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Question of the Week
We solve the weirdest, wackiest, funniest and funkiest scientific questions, queries and puzzles...
Can we harvest the power from eels as a source of electricity?
Our pets can attract a whole host of parasites, but which ones can we catch?
Why do we need to urinate more often in cold weather?
How is using smartphones changing our brain activity?
Can animals other than humans experience same-sex attraction?
Why does petrol create a rainbow effect when in contact with water?
Could vacuum cleaners fitted to ships suck up all the plastics in the oceans?
Different types of waking dreams affect how refreshed you feel.
What are vitamins? What happens if we don't get enough of them? Can we store them?
The tectonic plates below our feet move. But where does the energy for this come from?
Can you catch a yawn from a cat? Plus, how and why do the Earth's tectonic plates move?
Are we there yet? We look at whether flights are going to be getting faster any time soon.
If you were swallowed by a whale, could you swim out or would you be digested?
Facial hair a different colour to that on your head? We stroke our beards to ponder why...
Will we cause our own demise by burning the candle at both ends?
Why do leaves turn red in the autumn? And how do they know when it is time to drop?
Can you be prone to attract lightning? What should you do to avoid being struck?
How many people have lived on Earth? We do some number crunching.
Windows, computer screens and phones that never get grubby? How is this possible?
We hack our heads to find out how we can make a secure password.
If you accidentally relocate a bee in your car, what happens?
If solar panels were put in space, how could the energy produced be sent back to earth?
Can you tell why someone was crying by looking at the chemical composition of their tears?
Why do some people find background music helps attention, but others do not?