author of this nursery rhyme is what's in question. Learn why -- and how Henry Ford is involved -- in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

How Often Should You Change Your Oil?

Dodany: 30 kwietnia 2019

You may have heard differing advice on how often to have your car's oil changed. Learn how to figure out what's right for you and your car in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your...

Were Some Viking Warriors Women?

Dodany: 30 kwietnia 2019

The bones of what appears to be high-ranking Viking warrior have been proven to belong to a genetically female person. Learn the story behind this ancient grave and its occupant in today's episode...