Answers to Biology Questions

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12 June 2018

Is it good for trees to be boxed into the pavement?

12 June 2018

Why does every Disney lyric get stuck in our heads?

12 June 2018

Bee stings hurt, but why do they hurt the bee even more?

12 June 2018

Goldfish might be smarter than you think

12 June 2018

What exactly is déjà vu? Have we asked this before?

22 May 2018

For this Question of the Week, Mike wanted to know why his nose runs when he cycles in cold weather, but not in warm...

15 May 2018

Things left in water for a while usually degrade, does this affect the animals that live there?

15 May 2018

Have scientists made up their minds?

15 May 2018

And how do we know what they used to eat?

15 May 2018

Without light cycles, do ocean creatures have a body clock?

15 May 2018

If all cells have the same DNA, why are some nail cells and others eye cells?

15 May 2018

Dinosaurs became huge, are there any more around today?

15 May 2018

Step aside Captain America, shrimp are the world record holder for the fastest punch. But how do they do it?

15 May 2018

There are many invisible animals in the ocean, but less so on land, why?

27 March 2018

Geneticist and Neuroscientist Giles Yeo was able to cook up an answer...

27 March 2018

But I can CERTAINLY hear my partner snoring!

27 March 2018

Thank goodness they don't!

27 March 2018

What's the difference between allergy and intolerance?

27 March 2018

How do they know if their queen dies?

27 March 2018

It's not *that* bad, Cambridge University's Bobby Seagull explained why.

20 February 2018

Are CEOs more likely to be psychopaths than other people?

20 February 2018

Why is guilt such a variable emotion?