This Quasar Discovery Could Hold the Key to How Galaxies Die

Supermassive black holes with up to 10 billion times the mass of our sun are thought to be at the center of most large galaxies. As their powerful gravity sucks in material, they can create a ring of superheated matter brighter than the galaxy itself called a quasar, and astronomers long thought that this was […]

Scientists Just Witnessed the Birth of Two Stars in Stunning Detail

Ladies and gentleman, a star is born! Or rather, two stars. This transfixing image features two circumstellar disks in which baby stars are growing, taking in material from their surrounding disk. This is the first time ever that we’ve witnessed the complex birth of binary stars in such vivid detail. Stars are one of the […]

Scientists Grew a Lamb in a Bag… Wait What?

I know. This looks pretty freaky, but what you’re looking at is actually a monumental step forward for medicine. Researchers have now created an artificial womb that can successfully keep an extremely premature fetus alive and developing normally. A lamb fetus, that is. The latest development in artificial placenta-based life support technology is an update […]

The Birth of Electron, a Story of Creation (ElectroBOOM101-001)

Hi. Welcome to my new series of videos in which I’ll try to transfer my VAST knowledge of electronics to you, want it or not. Why am I doing this? Because I’m tired of hearing you guys say: ‘Haha. I don’t have a clue what this guy is saying. I’m just here for the hurting. […]

Are We Ready to Edit the Fetal Genome?

This episode of SciShow is brought to you by the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy. [♪ INTRO] Gene therapy is probably one of the most mind-boggling developments in the last few decades of medicine. The fact that we can treat certain diseases by changing someone’s genetic makeup seems like it should be straight […]

Supporting families with their stillborn babies – Kristy Wiegle

Mrs Wiegel works as a midwife at St John of God Mount Lawley Hospital, and is a recognised clinical expert in the field of midwifery. Since supporting a family who lost their baby through stillbirth in 2014, Mrs Wiegel raised more than one hundred thousand dollars to purchase a cold cuddle cart for every maternity […]

Why Does Childbirth Still Kill?

Each year, more than 5.6 million women and newborns around the world die during pregnancy, childbirth, or in the first month of life. What is more shocking is that the vast majority of these deaths should never happen. Since 1990, maternal deaths have decreased by 44% and the rate of newborn deaths has fallen as […]

Guys Experience Labor Pain Simulation Reaction

*Dancing* Yeah this is Reaction time (sings) ♫ Let me introduce myself ♫ ♫ He Heeeee ♫ (beautiful singing) *punches Tal* *looks* *goofy faces* Alright guys today we are gonna watch “Men try labor pain simulation” So they are basically getting the same experience That women get Except there is no baby that is actually […]

How Much Pain Can You Handle? (The LAB)

(Greg) Hey Mitch! (Mitch) Hey Greg. What do you call a nosy pepper? I… I don’t know. Jalapeño business! (Theme Song) Hello and welcome to the first episode of the Lab, A new series here on Asap Science, where we take your questions and turn them into experiments, so we can experience science firsthand. My […]

OB CPT Code Question — VBAC and Cesarean Delivery

Coding Certification- Certified Coder So this is an OB question and when I teach this, I say in class, ìHow many ways are there to deliver a baby?î and most people will say, ìWell, two: vaginally and cesarian.î And coding-wise, thereís actually 4 ways. Thereís vaginal, cesarean and Boydís going, ìWhat?î And thereís VBAC which […]