Ask The Naked Scientists

702 Q&A Pre-July 2012 episode

Tue, 15th Mar 2011

Why Don't Mosquitoes Burst?

A mosquito biting a finger (c) Ngari.norway @ wikipedia

What causes the rainbow of colours around an aircraft's shadow, why are moths and mosquitoes attracted to lights, plasma vs LCD TV - what's the difference, how does a mosquito know when it's full of blood, are you ever too old to learn, and how do scientists calculate the calories in foods?  Join Dr Chris for this week's bumper crop of questions from TalkRadio 702...

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