Episode

BrainStuff

HowStuffWorks

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

Chart Positions

Natural Sciences 4
Science & Medicine 13

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

Why can't we breathe underwater?

November 27th, 2009

Episode 457 of 1067 episodes

Water is made up of hydrogen and oxygen, so why aren't we able to breathe underwater? Find out in this episode of BrainStuff.

Featured Podcast

Listen