Science Articles, Interviews & Questions


17 December 2006

Researchers have discovered that a chemical released at the time of birth plays a major role in protecting a newborn...

17 December 2006

Colin Humphreys details his theories about what the star of Bethlehem really was and when it could have appeared.

17 December 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Chelsea Wald and Bob Hirshon, AAAS, the Science Society Bob - This...

17 December 2006

Anna looks at pigments and their sometimes surprising uses.

17 December 2006

How are seedless grapes grown?

17 December 2006

If you could drill a hole from the North Pole to the South Pole, and it was big enough to drop a stone through, would...

17 December 2006

When you fry popadoms, why does it curl upwards away from the layer of oil?

17 December 2006

Humans spend all our lives one way up. So when we stand on our heads, everything is upside down. Bats spend half their...

17 December 2006

We can successfully insulate against heat, and against light, and against sound. Is it possible, do you think, that we...

17 December 2006

I'm right in thinking that matter cannot be destroyed. So is it such that everything that has been created in...

17 December 2006

Is it true that lightning never strikes in the same place twice?

17 December 2006

Where do seedless grapes come from?

17 December 2006

Is it true that if you add fizzy mixers to alcoholic spirits you get drunk more quickly than if you added the same...

17 December 2006

Can the muscles in the lower part of the bowel be repaired?

11 December 2006

Where do accents come from?

10 December 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Chelsea Wald and Bob Hirshon, AAAS, the Science Society

10 December 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor Gerry Gilmore, University of Cambridge Institute of Astronomy

10 December 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor Peter Muller, Mullard Space Science Laboratory