Biology

13 June 2017

Just how giant IS a giant squid?

06 June 2017

Does being hot help to warm up your muscles quicker?

25 May 2017

In May 2017, the Naked Scientists reported on the discovery that the caterpillar of the wax moth can break down plastic...

23 May 2017

Why do some parts of the body speed up as we get older, whilst others deteriorate?

23 May 2017

Are there any invisibility cloaks in the animal kingdom? In other words, can any animal be truly invisible?

23 May 2017

Looking at some things, like an overflowing bin, or someone being sick, can be enough to put you right off your...

23 May 2017

What is the best way to clear a car of flatulence? Is there a combination of sunroof cracking, window opening that most...

25 April 2017

Izzie Clarke has been investigating this colourful conundrum from David.

04 April 2017

Limonene causes the smell in both oranges and lemons: why don't they smell alike?

04 April 2017

Do chillies burn both ways?

04 April 2017

Why do herbivores have such diverse poos?

04 April 2017

How to plants move so quickly and trap flies?

04 April 2017

Why do mints make you feel cold, and chilies make you feel hot?

07 March 2017

what changes in your body from start to finish?

07 March 2017

Are hairy men better at producing babies?

07 March 2017

Will someone in the Arctic circle be less sensitive than someone in Australia?

07 March 2017

What's the cause of the splitting headache we sometimes get when eating something cold?

28 February 2017

How quickly does your cup of tea get through your body?

07 February 2017

What percentage of the atoms we are born with, do we die with?

07 February 2017

Do any other animals go through the menopause?

20 January 2017

Whether or not insects feel is a contentious issue so we sought the help of an expert...

10 January 2017

The taste of milk can change depending on what the cow's eaten. But is this enough to taste like strawberries?

10 January 2017

We all know the old wives tale but could it help lessen a bruise?