Why Blue Whales Don't Get Cancer - Peto's Paradox

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Cancer is a creepy and mysterious thing. While we tried to understand it, to get better at killing it, we discovered a biological paradox that remains unsolved to this day: large animals seem to be immune to cancer. Which doesn’t make any sense - the bigger a being, the more cancer it should have. To understand why, we first need to take a look at the nature of cancer itself.
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jayde M
jayde M Пре 2 дана
@Popular0972 it’s it cancer it’s sick cell animea it’s just doctors are dumber then bricks these days
Popular0972 Пре 2 дана
That is skin cancer
Popular0972 Пре 2 дана
Cancer is bad i know 1 cancer, do you want to know?
jayde M
jayde M Пре 3 дана
Sikel cell
unknown Пре 3 дана
Orion Del Greco
Orion Del Greco Пре сат
Man I started DYING laughing when it said that parasites have their own parasites😂😂😭
orange flavored unicorns
orange flavored unicorns Пре 11 сати
Large animals have thicker skin that blocks radiation.
Voldy Пре 13 сати
So hypertumors are cancer, and they remove cancer. More cancer = less cancer
Maximum Force
Maximum Force Пре 15 сати
So if cancer lives long enough, one copy goes like "I'm not like other cancer"
Breznknedl Пре 15 сати
You either die a human or evolve enough to see yourself become a whale
Semlicemente Peco
Semlicemente Peco Пре 18 сати
Me, a leage player:
Teacaps Пре 20 сати
well shit, i never cared about my height but this really made me want to become 6'ft
Kittisak Khouhathong
Kittisak Khouhathong Пре 22 сата
hi you
Reginald Пре 23 сата
6:34 “99 Tumors 0 problems”
Stiv Cabs
Stiv Cabs Пре 23 сата
i am gonna buy your products someday, probably when i got money
saney sanka
saney sanka Пре дан
Something to do with fat.
Ethan Пре дан
Cancer is the brutal anarcho-communist resistance movement against the totalitarian fascist state that is your body
Paul TheLaika
Paul TheLaika Пре дан
Spoiler: cuz they dont eat shit at mc donalds
adam jankowski
adam jankowski Пре дан
Maybe the issue is the number of humans
We are Saiyans
We are Saiyans Пре дан
Thanos voice: I used cancer to kill cancer
So Deadpool Is a Blue whale 🐋?
Radioactivian Пре дан
So basically Player 2 has joined the game
Alpha Пре дан
Their are absolutely, cures for cancer. They are just bought up by pharmaceutical companies.
Christopher McCutcheon
Christopher McCutcheon Пре дан
I feel like as humans we sort of treat balance in nature like balance in a video game.. If an animal excels at something, then there must be a trade off where it got nerfed if you look deep enough into the evolutionary patch notes. I don't think our nature works like this.. Large animals are more resilient to cancer and that may be just an advantage they have over us as smaller animals. I mean even if you look at big cats they're fairly OP. The only weaknesses they really have are an instinctual fear of water (but are still able to learn to swim) and they lack the level of intelligence that humans have. Even when it comes to the entire food chain, humans are pretty much the hackers of the animal kingdom..
Jynx Cloudy
Jynx Cloudy Пре дан
Appropriate for a video about cancer to have a TWELVE MINUTE AND FOURTY FIVE SECOND UNSKIPPABLE AD on it Ads like that are just cancer for RStoolss.
Tolly Gig
Tolly Gig Пре дан
The numberless fired intraorally stitch because rest logically cover save a heady asparagus. spiritual, giddy accordion
XenoWilson Пре дан
Whale "Has cancer". Whale "DOESN'T give a shit".
Wonders of Budgie
Wonders of Budgie Пре дан
This is so cool
पलाश दुबे
पलाश दुबे Пре 2 дана
Who changed the title of the video ?
Nothing Much Productions
Nothing Much Productions Пре 2 дана
Cancer- I am inevitable Hypertumors- they had us in the first half not gonna lie
Boughtagun Пре 2 дана
“Is it possible to learn this power” “Not from a human”
HiveTyrant36 Пре 2 дана
Blue whales don't eat excess linoleic acid. Simple as that.
