Brainstuff

Brainstuff

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Synopsis

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

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Episodes

  • How Do Animals Survive Big Storms?

    Duration: 06min

    | 19/10/2018
  • How Often Have Supreme Court Nominees Been Rejected?

    Duration: 07min

    | 18/10/2018
  • Is Physics as We Know It About to Change?

    Duration: 05min

    | 17/10/2018
  • Why Can't You Reach the End of a Rainbow?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/10/2018
  • Is Coconut Oil a 'Superfood' or 'Pure Poison'?

    Duration: 05min

    | 15/10/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do Men Have Deeper Voices?

    Duration: 06min

    | 14/10/2018
  • How Can Sunlight Make You Sneeze?

    Duration: 04min

    | 13/10/2018
  • What Was the First Computer?

    Duration: 06min

    | 12/10/2018
  • Why Is Blackface So Controversial?

    Duration: 07min

    | 11/10/2018
  • How Do Our Bones Grow?

    Duration: 05min

    | 10/10/2018
  • What's the History of Southern Biscuits?

    Duration: 04min

    | 09/10/2018
  • Could a Giant Squid Take Down a Submarine?

    Duration: 05min

    | 08/10/2018
  • Why Are Ice Pops Called Quiescently Frozen Confections?

    Duration: 05min

    | 07/10/2018
  • What Happens to Balloons When You Release Them?

    Duration: 04min

    | 06/10/2018
  • What's the Difference Between Weather and Climate?

    Duration: 06min

    | 05/10/2018
  • Was George Washington Almost King of the United States?

    Duration: 05min

    | 04/10/2018
  • What Is Nuclear Pasta?

    Duration: 04min

    | 03/10/2018
  • What Would Happen If You Wrecked a Car on a Test-Drive?

    Duration: 05min

    | 02/10/2018
  • Does Milk Really Make Mucus Worse?

    Duration: 03min

    | 01/10/2018
  • Why Do We Get Hiccups?

    Duration: 04min

    | 30/09/2018
  • Is Printing with Sound the Wave of the Future?

    Duration: 04min

    | 29/09/2018
  • Could Jupiter Have Water After All?

    Duration: 05min

    | 28/09/2018
  • Who Is The Laughing Buddha?

    Duration: 05min

    | 27/09/2018
  • What Was The Great Pox?

    Duration: 03min

    | 26/09/2018
  • Can Side Sleeping Help Prevent Snoring?

    Duration: 03min

    | 25/09/2018
  • Why Do We Drink So Much Bottled Water?

    Duration: 07min

    | 24/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do We Itch?

    Duration: 05min

    | 23/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do Movie Theaters Sell Popcorn?

    Duration: 05min

    | 22/09/2018
  • Why Is Alzheimers's So Difficult to Treat?

    Duration: 06min

    | 21/09/2018
  • How Do Migrating Birds Navigate?

    Duration: 04min

    | 20/09/2018
  • Did Pirates Really Talk Like That?

    Duration: 04min

    | 19/09/2018
  • Are Artists Hardwired To Be Poor?

    Duration: 04min

    | 18/09/2018
  • Why Are Hydrogen Peroxide Bottles Brown?

    Duration: 03min

    | 17/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do So Many Price Tags End in .99?

    Duration: 05min

    | 16/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Can't People Remember Being Born?

    Duration: 05min

    | 15/09/2018
  • What Are Food Deserts?

    Duration: 05min

    | 14/09/2018
  • How Could We Get Into Space Without Big Rockets?

    Duration: 07min

    | 13/09/2018
  • Why Do Dogs Love Rolling in Stinky Stuff?

    Duration: 04min

    | 12/09/2018
  • Why Does Skin Tan and Freckle?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/09/2018
  • How Do New Religions Take Root?

    Duration: 07min

    | 10/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do Tattoo Machines Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 09/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Does Hair Dye Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 08/09/2018
  • How Can an Ancient Pregnancy Test Actually Work?

    Duration: 04min

    | 07/09/2018
  • Does Playing with Toy Guns Lead to Violent Behavior?

    Duration: 07min

    | 06/09/2018
  • Why Do You Stop Noticing Scents After a While?

    Duration: 05min

    | 05/09/2018
  • Can Cannabis Help Break Opioid Addiction?

    Duration: 09min

    | 04/09/2018
  • What's the History of Lemonade?

    Duration: 06min

    | 03/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: What Are Eye Boogers?

    Duration: 05min

    | 02/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do You Find Water In The Wild?

    Duration: 06min

    | 01/09/2018
  • Why Did NASA Send Sperm Into Orbit?

    Duration: 06min

    | 31/08/2018
  • What States Failed to Become Part of the U.S.?

    Duration: 05min

    | 30/08/2018
  • Are Chimps Cleaner Than Us?

