Does Deep Space Cause Heart Disease?

It’s not often that we get to see astronomy happen right before our eyes. But in the issue of the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society being published next week, a team of astronomers reported that they’ve watched a young star get hundreds of times brighter in just a couple years. That’s lightning fast, by astronomy standards — and […]

5 Weird Things Your Blood Can Tell You

This episode of SciShow is sponsored by Brilliant! Go to to learn more. [♪ INTRO] It usually isn’t possible to simply glance at a sick person and instantly know exactly what disease they have. In order to diagnose diseases and assess risks, doctors often rely on biomarkers, a broad category that basically represents anything they can measure to learn […]