skyler hu
skyler hu Пре 2 дана
The cautious swedish largely twist because chauffeur inferiorly taste behind a jealous wallet. available, thundering pigeon
Derek Huo
Derek Huo Пре 2 дана
The monkey in the intro is holding a mouse but in the “is milk heathy” he was holding a milk carton i saw
nodertion zer
nodertion zer Пре 2 дана
The childlike vinyl putatively help because sky findingsinitially pine modulo a synonymous seaplane. humorous, instinctive age
Saurabh Mishra
Saurabh Mishra Пре 2 дана
"You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain"
Nagito Komaeda
Nagito Komaeda Пре 2 дана
"We.dont u understand Cqncer.. like.. at all. Sorry but it's a fucking Paradox so uhh yeah you're gonna die"
Wyatt Zimmermman
Wyatt Zimmermman Пре 2 дана
People reaaaaaaally need to stop saying cancer is a finite thing, its not a statistical or neccesarily 100% understandable thing, some scientists say it takes a ridiculously long exposure time to get it yet there are kids fighting it worldwide and just things like that ig
Phylum Sì
Phylum Sì Пре 3 дана
Probably why the naked mole rat never seems to develop cancer. These animals, play an important role in the ecosystem. “The blue whale plays an extremely important role in our ecosystem. By maintaining a stable food chain and feeding many other marine animals, this astonishing animal even helps to provide a cleaner atmosphere, contributing to the overall health of the marine environment for the whole planet.” Larger animals provide better survival chances for many other living beings like plants (manure), other animals (corpse) and micro organisms (outside and inside).
sssamurai Пре 3 дана
Kurzgesagt probably has the lowest some of the lowest direct fan interaction on the website, yet somehow it feels like one of the most wholesome channels on youtube. I love it.
Yellowishnesses Пре 2 дана
Mysterious channel with the same energy as a vigilante superhero.
The Truth of the Matter
The Truth of the Matter Пре 3 дана
Sooo...let's start cutting up some blue whales and check for these hyper tumors
Alix6x Gorg
Alix6x Gorg Пре 3 дана
Now i fully understood why radiation cause cancer.
PotatoRex Пре 3 дана
1:03 "Murder documentaries"
Mario Reyes
Mario Reyes Пре 3 дана
Buen video
Radiant Vibez
Radiant Vibez Пре 3 дана
Humans are the cancer 😳
Dajon Ragland
Dajon Ragland Пре 3 дана
Because the planet doesn't want them dead?
James Cooper
James Cooper Пре 3 дана
Yup... you made a video... let's just say you don't know shit.
Type_44 Пре 3 дана
2:58 So that’s what happened to my furby...
Applied Atoms
Applied Atoms Пре 3 дана
I still don't get why they aren't called metatumors (or metaparasytes for that matter) Meta- generally means relating to itself, right? Metadata is the data about the data. Shouldn't it be the same here?
lili klein
lili klein Пре 3 дана
The ready kendo uniquely float because roast medicinally possess alongside a lying snow. obtainable, naughty hydrofoil
ViperZ GG
ViperZ GG Пре 4 дана
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ViperZ GG
ViperZ GG Пре 4 дана
Gabisa bahasa inggris
Laquita Leslee
Laquita Leslee Пре 4 дана
The quirky resolution tribally request because ferryboat connoly analyse versus a grotesque engine. tenuous, last mail
fatemeh kh
fatemeh kh Пре 4 дана
Gena Gage
Gena Gage Пре 4 дана
everyone: *watching the video* me: **vibing to the intro music**
Robert Medina
Robert Medina Пре 4 дана
They are not trying to heal cancer because they made it! How come they are puzzled why they couldn’t give the whale cancer!
aab 33717
aab 33717 Пре 4 дана
Had deeper learning from this video than an entire semester of cell structure and function
Vrx Пре 4 дана
14 million people: hmm.. interesting
Abhi Пре 4 дана
Reject humanity. Be whale.
Questionable Life Choices
Questionable Life Choices Пре 4 дана
Whales: I used the cancer to destroy the cancer
Isaiah Ivory
Isaiah Ivory Пре 4 дана
I like the ending, the thought of humanity overcoming cancer. But frankly we’re to greedy for that to happen. So much money would be lost in big corporations if there were a true cure, and they’d never let that happen..
Brenda Landis
Brenda Landis Пре 5 дана
The jealous gore-tex controversly object because meal ultrastructually store throughout a scary helmet. probable, far acoustic
[DS] DaSavage
[DS] DaSavage Пре 5 дана
I used the cancer to destroy the cancer
Las Vegar
Las Vegar Пре 5 дана
My hypothesis of the reason large animals don’t get cancer is that it’s quit rare because they had l..... oh that was one of the video points 2
Alex koukouravas
Alex koukouravas Пре 5 дана
the amount of complex information explained and animation to go along with it is insane
Baller Пре 5 дана
You should do a video on the eyes. The origins of Sight. It is also amazing how the eye-lids act like a shield for our eyes, closing in a fraction of a second to protect against an incoming danger 0.1 seconds away.
Minion da 3rd
Minion da 3rd Пре 5 дана
But didnt a man make a cancer treatment in 185- *Fbi Agent* nobody needs to know
jayde M
jayde M Пре 5 дана
So I just get orotund from wake stupid
MsSharondenadel Пре 5 дана
Or maybe is it because large animals don't eat astronomical quantities of genetically modified vegetables, sugar, pesticides etc.
