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

  • 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
  • Did Velociraptors Really Hunt in Packs?

    Duration: 07min

    | 19/02/2018
  • How Can Technology Help Stop Rhino Poachers?

    Duration: 03min

    | 16/02/2018
  • Can Magic Mushrooms Help Stop Depression?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/02/2018
  • Can You Be Addicted to Love?

    Duration: 04min

    | 15/02/2018
  • Do Automatic Toilets Waste Water?

    Duration: 06min

    | 13/02/2018
  • What Happens to Mardi Gras Beads?

    Duration: 03min

    | 12/02/2018
  • Can People Be Allergic to Water?

    Duration: 03min

    | 09/02/2018
  • How Much of the Internet Is Underwater?

    Duration: 05min

    | 08/02/2018
  • Are We in an Insect Armageddon?

    Duration: 05min

    | 08/02/2018
  • What on Earth Are Skyquakes?

    Duration: 05min

    | 06/02/2018
  • Do Vegetarians' Farts Smell Worse?

    Duration: 03min

    | 05/02/2018
  • Are Wine Glasses Getting Bigger?

    Duration: 04min

    | 02/02/2018
  • Should You Give Cats Milk?

    Duration: 03min

    | 01/02/2018
  • Which States Get the Most Money from the Federal Government?

    Duration: 06min

    | 31/01/2018
  • How Do Astronauts React to Lunar Landing Conspiracy Theories?

    Duration: 06min

    | 30/01/2018
  • Could Drones Replace News Helicopters?

    Duration: 06min

    | 29/01/2018
  • Do Some Fabrics Make Body Odor Worse?

    Duration: 06min

    | 26/01/2018
  • What Is the 25th Amendment?

    Duration: 06min

    | 25/01/2018
  • How Did a Parisian Lemonade Craze Fight the Plague?

    Duration: 04min

    | 24/01/2018
  • Could Colonists Dig Up Ice on Mars?

    Duration: 04min

    | 24/01/2018
  • Can the Speed of Video Make Us Look More Innocent or Guilty?

    Duration: 04min

    | 22/01/2018
  • What Animal Has the Best Echolocation Abilities?

    Duration: 04min

    | 19/01/2018
  • How Does Anxiety Cause Underarm Sweat?

    Duration: 03min

    | 18/01/2018
  • What Do (and Don't) We Know About the Pentagon's UFO Program?

    Duration: 06min

    | 18/01/2018
  • How Green Is Your Favorite Superhero?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/01/2018
  • Why Doesn't Airline Food Taste Good?

    Duration: 04min

    | 15/01/2018
  • What Does Self-Defense Insurance Protect Gun Owners Against?

    Duration: 06min

    | 12/01/2018
  • Could You Legally Bury Someone in Your Backyard?

    Duration: 06min

    | 12/01/2018
  • Can Bats Jam Each Other's Sonar?

    Duration: 03min

    | 10/01/2018
  • What Tech Will Replace the Smartphone?

    Duration: 05min

    | 09/01/2018
  • Did the Genes for Light Skin Colors Evolve in Europe?

    Duration: 05min

    | 08/01/2018
  • How Much Can Ice Tell Us About Climate Change?

    Duration: 05min

    | 05/01/2018
  • Why Are Teens Cyberbullying Themselves?

    Duration: 05min

    | 04/01/2018
  • Could Some Microbes Live on Air Alone?

    Duration: 03min

    | 03/01/2018
  • How Similar Is the Opioid Epidemic to the Crack Epidemic?

    Duration: 06min

    | 02/01/2018
  • Why Are Resolutions So Easy to Break?

    Duration: 04min

    | 01/01/2018
  • Should Amazon Be Considered a Monopoly?

    Duration: 05min

    | 29/12/2017
  • Could This Newly Discovered Planet Harbor Life?

    Duration: 05min

    | 28/12/2017
  • How Long Have We Been Keeping Dogs on Leashes?

    Duration: 03min

    | 27/12/2017
  • How Much Cardboard Does Online Shipping Use?

    Duration: 05min

    | 26/12/2017
  • The Tale of the Christmas Truce

    Duration: 03min

    | 25/12/2017
  • What Can a Cache of Pterosaur Eggs Teach Us?

    Duration: 07min

    | 22/12/2017
  • Could You Outrun a Volcano?

    Duration: 04min

    | 21/12/2017
  • Will Bitcoin Remain the Biggest Cryptocurrency?

    Duration: 07min

    | 20/12/2017
  • Is There a Real Witches' Curse in Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'?

    Duration: 04min

    | 19/12/2017
  • There's Another Reason to Not Eat Raw Cookie Dough

    Duration: 03min

    | 18/12/2017
  • Why Can't Some People Sleep Without a Fan?

    Duration: 04min

    | 15/12/2017
  • Why Do People Get Adult-Onset Food Allergies?

    Duration: 05min

    | 14/12/2017
  • Do We Need to Redefine the Four Seasons?

    Duration: 05min

    | 13/12/2017
  • Did Giant Crabs Eat Amelia Earhart?

    Duration: 04min

    | 12/12/2017
  • How Much Does Getting Stuck in Traffic Cost Us?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/12/2017
  • How Fast Can We Take a Picture of the Entire Sky?

    Duration: 03min

    | 08/12/2017
  • Why Do We Find Symmetry So Pleasing?

    Duration: 05min

    | 07/12/2017
  • How Does Salt Prevent Food Spoilage?

    Duration: 03min

    | 06/12/2017
  • Do Monkeys Have Superstitions?

    Duration: 03min

    | 05/12/2017
  • What Is (and Isn't) Terrorism?

    Duration: 06min

    | 04/12/2017
  • Why Are Leaf Blowers So Irritating?

    Duration: 05min

    | 01/12/2017
  • Pretending To Be Batman Helps Kids Focus

    Duration: 04min

    | 30/11/2017
  • Tips For Staying Safe In A Mass Shooting

    Duration: 04min

    | 29/11/2017
  • Second Breakfasts Can Be Good For You

    Duration: 04min

    | 28/11/2017
  • Jellyfish Are Brainless, But Still Sleepy

    Duration: 04min

    | 27/11/2017
  • What's a Bump Fire Stock Do To A Gun?

    Duration: 05min

    | 24/11/2017
  • The Origins of Boston and New York’s Accents

    Duration: 04min

    | 23/11/2017
  • The Number Zero Might Be Older Than We Thought

    Duration: 03min

    | 17/11/2017
  • How Do Squirrels Organize Their Nuts?

    Duration: 05min

    | 17/11/2017
  • Can You Pass A Drug Test With Someone Else's Urine?

    Duration: 03min

    | 17/11/2017
  • Albums Aren't Dead

    Duration: 05min

    | 16/11/2017
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