    Duration: 04min

    | 29/08/2018
  • How Bad Is It to Run Your Car on Empty?

    Duration: 04min

    | 28/08/2018
  • Should You Really Take Fish Oil Pills?

    Duration: 06min

    | 27/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do Some People Faint At The Sight of Blood?

    Duration: 05min

    | 26/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Do Crosswalk and "Close Door" Buttons Really Do Anything?

    Duration: 05min

    | 25/08/2018
  • What Is Breakup Bootcamp?

    Duration: 06min

    | 24/08/2018
  • How Can Squid 'Speak' With Their Skin?

    Duration: 06min

    | 23/08/2018
  • Is Hangry a Real Emotion?

    Duration: 05min

    | 22/08/2018
  • What Happens When Hurricanes Hit Volcanoes?

    Duration: 06min

    | 21/08/2018
  • Do Doctors' Biases Affect Health Care?

    Duration: 06min

    | 20/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Does Lucid Dreaming Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 19/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: What Causes Red Eye in Photos?

    Duration: 04min

    | 18/08/2018
  • Yes, Your Dog Wants to Help When You're Upset

    Duration: 03min

    | 17/08/2018
  • Why Is Head Scratching a Gesture of Thought?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/08/2018
  • Could Spending Money on Experiences Save the World?

    Duration: 03min

    | 15/08/2018
  • How Do Nutrients Get into the World's Oceans?

    Duration: 05min

    | 14/08/2018
  • Who Does the Real Magic: Magicians, or Assistants?

    Duration: 06min

    | 13/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do Laugh Tracks Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 12/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/08/2018
  • Why Do Books Smell So Good?

    Duration: 04min

    | 10/08/2018
  • Can You Train a Bee?

    Duration: 06min

    | 09/08/2018
  • What If Bandages Could Monitor Your Wound?

    Duration: 03min

    | 08/08/2018
  • What Makes Stars Twinkle?

    Duration: 04min

    | 07/08/2018
  • Can We Make Roads Out of Recycled Plastic?

    Duration: 05min

    | 06/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Does Aspirin Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 05/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do One-Way Mirrors Work?

    Duration: 04min

    | 04/08/2018
  • Can Different Species of Birds Understand Each Other?

    Duration: 07min

    | 03/08/2018
  • Can Absurdly Big Numbers Be Useful?

    Duration: 06min

    | 02/08/2018
  • Why Shouldn't You Hold in a Sneeze?

    Duration: 04min

    | 01/08/2018
  • What Did Our Ancestors Really Eat?

    Duration: 03min

    | 31/07/2018
  • Could Recycled Urine Make Sustainable Fertilizer?

    Duration: 04min

    | 30/07/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do Erasers Erase?

    Duration: 05min

    | 29/07/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do Antiperspirants Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 28/07/2018
  • Why Does It Feel So Good To Be Scared?

    Duration: 08min

    | 27/07/2018
  • What Are Macronutrients and Micronutrients?

    Duration: 05min

    | 26/07/2018
  • What Kind of Dinos Did Today's Birds Evolve From?

    Duration: 04min

    | 25/07/2018
  • When Do Presidential Approval Ratings Really Matter?

    Duration: 06min

    | 24/07/2018
  • What's the History of Toothpaste?

    Duration: 05min

    | 23/07/2018
  • Why Do Hounds Have Floppy Ears?

    Duration: 03min

    | 22/07/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: What Is American Cheese Really Made Of?

    Duration: 05min

    | 21/07/2018
  • Should You Really Eat Activated Charcoal?

    Duration: 03min

    | 20/07/2018
  • What Is the Museum of Broken Relationships?

    Duration: 04min

    | 19/07/2018
  • No, There's No 'Secret' Cure for Cancer

    Duration: 07min

    | 18/07/2018
  • What Are Vampire Squid?

    Duration: 03min

    | 17/07/2018
  • How Close Are We to Recycling Carbon Dioxide Emissions?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/07/2018
  • How Did the U.S.-Mexico Border Become Such a Flashpoint?

    Duration: 07min

    | 13/07/2018
  • Why Did Victorians Think Green Tea Causes Hallucinations?

    Duration: 04min

    | 12/07/2018
  • Do Boys and Girls Bully Differently?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/07/2018
  • How Can Robots Help Catch Poachers?

    Duration: 04min

    | 10/07/2018
  • Are We Still Discovering Human Organs?

    Duration: 05min

    | 09/07/2018
  • Who Was the First Fashion Designer?

    Duration: 05min

    | 06/07/2018
  • How Can We Prevent Suicides While Protecting Gun Rights?

    Duration: 08min

    | 05/07/2018
  • Could the Waterbed Make a Comeback?

