Inbreeding with Yourself

From SciShow.

Visit https://brilliant.org/scishow/ to get started learning STEM for free. The first 200 people will get 20% off their annual premium subscription and a 30-day free trial.

Reproduction usually takes two parents, at least in most sexually reproductive species. But there’s a few different species that have decided to go solo, so to speak. From whiptail lizards to California condors, here are a few of the coolest single moms in the animal world!

Hosted by: Savannah Geary (they/them)

The Virgin Births Of The Animal Kingdom
———-
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
———-
Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever: Adam Brainard, Alex Hackman, Ash, Benjamin Carleski, Bryan Cloer, charles george, Chris Mackey, Chris Peters, Christoph Schwanke, Christopher R Boucher, DrakoEsper, Eric Jensen, Friso, Garrett Galloway, Harrison Mills, J. Copen, Jaap Westera, Jason A Saslow, Jeffrey Mckishen, Jeremy Mattern, Kenny Wilson, Kevin Bealer, Kevin Knupp, Lyndsay Brown, Matt Curls, Michelle Dove, Piya Shedden, Rizwan Kassim, Sam Lutfi
———-
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
SciShow Tangents Podcast: https://scishow-tangents.simplecast.com/
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow

———-
Sources:
Dr. Florian Meier, interview
https://www.sciencealert.com/physics-prevents-us-from-making-the-perfect-clock-heres-why-thats-a-problem
https://phys.org/news/2023-11-limits-quantum-clocks-impossible.html
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2405140-physicists-find-ultimate-limit-for-how-accurate-clocks-can-be/
https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.131.220201
https://journals.aps.org/prx/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevX.11.021029
https://journals.aps.org/prx/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevX.11.011046
https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-new-science-of-clocks-prompts-questions-about-the-nature-of-time-20210831/
https://phys.org/news/2021-05-thermodynamic-timekeeping.html
https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.131.160204
https://spectrum.ieee.org/quantum-computing-timing-limits
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00107514.2020.1837471
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/2023/press-release/
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abb9318
https://www.vice.com/en/article/g5bx8j/scientists-clocked-the-shortest-time-period-ever-247-zeptoseconds

Image Sources:
https://tinyurl.com/3dwbzrfv
https://tinyurl.com/2utv5aw9
https://tinyurl.com/2y52r6ut
https://science.nasa.gov/image-detail/stsci-01ga76rm0c11w977jrhgj5j26x-2/
https://tinyurl.com/2uxrp6w7
https://tinyurl.com/2zz239yp
https://tinyurl.com/59tykfz7
https://tinyurl.com/mwcyhsd5
https://tinyurl.com/2fxzkhu5
https://tinyurl.com/244jhyck
https://tinyurl.com/4mtjbt3y
https://tinyurl.com/2rksucan
https://tinyurl.com/bdcpfkkt
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ytterbium_Lattice_Atomic_Clock_(10444764266).jpg
https://tinyurl.com/ms54fshj
https://tinyurl.com/3j9fn8d6
https://tinyurl.com/57h8c2mt
https://tinyurl.com/yyew83rx
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/unbranded-modern-clock-covering-14-hours-in-timelapse-stock-footage/1409023493
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/over-the-shoulder-view-of-college-students-in-lecture-stock-footage/1462211513
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/antique-pendulum-clock-in-a-forest-timelapse-stock-footage/1705003285
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/blue-cartoon-figur-running-loop-animation-stock-footage/492028332
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/male-hand-turning-on-stopwatch-to-record-time-during-stock-footage/906532800
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/chemical-reaction-similar-to-the-appearance-of-mold-stock-footage/1142227615
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05185-6
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/hourglass-time-passing-background-concept-for-royalty-free-image/1339449460?phrase=sand+timer
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/illustration/futuristic-time-clock-hand-and-clock-face-royalty-free-illustration/1487963070?phrase=clock
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/footage-time-lapse-of-crowded-business-people-and-stock-footage/1478138019
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/on-the-microscope-lens-manually-close-the-diaphragm-to-stock-footage/898417938
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/its-almost-time-stock-footage/1171805677
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/advanced-mobile-microprocessor-chip-connecting-with-a-stock-footage/1466622894
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/dolly-shot-of-a-black-male-programmer-working-in-a-stock-footage/1473264480
https://www.flickr.com/photos/ibm_research_zurich/51248690716/
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/endless-loop-digital-tech-network-data-time-clock-stock-footage/1601003737