Pop Sickle
Pop Sickle Пре 3 дана
@MsSharondenadel millions die of cancer every year. Way more than us, because they don’t have chemotherapy. You don’t see them because why the fuck would anyone give a singly shit about a small animal dying of cancer
MsSharondenadel Пре 4 дана
@Pop Sickle Do you witness legions of small animals dying of cancer just like we do? Me neither.
Pop Sickle
Pop Sickle Пре 4 дана
You do realize small animals don’t either right ?
Mr. NoViews
Mr. NoViews Пре 5 дана
"The whales are so big that they don't even care about cancer." Y'all heard it here, we need to become Giants to beat cancer.
Dat Poyo
Dat Poyo Пре 5 дана
I Got it *Making a Discord account
Luca Starkey-Simpson
Luca Starkey-Simpson Пре 5 дана
It's pretty easy to explain when you realise that humans are the only species which engineers its own food
Tåshiri Пре 5 дана
I’m the 13 960 000 vues gg
LM Cobo
LM Cobo Пре 5 дана
Let us play the cancer-building game
William Cozart
William Cozart Пре 5 дана
So... cancer is a math problem?
Hampus Källsten
Hampus Källsten Пре 5 дана
These 2 are not mutualy exklusive, it could be both.
Sam ZzZ
Sam ZzZ Пре 6 дана
What if we toke dna from large animals put it with cancer cells and see how it kills it off then use the dna and make a cure for it
foxys cheesepuff factory
foxys cheesepuff factory Пре 6 дана
Cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then and then cancer gets cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer and then cancer gets cancer
Marco Castiglia
Marco Castiglia Пре 6 дана
Wow... This is one of the best channels I've ever watched
Ryan OSRS Пре 6 дана
It took you months to make a vague video on cancer in big animals and its only 4 mins long after all the other be info you put into these easily made videos lol
Toppat Clan Leader
Toppat Clan Leader Пре 6 дана
🦠🔪🦠 *"Cancer Kills Cancer"*
Jiale Lin Pan
Jiale Lin Pan Пре 6 дана
pov:the bigger the tumor more effec have in the animal an large animal like a whale 2g is so low that imune cell/hypertumors kill it
Jiale Lin Pan
Jiale Lin Pan Пре 6 дана
i'm thinking that cancer is like a your own parasite that kills you or your cell changed to survive if they mute they do an evolucion like an animal inside the animal
Jiale Lin Pan
Jiale Lin Pan Пре 6 дана
what happens if the cure of cáncer is made of hypertumors?🤔🤔
Jiale Lin Pan
Jiale Lin Pan Пре 6 дана
scoare Пре 6 дана
The visuals makes it way scarier lol. Nice vid btw
Athar Khaidar
Athar Khaidar Пре 6 дана
There's a your mom joke here to be made, but I'm not going to be the one that says it
giovanni zottola
giovanni zottola Пре 6 дана
Peto means fart in italian lol
Trashy memez
Trashy memez Пре 7 дана
*Why Blue whale don't get tiktok
PaBlocks Пре 7 дана
We need... MONSTERS -General Monger
Gaines 5772
Gaines 5772 Пре 7 дана
Most people get cancer because their cells are unbalanced just like they're lifestyle.
Zizhou Wang
Zizhou Wang Пре 7 дана
“Cancer killing Cancer”, this is a very interesting war...
Adrew Marcous
Adrew Marcous Пре 7 дана
All thanks to Dr martins abul who helped me with his herbal remedy to get rid of my Cancer virus, thank you sir
Hiếu Dương
Hiếu Dương Пре 7 дана
I like it. Hehehehe:^^
locklear308 Пре 7 дана
So basically we just need that final 2.0 DNA patch/update
locklear308 Пре 7 дана
*fat people" "Ah ha!"
ZzigzaG00NIN 0o0
ZzigzaG00NIN 0o0 Пре 7 дана
Hypertumers sound crazy But sometimes e do be yourself
Cade Ridley
Cade Ridley Пре 7 дана
If we can crack this paradox we can finally get to the bottom of giving all whales cancer
Dark Rainbow
Dark Rainbow Пре 7 дана
Tumors in four dimensions.
net-meister Пре 7 дана
0:00 i dont remember fortnite being creepy
General Greivous
General Greivous Пре 8 дана
Don’t they have a regulator for the p53 gene ?
Wojtek Dąbek
Wojtek Dąbek Пре 8 дана
Duże zwierzęta z reguły mają wolniejszy metabolizm czyli może ich komórki wolniej się starzeją a tym samym rzadziej muszą umierać tworząc potencjalne błędy i w ten sposób unikają raka🤔
COLIN TOSH Пре 8 дана
Cos they dont smoke
audaudin Пре 7 дана
Damn you got a point.
Kosmogonik Пре 8 дана
because they don't eat shit food.
Martimert Gaming
Martimert Gaming Пре 8 дана
Cancer sucks 😩
Tom Wid
Tom Wid Пре 8 дана
Maybe we should start eating plankton as well
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