Answers to Biology Questions

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07 May 2019

Why are some people fertile but can't produce offspring with their partner?

07 May 2019

And how does water get all the way to the top?

07 May 2019

Plant ecologist Howard Griffiths answered this blossoming question from listener Sarah

07 May 2019

And how does the pill work? It's over to reproductive physiologist, Bill Colledge...

07 May 2019

Is it as simple as "anything I don't want growing there"?

09 April 2019

Is there a protocol for a space pregnancy?

12 March 2019

Is it better to have a raw apple than a baked apple?

12 March 2019

Turns out the majority of our panel suffers from this phenomenon...

12 March 2019

Tech expert Tim Revell takes on this question from @Scientizscht.

05 March 2019

One drink becomes four and then all of a sudden our volume goes up and our vision blurs! Why?

12 February 2019

Amphibians, we're looking at you...

12 February 2019

For insects, it's better if it's warmer!

12 February 2019

Vet Stuart Eves helps dish up an answer to Annie's question

12 February 2019

Or could they join a new colony?

12 February 2019

Jason Head from Cambridge University took on this sizeable question...

12 February 2019

Insect Expert Eleanor Drinkwater tackle this listener's question

12 February 2019

What's the difference? Jacob Dunn explains all...

12 February 2019

Is it *really* that bad?

12 February 2019

Jason Head from Cambridge University covers the basics on snakes

12 February 2019

Insect expert Eleanor Drinkwater takes on this listener's question

12 February 2019

How do they communicate?

22 January 2019

Why don't plants leave a hole in the ground when they grow?

08 January 2019

Does obesity have genetic causes?