Answers to Biology Questions

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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

Why do plants produce oil?

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?

04 April 2017

Can you do genetic testing on trees to find out which individual trees are related?

21 March 2017

The "flying hypodermic" can pass on malaria, but what about AIDS?

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

We test our panelists' knowledge of their fruit and veg...

07 March 2017

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

07 March 2017

What is the plant version of a stem cell?

07 March 2017

Or is there something else in the natural world that trumps it?

28 February 2017

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

14 February 2017

If an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, but birds are dinosaurs, what the heck is going on?

07 February 2017

How do critters procreate under the waves?

07 February 2017

How great is the damage humans are causing to the oceans by discharging so many chemicals and excreted drugs into them?

07 February 2017

If apes have brown eyes why do we have many different colours?

07 February 2017

If cats can't see red light, why do they chase lasers so much?