Answers to Medicine Questions

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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?

28 February 2017

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

07 February 2017

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

07 February 2017

What percentage of the atoms we are born with, do we die with?

07 February 2017

Do our medical professionals get sick more than the rest of us?

10 January 2017

By eating omega-3 fatty acids, could I cut the risk of a heart attack?

10 January 2017

My dad is dark-skinned, my mother light so could I change the colour of my skin?

10 January 2017

How long could someone survive on a bypass machine?

10 January 2017

And if so, would this mean there's no such thing as free will?

10 January 2017

The taste of milk can change depending on what the cow's eaten. But is this enough to taste like strawberries?

10 January 2017

When you're frightened, does the decision area of the brain 'switch off', and what might be the...

10 January 2017

We all know the old wives tale but could it help lessen a bruise?

10 January 2017

What sort of traits do they have and what's happening in the brain?

10 January 2017

When you give a pint of blood, what's the caloric cost to recreate that pint?

10 January 2017

The strange phenomenon whereby many misremember an event. But what's the science behind it?