Answers to Biology Questions

Biology, genetics, ecology and evolution, insects, mammals, marine science, plants and zoology...

03 December 2019

Why are some of us drawn to food when we're stressed?

19 November 2019

And how would they know your blood group anyway?

05 November 2019

Where do birds sleep? If it's in trees, why don't they fall out when they nod off?

05 November 2019

What powers the light and how long can they keep it up?

05 November 2019

Why do double-egg yolks exist?

08 October 2019

How similar is a cat's vision to ours?

08 October 2019

Only four nucleotide 'bases' make up the code for all life...

08 October 2019

Bless you... bless you... bless you again...

08 October 2019

Why do some people get freckles but not others?

08 October 2019

Isn't that the worst time for it to happen?

08 October 2019

And how much would it cost?

24 September 2019

Can we use our toenails to stop rhino poaching?

10 September 2019

The answer involves maths and physics...

10 September 2019

Quite the loaded question...

10 September 2019

Which creepy crawly gets crowned the brainiest?

10 September 2019

Bees make honey - but where does the wax come from?

20 August 2019

And why are humans excluded from the area?

16 July 2019

How do huskies cope in hot weather?

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"?