    Duration: 06min

    | 04/07/2018
  • What's Killing Ancient Baobab Trees?

    Duration: 05min

    | 03/07/2018
  • Why Do We Feel Hungry When We're Not?

    Duration: 04min

    | 02/07/2018
  • Boxer Crabs Use Anemones as Weapons

    Duration: 04min

    | 29/06/2018
  • Can Beaches Be Saved by Adding Sand?

    Duration: 06min

    | 28/06/2018
  • When Will Arlington Cemetery Run Out of Space?

    Duration: 07min

    | 27/06/2018
  • How Can the Fashion Industry Better Serve People with Disabilities?

    Duration: 06min

    | 26/06/2018
  • Is Type 2 Diabetes Reversible?

    Duration: 05min

    | 25/06/2018
  • What Is Music's 'Word' for Death?

    Duration: 05min

    | 22/06/2018
  • Can Copper Create Mummies?

    Duration: 03min

    | 21/06/2018
  • Do Dogs Use Facial Expressions to Communicate with Us?

    Duration: 03min

    | 20/06/2018
  • Is Life on Earth of Alien Origin?

    Duration: 04min

    | 19/06/2018
  • Is Cockroach Milk the Next Big Thing?

    Duration: 03min

    | 18/06/2018
  • Are We Moving Closer to 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'?

    Duration: 04min

    | 15/06/2018
  • Why Does Microwaved Coffee Taste So Bad?

    Duration: 05min

    | 14/06/2018
  • The Man Behind Rube Goldberg Machines

    Duration: 06min

    | 13/06/2018
  • Can You Really Catch Up on Sleep?

    Duration: 04min

    | 12/06/2018
  • How Do Sea Spiders Breathe Through Their Legs?

    Duration: 03min

    | 11/06/2018
  • How One Blood Donor Saved Over 2 Million Babies

    Duration: 04min

    | 08/06/2018
  • Does Spicy Food Burn Your Tastebuds?

    Duration: 04min

    | 07/06/2018
  • Could a Plastic-Eating Enzyme Help Save the Planet?

    Duration: 04min

    | 06/06/2018
  • What Can't You Name Your Baby?

    Duration: 05min

    | 05/06/2018
  • What Happens to Red Carpet Dresses?

    Duration: 05min

    | 04/06/2018
  • Will the Paper of the Future Be Made from Poop?

    Duration: 03min

    | 01/06/2018
  • Does Earth's Crust Have Its Own Tides?

    Duration: 07min

    | 31/05/2018
  • How Can You Be Your Own Twin?

    Duration: 05min

    | 30/05/2018
  • Can You Microwave a Steak to Perfection?

    Duration: 05min

    | 29/05/2018
  • Why Do Turtles Have Shells?

    Duration: 03min

    | 28/05/2018
  • Why Does Uranus Stink?

    Duration: 05min

    | 25/05/2018
  • Is Coffee Good or Bad for You?

    Duration: 06min

    | 24/05/2018
  • How Do Snails Grow Their Shells?

    Duration: 05min

    | 23/05/2018
  • What Was Stephen Hawking's Final Project?

    Duration: 10min

    | 22/05/2018
  • Why Is Popping Zits So Satisfying?

    Duration: 05min

    | 21/05/2018
  • Can We Save the Moai?

    Duration: 06min

    | 18/05/2018
  • Should Airplanes Have Shoulder Seat Belts?

    Duration: 06min

    | 17/05/2018
  • How Easy Is It to Immigrate to the U.S.?

    Duration: 07min

    | 16/05/2018
  • What Are the Most-Believed Myths About Our Brains?

    Duration: 05min

    | 15/05/2018
  • City Birds Use Cigarette Butts as Bug Repellent

    Duration: 03min

    | 14/05/2018
  • How Do We Define 'Suspicious Behavior' Without Bias?

    Duration: 07min

    | 11/05/2018
  • Will Ants Rescue Wounded Comrades?

    Duration: 03min

    | 10/05/2018
  • What Is Red Snow?

    Duration: 06min

    | 09/05/2018
  • What Is Chinese Five Spice?

    Duration: 04min

    | 08/05/2018
  • What's the Happiest Country in the World?

    Duration: 06min

    | 07/05/2018
  • What's Chocolate's Carbon Footprint?

    Duration: 03min

    | 04/05/2018
  • Can a New Egyptian Dinosaur Fossil Explain How the Continents Formed?

    Duration: 06min

    | 03/05/2018
  • How Nuclear Weapons Testing Created New Minerals

    Duration: 04min

    | 02/05/2018
  • Can Talking About Yourself in the Third Person Make You Feel Better?

    Duration: 06min

    | 01/05/2018
  • Do Happy Cows Really Make Better Milk?

    Duration: 04min

    | 30/04/2018
  • How Can Your Birth Season Determine Your Allergies?

