Do named painkiller brands work better?

Trick, or treatment: are generic drugs no different to named brands? Also, the physics of rainbows from oil on water and would a third-hand kidney be any good?
04 November 2020
Presented by Chris Smith with Koketso Sachane, 567 CapeTalk. 
Production by Chris Smith.


A line of differently-shaped pills.


What's the best way to avoid mosquito bites, and a suggestion that tomatoes ward the insects off. Also, why cookers heat some parts of pans better than others, the mind-over-bladder effect when you really need to go, why generic drugs are no different to named brands, why oil makes a rainbow effect on water, if a previously transplanted kidney could be re-used elsewhere, and the toxicity of ozone. Join Dr Chris Smith and 567 CapeTalk's Koketso Sachane for the answers...


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