Answers to Biology Questions

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

13 November 2005

How can maggots be used in health care and experiments?

30 October 2005

How do butterfly wings get all their colours?

23 October 2005

If I cut off my finger, why don't cells keep on dividing and give me a new finger? They gave me a finger when I...

23 October 2005

Why do insects have more legs than humans?

23 October 2005

What is the most powerful insect, and can fly the furthest?

23 October 2005

Is it true that talking to plants helps them grow better?

27 March 2005

When you yawn, why do your eyes water? Is it normal?

27 March 2005

I found head lice on an elderly lady I was looking after and used a special shampoo that the doctor told me to use. But...

27 March 2005

Can animal fleas live on humans?

20 March 2005

Is left handedness genetic, and are left handed people more artistically creative?

20 March 2005

How did the American chicken live for seven years with its head chopped off?

13 March 2005

If you had a stem cell transplant, would your DNA change?

27 February 2005

Programmes always show dinosaurs as being slow. I don't they think they would have been. I think they would have...

27 February 2005

I would like to tell my grandfather's country of origin from his DNA. Can I do that?

27 February 2005

Eels manage to move from one bit of water to another. To do this they must go over land. How do they do it?

06 February 2005

What are the plant cell walls made from?

12 December 2004

Some roofs have clean lines across them caused by copper cables that have been lain across them in the past. Why?

12 December 2004

What ingredients go into antibiotics, and how do they work?

28 November 2004

Do fish ever get thirsty, and do they sweat?

14 November 2004

Is aloe vera grown commercially to harvest, how big are the plants, how is is extracted?

31 October 2004

why don't woodpeckers get brain damage when they hammer into a tree?

10 October 2004

I read somewhere that if you were to follow the human embryo from conception to birth, it goes through every stage of...

10 October 2004

How do whales hunt and eat prey without swallowing gallons of water?

21 March 2003

Why are some Animals Born with their Eyes Closed?