Answers to Science Questions

23 January 2005

Is it safe to swallow chewing gum?

16 January 2005

Would the implants you are talking about help people with MS?

16 January 2005

What does the word bionic actually mean and how would a bionic object be incorporated into the body?

16 January 2005

I want to say that I'm very much in favour of the work Kevin is doing. I think it's great to look into...

16 January 2005

I've got spondylitis of the spine and neck. A first-aider friend of mine suggested rubbing aftershave into the...

16 January 2005

When do you think it will be possible to experience direct input into the brain and will we be able to have false...

16 January 2005

What's the difference between a cochlea implant and a normal hearing aid?

09 January 2005

Is the smoking vaccine safe in conjunction with things like anti-depressants?

09 January 2005

I'm an ex-smoker. Every so often I get a dream that I'm smoking and think that it's ok. Is that normal?

09 January 2005

Does the nicotine vaccine stop the cravings to smoke?

09 January 2005

Are fizzy and sweet drinks addictive?

09 January 2005

Nicorette gum has helped me to give up smoking. What happens if I get addicted to the gum?!

09 January 2005

In the Western world we seem more addicted to food than anything else. Cigarettes seem to suppress hunger, and this...

19 December 2004

On night when I was in Italy on holiday, a bright light appeared. I turned around and saw a big round thing and it was...

19 December 2004

Are there any substances on other planets that can be used for energy?

19 December 2004

I've always wondered why these supposed aliens with their amazing spaceships get all the way to Earth and then...

19 December 2004

I often see lights in the sky when I'm driving. Are they aeroplanes or are they UFOs?

19 December 2004

I was out in the garden in the early 1990s and saw a light in the distance. It then came closer and closer and got...

19 December 2004

What was the object I saw while gardening?

19 December 2004

If Santa were real, would it be possible to make reindeer fly?

19 December 2004

My wife and I were walking through a park in the evening. Suddenly, a light shot across, hovered over us and then shot...

12 December 2004

Is it normal for you to have a body temperature lower than 36.7celsius ?

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

I have a thyroid problem and have to take thyroxin. What causes thyroid problems?