Ask The Naked Scientists

702 Q&A Pre-July 2012 episode

Fri, 17th Feb 2012

Are insecticides painful for insects?

Calliphora hilli (blow fly) Portrait, Austin's Ferry, Tasmania, Australia. (c) JJ Harrison (http://www.noodlesnacks.com/)

Why is amputation necessary in cases of gangrene? What is aspartame and can it cause Alzheimer's? What's the basis of the Atkins Diet? How is melanin made and is neuromelanin the same stuff? Why do objects in the rear view mirror appear closer than they are? Are insecticidal deaths painful for insect victims? Why does booze cause a ruddy complexion? And at what age do babies begin to think? Join Dr Chris for another round up of top quality questions from South Africa...

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