Drug resistant bacteria or superbugs are bacteria that have become resistant to antibiotics. This clip discusses how superbugs form and scientists are trying to find ways to fight off these super bugs.
Beakman explains that shoes stink because of the bacteria on your feet. He uses a microscope to quickly show that there are bacteria everywhere and then a short animated clip to show how your feet produce oil and sweat that the bacteria eat. This creates smelly biproducts to make your feet stink. He then does a DIY bacteria growth experiment where he grows bacteria from his sweaty feet in a jar of gelatin.
In an attempt to be scary, Double D dresses up as the bubonic plague for Halloween. Despite his hints, which include facts about the plague, Ed and Eddy are unable to figure out what his costume depicts.
What is plague? How many people died from the Black Death and the other plague pandemics? Learn about the bacterium behind the plague disease, how factors like trade and urbanization caused it to spread to every continent except Antarctica, and how three devastating pandemics helped shape modern medicine.
Sahana, the host of Brainchild, conducts an experiment to see if people would eat a doughnut after it fell on the floor at the mall. The results might shock you. She explains the risks of the five-second rule and whether it is a myth or not...