Answers to Biology Questions

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06 November 2018

What is dandruff, and why can it re-occur?

06 November 2018

Might your smartphone be bad for your sperm?

29 October 2018

What's going on in a wombat's stomach?

23 October 2018

New legislation means that smokers see a graphic health warning on cigarette packaging as constant reminder of...

09 October 2018

"Is it like gamete wacky races?"

09 October 2018

Or is this behaviour unique to humans?

09 October 2018

Men have lower voices that women, can that be said for the animal kingdom?

09 October 2018

Chris Smith put this question to planetary geologist David Rothery

11 September 2018

Is it true? What's the mechanism behind it?

04 September 2018

We find out if allergies are unique to humand and their pets...

10 July 2018

Are some plants good or bad for our bees?

10 July 2018

Is Lyme's disease a big problem?

10 July 2018

What's upped the pollen count?

03 July 2018

Is there an evolutionary advantage to boredom?

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...