Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

12 February 2006

What is the fifth taste you can sense on your tongue?

12 February 2006

When someone meets someone else, is there a special hidden smell that couples have between them, so that if you were...

12 February 2006

Why do we get cravings for certain foods, especially when it's for combinations of foods that we normally don...

12 February 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr William Brown, Rutgers University, New Jersey

12 February 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Peter Brennan, Bristol University

12 February 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Dr Charles Wysocki, Monell Chemical Senses Centre, Philadelphia

12 February 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Professor Peter Barham, University of Bristol

08 February 2006

Humans are one of the most formidable species on Earth. How have modern Homo sapiens come to reign over their archaic...

08 February 2006

Dr. Barry Gibb, Scientist and Author, Latest Play - MACHINA

05 February 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Anne-Maree Pearse, Launceston Mount Pleasant Laboratories, Tasmania

05 February 2006

The Naked Scientists spoke to Emma Marris, Nature magazine

05 February 2006

My family moved to Chicago from London three years ago and since then, I've lost my accent, yet Mum and Dad still...

05 February 2006

How can active transport in plants possibly work?

05 February 2006

We occasionally look after a dog when our friends go on holiday. We noticed that when it wees on the grass, the grass...

05 February 2006

My blood group is O-negative, my parents are Group A, and my brother is Group A. I was wondering how I came to be this...

05 February 2006

How do turtles stretch out their neck? What is their bone structure?

05 February 2006

If you spill some water on the kitchen floor, it's obviously very slippery. Yet when you want to turn the pages...

05 February 2006

I understand x-rays and how they work, but a couple of years ago, my son had a very serious eye injury. Over a period,...

05 February 2006

Why does ouzo turn milky white when water is added? It must be mainly water to start with and as the concentration of...

29 January 2006

I was just wondering what grenades are made out of, and why does it take a while to go off after the pin is taken out?

29 January 2006

Do asteroids have a maximum speed or do they keep accelerating?