Immune NETs: What COVID and Snake Venoms Have in Common

When faced with threats ranging from snake bites to COVID infections, some white blood cells retaliate with a peculiar tactic: spewing out their own DNA to form pathogen-trapping nets. But research suggests that sometimes this web-deploying response might do our bodies more harm than good. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow […]

6 of the Oldest Parasites Ever Found

Where there’s life, there’s other life looking for a free ride. Here are six of the world’s oldest parasites. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks […]

Diary of a Trauma Surgeon: 12 Days of Covid-19’s Surge | WIRED

Los Angeles-based trauma surgeon Annie Onishi documents 12 days of her life working inside a hospital during this summer’s surge in Covid-19 cases. While dealing with increasing numbers of infections, Annie reflects on how the entire hospital is coping with the stresses brought upon the healthcare system. Annie Onishi is […]