Science phone-in podcasts answering science questions and discussing topical science news stories...

09 April 2010

Do cats have a sixth sense? How do dogs moult? Why are some hairs longer than others? Why do women get hot flushes? We...

02 April 2010

Why do boomerangs return? How do painkillers know where to go? Are some painkillers faster than others? Why do men have...

25 March 2010

How does lightning strike? Should we worry about radiation from mobile phone masts?

19 March 2010

Could the Earth cope without the Moon, how do safety matches work, what causes hiccups, why don't frosts form...

12 March 2010

How does fuel burn in spaceships without oxygen? Why do we see sun rays from behind clouds? Why is there often a red...

05 March 2010

Why is Jupiter round and how does it hold onto its gas, and what makes bottoms attractive?

26 February 2010

How do meat-tenderisers make meat more succulent, how do they get the corks into Champagne bottles, do explosions...

19 February 2010

How do we fall in love? What is our universe Expanding into? Will our universe ever be sucked back inwards? We take on...

12 February 2010

Why does the earth spin? Is the moon moving farther away from earth? What are the odds of winning the lottery twice in...

05 February 2010

Does being hot under the collar ever lead to spontaneous combustion? Will we ever get smellovision? Does being ill make...

29 January 2010

Why do buses get steamy, how do ships withstand super-waves, what's really invovled in balancing on a bike, how...

22 January 2010

How long to bones take to heal? Are healed bones stronger than they were before? How do glow worms glow? We tackle...

15 January 2010

At what temperature does sea water freeze? Why do aeroplanes not freeze when up in the cold air? Why can't we use...

08 January 2010

Is goose fat bad for us? What food ingredients are healthy? Is soy healthier than meat? What is cellulitis? We tackle...

18 December 2009

How the moon might make you behave badly, why snowstorms beget thunderstorms, the wrong sort of snow for trains, and...

11 December 2009

How do facial scrubs work to remove spots and oil from our skin? does hot water freeze faster than cold water? Why do...

04 December 2009

How is Gold formed? Could hydrogen be used in power plants? How small can an atomic bomb be?

27 November 2009

Can we re-set our body clocks? How can we ease the effects of jetlag? Do body clocks change with age? We look into...

20 November 2009

How can you measure how dark a place is? When do meteor showers occur and how can we see them? How do 'magic eye...

13 November 2009

What is snot? Why do we make saliva? How do babies have such sweet smelling breath? These, and other less bodily...

06 November 2009

Why are tomato skins so tough? Can you make fireworks from custard powder? What is the speed of dark? Dave Ansell takes...

30 October 2009

Can venoms be used to treat disease? How deadly is the sting of an Irukandje jellyfish?

16 October 2009

Is global warming natural as well as man-made? What effect will arctic melting have on our sea levels? Why have cars...

09 October 2009

This week, Dr Dominic Ford joins Dave Ansell to take on your questions about our universe. They reveal whether it'...