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With the creation of graphene supercapacitors, it is now possible to create an extremely powerful graphene battery that is both small and light. (4:23 min.)

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The gold we find on Earth did not come from our planet’s rocky crust. It was actually cooked up in space and is present on Earth because of cataclysmic stellar explosions called supernovae. So gold is really extraterrestrial! (4:34 min.)

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We’ve all had the experience: you’re walking across a soft carpet, you reach for the doorknob and … ZAP. But what causes this trademark jolt of static electricity? (3:38 min.)

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It’s so obvious that it’s practically proverbial: you can’t unboil an egg. But actually, it turns out that you can -- sort of. (4:09 min.)

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Today, over-the-counter pregnancy tests give potentially life-changing results with a pretty high rate of accuracy. (4:33 min.)

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Four elements were officially added to the periodic table in 2016. But could there be more elements waiting to be discovered? And why do we bother looking anyway? (5:19 min.)

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We all know someone who has been affected by cancer. What causes cancer? Is it getting more common? When did we first diagnose cancer in humans? What can we do to prevent cancer? (6:02 min.)

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This video, produced for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge 2016, puts forward a surprising explanation for how humans became so intelligent. And it all has to do with cooked meat. (5:00 min.)

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Cette vidéo de ScienceAnimation MidiPyrénées présente Richard Taillet un astrophysicien qui utilise des formules mathématiques pour modéliser les rayonnements cosmiques et répondre à des questions fondamentales sur la matière dans l'Univers (2 min 42 sec)

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Nanomachines – including nano-sized motors, rockets and even cars – are many orders of magnitude smaller than a human cell, but they have huge promise. (4:46 min.)

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