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Derek Muller, with the help of a musician, explains how in 1911 Polish biochemist Casimir Funk determined that the absence of vitamins in the diet leads to illness, in the ...

Derek Muller, with the help of a musician, explains how in 1911 Polish biochemist Casimir Funk determined that the absence of vitamins in the diet leads to illness, in the song "Birth of a Word (Dr Funk)".

Colour blindness is when people are unable to distinguish between certain colours, and the most common form of this disorder is red/green colour blindness. Paul Martin, a ...

Colour blindness is when people are unable to distinguish between certain colours, and the most common form of this disorder is red/green colour blindness. Paul Martin, a vision scientist from the University of Melbourne, explains what causes it and the types of colour blindness out there.

From birds and mammals to fish and frogs, lots of different animals can change their colour. Jessie Sinclair, a zoologist from the Melbourne Museum, will talk you through how ...

From birds and mammals to fish and frogs, lots of different animals can change their colour. Jessie Sinclair, a zoologist from the Melbourne Museum, will talk you through how and why animals can do this.

Peter Ackroyd discusses the role of opium in Coleridge's theories of poetry, imagination and identity.

Peter Ackroyd discusses the role of opium in Coleridge's theories of poetry, imagination and identity.

The University of Queensland's Ernst Wolvetang explains what stem cells are, how they rejuvenate more slowly as we age and discusses the work his team is doing in regenerative ...

The University of Queensland's Ernst Wolvetang explains what stem cells are, how they rejuvenate more slowly as we age and discusses the work his team is doing in regenerative medicine.

Neurologist David Szmulewicz explains how fluid in our ear canals tell the brain how the head is moving, how displaced otoconium crystals in the ear send incorrect messages to ...

Neurologist David Szmulewicz explains how fluid in our ear canals tell the brain how the head is moving, how displaced otoconium crystals in the ear send incorrect messages to the brain, causing dizziness, and how vertigo is treated.

Naturalist Chris Packham reveals how salmon returning to rivers help both bears and the forest store nutrient for winter.

Naturalist Chris Packham reveals how salmon returning to rivers help both bears and the forest store nutrient for winter.

Using stunning Cassini probe images and computer graphics, this clip explores Saturn's largest moon Titan and its bizarre chemis

Using stunning Cassini probe images and computer graphics, this clip explores Saturn's largest moon Titan and its bizarre chemis

Derek Muller investigates how the success of cod liver oil in curing rickets led to mass marketing claims in advance of the scientific evidence available to support them in ...

Derek Muller investigates how the success of cod liver oil in curing rickets led to mass marketing claims in advance of the scientific evidence available to support them in the 19th century.

Escapegoat's Ian Fehler teaches Leela Varghese how to ride a mountain bike over a course, with tips on shifting weight to maintain balance, lifting wheels over obstacles and ...

Escapegoat's Ian Fehler teaches Leela Varghese how to ride a mountain bike over a course, with tips on shifting weight to maintain balance, lifting wheels over obstacles and safely cornering.

Brian Cox compares his own cells to those of a camel and observes the differences under a microscope, and discusses how singles cell organisms became more complex.

Brian Cox compares his own cells to those of a camel and observes the differences under a microscope, and discusses how singles cell organisms became more complex.

The Queensland Rocketry Society's Ari Piirainen demonstrates how hobbyists build and launch rockets, explaining how to get started with a kit, what the different motor sizes ...

The Queensland Rocketry Society's Ari Piirainen demonstrates how hobbyists build and launch rockets, explaining how to get started with a kit, what the different motor sizes are, and how launches are conducted safely.

CSIRO's Seonaid Philip explains how her team examined soil in northern Australia to identify potential farmland suitable for growing plants, including testing for carbon, ...

CSIRO's Seonaid Philip explains how her team examined soil in northern Australia to identify potential farmland suitable for growing plants, including testing for carbon, nitrogen and erodibility.

Following the announcement that Coles and Woolworths will be phasing out single-use plastic bags, Mornington Peninsular schoolgirl Meg explains why such plastics are bad for ...

Following the announcement that Coles and Woolworths will be phasing out single-use plastic bags, Mornington Peninsular schoolgirl Meg explains why such plastics are bad for the environment and how she has campaigned to stop shops using them.

Griffith University's Jun Jo reveals how a smart vision drone uses artificial intelligence to recognise people using feature detection, and follow them around.

Griffith University's Jun Jo reveals how a smart vision drone uses artificial intelligence to recognise people using feature detection, and follow them around.

