Question of the Week

24 November 2015

Winter is coming and with it comes a runny nose but how can we stop a snotty hooter?

16 November 2015

It would appear that people on go bald on their heards, but why? And why not elsewhere?

01 November 2015

Everyone likes a room with a view but why? Is it innate or do we learn to love a vista?

19 October 2015

Could zombies become real?

11 October 2015

What wind speed does it take to tip a lorry?

05 October 2015

Why do power lines make so much noise?

21 September 2015

Why is gooseberry jam red, when gooseberries are green?

14 September 2015

Why do we make mistakes during repetitive tasks? It happens all the time, but why?

07 September 2015

Fingernails seem to have obvious uses but what are our toenails for?

24 August 2015

In music, why do major keys sound happy and minor keys sound mournful?

18 August 2015

Where are we within the universe?

10 August 2015

How many people are needed to avoid inbreeding in a population?

03 August 2015

What are wormholes, and how would one be created?

20 July 2015

How much of a wheat field do you need to make one loaf of wholemeal bread?

06 July 2015

Gold? Oxygen? Heroin? The Naked Scientists find out what the most expensive element is...

29 June 2015

Is the assumption that everyone has a unique fingerprint correct?

08 June 2015

Babies are 'foreign objects' in the body, so why don't they trigger an immune response?

01 June 2015

If we were to travel to gas giant Jupiter, would we sink to the core?

11 May 2015

What is this mysterious box? Is it is as clever as we think? And is it even black?

27 April 2015

How are robotic voices generated? And what's their future? Will they ever sound human?

12 April 2015

Unripe pears are dry, yet ripe pears are juicy so how do they become moist?

23 March 2015

Can cheese give you nightmares?

16 March 2015

Can we harvest the power from eels as a source of electricity?

09 March 2015

Our pets can attract a whole host of parasites, but which ones can we catch?