If you've ever wanted to peek behind the scenes at the day-to-day activities in a genetics laboratory — there's a YouTube channel for that.
Join us as we spotlight some of YouTube's most intriguing and entertaining science channels and discover fascinating details about our world.
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On YouTube's "The Brain Scoop," host Emily Graslie bring the Field Museum's collection treasures and scientific research to light.
Asking questions about the science all around us is a good thing, according to Joe Hanson, host of the YouTube channel "It's OK to be Smart."
On YouTube, Maddie Moate uses video to explore the natural world, bringing the excitement of science and technology to young audiences and their families.
Dianna Cowern, creator and host of YouTube's "Physics Girl," uses a playful approach to explain physics and how it shapes our lives and the world around us.
"How does this work?" is a question that curious people never stop asking, and YouTube channel "Smarter Every Day" enthusiastically answers it.
"SciShow" tackles interesting science stories — especially the "really weird, peculiar, surprising bits."
On the YouTube channel MinutePhysics, host and creator Henry Reich uses hand-drawn animations to illustrate and explain complex concepts.
At the junction where "icky" meets "intriguing" is the YouTube channel "Gross Science," created and hosted by Anna Rothschild.
Beyond entertaining the masses, amateur viral videos sometimes document animal behaviors that are rarely seen and they could help scientists understand how species interact with each other.