How Does Optical Fiber Work?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lic3gCS_bKo Light is the fastest thing in the universe. Why not get light to piggyback data, and make the internet faster? This is where optical fibers out“shine” other methods. Imagine you are in a room, and it has open doors and windows. Now you stand at the center of one of the walls and throw …

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How Does a Color Laser Printer Work?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDiHTK9nwYw Imagine how the world would have been without printers. There would be no newspapers. Books would not be available and acquiring documents would have been so much harder. But how do these devices work? For starters, printers make use of four colored inks only: cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. Different combinations of these inks …

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Amoeba Hunts and Kills Paramecia and Stentor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XlzCe5gDu0 Amoebae are organisms made up of only one cell. They are predatory and eat other, smaller microbes. The liquid present within a cell is called the cytoplasm, and it can be categorized based on its texture. The cytoplasm towards the periphery of the cell is more rigid and is called ectoplasm (Greek: ektos; which …

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Hungry Venus Flytraps Snap Shut on a Host of Unfortunate Flies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7eQKSf0LmY Carnivorous plants can be thought of as mavericks of the plant kingdom. When faced with limited resources, these botanical marvels tend to bend the rules to come up with clever solutions! There are over 800 species of predatory plants all over the globe!    Many carnivorous plants, like the Venus flytrap, have evolved as …

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Molecular Machines of the Body

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_tYrnv_o6A You may not be able to see them, but there are millions upon millions of tiny molecular machines in your body. While machines in the outside world are made of metals, the machines inside your body are made up of proteins.   The molecular machines in cells help organisms perform a range of biological …

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Cockroaches and Their Eggs!

https://youtu.be/qzkxntU1UA0 Cockroaches, also known as roaches, are common household pests closely related to termites. While cockroaches have been indicators of uncleanliness throughout human history, most cockroach species are not “dirty pests” but live in various habitats. Only 30 cockroach species out of the 4,600 known species roam near human habitats. Cockroaches can tolerate various climatic …

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Fly Over a Martian Crater!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T24yNNi8ZmA Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in our solar system. It is a terrestrial planet, having a thin atmosphere and a crust composed of elements similar to Earth. Additionally, its core consists of iron and nickel.   Mars is well-known for the features on its surface, such as impact craters, valleys, dunes, …

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