Answers to Biology Questions

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

29 September 2020

Is anxious sweat stinkier than exertion sweat?

28 July 2020

Do you know your flora from your fauna? Test yourself on these questions about nature...

30 June 2020

If identical twin brothers marry identical twin sisters, will their children be like twins?

19 May 2020

Do we all have the same number of nerve endings, regardless of body size?

05 May 2020

How do different species communicate with each other?

05 May 2020

Why do bees sting you? And do they die afterwards?

21 April 2020

Everyone has gut bacteria that keep them healthy. How do babies get them if they're born by caesarian section?

07 April 2020

Or is the idea all smoke and mirrors?

05 March 2020

And could this be a new model for farming?

05 March 2020

Does it depend on the plant? Or on the soil?

05 March 2020

Listener Lorna had this query about her own cancer treatment...

05 March 2020

And why don't hydroponic farms have this problem?

25 February 2020

Will it sterilise the sponge?

04 February 2020

Is it hard to keep up?

04 February 2020

How healthy is soy?

04 February 2020

How fast do drugs leave the body?

04 February 2020

Is there a better way to lose those calories?

04 February 2020

Should I drink what I boiled my veg in?

04 February 2020

Is it easy to look for toxins?

14 January 2020

Why do some people sneeze when they eat dark chocolate?

07 January 2020

We finally address the real question: why do banana peels sometimes have 3 segments, sometimes 4 or 5?

07 January 2020

DNA mutates all that time, so what's to stop it affecting an important part of our biology?

07 January 2020

Tim Revell demonstrates how a computer examines a face...