Why Women Are Stripey
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Why Women Are Stripey

Inside each one of your cells there is six feet of DNA, made up of 6 billion letters of genetic code. Now your DNA is split into 46 pieces, each 3-4cm long, called chromosomes. Now normally we think of chromosomes […]

Chimera Cats and Your Mom
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Chimera Cats and Your Mom

[Theme Music] You know what’s fascinating and also a little bit gross when you think about it? Chimeras. Not the mythological ones but actual chimeras: organisms that contain the genetic information of more than one individual. And yes, this is […]

Why Do Corgi Mixes Always Look Like Corgis?
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Why Do Corgi Mixes Always Look Like Corgis?

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow! Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♩INTRO] You might have noticed that a lot of corgi mixes look exactly like… a corgi in a costume of a different dog breed. The […]

Can Dogs Eat People Food?
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Can Dogs Eat People Food?

Is there some evolutionary reason why dogs eat out of a bag? Can we just feed the dang dog our leftovers?! Let’s SCIENCE THIS THING! Hey pet people! This is DNews, I’m Trace. Dogs are probably the oldest domesticated animal, […]

Why Can’t Humans Breed with Animals?
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Why Can’t Humans Breed with Animals?

This episode is brought to you by Skillshare. The first 1,000 people to sign up using the link in the description will get their first 2 months free. In the 1920s Joseph Stalin sent researchers to Africa as part of […]

We met the world’s first domesticated foxes
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We met the world’s first domesticated foxes

– Fox number one. So, that is me, locked in a pen in San Diego. And that is a very special red fox from Russia. We’re testing whether the fox likes me, because it’s actually bred to be friendly towards […]