Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

04 February 2007

Geoff Woods has been researching why some people are unable to feel pain, and how this could be useful for medicine.

04 February 2007

How doctors deal with pain, what painkillers do to you and what pain does to you.

04 February 2007

How Chillies trick your mouth into thinking it is hot and how this is related to tarantulas.

04 February 2007

Why is it that when you pour cola in a glass with ice, there's more foam than when you pour it in a glass with no...

04 February 2007

Can two black holes merge together if they get close enough to each other?

04 February 2007

How is it that visible light and radio waves are harmless, but microwaves and gamma rays have adverse effects on life?...

04 February 2007

Why does water bubble when it boils?

04 February 2007

At this time of the year you often get cold hands. A quick but painful way of warming them up is by sticking them into...

28 January 2007

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

28 January 2007

Crispin Little has been studying the fastest fossilisation in the world at the bottom of the ocean

28 January 2007

We look at bacteria found in the bottom of gold mines in South Africa

28 January 2007

Steve Scott looks at mining useful mineral from the bottom of the ocean.

28 January 2007

How do laptop mousepads and iPod scroll wheels work?

28 January 2007

Why does 27 degree air feel hot but water of the same temperature feels cold?

28 January 2007

What causes my manure heap to heat up and steam?

28 January 2007

Why does stress cause palpitations and then anxiety or chest tightness?

28 January 2007

Is there a way that I can train myself in advance to avoid the risk of altitude sickness? I'm going to Tibet early...

21 January 2007

Chelsea and Bob look at a new bungee backpack and how you should sit in a chair

21 January 2007

Eric Wolff has been studying the ancient atmosphere trapped in an ice core, and how it affects our understanding of the...