Fires behave and spread differently. Technology is now giving researchers the ability to figure out the spread or even predict the bush fires.

Fires behave and spread differently. Technology is now giving researchers the ability to figure out the spread or even predict the bush fires.

Using oats, honey, seeds, and warm lard, you can make your own bird cakes to feed the local wildlife.

Using oats, honey, seeds, and warm lard, you can make your own bird cakes to feed the local wildlife.

Did you know that lasers can be used to help detect greenhouse gases Lasers can even detect different types of gases by utilising different wavelengths of light.

Did you know that lasers can be used to help detect greenhouse gases Lasers can even detect different types of gases by utilising different wavelengths of light.

An experiment that demonstrates how a photochromic Tshirt will change colours due to a chemical reaction, depending on the amount of light hitting it.

An experiment that demonstrates how a photochromic Tshirt will change colours due to a chemical reaction, depending on the amount of light hitting it.

Experiment with watermelon and rubber bands around the middle of the watermelon shows force. The more you stretch a rubber band, the more a small force is exerted. Rubber ...

Experiment with watermelon and rubber bands around the middle of the watermelon shows force. The more you stretch a rubber band, the more a small force is exerted. Rubber bands bundled together can make a bigger force. The force is applied to watermelon.

Scientists were able to photograph dolphins and analyse marks on their fins to determine changes in pollution.

Scientists were able to photograph dolphins and analyse marks on their fins to determine changes in pollution.

There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.

There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.

As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.

As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.

An experiment using an empty egg, borax and food colouring shows how sedimentation occurs in nature.

An experiment using an empty egg, borax and food colouring shows how sedimentation occurs in nature.

Temperature is one of the most important factors to create bread. Flour and water are important also, but temperature determines its outcome

Temperature is one of the most important factors to create bread. Flour and water are important also, but temperature determines its outcome

The University of Melbourne's Claire Farrell reveals the kind of plants that are perfect to green roof gardens, helping reduce stormwater runoff in urban environments.

The University of Melbourne's Claire Farrell reveals the kind of plants that are perfect to green roof gardens, helping reduce stormwater runoff in urban environments.

Looking to start your journey into the fast, fiery game of volleyball? Join Abbey and Claudia as they walk us through the basics of this Olympic sport.

Looking to start your journey into the fast, fiery game of volleyball? Join Abbey and Claudia as they walk us through the basics of this Olympic sport.

Chihiro's father makes reference to the "abandoned theme parks" built in the 1990s after they stumble into the new world. Hayao Miyazaki's films make continued reference to ...

Chihiro's father makes reference to the "abandoned theme parks" built in the 1990s after they stumble into the new world. Hayao Miyazaki's films make continued reference to the destruction of the environment through human interference and industry.

Junior scientist, Carrick, demonstrates how to make green eggs using red cabbage. Sound impossible? Carrick also explains the chemical reaction behind these colourful eggs and ...

Junior scientist, Carrick, demonstrates how to make green eggs using red cabbage. Sound impossible? Carrick also explains the chemical reaction behind these colourful eggs and how to make other colours with the anthocyanin in red cabbage. To make your own egg creations, you will need eggs, a half red cabbage, a sieve, a bowl, a frying pan, butter, a knife and a chopping board.

Edward performs activities for the neighbours and family. Over dinner, Bill Boggs suggests Edward charge for his services, and Kim and her friends' behave coldly to Edward's ...

Edward performs activities for the neighbours and family. Over dinner, Bill Boggs suggests Edward charge for his services, and Kim and her friends' behave coldly to Edward's differences. The next day the community begins to accept Edward for his unique talents, and his list of jobs grow from topiary to dog grooming to hair cutting. Before long, every neighbour has a new individual haircut.

Take a look at the history of Holden in Australia as the last car to be manufactured rolls off the production line.

Take a look at the history of Holden in Australia as the last car to be manufactured rolls off the production line.

Brian Cox travels to the Ethiopian Highlands to study geladas, which share a common ancestor with humans and exhibit one of the more complex social structures of the primates.

Brian Cox travels to the Ethiopian Highlands to study geladas, which share a common ancestor with humans and exhibit one of the more complex social structures of the primates.

Vitamins and the supplement industry

Critique the "sense and nonsense" of the global $100 billion vitamin and supplement industry with Derek Muller in Vitamania. Then test your knowledge of importance of vitamins in our diets and the history of the business.

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