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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week

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This series provides a weekly overview of new discoveries in STEM. Viewers can stay up-to-date on the latest developments that they may not hear about anywhere else.

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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode
3 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A butterfly sits on a metal head. Caption: can see regular color images and near infrared.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 1
2 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustrations depict a cell placed above the graphene, which is illuminated by a light bulb. Caption: The more intense the light, the faster the cells beat.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 2
2 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
illustration of Superman running. His spectacle is flying in the air. Caption: think superman and ant man combined, stronger than steel,
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 3
2 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A satellite view of North America. A red arrow from the Pacific Ocean points to the coasts of Mexico. Caption: that influences the winter US jet stream.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 4
2 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
The microscopic image of cement particles. Caption: This new concrete replaces cement with a composite binder.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 5
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two doctors discuss over the x ray of a human brain. Caption: could provide insights for the treatment.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 6
2 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A new device that helps capture and release soft bodied animals. On screen text, Wyss Institute at Harvard University. Caption: It folds up into a 12 sided, almost round box,
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 7
2 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A self healing reverse filter. On screen text, 1 centimeter. 1 time real time, 7 to 3 ratio, D I water to glycerol, 0.0083 M S D S. Caption: and it self heals after the object passes.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 8
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A 360 view of the clouds and the tree tops. Caption: Clouds play a pivotal role in our planet's climate,
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 9
2 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
The illustration depicts the distress signals sent by the plant, when the caterpillar munches on its leaves. On screen text, Larva, Pieris rapae. Caption: Here's a caterpillar munching through a leaf.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 10
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A graphical illustration of a star. Caption: reveal the inner workings of these rare stars,
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 16
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A group of people visiting an active volcano. Caption: scientists visited New Zealand's topol volcanic zone,
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 17
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A man with a shovel standing besides a water body. Caption: The team wants to see what other pollutants are recorded.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 18
2 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A biological skin and a bioinspired e skin. The e skin consists of synthetic layers instead of biological layers. Caption: work together to give our hands their extraordinary sensitivity.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 20
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A diagram illustrates certain traits recurring in a grain plant. Caption: Those traits remain the same generation after generation.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 21
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A needle engraved inside a downward opening capsule. Caption: This capsule contains a small biodegradable needle.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 22
2 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A diagram illustrates a women talking to a man using a sign language translating device on her neck. The device says, My name is Jane. Nice to meet you. Caption: It translates full sentences without the need to pause.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 23
2 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A fossil in a rock.`Caption: More than 50 species are brand new to science,
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 26
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Human hand movement being replicated in a screen. Caption: It can help athletes improve performance.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 27
2 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Spraying ice removing solution on a sheet. Caption: Just spray on and the ice that forms slips away.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 28
2 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A flying robot and a hummingbird. Caption: to decode the hummingbird hover for robotics.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 29
2 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Artificial sea grass on low wave velocity. Caption: researchers tested artificial seagrass.
4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 30
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 30
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 32
2 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 33
2 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 34
2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 35
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 36
2 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 37
2 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 38
3 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 39
3 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 41
3 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 42
3 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About This Week
Episode 43
4 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12