Answers to Science Questions

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?

12 December 2004

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

12 December 2004

Which bacteria or viruses cause ear infections?

05 December 2004

Why do babies get jaundice when they are born, and why does a session on a sun bed help get rid of it?

05 December 2004

Why do I get hot sweats at night? I think I am going through the menopause.

05 December 2004

I have a blocked eustacian tube. How did this happen and how can I clear it?

05 December 2004

I am interested in finding asbestos in buildings. I was wondering whether Raman spectroscopy could be incorporated into...

05 December 2004

Can you use spectroscopy to spot whether ID cards are real, or faked on a home printer?

28 November 2004

How does breathable waterproof clothing work?

28 November 2004

Do fish ever get thirsty, and do they sweat?

28 November 2004

I had syphilis about 40 years ago. Why can I not give blood, and why am I now allergic to penicillin?

28 November 2004

I was looking at the moon and saw what looked like a huge great rock float past it. What was it?

28 November 2004

Why does Indian tonic water stop restless legs?

21 November 2004

Why do bubbles stick together in soapy water?

21 November 2004

How can we tell what noises the dinosaurs make?

21 November 2004

Can aspartame, the food sweetner, cause or worsen epilepsy?

14 November 2004

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

31 October 2004

How do antidepressants work?

31 October 2004

How long will it be before our current Big Bang theory is out of date?