Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

12 December 2004

12 December 2004

Is it normal for you to have a body temperature lower than 36.7celsius ?

12 December 2004

Some roofs have clean lines across them caused by copper cables that have been lain across them in the past. Why?

12 December 2004

I have a thyroid problem and have to take thyroxin. What causes thyroid problems?

12 December 2004

What ingredients go into antibiotics, and how do they work?

12 December 2004

Which bacteria or viruses cause ear infections?

12 December 2004

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Mark Farrington Chris - We are told that MRSA kills 5000 people per...

12 December 2004

The Naked Scientists spoke to Bdellovibrio are natural, tiny predatory bacteria that have other bacteria as...

12 December 2004

An inhaler laden with bacteriophages could be a new weapon to tackle MRSA infections in future...

08 December 2004

Scientists studying the Conus snail have found that it harbours a cocktail of over 50 nerve toxins in its venom, some...

05 December 2004

The Naked Scientists spoke to Uri Gat, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

05 December 2004

Why do babies get jaundice when they are born, and why does a session on a sun bed help get rid of it?

05 December 2004

Why do I get hot sweats at night? I think I am going through the menopause.

05 December 2004

I have a blocked eustacian tube. How did this happen and how can I clear it?

05 December 2004

I am interested in finding asbestos in buildings. I was wondering whether Raman spectroscopy could be incorporated into...

05 December 2004

Can you use spectroscopy to spot whether ID cards are real, or faked on a home printer?

28 November 2004

How does breathable waterproof clothing work?

28 November 2004

Do fish ever get thirsty, and do they sweat?

28 November 2004

I had syphilis about 40 years ago. Why can I not give blood, and why am I now allergic to penicillin?

28 November 2004

I was looking at the moon and saw what looked like a huge great rock float past it. What was it?

28 November 2004

Why does Indian tonic water stop restless legs?