    Duration: 05min

    | 27/04/2018
  • Why Shouldn't Compressed Air Canisters Be Shaken?

    Duration: 03min

    | 26/04/2018
  • Why Can't I Taste My Tongue?

    Duration: 03min

    | 25/04/2018
  • What Was the First Killer Robot?

    Duration: 05min

    | 24/04/2018
  • Is Our Tipping System Gratuitous?

    Duration: 06min

    | 23/04/2018
  • Why Were Fruit Flies the First Animal in Space?

    Duration: 04min

    | 20/04/2018
  • Did an 19th-Century Man Predict Your Death?

    Duration: 04min

    | 19/04/2018
  • Is the Human Brain Hardwired for Poetry?

    Duration: 06min

    | 18/04/2018
  • What Happens to Wine Grape Waste?

    Duration: 03min

    | 17/04/2018
  • Why Are So Many People Nearsighted?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/04/2018
  • How Can a Plant Outsource Photosynthesis?

    Duration: 03min

    | 13/04/2018
  • How Much Electricity Can Urine Provide?

    Duration: 03min

    | 12/04/2018
  • Could Platypus Milk Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Disease?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/04/2018
  • Does Diabetes Lead to Disordered Eating?

    Duration: 05min

    | 10/04/2018
  • What Makes Durian Fruit Smell So Bad?

    Duration: 04min

    | 09/04/2018
  • Is There a Gene for Infidelity?

    Duration: 05min

    | 06/04/2018
  • How Much Salt Is Too Much?

    Duration: 05min

    | 05/04/2018
  • How Is New Laser Technology Discovering Ancient Ruins?

    Duration: 06min

    | 04/04/2018
  • Is Prozac Endangering Crabs' Survival?

    Duration: 03min

    | 03/04/2018
  • Botox Exists Thanks to Bad Sausages

    Duration: 04min

    | 02/04/2018
  • Can Your Face's Temperature Reveal Your Mood?

    Duration: 05min

    | 30/03/2018
  • What's the Difference Between Eggs of Different Colors?

    Duration: 04min

    | 29/03/2018
  • What's the Most Dangerous Air Pollution?

    Duration: 05min

    | 28/03/2018
  • What If Cockroaches Went Extinct?

    Duration: 03min

    | 27/03/2018
  • How Did Spring Break Get Its Start?

    Duration: 06min

    | 26/03/2018
  • Can Losing Sleep Make You Gain Weight?

    Duration: 05min

    | 23/03/2018
  • What Happens to the Unclaimed Dead?

    Duration: 05min

    | 22/03/2018
  • Why Are the Oceans Salty?

    Duration: 03min

    | 21/03/2018
  • Could Technology Replace Animal Testing?

    Duration: 06min

    | 20/03/2018
  • How Can We Recycle More, and Smarter?

    Duration: 07min

    | 19/03/2018
  • What Can We Learn from Fish about Walking?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/03/2018
  • Does Technology Make Us Worse Drivers?

    Duration: 06min

    | 15/03/2018
  • How Do Boogers Form?

    Duration: 03min

    | 14/03/2018
  • Why Are Mass Shootings Happening in U.S. Schools?

    Duration: 06min

    | 13/03/2018
  • Is Room-Temperature Pizza Safe to Eat?

    Duration: 03min

    | 12/03/2018
  • Is There a Better Alternative to Cash Bail?

    Duration: 08min

    | 09/03/2018
  • Cuttlefish Camouflage Is an Energy-Efficient Superpower

    Duration: 06min

    | 08/03/2018
  • Where Did Middle Names Come From?

    Duration: 03min

    | 07/03/2018
  • Why Are Stars and Planets Nearly Spherical?

    Duration: 05min

    | 06/03/2018
  • Do Female Praying Mantises Really Decapitate Mates?

    Duration: 03min

    | 06/03/2018
  • Why Do Humans Dream?

    Duration: 04min

    | 02/03/2018
  • Does Hot Yoga Need to Be So Hot?

    Duration: 04min

    | 02/03/2018
  • Could Humans Control Volcanic Eruptions?

    Duration: 06min

    | 01/03/2018
  • Sea Turtles Are Hatching Up to 99 Percent Female

    Duration: 03min

    | 27/02/2018
  • Are We Getting Lonelier?

    Duration: 05min

    | 26/02/2018
  • Could Human Waste Feed Astronauts?

    Duration: 04min

    | 23/02/2018
  • Can Autonomous Vehicles Break the Speed Limit?

    Duration: 04min

    | 22/02/2018
  • An Ice Cream that Doesn't Melt

    Duration: 03min

    | 21/02/2018
  • Can Used Books Spread Germs?

    Duration: 06min

    | 21/02/2018
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