Answers to Medicine Questions

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04 December 2018

Why are there so many different sizes of dogs, compared to cats?

04 December 2018

Can you tell identical twins apart?

04 December 2018

Why does Ireland have high rates of Cystic Fibrosis compared to the rest of Europe?

04 December 2018

How come dogs can run for so much longer than us humans, without getting tired?

04 December 2018

How do worms wiggle their way through the soil?

04 December 2018

Is it safe to heat my dinner in a plastic container?

06 November 2018

If there are microplastics in the sea, are they ending up in the fish we eat?

06 November 2018

What's the best time of the month to have sex, if you want to get pregnant?

06 November 2018

Can some jellyfish live forever?

06 November 2018

What we mean by the word "infertile"?

06 November 2018

What effects could rising sea levels have?

06 November 2018

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

06 November 2018

Might your smartphone be bad for your sperm?

23 October 2018

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

09 October 2018

Can science help kick the habit?

09 October 2018

Why do we replace one unhealthy vice with another?

09 October 2018

"Is it like gamete wacky races?"

09 October 2018

Or is this behaviour unique to humans?

09 October 2018

Buckle up, adrenaline junkies...

09 October 2018

Chris Smith put this question to planetary geologist David Rothery

02 October 2018

Why does wearing wellies result in feeling pressure in a puddle, when going barefoot doesn't?

11 September 2018

Is it the battle of the sexes? Or the battle of the ages?

11 September 2018

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